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  • The cash cows of equity crowdfunding are ... Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 10:54 AM ET
    Crowdfunding pays for the rehabilitation work done on homes, like this one in Bolingbrook, Ill., that will be listed for sale once complete.

    Equity crowdfunding reached $662 million in the first quarter of 2015, according to Crowdnetic, with real estate deals leading the way.

  • Where crowdfunding meets lingerie, a sexy biz plan Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 1:50 PM ET
    Kylie corset

    For online lingerie start-up Adore Me, crowdsourcing its product ideas on social media turned into a $6-million-dollar idea.

  • Ascenergy crowdfunding for oil   Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 4:20 PM ET
    Ascenergy crowdfunding for oil

    Discussing how investors looking to get into the energy space can by crowdfunding, with Joey Gabaldon, Ascenergy CEO.

  • Living inside Quirky's world: CEO   Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 8:41 AM ET
    Living inside Quirky's world: 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.

  • Pebble Watch funding hits milestone   Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Pebble Watch funding hits milestone

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan and Tom's Guide Editor-in-Chief Mark Spoonauer talk about Pebble's place in the smart watch market.

  • Patreon acts as Kickstarter for starving artists Saturday, 28 Mar 2015 | 11:00 AM ET
    Artist dabbing paint brush in palette

    Many musicians, writers and other creators are struggling to get paid for their efforts. Patreon wants to change that.

  • CNBC Crowdfinance Services Index Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    The CNBC Crowdfinance Services Index represents private service industry companies raising the most capital through equity crowdfunding.

  • Crowdfunding for house flippers   Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 7:19 AM ET
    Crowdfunding for house flippers

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a new way some real estate investors are finding to fund their projects.

  • House flipper turns to crowdfunding   Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 1:15 PM ET
    Home flipper turns to crowdfunding

    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.

  • House flippers' new tactic: Crowdfunding Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    The financing for this Bolingbrook, IL home's rehab came from crowdfunding.

    Unlike during the housing boom, some house flippers can't get mortgages to ply their trade. Instead they are turning to crowdfunding.

  • Gulp... Here's a protein bar to chirp about Monday, 23 Mar 2015 | 5:09 PM ET
    CROBOR, protein bar made with cricket flour

    This all-natural health bar promises nine essential amino acids and 10 grams of protein, but there's a catch.

  • How CEOs are testing new ways to raise capital Thursday, 19 Mar 2015 | 10:30 AM ET
    Soma water filtration system

    Growth in crowdfunding and online lending platforms means entrepreneurs don't have to devote precious time waiting on a bank to fund them.

  • Bees break Indigogo funding record: Rubin

    Discussing the latest and hottest crowdfunding projects on Indiegogo, with Slava Rubin, co-founder and CEO of Indiegogo.

  • Help for people looking for medical breakthroughs Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 10:30 AM ET

    People are tapping the wisdom of experts on crowdsourcing sites to get insights on thousands of diseases that still baffle scientists.

  • Amazon launches new Exclusives store   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 9:00 AM ET
    Amazon launches new Exclusives store

    CNBC's Dominic Chu and Tom's Guide Associate Editor Michael Andronico discuss Amazon's new Exclusives store and its motivation for investing in brands funded by Kickstarter campaigns.

  • Beware tech bubble 2.0?   Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 7:04 AM ET
    Beware tech bubble 2.0?

    I'm bullish on crowdfunding, says Steve Case, Case Foundation chairman, discussing the risks and rewards of angel investing. And Daymond John, FUBU founder & CEO, shares his concerns about nonqualified angel investors going into the market and not getting liquidity.

  • Apple Watch doesn't intimidate Pebble: CEO Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 2:01 PM ET
    Pebble Time smartwatch

    Apple's entry into the smartwatch market has not intimidated Pebble, the start-up that set a Kickstarter record with its new project.

  • Kickstarter's down: Is Pebble to blame? Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 1:04 PM ET
    Kickstarter home page

    Kickstarter tweeted that the site was experiencing technical difficulties just after noon on Wednesday.

  • Cramer: An unknown company bringing in big bucks Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 6:58 PM ET
    Crowdfunding image

    This unknown player could be a game changer for investing. Jim Cramer goes off the tape with the SeedInvest CEO.

  • 'Exploding Kittens' game goes nuclear on Kickstarter Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 3:06 PM ET
    Exploding Kittens card game

    The "Exploding Kittens" project raised $8.7 million and has become the most backed Kickstarter campaign ever.

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