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3 Crowdfunding Causes Millennials Should Support

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 05.22.2015 | Business
Kyle McCarthy

Everyday the crowdfunding industry is gaining more and more popularity worldwide. Through crowdfunding, individuals can utilize the power of the crowd to start a business, bring a product to market, produce a record, and even fundraise for amazing causes.

Homeless Man's Kind Gesture Inspired Viral Campaign That's Getting People Off The Streets

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 02.27.2015 | Good News

A woman from the U.K., who rallied the Internet to raise money for a homeless man, has made a large donation to a local group committed to helping tho...

A Growing Number of Trans Americans Are 'Crowdfunding' Their Gender Transitions

Kristen Bahler | Posted 01.31.2015 | Gay Voices
Kristen Bahler

For transgender people, who face employment discrimination, anti-trans health insurance policies and a bevy of other financial hurdles, "coming out" can come with a price tag.

Elementary School Teacher Who Fundraises For Sick Children Gets Some Good Karma In Return

Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News

Craig MacDonald, an elementary teacher from Halifax, Nova Scotia, is getting the helping hand he deserves. When MacDonald, who is known in Halifax...

Five Reasons Crowdfunding Is Still Cool, Despite Zach Braff

Posted 09.24.2013 | Comedy

Did Zach Braff ruin crowdfunding for you? Well, it's time to get over it, because there are plenty of truly independent artists and entrepreneurs out...

Crowdfunding's Slippery Slope

Tom Silva | Posted 10.14.2013 | Business
Tom Silva

What would we think about serial entrepreneurs or Internet highflyers usurping the microcredit space to launch their businesses? Wouldn't it suck the oxygen out of the room and leave the grain farmer or village tailor stranded? That is essentially what is happening with crowdfunding.

How to Create an Amazing Crowdfunding Pitch

Scott Steinberg | Posted 10.08.2012 | Business
Scott Steinberg

Thanks to the Pebble E-Paper Watch's recent $10 million record-breaking fundraising effort, and similar online ventures, crowdfunding has recently exp...