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  • Hope For 'Lotus Leaf' After Unsuccessful Kickstarter Campaign

    Hope For 'Lotus Leaf' After Unsuccessful Kickstarter Campaign
    A few weeks ago, I profiled Julie Robbins, a pre-natal massage therapist and creator of a pillow-based sleeping system for expectant moms, in this Mommy Minute report. A Kickstarter campaign, aimed at making this design, called the Lotus Leaf, a reality...
  • Groups surpass fundraising goal to preserve W.Va. pavilion

    Groups working to preserve a 180-year-old pavilion in Greenbrier County have surpassed their fundraising goal. The Greenbrier Historical Society and Friends of The Blue launched a Kickstarter campaign in February to raise $25,000. WVVA-TV (http://bit.ly/...
  • Harwood brothers start 'mantergent' business

    Hundreds of bottles lined the pingpong table in the Frey brothers' Harwood basement Thursday — scents of sandalwood, oak, frankincense and musk fill the air. Yes, musk. Erin and Leif Frey, along with friend Pat Keshishian, were filling 3,000...
  • Expansion, renovations have Antioch theater scene growing

    Expansion, renovations have Antioch theater scene growing
    With plans underway for the expansion of PM&L Theatre and the completion of renovations to the Antioch Theatre, village officials hope the downtown is in the midst of a renaissance. "Both theaters are landmarks for our business community," said...
  • Teens turn to crowdfunding for tuition

    Teens turn to crowdfunding for tuition
    Reality check: Over the last 30 years, the average cost of tuition and fees for four-year, private schools rose by 146 percent, according to the College Board. As students look for new, creative ways to meet the bottom line, crowdfunding has become a...
  • Equity crowdfunding gains steam in Florida, with Orlando backers

    Equity crowdfunding gains steam in Florida, with Orlando backers
    A bill to legalize equity crowdfunding in Florida is gaining traction in the state Legislature, thanks in part to three Orlando businessmen. A similar effort failed to launch in Tallahassee last year, partly because of concerns raised by the Florida...
  • Kabaccha of Miami kicks up a crowd-funding success with colorful men's shoes

    MIAMI Tired of men's shoes in boring brown, Kabeer Arora set out to create soles with soul. Arora's father and grandfather were shoemakers, and he grew up in their factories in India. To carry on the family tradition but with a modern twist he designed...
  • Eustis game company launches Kickstarter campaign

    Eustis game company launches Kickstarter campaign
    A Eustis video game studio has raised more than $7,000 in about a day on Kickstarter, as it seeks to raise $65,000 between now and April 7. The team behind "Deadwood: The Forgotten Curse" launched the crowdfunding campaign Tuesday. The campaign runs...
  • Elizabeth using Kickstarter launch two new culinary concepts

    Elizabeth using Kickstarter launch two new culinary concepts
    In the financially forbidding restaurant world, launching a new place can be tough. That's why Elizabeth Restaurant (4835 N. Western, Unit D, 773-681-0651) is asking fans to pitch in. In a Kickstarter campaign created by the restaurant's chef Iliana...
  • Crowdfunding your way to your goals

    Crowdfunding your way to your goals
                When 16-year-old Ellie Konsker of Boca Raton met Stephanie Hammerman, the first female certified CrossFit trainer in the world with cerebral palsy, Konsker was inspired to raise money to fund car seats for two children diagnosed with the...
  • Pebble announces new smartwatch design with longer battery life

    Pebble announces new smartwatch design with longer battery life
    Pebble Technology, the Kickstarter-funded wristwatch company, announced its third-generation smartwatch Tuesday. The Palo Alto company took to the crowdfunding platform to announce the Pebble Time, a computerized watch with a slimmer design and longer...