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Crowdfunding

  • When guns and porno mix (it's glorious)  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 12:16 PM ET

    Both the Shot Show gun trade show and the AVN porn expo are happening at the same time in Las Vegas. Naturally, we met up with some porn stars to shoot some guns.

  • Porno for the plus-sized is (ahem) getting bigger  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 12:15 PM ET

    Plus-sized adult film star, Kelly Shibari, explains why everything is getting BIGGER.

  • Help kickstart a new sex toy  Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 12:18 PM ET

    Crowdfunding sites are now making it possible for you to help bring big sex toy ideas into the world.

  • Crowdfunding Ferguson's rebuild  Friday, 9 Jan 2015 | 2:53 PM ET

    Local Ferguson businesses are trying to rebuild after violence and protests hit the town over the grand jury decision on the Michael Brown case. CNBC's Kate Rogers has the details.

  • 2015 Consumer trends  Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    CircleUp is an online crowd-funding investing platform with a focus on consumer products and retail companies. CEO Ryan Caldbeck highlights consumer trends to watch for going into the new year.

  • How this P2P platform safeguards investors' interests  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 10:43 PM ET

    Lawrence Yong, founder and CEO of MoolahSense, explains how the Singapore-based peer-to-peer lending platform selects businesses to help them with funding campaigns.

  • JD.com: We want to improve rural China  Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    The partnership with Grameen China NGO to launch a microfinance project aims to improve the lives of Chinese in rural areas, says Nathan Yao, Vice President at JD Finance.

  • Battle of the Indiegogo projects  Tuesday, 16 Dec 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Two crowdfunding campaigns face off in a battle to become Squawk Alley's Tech Crowd leader of the week.

  • Battle of the Kickstarter projects  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 6:15 AM ET

    Two crowdfunding campaigns are gaining the attention of backers and raising some serious dollars.

  • A real GoldieBlox story  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 6:43 AM ET

    Debbie Sterling, GoldieBlox founder & CEO, discusses her mission to build a business and introduce engineering-inspired toys for girls.

  • Crowdfund a trip to the moon  Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil Han explains how one company in the UK is trying to raise money to send a probe to the surface of the moon.

  • Gadget pairs cheap wine with sound waves Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 1:19 PM ET
    Sonic Decantur

    The Kickstarter project Sonic Decanter by a team based in Seattle, Washington, claims to accelerate the aging process using ultrasonic waves.

  • Duty, honor, technology—the new West Point way Sunday, 9 Nov 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    The nation's top military academy may be an unusual place to find a technology start-up, but that's exactly what's happening at West Point.

  • 3-D crowdfunding projects  Tuesday, 4 Nov 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    The world of crowdfunding is using the latest in 3-D technology to change the way we interact in the virtual world.

  • Faceless Internet browsing vs. selfie security  Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Two crowdfunding projects are offering the latest in cybersecurity in order to keep your online identity safe from hackers.

  • Cash Crowd: Nomad's innovative journey  Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 2:45 PM ET

    Entrepreneur Noah Dentzel of Nomad gives his 20 second pitch to the ultimate panel of investors. It's Dentzel's mission to keep your cell phone battery from dying.

  • The Kickstarter projects delivering rapid charge  Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    Crowdfunding projects are providing a fast charge for your IPhone, including a motion powered wearable and a five minute charge battery pack.

  • 'Victim' of Newsweek story launches bitcoin fund Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    Dorian S. Nakamoto, identified by Newsweek magazine as the founder of Bitcoin, exits his home surrounded by members of the media in Temple City, California.

    After disputing a Newsweek story calling him bitcoin's founder, Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto has launched a legal defense fund, Engadget reported.

  • 'Shocking' Indiegogo Projects  Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Crowdfunding campaigns are taking wearables to the next level, including a habit breaking tracker and a voice controlled smart bracelet.

  • Sarah Silverman raising $30T to plug gender pay gap Thursday, 9 Oct 2014 | 3:45 PM ET
    A scene from comedian Sarah Silverman's PSA to close the women's wage gap.

    A comedian has launched a new PSA and crowdfunded campaign to fight the gender pay gap.