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Everything You Need for a Winning Crowdfunding Campaign (Infographic)

Everything You Need for a Winning Crowdfunding Campaign (Infographic)

Here's a statistical breakdown of all of the completed campaigns on Indiegogo and Kickstarter as of early August.
7 Secrets From the Man Who Turned a Kickstarter Flop Into the Most Successful Campaign Ever

7 Secrets From the Man Who Turned a Kickstarter Flop Into the Most Successful Campaign Ever

The first time Ryan Grepper took his tricked-out cooler idea to Kickstarter, he failed to make his $125,000 goal. The second time, his cooler became the most funded project in Kickstarter history. Here’s what he learned.
Meet the Newest Member of Kickstarter's Million-Dollar Club

Meet the Newest Member of Kickstarter's Million-Dollar Club

This startup has entered an elite and growing group that has raised seven figures on the popular crowdfunding site.
With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever

With $9 Million and Counting, This Cooler Could Become the No. 1 Kickstarter Campaign Ever

The Coolest -- a cooler that comes equipped with a rechargeable blender for mixed drinks, a smartphone charger and other goodies -- is currently the second most funded project in the crowdfunding site’s history.
Every Entrepreneur Should Know These 3 Essentials About Crowdfunding

Every Entrepreneur Should Know These 3 Essentials About Crowdfunding

What you may not know about this emerging industry could be keeping you back from opportunities.
You Can Invest in Neil Young's Company, PonoMusic, for as Little as $5,000

You Can Invest in Neil Young's Company, PonoMusic, for as Little as $5,000

...As long as you're an accredited investor.
These Motorized 'Rocket Skates' Are For Real

These Motorized 'Rocket Skates' Are For Real

Hoverboards? Jetpacks? Self-driving cars? So yesterday. Meet the motorized roller skate.
A Device to Help You Sleep Better Raises Almost $500K in Two Days on Kickstarter

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.
Kickstarter Wrote a Computer Program For Its 'Lunch Roulette.' And Now It's Sharing the Code.

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.
Samsung Reportedly Looking to Snatch Up Startup SmartThings For $200 Million

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.
The Sharing Economy is Misnamed But Deserves Celebration Anyway

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.
4 Kickstarter Campaigns You Won't Believe Actually Succeeded

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.
The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever

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.
Reading Rainbow Breaks Record for Most Backers on Kickstarter…and the Campaign Isn’t Over Yet

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.
Here's Why YouTube Video Creators Are About to Make a Lot of Money

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.
Why the Wallet Is the Perfect Product for Crowdfunding

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.
How to Stay Sane During a Crowdfunding Campaign

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.
Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy

Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy

Hint: It’s not because I ran out of money.
Crowdfunding Growing at a Startling Rate, New Report Says

Crowdfunding Growing at a Startling Rate, New Report Says

An analysis on the relatively new world of crowdfunding provides many answers to common questions.
Kickstarter Adds Two New Categories for Crowdfunding Projects: Journalism and Crafting

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.
This Gadget Will Let You 3-D Print in Nutella

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.
6 Tips From Kickstarter on How to Run a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

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.
Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive

Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive

The popular crowdfunding platform unveiled new rules today that make it easier to launch a campaign.
The 3 Keys to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

The 3 Keys to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Planning, attention to detail and plenty of work are necessary for crowdfunding success. Like everything else.
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