The company Bohemian Guitars benefited from crowdfunding.

A check on equity-based crowdfunding

Aug 21, 2015
Georgia was one of the first states to allow this type of regulated crowdfunding.
Posted In: crowdfunding, guitars, kickstarter

Greece crowdfunding campaign fails to reach goal

Jul 7, 2015
The campaign didn't quite hit its €1.6 billion target.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek, crowdfunding

Asking fans to help build a stadium

Feb 12, 2015
A developer is crowd-sourcing the funds to rebuild the Detroit Tigers' stadium.
Posted In: Detroit, baseball, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding
 Scientists Kamel Khalili, left, and Rafal Kaminski, work in a lab at Temple University in Philadelphia.

As funding drops, scientists turn to the crowd

Jan 1, 2015
Crowdfunding comes to the research lab, and websites spring up to vet projects.
Posted In: crowdfunding, Science, research, federal funding

Crowdfunding the path to college

Aug 26, 2014
More students are banking on the generosity of strangers to foot their bills.
Posted In: crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, higher education, college costs, financial aid

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.
Posted In: kickstarter, crowdfunding

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
Posted In: Oakland, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing

Kickstarter for your start-up: Finding accredited investors

Sep 23, 2013
The Securities and Exchange Commission changes its rules around crowdsourcing start-up companies.
Posted In: kickstarter, crowdsourcing, IPOs, crowdfunding, start-ups

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.
Posted In: crowdfunding, Small Business

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.
Posted In: crowdfunding