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

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.
Catherine Clifford
Every Entrepreneur Should Know These 3 Essentials About Crowdfunding
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.
Matthew Toren
These Motorized 'Rocket Skates' Are For Real
Far Out Tech

These Motorized 'Rocket Skates' Are For Real

Hoverboards? Jetpacks? Self-driving cars? So yesterday. Meet the motorized roller skate.
Jason Fell
A Device to Help You Sleep Better Raises Almost $500K in Two Days on Kickstarter
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.
Catherine Clifford
Kickstarter Wrote a Computer Program For Its 'Lunch Roulette.' And Now It's Sharing the Code.
Company Culture

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

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Sharing Economy is Misnamed But Deserves Celebration Anyway
Sharing Economy

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.
Andrew Geant
4 Kickstarter Campaigns You Won't Believe Actually Succeeded
Kickstarter

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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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
Reading Rainbow Breaks Record for Most Backers on Kickstarter…and the Campaign Isn't Over Yet
Kickstarter

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

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.
Laura Entis
Why the Wallet Is the Perfect Product for Crowdfunding
Kickstarter

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.
Catherine Clifford
How to Stay Sane During a Crowdfunding Campaign
Crowdfunding

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.
Nikki Braziel
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