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This New Comic Book Teaches Entrepreneurship to Kids as Young as 8
Crowdfunding

This New Comic Book Teaches Entrepreneurship to Kids as Young as 8

Life doesn't come with an instruction manual, but now aspiring entrepreneurs have a comic book to draw from.
Carly Okyle
This All-In-One Travel Jacket Is Now One of the 10 Most Funded Projects Ever on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

This All-In-One Travel Jacket Is Now One of the 10 Most Funded Projects Ever on Kickstarter

With another 13 days left in the crowdfunding campaign, the BauBax jacket has already raised $5.6 million from almost 29,000 backers.
Catherine Clifford
The Robot Battle of Your Childhood Dreams Is Actually Happening
Robots

The Robot Battle of Your Childhood Dreams Is Actually Happening

Start your engines. A company called MegaBots is raising money on Kickstarter to prepare its 12,000-pound robot for a fight with a robot in Japan.
Nina Zipkin
'The Lean Startup' Author Shares His Latest Advice
Eric Ries

'The Lean Startup' Author Shares His Latest Advice

Eric Ries turns to Kickstarter to launch his latest book.
Lambeth Hochwald
6 Trends That Are Shaping the Future of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

6 Trends That Are Shaping the Future of Crowdfunding

Understanding these innovations will help you get the most out of the brave new world of peer-to-peer financing.
Jodi Helmer
There's Something Strangely Soothing About This Silly Key Ring on Kickstarter
Kickstarter

There's Something Strangely Soothing About This Silly Key Ring on Kickstarter

Irked by the sound of keys clinking together? So is California entrepreneur Vince Ho.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Smithsonian and Kickstarter Partner Up to Preserve Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit
Kickstarter

The Smithsonian and Kickstarter Partner Up to Preserve Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit

More than 7,000 campaign backers have already contributed $550,000 to the preservation project.
Catherine Clifford
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York
Crime

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York

Michael Streko was caught after reportedly asking children for drugs. His son was found unharmed.
Ray Hennessey
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Connection With N.J. Kidnapping Case
Crime

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Connection With N.J. Kidnapping Case

Michael Streko had launched a Kickstarter campaign to travel the country interviewing entrepreneurs.
Ray Hennessey
This All-in-One Travel Jacket Is Approaching $1 Million on Kickstarter
Kickstarter

This All-in-One Travel Jacket Is Approaching $1 Million on Kickstarter

Available as a sweatshirt, blazer, windbreaker or bomber, BauBax has everything from a built-in neck pillow and gloves to earphone holders and a drink pocket.
Catherine Clifford
These 'Dressy' Sweatpants Are Killing It on Kickstarter
Kickstarter

These 'Dressy' Sweatpants Are Killing It on Kickstarter

The menswear brand Public Rec was launched by a sweatpants aficionado on a mission to make loungewear look less like PJs.
Catherine Clifford
Which Crowdfunding Method Should You Choose for Your Startup? (VIDEO)
Crowdfunding

Which Crowdfunding Method Should You Choose for Your Startup? (VIDEO)

It depends on the stage of your business. Crowdfunding expert Sally Outlaw breaks it down.
Laura Entis
This Startup Wants to Make Driving More 'Social' With Light-Up Emojis for Your Car
Cars

This Startup Wants to Make Driving More 'Social' With Light-Up Emojis for Your Car

Motormood just launched a $130,500 Kickstarter campaign for its eponymous gadget, whose goal is to spread commuter cheer.
Geoff Weiss
5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter

Isabel Sheinman, director of business development at Library for All, shares strategies for success on the crowdfunding platform.
Laura Entis
Kickstarter is one of the most popular and recognized crowdfunding platforms geared toward funding creative and artistic projects. Kickstarter follows a pledge-and-reward crowdfunding model, so that backers who pledge money are offered rewards at each monetary level of pledging. The funds must be raised within a set period of time.
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