'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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"Coolest Cooler," a high-tech cooler, raised more than $1.9 million dollars on crowd funding site Kickstarter.
China's antitrust regulator ordered Tencent to give up its exclusive licensing rights with international record labels and slapped a $$77,000 fine on the company.
Adrian Grenier of HBO's "Entourage" believes that fiat currencies like the U.S. dollar are on the way out, and bitcoin is poised to take their spot.
After Didi's stock market debut last month, Uber owned a stake worth over $9 billion in the Chinese ride-hailing company. That's dropped by half.
CNBC's annual study measures all 50 states on more than 60 different metrics.
Automation, AI and machine learning will radically influence the relationship between employers and their workforce.
Top health care investors, CEOs and technologists explore the innovations that will drive better outcomes, financially and clinically.