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Behind Kickstarter's bold move to focus on 'positive impact' (Q&A)

CEO Yancey Strickler says the crowdfunding site's new status as a public benefit corporation will further its goal to be a "place of empowerment for artists," even if the decision puts a pinch on profits.

By 28 September 2015


Pugz: Tiny phone-charged wireless earbuds kill it on Kickstarter

Pugz wireless earbuds are new dogs with a new charging trick that lets you groove out while you charge them up.

By 2 October 2015


Kickstarter now legally bound to balance altruism with profit

The crowdfunding site reincorporates as public benefit company, a move that legally obliges it to pursue "a positive impact on society."

By 22 September 2015


Cloud-based smartphone hits $1M on Kickstarter -- double the original goal

With its new Robin phone, Nextbit promises to move little-used items from users' handsets to the cloud.

By 16 September 2015


The Perfect Storm: A Kickstarter for bass players looking for hand-crafted audio artistry

New York City audio designer/artist Blackie Pagano jumps on the crowdfunding platform to fund his bass guitar preamp, The Perfect Storm.

By 6 September 2015


The smartphone with crazy cloud storage just hit its Kickstarter goal

Startup Nextbit, run by former Google and HTC executives, hit its goal of selling $500,000 worth of smartphones in a single day.

By 2 September 2015


America's greatest giant combat robot is raising crazy cash on Kickstarter

The nation's great steel hope is looking to raise funds to battle Japan's meanest robot next year in a true battle of the Pacific Rim.

By 20 August 2015


Hands-on with Peak Design's camera bag that's breaking Kickstarter records (pictures)

With more than $2 million pledged and growing, the camera-accessory maker seems to have found a hole in the bag market with its Everyday Messenger. Here are my hands-on impressions.

20 Images By 18 August 2015


Crave Ep. 215: Futuristic shower head cleans up on Kickstarter

The highly scientific Nebia Shower system is supposed to somehow get more water onto you with less waste. Is this the perfect cross between luxury and environmentalism or will over $1M in Kickstarter pledges go down the drain?

By 14 August 2015


Futuristic shower head cleans up on Kickstarter, Ep. 215

This week on Crave plan a ride on the ISS with Space VR, get a taste of the first album ever recorded in space and wash all your cares away with the most futuristic shower head we've seen in years. It's the Crave show!

By 14 August 2015