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How to Make a Crowdfunding Video People Actually Watch
Crowdfunding

How to Make a Crowdfunding Video People Actually Watch

To draw serious interest from prospective investors, you must spend time and resources in fine-tuning your message.
Felix Tarcomnicu
Want an 'Apocalypse Now' Video Game? Pony Up on Kickstarter.
Kickstarter

Want an 'Apocalypse Now' Video Game? Pony Up on Kickstarter.

Francis Ford Coppola and industry vets are hoping for a 2020 release in honor of the film's 40th anniversary.
3 Trends That Will Shape Crowdfunding in 2017
Crowdfunding

3 Trends That Will Shape Crowdfunding in 2017

The market is evolving, and so are the products that help drive it. Consumers and backers alike are on the lookout for customizable solutions to everyday problems.
Jonathan Chaupin
4 Essential Steps for a Successful Kickstarter Campaign
Crowdfunding

4 Essential Steps for a Successful Kickstarter Campaign

When you launch a crowdfunding campaign, everyone can see if you're successful or not. Make this your motivating factor.
Nathan Resnick
The First Sex Toy on Kickstarter Has Landed
Kickstarter

The First Sex Toy on Kickstarter Has Landed

Fin's breakthrough entry into Kickstarter could mean consumers will start seeing more sex toys on the leading crowdfunding website.
Melia Robinson
5 Essentials for Your Crowdfunding Project to Succeed
Crowdfunding

5 Essentials for Your Crowdfunding Project to Succeed

Lots of good projects flop as crowdfunding projects, not because the idea was bad but because the funding campaign was poorly executed.
Lesya Liu
Is Crowdfunding Right for You? Answer These 7 Questions to Find Out.
Crowdfunding

Is Crowdfunding Right for You? Answer These 7 Questions to Find Out.

Less than a third of crowdfunding campaigns reach their financial goals. Will yours be one of them?
Jayson DeMers
9 Awesome Travel Gadgets That Got Their Start on Kickstarter
Kickstarter

9 Awesome Travel Gadgets That Got Their Start on Kickstarter

The creators of these campaigns aim to make trips less of a hassle for everyone.
Rose Leadem
The Top Funded Kickstarter Campaigns of 2016 -- So Far
Kickstarter

The Top Funded Kickstarter Campaigns of 2016 -- So Far

From customized headphones to fidget cubes, here are the year's most successful campaigns.
Rose Leadem
Who Needs Venture Capitalists When You Can Crowdfund?
Crowdfunding

Who Needs Venture Capitalists When You Can Crowdfund?

There are now thousands of specialized crowdfunding sites and, cumulatively, they are likely to provide more funding this year than VCs will.
Brenton Hayden
Amazon Partners With Startups to Sell Crowdfunded Products
Amazon

Amazon Partners With Startups to Sell Crowdfunded Products

The online retailer is partnering with more than 25 crowdfunding platforms such as Indiegogo and venture capital firms to offer 200 products on the platform.
Indiegogo Expanding Beyond Crowdfunding to Be a 'Springboard' for Entrepreneurs
Indiegogo

Indiegogo Expanding Beyond Crowdfunding to Be a 'Springboard' for Entrepreneurs

The San Francisco-based fundraising platform is pushing into new territory under its new CEO, David Mandelbrot.
Catherine Clifford
Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs Succeed
Starting a Business

Meet the New Breed of Philanthropists Helping Social Entrepreneurs Succeed

A social business needs capital to grow. Find out which organizations are helping to kickstart the new type of entrepreneurial ventures.
Jason Haber
Amazon's Plan to Build a Kickstarter Knockoff Turned Into a Site That Helps Startups Sell Products
Amazon

Amazon's Plan to Build a Kickstarter Knockoff Turned Into a Site That Helps Startups Sell Products

'What Amazon knows a lot about is going to retail, and we continued to hear that that's a big problem for startups,' Launchpad's senior marketing manager said.
Kickstarter is one of the most popular and recognized crowdfunding platforms geared toward funding creative and artistic projects. Kickstarter follows a pledge-and-reward crowdfunding model, so that backers who pledge money are offered rewards at each monetary level of pledging. The funds must be raised within a set period of time.