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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
6 Tips to Create a Top-Notch Crowdfunding Video
Marketing

6 Tips to Create a Top-Notch Crowdfunding Video

With crowdfunding platforms like Indiegogo and Kickstarter making it easy for aspiring entrepreneurs to nab early cash for their startup dreams, more than ever people are flocking to these sites. Here are some tips on how to make your video (and campaign) stand out and snag donors.
Kendall Almerico
Face Your Fears: New Video Game Offers Heart-Pounding Experience -- Literally
Technology

Face Your Fears: New Video Game Offers Heart-Pounding Experience -- Literally

Female entrepreneur Erin Reynolds created 'Nevermind,' a video game where players wear heart monitors and their game experience changes based on their level of anxiety. She is raising money to build out the game on Kickstarter.
Catherine Clifford
Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords
Finance

Popular Crowdfunding Site Kickstarter Says It Was Hacked, Urges Users to Change Passwords

Chief executive Yancey Strickler says customers' email addresses were taken, but no credit card information was obtained by hackers.
Catherine Clifford
Student Raises $15K on Kickstarter Without Spending a Dime
Finance

Student Raises $15K on Kickstarter Without Spending a Dime

Here are three tips he utilized to bootstrap his crowdfunding campaign.
Nathan Resnick
This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time
Finance

This Site Allows Celebrities to Crowdfund for Causes in Real Time

Laffster, once a platform specifically targeting comedians, rebranded itself today to become Cogo, available to actors, authors, musicians and athletes.
Catherine Clifford
This New Service Will Print Your Digital Photos for Free -- With a Catch
Technology

This New Service Will Print Your Digital Photos for Free -- With a Catch

Kickstarter project Flag will print and send you physical copies of your digital photos at no cost, but there's a small catch.
Laura Entis
Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?
Finance

Will Equity Crowdfunding Laws Be the Death of Kickstarter?

The JOBS Act and the proposed SEC rules really has nothing to do with the popular funding site. So what exactly is it?
Kendall Almerico