Kickstarter

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
Radicals & Visionaries

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
Crowdfunding

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
'The Lean Startup' Author Shares His Latest Advice
Radicals & Visionaries

'The Lean Startup' Author Shares His Latest Advice

Eric Ries turns to Kickstarter to launch his latest book.
Lambeth Hochwald
6 Trends That Are Shaping the Future of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

6 Trends That Are Shaping the Future of Crowdfunding

Understanding these innovations will help you get the most out of the brave new world of peer-to-peer financing.
Jodi Helmer
There's Something Strangely Soothing About This Silly Key Ring on Kickstarter
Kickstarter

There's Something Strangely Soothing About This Silly Key Ring on Kickstarter

Irked by the sound of keys clinking together? So is California entrepreneur Vince Ho.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Smithsonian and Kickstarter Partner Up to Preserve Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit
Kickstarter

The Smithsonian and Kickstarter Partner Up to Preserve Neil Armstrong's Spacesuit

More than 7,000 campaign backers have already contributed $550,000 to the preservation project.
Catherine Clifford
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York
Crime

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York

Michael Streko was caught after reportedly asking children for drugs. His son was found unharmed.
Ray Hennessey
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Connection With N.J. Kidnapping Case
Radicals & Visionaries

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Connection With N.J. Kidnapping Case

Michael Streko had launched a Kickstarter campaign to travel the country interviewing entrepreneurs.
Ray Hennessey
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.