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  • NYC Marathon team for kids, charitable crowdfunding

    'Tis the season for charitable giving. Here's a look at popular crowdfunding campaigns that target problems ranging from Ebola to hunger.

  • Dorian S. Nakamoto, identified by Newsweek magazine as the founder of Bitcoin, exits his home surrounded by members of the media in Temple City, California.

    After disputing a Newsweek story calling him bitcoin's founder, Dorian Satoshi Nakamoto has launched a legal defense fund, Engadget reported.

  • The Suitsy

    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.

  • Video-game developer Chris Roberts speaks during a press event at the Game Developer’s Conference in 2012.

    '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.

  • Women raise more money than men online on crowdfunding sites, especially for their tech ventures, according to a recent study.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • CH4 measures your gas!

    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.

  • Walmart.com rebuilds

    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.

  • About 57 percent of crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter flop. That's because they lack investor incentives and a social media strategy.

  • In June, Oculus showcased its VR Rift Development Kit 2 headset at the E3 Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.

    Looking for a global stage to showcase your business idea? Crowdfunding sites let you audition your product to gauge market interest.

  • Crowdfunded projects don’t always have the backs of their backers. Here are some simple rules to crowdfund as the market grows.

  • Mighty9

    Some ambitious Kickstarter projects have racked up millions of dollars in only a month. The most successful projects share common tactics.

  • Zack Brown told CNBC he never thought $10 potato salad campaign would reach $50,000, and counting. Now he vows to use leftover funds for "greater good."

  • Bluetooth-enabled grilling, a solar-powered fridge and a 21st-century golf cart are among the gadgets increasing summer relaxation.

  • The Coolest Cooler can do it all.

    "Coolest Cooler," a high-tech cooler, raised more than $1.9 million dollars on crowd funding site Kickstarter.

About Tech Crowd

  • The world of crowdfunding has emerged as a revolutionary form of startup funding, disrupting venture capitalists and angel investors with an expected $5 billion in annual global transactions. Featured in Squawk Alley, Tech Crowd highlights projects actively seeking backers, and lets the CNBC crowd decide which idea is most worthy of becoming a reality.

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