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Upstart.com aims to be a Kickstarter for college grads

Rather than invest in a company or product, why not invest in a person? Founders of Palo Alto-based Upstart have come up with a system where backers fund people based on their potential.

By April 29, 2013

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Upstart.com: A kind of Kickstarter for college grads

In this tough job market, one Silicon Valley startup wants to give recent graduates money so they're not looking for jobs, instead they're creating jobs. As CNET's Sumi Das explains, the idea behind Upstart.com is for investors to invest in a person instead of a company.

By April 29, 2013

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Jon Stewart launches $10 billion 'Kickstarter' to buy CNN

"The Daily Show" host creates LetsBuyCNN.com, a mock Kickstarter site that seeks to buy one of Time Warner's jewels.

By July 23, 2014

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Kickstarter stuffed with food projects thanks to potato-salad success

One man's quest to crowdfund a potato salad has turned into a tidal wave of food-related Kickstarter campaigns with low funding goals. Bacon cupcakes, anyone?

By July 7, 2014

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Internet eats up silly potato-salad Kickstarter

A crowdfunding campaign for making a potato salad incites Kickstarter insanity, raking in $9,000 over its $10 funding goal.

By July 7, 2014

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Guy's Kickstarter dream: Making potato salad (with dill even)

A forward-thinking entrepreneur attempts to Kickstart a potato-salad-making session and ends up blowing away his $10 funding goal.

By July 3, 2014

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'Reading Rainbow' brings in $5M, eclipses Kickstarter record for most backers

Actor LeVar Burton's campaign -- which attracted more than 105,000 backers -- will bring a Web-based version of the children's show to 7,500 schools.

By July 2, 2014

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WobbleWorks 3Doodler

New 3Doodler promises low-cost, low-maintenance access to 3D printing

February 19, 2013

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A full-function scanner that fits in your hand transfixes Kickstarter

Its creators claim that PocketScan, which make editable docs and spreadsheets and can handle language translation, is the world's smallest wireless scanner.

By June 17, 2014

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Kickstarter changes its rules, lowers entry barrier

Kickstarter has relaxed its rules, making it easier for projects to be accepted on the crowdfunding website.

By June 3, 2014