Crowdfunding

The Secret to Success in a Creative Industry

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Entertainer Kate Todd and producer Peter Linseman explain how making music is just like entrepreneurship

4 Ways to Make the Most of Crowdfunding

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Sourcing capital from the public at large is no longer an unconventional option. How to do it right

Finding a Place in a Crowded Smart Home

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Vancouver's Neurio is reinventing itself as a consumer-focused product maker. Here's Janice Cheam's plan to succeed.

The Upside of Having No Money

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Bootstrapping a business can yield some surprising benefits. Just ask this startup CEO

Secrets of a Crowdfunding Master

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Want to know what will make people support your venture? Ask the guy who's raised more than 2,000% of his goal

Inside the Pre-Tail Revolution

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Crowdfunding can be a great way to gather market intel. Here's what you can learn from products that succeeded (and those that failed)

How to Get The Most from a Crowdfunding Campaign

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Your bid will be a lot more profitable if you give people choice, according to new research

What Proposed Crowdfunding Laws Mean for You

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Two sets of pending legislation will seriously affect how companies can solicit funds from the public. Here's what you need to know

Crowdfunding: More Than a Financial Flea Market

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Crowdfunding is a game changer, no matter what industry you’re in. How to build a supportive community of fans, investors and customers for your business

Yoga Pants at the Office?

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Would you wear yoga pants designed to look like dress pants to your next meeting? It may seem like a dud idea, but it’s a crowdfunding success