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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


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


Android rival Jolla hits crowdfunding target for first Sailfish OS tablet

Finnish smartphone manufacturer Jolla has passed its Indiegogo crowdfunding target -- in just over two hours -- for its first tablet, a 7.9-inch slate that runs Sailfish OS, rather than Android.

By November 19, 2014


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 October 1, 2015