As funding drops, scientists turn to the crowd

Jan 1, 2015
Crowdfunding comes to the research lab, and websites spring up to vet projects.

Crowdfunding the path to college

Aug 26, 2014
More students are banking on the generosity of strangers to foot their bills.

SEC's Kickstarter rule: Everyone's a venture capitalist!

Oct 23, 2013
Investing in nascent companies has, for the most part, been the preserve of the wealthy. Until now.
Allison Kave and Keavy Blueher, owners of Butter & Scotch, which is 2 weeks into a Kickstarter campaign, intended to raise $50,000 to open a cocktail bar/pastry shop in Brooklyn.

Oakland neighbors turn to crowdfunding for security

Oct 8, 2013
Using a Kickstarter-like web platform to fill the gaps left by the police force

Kickstarter for your start-up: Finding accredited investors

Sep 23, 2013
The Securities and Exchange Commission changes its rules around crowdsourcing start-up companies.

States beat the SEC to the new frontier of crowdfunding

Aug 9, 2013
How Georgia is on the forefront of pushing equity crowdfunding. It's like Kickstarter, except that regular folk can invest in -- not just donate to -- a small, private company.

Five tips to help you succeed at crowdfunding

Jan 11, 2013
There's a lot more to crowdfunding than just having an idea and the Internet. Here are 5 tips to help you succeed at soliciting donations online for your projects.

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Why do people give on crowdfunding sites?

Jan 11, 2013
There are more than 50 crowdfunding sites in the U.S. and countless projects seeking donations via online platforms. So what motivates us to give to certain projects?

Kansas City citizens help fund civic project with donations

Nov 14, 2012
Kansas City, Mo., couldn't get government money for a new streetcar system. So, they asked residents and businesses to chip in for donations -- in addition to possible a tax hike.