Kickstarter The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Kickstarter en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:36:00 GMT A Device to Help You Sleep Better Raises Almost $500K in Two Days on Kickstarter James Proud, a former Thiel Fellow, has come up with a sleep-tracking system that is getting lots of love from the crowd. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:36:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Kickstarter Wrote a Computer Program For Its 'Lunch Roulette.' And Now It's Sharing the Code. The crowdfunding platform got organized and made its lunchtime team-building routine into a few lines of computer code. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 18:35:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Samsung Reportedly Looking to Snatch Up Startup SmartThings For $200 Million Watch out, Nest. If the rumors are true, the South Korean electronics giant could soon take a bite out of the sizzling home-automation market with the purchase of SmartThings. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:39:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow The Sharing Economy is Misnamed But Deserves Celebration Anyway Technology and the profit motive are creating more opportunity for entrepreneurs and better prices for consumers. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT Andrew Geant 4 Kickstarter Campaigns You Won't Believe Actually Succeeded Zack Danger Brown’s ludicrous $72,000 potato salad isn’t the weirdest and wackiest dud in the crowdfunding bunch to strike gold. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 21:58:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever A look at the 10 ventures that have raised the most money on the popular crowdfunding website to date. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:03:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Reading Rainbow Breaks Record for Most Backers on Kickstarter…and the Campaign Isn’t Over Yet A good cause + nostalgia + that song = over 100,000 backers who have raised nearly $5 million dollars for the project on the platform so far. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:52:00 GMT Laura Entis Here's Why YouTube Video Creators Are About to Make a Lot of Money The video-sharing website is testing out a panoply of new features, including the ability for fans to 'tip' video creators directly through the site. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:05:00 GMT Laura Entis Why the Wallet Is the Perfect Product for Crowdfunding Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter released a manifesto that explores why campaigns involving wallets, money clips and card holders are so popular on the site. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How to Stay Sane During a Crowdfunding Campaign Raising funds on a platform such as Kickstarter can drive you a little crazy. Here are four things to keep in mind so that doesn't happen. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 17:30:00 GMT Nikki Braziel Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy Hint: It’s not because I ran out of money. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT Sarah Haselkorn Crowdfunding Growing at a Startling Rate, New Report Says An analysis on the relatively new world of crowdfunding provides many answers to common questions. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT Kendall Almerico Kickstarter Adds Two New Categories for Crowdfunding Projects: Journalism and Crafting The crowdfunding platform has officially created homes for two of its popular project areas. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 20:55:00 GMT Catherine Clifford This Gadget Will Let You 3-D Print in Nutella A Canadian company has developed a printer attachment called a ‘paste extruder’ that makes it possible to 3-D print with materials that were previously off limits. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:15:00 GMT Catherine Clifford 6 Tips From Kickstarter on How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign A roundup of useful tips and best practices for creating a campaign that meets or exceeds its funding goal. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:00:00 GMT Laura Entis Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive The popular crowdfunding platform unveiled new rules today that make it easier to launch a campaign. Tue, 03 Jun 2014 19:35:00 GMT Catherine Clifford The 3 Keys to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Planning, attention to detail and plenty of work are necessary for crowdfunding success. Like everything else. Fri, 30 May 2014 15:30:00 GMT Christopher Hawker 'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter Host LeVar Burton is adapting the classic show for the web. Thu, 29 May 2014 15:15:00 GMT Laura Entis How This Wildly Popular Web Series Made It Big The creators of 'Submissions Only,' a comedy web series that airs on, have struck a sweet spot with audiences well beyond the theater world. Wed, 28 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT Nina Zipkin 8 Ways to Make Your Crowdfunding Campaign Pop It seems like everyone and their mother has a Kickstarter campaign. Here's how to get yours noticed. Tue, 27 May 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jodi Helmer