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Start Early, Aim Low, Keep It Short: How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign (Infographic)
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Start Early, Aim Low, Keep It Short: How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign (Infographic)

Ideally, entrepreneurs should ask for as little money as possible and set up campaigns that run no longer than 30 days.
Geoff Weiss
Pebble Time Is the Fastest Funded Project in Kickstarter History
Crowdfunding

Pebble Time Is the Fastest Funded Project in Kickstarter History

In a few short hours, the new Pebble smartwatch has already raised $4.6 million and shows no sign of slowing down.
Jason Fell
The 3 Most Awesomely Absurd Campaigns on Kickstarter Right Now
Crowdfunding

The 3 Most Awesomely Absurd Campaigns on Kickstarter Right Now

The power of the crowd is real. And so is people's ability to create the wackiest things possible.
Geoff Weiss
Pebble Is Launching a New Smartwatch Today on Kickstarter
Pebble

Pebble Is Launching a New Smartwatch Today on Kickstarter

The company also is unveiling a completely refreshed operating system across its devices.
Jason Fell
Pump Up Your Food Porn Game With This 3-D Photo App
Apps

Pump Up Your Food Porn Game With This 3-D Photo App

From Dacuda, the Swiss software company behind the PocketScan, the 3DAround app allows a user to generate an image that can be spun and tilted.
Catherine Clifford
Should You Consider Hiring a Crowdfunding Consultant?
Crowdfunding

Should You Consider Hiring a Crowdfunding Consultant?

These advisers can be invaluable members of your team, or a complete waste of money. Ask these questions before making a decision.
Kendall Almerico
How 'Exploding Kittens' Became the Most-Backed Kickstarter Project
Kickstarter

How 'Exploding Kittens' Became the Most-Backed Kickstarter Project

The card game broke the record previously held by the Reading Rainbow campaign.
Carly Okyle
The Potato Salad Kickstarter and the Art of Getting Discovered
Viral Marketing

The Potato Salad Kickstarter and the Art of Getting Discovered

The joke that went viral and raised $55,00 teaches fundamental lessons about how to garner attention in a very noisy online environment.
Alicia Lawrence
This 'Exploding Kittens' Card Game Is Blowing Up on Kickstarter
Games

This 'Exploding Kittens' Card Game Is Blowing Up on Kickstarter

The makers of a new card game were aiming to raise $10,000 in 30 days. They hit that goal in less than 30 minutes, and have gone on to raise more than $2.5 million.
Carly Okyle
The Creator Behind a Robotic Bartender Spills the Secrets on How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign
Kickstarter

The Creator Behind a Robotic Bartender Spills the Secrets on How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign

Dylan Purcell-Lowe, one of Somabar's creators, walks us through the entire Kickstarter process.
Laura Entis
For This Cat Cafe, Crowdfunding With Kickstarter 'Was Never About the Money'
Crowdfunding

For This Cat Cafe, Crowdfunding With Kickstarter 'Was Never About the Money'

The co-founders of Meow Parlour raised three times as much cash as they set out to raise with a Kickstarter campaign. But that wasn't the best part of their crowdfunding success.
Catherine Clifford
3 Ways Brands Are Marketing Nostalgia in the Age of Throwback Thursday
Nostalgia

3 Ways Brands Are Marketing Nostalgia in the Age of Throwback Thursday

You know you're a '90s kid if companies are trying to win you over through memories of your childhood.
Kate Taylor
This Handheld Scanner Identifies Pills, Determines Calories and More
CES 2015

This Handheld Scanner Identifies Pills, Determines Calories and More

After making its debut on Kickstarter, the SCiO pocket-sized molecular scanner showed off some cool new features at CES.
Emily Price
Indiegogo Launches Commerce Option for Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Owners
Crowdfunding

Indiegogo Launches Commerce Option for Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Owners

The InDemand 'forever funding' program gives entrepreneurs a way to grow their business from their crowdfunding campaign website.
Catherine Clifford