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  • Digitsole Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 9:47 AM ET
    App for Digitsole heated insoles

    The vote is in, the crowd has spoken and they want a temperature controlled wearable for their shoes.

  • Equity crowdfunding hits Asia     Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 8:53 PM ET

    Jason Best, Co-Founder & Principal of Crowdfund Capital Advisors, outlines how the concept of crowdfunding has taken root and is growing fast in popularity across Asia.

  • Noke Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 12:02 PM ET
    The Noke padlock by Fuz uses a signal sent via Bluetooth to your smartphone to secure your valuables, making traditional padlocks and keys a thing of the past.

    The CNBC Tech Crowd poll pitted a bluetooth padlock vs. a sensor that can find just about anything. The crowd has spoken and chose Noke padlock.

  • Becoming a millionaire real estate crowdfunder Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    For homebuyers the rule is 'Location, location, location.' But with crowdfunding, geographical limitations are a thing of the past.

  • Think Houdini could pick a bluetooth padlock? Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 10:27 AM ET

    An end to lost keys and padlock codes you can't recall. Bluetooth security apps can lock your bike and protect the liquor cabinet.

  • OM/ONE levitating speaker Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 12:00 PM ET
    The Om/One includes an integrated battery and can play up to 15 hours of continuous music.

    The CNBC crowd chose the OM/ONE levitating speaker over Navdy car smart glass as Tech Crowd leader of the week.

  • Cash-strapped teachers turn to crowdfunding Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 9:42 AM ET
    Second grade teachers Jocelyn Benford (left) and Melissa Farran post a project request on DonorsChoose.org for their students.

    As school doors open, more public school teachers are using fundraising platforms to buy supplies.

  • Crowdfunding in the classroom     Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Teachers turn to crowdfunding to provide adequate supplies for the classroom as students head back to school this week.

  • Vote now: More dangerous than Google Glass? Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014 | 10:04 AM ET
    Navdy device (L) and Om/One device (R)

    Two tech products of the future are on the cusp of becoming reality, including smart glass for your car and a levitating 360° speaker.

  • TouchPico Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 12:02 PM ET
    TouchPico

    The CNBC crowd has spoken and want the smart touchscreen projector to improve their smart device capabilities.

  • Tech Crowd winner: TouchPico     Friday, 29 Aug 2014 | 11:54 AM ET

    With 54% of the vote TouchPico's projection technology toppled Zcan Wireless' smart scanner mouse to win this week's Tech Crowd.

  • $12 million cool invention sets Kickstarter record Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 5:49 AM ET
    The Coolest Cooler can do it all.

    The Pebble Watch kickstarted the wearable device race, but it just lost its place as the biggest Kickstarter campaign ever, to a cooler project.

  • Invest in making your smartphone smarter? Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:13 AM ET
    From left: TouchPico, Interactive projector, and Zcan, scanner mouse

    Start-ups are taking your smart devices to the next level, including an 80-inch touchscreen projector and a mouse that can scan anything.

  • Hoverbike Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:22 AM ET
    Hoverbike

    The CNBC crowd has spoken and chose Hoverbike drone as Tech Crowd leader, which soon hopes to be the first manned flying motorcycle.

  • SEC, stop insisting rich means smart Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    The SEC is dead wrong on accredited investors, with a big cost to the rest of us. Being rich is not what makes someone financially smart.

  • Ex-Goldman Sachs banker tries the Kickstarter life Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    A Goldman Sachs banker turns liquor entrepreneur and crowdfunding investor. Did Wall Street skills prepare him for Kickstarter?

  • Vote now: Would you ride a flying motorcycle? Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 10:02 AM ET
    From left: Hoverbike and Skully AR-1

    Start-ups are innovating the way bikers easy ride, including these two ideas currently being crowdfunded: a hoverbike and a smart helmet.

  • Vote now for the next Tech Crowd inductee     Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 9:45 AM ET

    Two wild motorcycle inventions on Kickstarter and Indiegogo battle it out.

  • OwnPhones wireless 3–D printed headphones Friday, 15 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET
    Ownphones 3D printed custom earbuds.

    The votes have been tallied and the CNBC crowd has spoken: OwnPhones has become the latest Tech Crowd leader of the week.

  • The Kickstarter Hall of Slightly Insane (projects) Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:00 AM ET
    The Ostrich Pillow.

    Kickstarter has become a legit platform for funding and consumer product development. Still, some Kickstarter projects are just plain nuts.