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Reading Rainbow raised $5.4 Million on Kickstarter plus $1 Million from MacFarlane

Reading Rainbow raised $5.4 Million on Kickstarter plus $1 Million from MacFarlane
According to LeVar Burton, the host of Reading Rainbow, one in four children in America are growing functionally...
Read more Jul 3 2014, 2:30am CDT
 

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Steam offers More Than 100 Kickstarter-Funded Video Games

Steam offers More Than 100 Kickstarter-Funded Video Games
“You backed them. You made them. Now play them.” With that rallying cry, Kickstarter wants to direct our attention...
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What Potato Salad Teaches Us About Crowdfunding - A Thriving Kickstarter For Potato Salad Holds 2 Big Lessons For Business Owners

Source: Forbes

When someone says “danger,” the first thing I think about is usually not potato salad. But that may change.  A Kickstarter member known as Zach “Danger” Brown started a campaign with the stated goal of “Basically I'm just making potato salad.  I haven't decided what kind yet.” His goal?  10 dollar ...
Full article at: Forbes Jul 17 2014, 2:18pm CDT
 

Geek and Sundry TableTop Breaks Crowdfunding Records

Geek & Sundry's 'TableTop' Breaks Crowdfunding Records
Anyone who needs proof of the surging popularity of tabletop gaming need look no further than the recently concluded...
Read more May 14 2014, 1:53am CDT
 

Foodstuffs: New Hampshire Crowdfunders Will Not Be Deterred By Potato Salad!

Source: New Hampshire Public Radio

The world of crowdfunding is awash in potato salad, thanks to a spud enthusiast in Ohio called Zack Danger Brown. Promising only that, upon raising ten dollars, he was going to make potato salad – “I haven't decided what kind yet” – Brown raised nearly $50,000 in two weeks on Kickstarter. (The total was well over $70,000 before Kickstarter cancelled several donations it said couldn’ ...
Full article at: New Hampshire Public Radio Jul 14 2014, 2:06pm CDT
 

Nudged by startups, YouTube jumps into crowdfunding game

Source: San Jose Business Journal

A growing number of professional YouTube creators are relying less and less on Google to make a living. It looks like YouTube would like to change that, or at least make nice with some its stars who have complained about how difficult it is to make a sustainable amount of money from advertising revenues on the site. Susan Wojcicki unveiled a handful of new tools aimed at helping creators make money on the site, including ...
Full article at: San Jose Business Journal Jul 3 2014, 1:47pm CDT
 

HWTrek And The Global Platform For Hardware Entrepreneurs

The hardware entrepreneur movement is gathering steam with more options and services emerging in its ecosystem. However...
Read more Feb 28 2014, 2:36pm CST
 

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Jon Gruden Says Griffin III Will Develop Under His Brother's New Coaching Staff
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Nudged by startups, YouTube jumps into crowdfunding game

Source: Conde Nast Portfolio

A growing number of professional YouTube creators are relying less and less on Google to make a living. It looks like YouTube would like to change that, or at least make nice with some its stars who have complained about how difficult it is to make a sustainable amount of money from advertising revenues on the site. Susan Wojcicki unveiled a handful of new tools aimed at helping creators make money on ...
Full article at: Conde Nast Portfolio Jul 3 2014, 11:31am CDT
 

PayPal freezes account of secure email startup ProtonMail, asking "Is it legal?" (David Meyer/Gigaom)

Source: Techmeme

David Meyer / Gigaom: PayPal freezes account of secure email startup ProtonMail, asking “Is it legal?”  —  The Switzerland-based startup, established by MIT, Harvard and CERN researchers, says it can't access money that crowdfunding backers have given it, because PayPal has frozen its account. ...
Full article at: Techmeme Jul 1 2014, 11:00am CDT
 

Katherine Heigl and Alexis Bledel Play Lesbians in Jenny’s Wedding

Katherine Heigl and Alexis Bledel as Lesbians in Jenny’s Wedding
The film Jenny’s Wedding will portray Katherine Heigl and Alexis Bledel as two lesbians. One of them has a conservative family so their future as a couple is jeopardized.
Read more Feb 16 2014, 2:31am CST
 


 

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