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Crowdfunding lets people decide which products matter

History is littered with great ideas that died because they lacked financial backing. Digital payments and social networks are now seeding a surge of innovation.

By July 16, 2015


Could a Greek bailout be crowdfunded for a little feta and Ouzo?

As Greece teeters on the edge of default, an Indiegogo campaign to crowdfund a bailout is starting to look like more than just an online stunt.

By July 1, 2015


Indiegogo tries out 'crowdfunding insurance' for failed projects

Indiegogo is rolling out a test of a new service that will refund your money if a project fails to deliver within a certain time frame.

By December 3, 2014


Director Uwe Boll throws huge hissy fit over his crowdfunding failures

The director of video game remakes like "House of the Dead," "Alone in the Dark" and "Postal" goes postal on "you all" for not Kickstarting his latest project. And the rant's definitely NSFW.

By June 8, 2015


GoFundMe pulls crowdfunding page for Baltimore police officers in Freddie Gray case

The Baltimore police union launches an effort to raise money for legal fees, but the fund-raising site says no go. It's the latest campaign involving alleged police misconduct that's been shuttered.

By May 2, 2015


Are crowdfunding sites becoming too political?

Experts believe controversial, political crowdfunding campaigns show no signs of slowing down.

By April 19, 2015


'Firefly' stars reunite for crowdfunded Web series

The pilot and the captain of Serenity are back in action together, raising funds for "Con Man," a fictional look behind the scenes at sci-fi fan conventions.

By March 11, 2015


R2-D2 is PG-13: 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' rated in the US

The MPAA has a bad feeling about the "sci-fi violence" of the new Star Wars film, not that it'll make any difference.

By November 26, 2015


Moment quickly crowdfunds iPhone 6 case for its lenses

Though there are only a couple of lenses at the moment and it only fits the iPhone 6, Moment's case Kickstarter already blew past its goal.

By January 28, 2015


What makes a Kickstarter campaign kick?

With crowdfunding becoming a more viable option for people to finance their passion projects, an in-depth look at raw numbers lays out the path to success.

By November 25, 2015