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Ladies: This 'Smart' Menstrual Product Texts You From Down There
Kickstarter

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
Beer

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

The Skarp razor cuts hair with a little laser.
Catherine Clifford
Pebble Skips Kickstarter in Search of Bigger Pond
Pebble

Pebble Skips Kickstarter in Search of Bigger Pond

Pebble's first two products were blockbuster hits on Kickstarter. But with its latest product, the smartwatch maker is bypassing crowdfunding altogether.
Catherine Clifford
Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit
Kickstarter

Kickstarter CEO: Why We're a Benefits Corporation, Not a Nonprofit

Yancey Strickler explains why the for-profit model works for his mission-driven crowdfunding platform.
Catherine Clifford
Kickstarter Boldly Locks Its Mission Into Its Legal Framework
Kickstarter

Kickstarter Boldly Locks Its Mission Into Its Legal Framework

The Brooklyn, N.Y.-based crowdfunding platform announced that it is now a public benefit corporation.
Catherine Clifford
This Inventor Is Kickstarting Carry-On Luggage That You Can Ride Like a Go-Kart
Travel

This Inventor Is Kickstarting Carry-On Luggage That You Can Ride Like a Go-Kart

Imagine riding your suitcase through the airport, and then stowing it seamlessly overhead.
Geoff Weiss
This Spry Underwater Drone Is Speed Swimming to Success on Kickstarter
Technology

This Spry Underwater Drone Is Speed Swimming to Success on Kickstarter

Ahoy, ocean adventure for all. Meet OpenROV Trident, the sea spelunking hobby bot of your Jacques Cousteau dreams.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Kickstarter and Indiegogo Won't Go Into Equity Crowdfunding
Equity Crowdfunding

Why Kickstarter and Indiegogo Won't Go Into Equity Crowdfunding

The types of investors who put money into reward-based crowdfunders aren't the ones who will buy shares through equity crowdfunding – at least not at first.
Scott Shane
How the Global Stock Market Selloff Will Affect Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

How the Global Stock Market Selloff Will Affect Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding seems like it's sheltered from Wall Street's bulls and bears, but it's not.
Catherine Clifford
This New Comic Book Teaches Entrepreneurship to Kids as Young as 8
Crowdfunding

This New Comic Book Teaches Entrepreneurship to Kids as Young as 8

Life doesn't come with an instruction manual, but now aspiring entrepreneurs have a comic book to draw from.
Carly Okyle
This All-In-One Travel Jacket Is Now One of the 10 Most Funded Projects Ever on Kickstarter
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This All-In-One Travel Jacket Is Now One of the 10 Most Funded Projects Ever on Kickstarter

With another 13 days left in the crowdfunding campaign, the BauBax jacket has already raised $5.6 million from almost 29,000 backers.
Catherine Clifford
The Robot Battle of Your Childhood Dreams Is Actually Happening
Robots

The Robot Battle of Your Childhood Dreams Is Actually Happening

Start your engines. A company called MegaBots is raising money on Kickstarter to prepare its 12,000-pound robot for a fight with a robot in Japan.
Nina Zipkin
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.