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'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.
Far Out Tech
A new Kickstarter project hopes cyclists can say bye bye to blindspots.
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.
One secret to successful crowdfunding is hire people who know how to run one.
Common sense strategies will grow your tribe, if you're consistent.
After pricing the product too low, backers are being asked to pay another $97 for expedited shipping.
A new Kickstarter asks Americans to vote with their spoons.
If you work to connect with users on an emotional level and solve one (or more) of their problems, crowdfunding is the way to go.
Take It From The Pros
Professors from the University of Buffalo School of Management researched the anatomy of a crowdfunding campaign that reaches its fundraising goal.
Terms of the deal weren't disclosed, but it was a lifesaver for Drip, which just a few weeks back announced it had to shut its doors.
Co-founder and CEO Yancey Strickler can pinpoint, to the day, exactly when things blew up for the company.
'Our mission statement does not contain the word crowdfunding,' says Yancey Strickler, a co-founder and CEO of the company.
Called Campus, the online forum gives crowdfunders a place to get support and feedback about how to launch and run a campaign.
is one of the most popular and recognized
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.
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