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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.
'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter

'Reading Rainbow' Is Coming Back Thanks to Kickstarter

Host LeVar Burton is adapting the classic show for the web.
How This Wildly Popular Web Series Made It Big

How This Wildly Popular Web Series Made It Big

The creators of 'Submissions Only,' a comedy web series that airs on BroadwayWorld.com, have struck a sweet spot with audiences well beyond the theater world.
8 Ways to Make Your Crowdfunding Campaign Pop

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.
Drink Out of Your Glass and Eat It, Too

Drink Out of Your Glass and Eat It, Too

Meet the startup creating tasty edible glasses that could take a bite out of landfills.
This Is Why You Should Be Excited for the 'Internet of Bikes'

This Is Why You Should Be Excited for the 'Internet of Bikes'

You can't really get lost on this super connected GPS-enabled bike, which also tallies calories burned and other stats.
How This Denim Startup Raised More Than $500,000 on Kickstarter

How This Denim Startup Raised More Than $500,000 on Kickstarter

Barbell Denim met its funding goal in 47 minutes. It has since raised more than 34 times its initial crowdfunding target.
This 3-D Printing Pen Hits $50,000 Kickstarter Goal In Two Hours

This 3-D Printing Pen Hits $50,000 Kickstarter Goal In Two Hours

The Lix pen shot past its fundraising goal in no time. The campaign, now in its second day, has raised almost $250,000.
How Do You Take Your Eggs? This Startup Likes Them 'Golden'

How Do You Take Your Eggs? This Startup Likes Them 'Golden'

The Golden Goose, a kitchen gadget that scrambles raw eggs within their shells, has nearly surpassed its $34,500 Kickstarter goal in one week.
Crowdfunding Live: How One Spark Ignites Ideas

Crowdfunding Live: How One Spark Ignites Ideas

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.

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