'Tis the season for charitable giving. Here's a look at popular crowdfunding campaigns that target problems ranging from Ebola to hunger.
After disputing a Newsweek story calling him bitcoin's founder, Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto has launched a legal defense fund, Engadget reported.
Jane Wells reports on The Suitsy, a one-piece business suit which zips up and looks so real that creator Jesse Herzog has teamed with retailer Betabrand to begin crowdfunding production.
A central Ohio man whose crowd-sourcing effort generated more than $55,000 to make potato salad is making good on his promise to throw a huge party.
'Star Citizen' game designer Chris Roberts has pulled off a crowdfunding coup: making $50 million without paying Kickstarter or Indiegogo.
Crowdfunding has become an international phenomenon. A new study for CNBC.com reveals the trend is on the upswing in markets like the U.K.
For homebuyers the rule is 'Location, location, location.' But with crowdfunding, geographical limitations are a thing of the past.
Women raise more money than men online on crowdfunding sites, especially for their tech ventures, according to a recent study.
The Pebble Watch kickstarted the wearable device race, but it just lost its place as the biggest Kickstarter campaign ever, to a cooler project.
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.
A Goldman Sachs banker turns liquor entrepreneur and crowdfunding investor. Did Wall Street skills prepare him for Kickstarter?
Given Silicon Valley wealth, there's plenty of money to go around for entrepreneurs, right? Wrong. The VC numbers tell a different story.
Kickstarter has become a legit platform for funding and consumer product development. Still, some Kickstarter projects are just plain nuts.
The 10 biggest Kickstarter projects of all time provide some important lessons for entrepreneurs seeking crowdfunding success.
Equity crowdfunding will create a private IPO market, meaning opportunity and risk, and the investor left on his own to make sense of it.
Alex Daly, known as the “crowdsourceress”—she oversaw Neil Young’s Pono campaign—on why Kickstarter glory now demands a professional look.
Slava Rubin, Indiegogo co-founder & CEO, shares his thoughts on Walmart's website conversion in order to better compete with Amazon. Rubin says it's a huge step in the right direction.
The guy behind the Kickstarter potato-salad campaign reflects on success and changing the world, one potato at a time.
About 57 percent of crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter flop. That's because they lack investor incentives and a social media strategy.
Looking for a global stage to showcase your business idea? Crowdfunding sites let you audition your product to gauge market interest.
SoftBank wants to push Neumann out of the CEO role ahead of the IPO.
Samsung says it will launch the Galaxy Fold in the U.S. on Sept. 27. The launch was delayed from April after reviewers found it broke easily.
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