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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.
Discussing how investors looking to get into the energy space can by crowdfunding, with Joey Gabaldon, Ascenergy CEO.
Ben Kaufman, Quirky founder & CEO, explains how he takes the best ideas and turns them into consumer products. Kaufman discusses their partnership with Harman and General Electric.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan and Tom's Guide Editor-in-Chief Mark Spoonauer talk about Pebble's place in the smart watch market.
Many musicians, writers and other creators are struggling to get paid for their efforts. Patreon wants to change that.
The CNBC Crowdfinance Services Index represents private service industry companies raising the most capital through equity crowdfunding.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a new way some real estate investors are finding to fund their projects.
Ben Walhood is flipping Chicago homes and has turned to a crowdfunding platform called RealtyShares, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Walhood can crowdfund his projects in as little as an hour.
Unlike during the housing boom, some house flippers can't get mortgages to ply their trade. Instead they are turning to crowdfunding.
This all-natural health bar promises nine essential amino acids and 10 grams of protein, but there's a catch.
Growth in crowdfunding and online lending platforms means entrepreneurs don't have to devote precious time waiting on a bank to fund them.
Despite forecasts for a below-normal hurricane season, many businesses post-Sandy are bracing for the worst.
From Caterpillar to Andreessen Horowitz, a look inside the construction rental start-up attracting millions in investment.
As taxi medallion values fall, some cab drivers are trying to fight back against ride-hailing start-ups.