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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
Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy
The Grind

Why I Pivoted My Fundraising Strategy

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

Crowdfunding Growing at a Startling Rate, New Report Says

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

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

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

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.
Laura Entis
Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Streamlines Its Rules, Becomes Less Exclusive

The popular crowdfunding platform unveiled new rules today that make it easier to launch a campaign.
Catherine Clifford