• 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.

  • 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

    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

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

  • Crowdfunding stadium re-dos. Will it work?  Friday, 13 Feb 2015 | 10:49 AM ET

    Eric Larson, CEO, Larson Realty, discusses efforts to raise money for the redevelopment of Detroit's old Tiger Stadium. Is crowdfunding the future of redevelopment?

  • Here's what Indiegogo's CEO is excited about Monday, 9 Feb 2015 | 1:09 PM ET
    Indiegogo cofounder and CEO Slava Rubin speaks at Go Fund Yourself during the 2013 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, March 10, 2013.

    Indiegogo's new service that allows users to raise money for worthy causes has already raised millions, its CEO told CNBC.

  • Own a piece of Wall Street  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 1:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Rogers reports on the popularity of real estate crowdfunding deals. Right now only accredited investors can actually participate in equity crowdfunding.

  • Tracking equity crowdfunding deals  Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 11:27 AM ET

    Crowdnetic tracks equity crowd funded projects in real time across the global, reports CNBC's Kate Rogers.

  • Who qualifies as an accredited investor? Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 11:57 AM ET

    Crowdfunding has created new opportunities for accredited investors, but guidelines are strict and subject to pending SEC rule changes.

  • How to buy a piece of Manhattan for $10,000 Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    Thanks to crowdfunding sites, retail investors can buy a small equity stake in an upscale residential development in the Big Apple.

  • First US organic shrimp farm raises millions Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Farm raised shrimp.

    Nearly 100% of imported shrimp is not clean. To combat the problem, a venture has crowdfunded a project to build a non-GMO farm in San Diego.

  • Crowdfund investing: 3 World Trade Center Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:10 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk past the 3 World Trade Center building in New York.

    The New York Daily News reports that small time investors can own a stake in 3 World Trade Center through a crowdfunding platform.

  • 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.

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