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The One Thing That Prevents You From Falling Flat on Your Face
Mistakes

The One Thing That Prevents You From Falling Flat on Your Face

Whether you're starting a crowdfunding campaign or pursuing any new endeavor, learn from the experiences of successful people.
John Brubaker
Blowing Past Its Kickstarter Goal, SnapPower Turns Your Outlet Into a USB Charger
USBS

Blowing Past Its Kickstarter Goal, SnapPower Turns Your Outlet Into a USB Charger

With no electrical skills needed, a simple solution to an annoying problem scores big with backers on the crowdfunding platform.
Laura Entis
Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Nearly Tripled Last Year, Becoming a $16 Billion Industry

The pace of crowdfunding growth has only been accelerating, according to a new report on the global industry.
Catherine Clifford
Pebble Time Hits $20 Million on Kickstarter
Pebble

Pebble Time Hits $20 Million on Kickstarter

It's the fastest-funded project and also the most funded -- by far.
Jason Fell
Crowdfunding in the Days Before Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding in the Days Before Kickstarter

The act of raising money is nothing new. And on some days, it can feel like you're running a marathon naked.
John Brubaker
Yelp Shares are Tanking and a Kickstarter Project Could Be the Reason
Controversies

Yelp Shares are Tanking and a Kickstarter Project Could Be the Reason

A new documentary apparently shows alleged abuses by the customer review service.
Amazon Launches New Storefront for Shark Tank and Kickstarter Successes
Amazon

Amazon Launches New Storefront for Shark Tank and Kickstarter Successes

The new offering highlights innovative 'rising star' products from both popular invention hotbeds.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Beekeeper Invention Sets Record for Most Money Raised on Indiegogo
IndieGoGo

Beekeeper Invention Sets Record for Most Money Raised on Indiegogo

The Flow Hive honey tap raised $5.3 million on the San Francisco-based crowdfunding platform.
Catherine Clifford
Fab.com's Massive Fall: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Fab.com's Massive Fall: Your Weekly News Roundup

This week's edition recaps Fab's fire sale, the FCC's historic decision on net neutrality, Pebble's record Kickstarter and more.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
The 10 Most Funded Kickstarter Campaigns Ever
Crowdfunding

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.
Nina Zipkin
Pebble Time Is Officially the Most Funded Project in Kickstarter History
Crowdfunding

Pebble Time Is Officially the Most Funded Project in Kickstarter History

The crowdfunding campaign for the new smartwatch raised more than $13.3 million, toppling the previous record set by the Coolest Cooler.
Nina Zipkin
Start Early, Aim Low, Keep It Short: How to Run a Successful Kickstarter Campaign (Infographic)
Infographics

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