Funding an album in a jazz-improv kind of way

May 1, 2014
Jazz musician Lauren Kinhan decided to go online to crowdsource the money for her newly released solo album.

Planning a Kickstarter campaign? Avoid these words

Jan 16, 2014
A new study shows that certain words and phrases do a bad job at getting you the money you need.

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.

Kickstart your startup! SEC votes on crowdfunding

Oct 23, 2013
The SEC considers rules for allowing companies to raise money online.

Has the fat lady sung on the New York City Opera?

Sep 30, 2013
The New York City Opera also faces a budget deadline today. It needs to raise $7 million to avoid a shutdown.
Composer and musician Rufus Wainwright (R) and general manager and artistic director of New York City Opera, George Steel attend the 'Prima Donna' opening night party at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House on February 19, 2012 in New York City.
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Kickstarter for your start-up: Finding accredited investors

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

For public good, not for profit.

Meet Ouya, the new $100 video game console

Jun 26, 2013
The console, which features indie video games, is already making waves online. Its Kickstarter campaign attracted over 60,000 backers and $8.5 million.

3Doodler: 3D printing with a pen

Feb 21, 2013
Just as we were all starting to get used to the idea of 3D printing, here comes the 3Doodler -- a pen that lets you draw with plastic.

With Kickstarter, gamers take control

Nov 21, 2012
Video game producers are turning to the crowd-funding site Kickstarter to fund their projects. And people are forking over the big bucks with no guarantee they'll actually get their hands on the video game.