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4 Essential Steps for a Successful Kickstarter Campaign
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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
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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?
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Your Boring Bike Helmet Is About to Get a Big Tech Upgrade
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Your Boring Bike Helmet Is About to Get a Big Tech Upgrade

A new Kickstarter project hopes cyclists can say bye bye to blindspots.
Jason Fell
This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding
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This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding

Hiral Sanghavi and his wife raised more than $11 million to design and manufacture a jacket that aims to solve logistical pain points for road warriors.
Catherine Clifford
These 5 Companies Help Crowdfunding Campaigns Succeed
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These 5 Companies Help Crowdfunding Campaigns Succeed

One secret to successful crowdfunding is hire people who know how to run one.
John Rampton
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.