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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.
Toni Morgan is financing her way to a degree at Harvard using crowdfunding site Gofundme.com.
A crowdfunding platform called Fundrise enables anyone to own a piece of their neighborhood, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
Fundrise is an online crowdfunding platform, offering individual investors a chance to buy shares in a commercial real estate project.
A Scottish craft beer brewer, Innis & Gunn, is trying to raise £3 million ($4.6 million) by selling "mini-bonds".
Equity crowdfunding reached $662 million in the first quarter of 2015, according to Crowdnetic, with real estate deals leading the way.
For online lingerie start-up Adore Me, crowdsourcing its product ideas on social media turned into a $6-million-dollar idea.