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Dylan Purcell-Lowe, Somabar CEO, demonstrates how the new countertop machine allows users to craft their own cocktails in less than five seconds.
Jason Best, principal at Crowdfund Capital Advisors, says debt-based and equity crowdfunding have "taken off substantially" in the mainland over the past few years.
Fans of J.R.R. Tolkien no longer need to trek to New Zealand for a taste of the hobbit life.
The famous Smithsonian has launched its first crowdfunding campaign in the hope that fans will help preserve an iconic piece of space memorabilia.
Faced with a yawning energy deficit and a need to protect against climate change, Asia is looking at fresh ways to finance a shift toward renewables.
Christian Busch, senior vice president at Indiegogo, discusses the crowdfunding drive launched by a young Londoner named Thom Feeney who wanted to help Greece pay its debt.
Sony has launched a crowdfunding site to finance employees' ideas, in a bid to bring back innovation to the Japanese electronics giant.
Coalo Valley Farms, California's first edible cricket farm, missed its goal this month to raise money on Kickstarter.
The online marketplace is offering financing and product management options for small-scale makers.
Adult video website Pornhub has launched a campaign to crowdfund filming the first ever porn feature to take place in space.
The Crystal Maze, a cult British 1990s adventure game show, is being revived as a live action, interactive experience in London.
A look at why more famous entrepreneurs are dipping into equity crowdfunding.
Music industry veteran Quincy Jones is the latest celebrity to turn to equity crowdfunding, an emerging platform to raise capital.
LendingClub created a large online loan marketplace. CircleUp is mimicking that strategy for consumer companies, but the returns have yet to show.
Twenty-two states and the District of Columbia have enabled crowdfunding laws to let local businesses raise money from local residents. NYT reports.
Jouko Ahvenainen, co-founder and executive chairman of Grow VC Group, explains how it stands out from other crowdfunding websites like Kickstarter.
Guillaume Rolland, an 18-year-old French entrepreneur, wants you to wake up with SensorWake, a new, smelly innovation in alarm clock technology.
Once homeless and a high school dropout, Tonika Morgan is now headed to Harvard, and she turned to crowdfunding to pay for it.
Phil Racusin, EnergyFunders CEO, discusses why his company is financing drilling opportunities in small oil.
U.S. scientist Bill Nye, popularly known as "the Science Guy", has launched a Kickstarter to fund an satellite propelled by solar energy.
Top students are attending a summer camp aimed at learning entrepreneurship. Is your kid the next Steve Jobs?
EXPLO Startup is a program for middle and high school students at Wellesley College outside Boston.
An LA union wants to be exempt from the $15 minimum wage it supports. How unions and cities are flexing their power in the wage fight.