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Nearly 1 in 10 Kickstarter Projects Fails to Deliver Rewards
Kickstarter

Nearly 1 in 10 Kickstarter Projects Fails to Deliver Rewards

The crowdfunding platform commissioned a University of Pennsylvania professor to do an analysis of the fulfillment rates of funded campaigns on the platform.
Catherine Clifford
The Inventors of This Travel Jacket Set Out to Raise $20,000 With Crowdfunding and Ended Up Raising More Than $10 Million. Here's What Happened Next.
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The Inventors of This Travel Jacket Set Out to Raise $20,000 With Crowdfunding and Ended Up Raising More Than $10 Million. Here's What Happened Next.

This is what it looks like to get 80,000 jackets sourced and manufactured in six months. Hint: It's one long, intense hustle.
Catherine Clifford
This Shaving Strop Makes Razors Last Longer
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This Shaving Strop Makes Razors Last Longer

A part-time singer's company provides a stylish way to save money
12 Cool Products Seeking Funding on Kickstarter
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12 Cool Products Seeking Funding on Kickstarter

Some of the most innovative productivity tools are being launched through crowdfunding campaigns. Here are some I'm excited for.
Peter Gasca
How Much Does a Person Typically Donate to a Kickstarter Campaign? Here's Your Answer.
Kickstarter

How Much Does a Person Typically Donate to a Kickstarter Campaign? Here's Your Answer.

The crowdfunding giant, which has seen more than $2 billion in donations to projects on its platform, released a slew of data about user activity.
Catherine Clifford
A Benefit Corporation Can Have a Positive Impact on the World -- and Still Make a Profit
Benefit Corporation

A Benefit Corporation Can Have a Positive Impact on the World -- and Still Make a Profit

Consider these five factors if you're interested in reincorporating to help social and environmental causes while maintaining your bottom line.
Gene Bulmash
This Luxe Kitchen Knife Just Raised $1 Million on Kickstarter
Kickstarter

This Luxe Kitchen Knife Just Raised $1 Million on Kickstarter

With only hours to go, the Misen blade is cutting its way to crowdfunding success.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Indiegogo Makes a Push to Court Nonprofits
Indiegogo

Indiegogo Makes a Push to Court Nonprofits

Nonprofits can now raise money on the crowdfunding platform without paying the typical 5 percent service fee.
Catherine Clifford
Uber's Latest Expansion: Weekly News
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Uber's Latest Expansion: Weekly News

Plus: Why Kickstarter cut a bladeless razor company's campaign after it raised millions.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Ladies: This 'Smart' Menstrual Product Texts You From Down There
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Ladies: This 'Smart' Menstrual Product Texts You From Down There

Loon Labs's Looncup, crushing it on Kickstarter now, takes the fear of accidents out of your monthly cycle.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This High-Tech Startup Is Using Science to Hack the Dress Shirt
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This High-Tech Startup Is Using Science to Hack the Dress Shirt

Ministry of Supply is reengineering fabric to create higher performance clothing for the workplace.
Laura Entis
How This Beer Growler Went From Concept to Market
Radicals & Visionaries

How This Beer Growler Went From Concept to Market

GrowlerWerks promises craft beer to-go with carbonated staying power.
This Bladeless Razor Has Raised More Than $2 Million On Kickstarter
Kickstarter

This Bladeless Razor Has Raised More Than $2 Million On Kickstarter

The Skarp razor cuts hair with a little laser.
Catherine Clifford
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.