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Crowdfunding Live: How One Spark Ignites Ideas
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In-person events for financial prospecting provide benefits that online platforms don't: gathered masses, a pool of dedicated dollars and a chance to receive immediate project feedback.
April 17, 2014 in Money
This Site Lets You Get Backers for Your Crowdfunding Project Before It Launches

This Site Lets You Get Backers for Your Crowdfunding Project Before It Launches

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Prefundia offers investors a sneak peek at your idea before the funding search begins.
April 9, 2014 in Money
Why Oculus Didn't Betray Backers With $2B Facebook Buyout

Why Oculus Didn't Betray Backers With $2B Facebook Buyout

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Recent editorials show that the difference between rewards-based and equity crowdfunding is misunderstood.
April 8, 2014 in Money
What to Expect When Launching a Second Kickstarter Campaign

What to Expect When Launching a Second Kickstarter Campaign

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How one phone case company, which already beat its goal, prepared for its sophomore effort.
April 7, 2014 in Money
Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.

Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.

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Clay Hebert, the founder of Crowdfunding Hacks, has helped 40 entrepreneurs raise $4 million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
March 19, 2014 in Money
10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love

10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love

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From futuristic tech to a museum, many of these projects blew up their funding goals.
March 18, 2014 in Technology
PayPal Revises Policies to Become More Crowdfunding Friendly

PayPal Revises Policies to Become More Crowdfunding Friendly

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PayPal and the crowdfunding community have clashed in the past, but the payments company is turning over a new leaf.
March 14, 2014 in Money
Clocking It: Time Management That Rocks

Clocking It: Time Management That Rocks

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Scoring hidden minutes and efficiently using them are critical to an entrepreneur's success
March 13, 2014 in Starting a Business
This Night Light Inventor Raised a Quarter Million Dollars on Kickstarter

This Night Light Inventor Raised a Quarter Million Dollars on Kickstarter

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A professional electrician came up with an alternative to the night light. And people are going crazy for his invention.
March 10, 2014 in Money
These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks

These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks

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Two brothers from Idaho have come up with an alternative to the sock that prevents your shoes from stinking and still gives you a stylish, no-sock look.
March 5, 2014 in Starting a Business
Your Crowdfunding Campaign Is Doomed Without This

Your Crowdfunding Campaign Is Doomed Without This

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Time needs to be committed to social media every day to push you toward your goal.
March 3, 2014 in Money
Big Milestone: Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges

Big Milestone: Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges

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In just five years, this Brooklyn, N.Y.-based startup has helped fund a ton of creative projects and entrepreneurs.
March 3, 2014 in Money
Before You Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign, Do These 6 Things

Before You Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign, Do These 6 Things

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Entrepreneurs don't realize the sweat and tears that go into a successful Kickstarter campaign, with the majority of the work being done before the launch.
February 25, 2014 in Marketing
Richard Branson on Finding Funding

Richard Branson on Finding Funding

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Your local community is often the best place to start when looking for funding, but if you canÂ’t find anyone suitable to work with, the logical next step is to broaden your search.
February 24, 2014 in Financing
How This Fashion Startup Beat Their Kickstarter Goal in 4 Hours

How This Fashion Startup Beat Their Kickstarter Goal in 4 Hours

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Founders of men's clothing company share six steps that helped them meet their $15K goal.
February 18, 2014 in Financing
6 Tips to Create a Top-Notch Crowdfunding Video

6 Tips to Create a Top-Notch Crowdfunding Video

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With crowdfunding platforms like Indiegogo and Kickstarter making it easy for aspiring entrepreneurs to nab early cash for their startup dreams, more than ever people are flocking to these sites. Here are some tips on how to make your video (and campaign) stand out and snag donors.
February 17, 2014 in Marketing
Face Your Fears: New Video Game Offers Heart-Pounding Experience -- Literally

Face Your Fears: New Video Game Offers Heart-Pounding Experience -- Literally

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Female entrepreneur Erin Reynolds created 'Nevermind,' a video game where players wear heart monitors and their game experience changes based on their level of anxiety. She is raising money to build out the game on Kickstarter.
February 17, 2014 in Apps & Software
Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords

Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords

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Chief executive Yancey Strickler says customersÂ’ email addresses were taken, but no credit card information was obtained by hackers.
February 16, 2014 in Financing
Student Raises $15K on Kickstarter Without Spending a Dime

Student Raises $15K on Kickstarter Without Spending a Dime

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Here are three tips he utilized to bootstrap his crowdfunding campaign.
February 12, 2014 in Financing
This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

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Laffster, once a platform specifically targeting comedians, rebranded itself today to become Cogo, available to actors, authors, musicians and athletes.
February 11, 2014 in Financing
This New Service Will Print Your Digital Photos for Free -- With a Catch

This New Service Will Print Your Digital Photos for Free -- With a Catch

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Kickstarter project Flag will print and send you physical copies of your digital photos at no cost, but there's a small catch.
February 7, 2014 in Apps & Software
Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?

Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?

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The JOBS Act and the proposed SEC rules really has nothing to do with the popular funding site. So what exactly is it?
January 29, 2014 in Financing
Take a Step Back. Set a Realistic Goal for Your Crowdfunding Campaign.

Take a Step Back. Set a Realistic Goal for Your Crowdfunding Campaign.

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You're not likely to raise a $1 million on Kickstarter. Here's how you should go about raising funds for your project.
January 23, 2014 in Financing
Thinking of Crowdfunding? This Review Site Helps You Choose Wisely

Thinking of Crowdfunding? This Review Site Helps You Choose Wisely

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With hundreds of crowdfunding platforms online, it's hard to know which to choose. CrowdsUnite aims to cut through the confusion by providing a comprehensive review site of all the available options.
January 12, 2014 in Financing
You Can Now Embed Your Indiegogo Campaign on Your Website

You Can Now Embed Your Indiegogo Campaign on Your Website

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With 'Indiegogo Outpost,' you can raise money from the crowd without having to direct any web traffic away from your own website.
January 8, 2014 in Financing

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