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This Site Lets You Get Backers for Your Crowdfunding Project Before It Launches
Crowdfunding

This Site Lets You Get Backers for Your Crowdfunding Project Before It Launches

Prefundia offers investors a sneak peek at your idea before the funding search begins.
Why Oculus Didn't Betray Backers With $2B Facebook Buyout
Crowdfunding

Why Oculus Didn't Betray Backers With $2B Facebook Buyout

Recent editorials show that the difference between rewards-based and equity crowdfunding is misunderstood.
Kendall Almerico
What to Expect When Launching a Second Kickstarter Campaign
Crowdfunding

What to Expect When Launching a Second Kickstarter Campaign

How one phone case company, which already beat its goal, prepared for its sophomore effort.
Lester Mapp
Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.
Crowdfunding

Become a Crowdfunding Wizard: 8 Tips You've Probably Never Heard Before.

Clay Hebert, the founder of Crowdfunding Hacks, has helped 40 entrepreneurs raise $4 million on Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
Catherine Clifford
10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love
Crowdfunding

10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love

From futuristic tech to a museum, many of these projects blew up their funding goals.
Matthew Toren
PayPal Revises Policies to Become More Crowdfunding Friendly
Crowdfunding

PayPal Revises Policies to Become More Crowdfunding Friendly

PayPal and the crowdfunding community have clashed in the past, but the payments company is turning over a new leaf.
Kate Taylor
Clocking It: Time Management That Rocks
Time Management

Clocking It: Time Management That Rocks

Scoring hidden minutes and efficiently using them are critical to an entrepreneur's success
Nathan Resnick
This Night Light Inventor Raised a Quarter Million Dollars on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

This Night Light Inventor Raised a Quarter Million Dollars on Kickstarter

A professional electrician came up with an alternative to the night light. And people are going crazy for his invention.
Catherine Clifford
These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks
Starting a Business

These Entrepreneurs Raised Almost $40,000 for Their 'No-Sock' Socks

Two brothers from Idaho have come up with an alternative to the sock that prevents your shoes from stinking and still gives you a stylish, no-sock look.
Catherine Clifford
Your Crowdfunding Campaign Is Doomed Without This
Crowdfunding

Your Crowdfunding Campaign Is Doomed Without This

Time needs to be committed to social media every day to push you toward your goal.
Kendall Almerico
Big Milestone: Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges
Kickstarter

Big Milestone: Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges

In just five years, this Brooklyn, N.Y.-based startup has helped fund a ton of creative projects and entrepreneurs.
Jason Fell
Before You Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign, Do These 6 Things
Crowdfunding

Before You Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign, Do These 6 Things

Entrepreneurs don't realize the sweat and tears that go into a successful Kickstarter campaign, with the majority of the work being done before the launch.
Nathan Resnick
Richard Branson on Finding Funding
Finance

Richard Branson on Finding Funding

Your local community is often the best place to start when looking for funding, but if you can't find anyone suitable to work with, the logical next step is to broaden your search.
Richard Branson
How This Fashion Startup Beat Their Kickstarter Goal in 4 Hours
Finance

How This Fashion Startup Beat Their Kickstarter Goal in 4 Hours

Founders of men's clothing company share six steps that helped them meet their $15K goal.
Kevin Lavelle and Web Smith