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  • Fattitude: Documentary to be aimed at promoting body acceptance

    Fattitude: Documentary to be aimed at promoting body acceptance
    Lindsey Averill spent most of her life thinking things would be better if she could just get skinnier. She counted calories and worked out, but still couldn't reach the size she wanted, the one she saw on TV and in magazines. She put things off,...
  • Deadline looms for Ancient Sun Kickstarter campaign

    Ancient Sun deadline There's still time to help an Orlando funk-rock band release its first full-length album in September. Ancient Sun's Kickstarter fundraising campaign (kickstarter.com) has raised about half of the band's $6,000 goal, but the...
  • YouTube Will Take 5%-Plus Cut of Crowdfunding Donations

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Google's YouTube now lets creators solicit fans for donations -- providing another tool for monetizing content -- with the video site taking at least 5% of any coinage dropped into the virtual tip jar. YouTube's "Fan Funding"...
  • New king of Kickstarter: The Coolest Cooler

    New king of Kickstarter: The Coolest Cooler
    Customizable smartwatch Pebble was the most crowdfunded campaign on Kickstarter.com going into Tuesday, but there is a new king of Kickstarter -- a cooler.  The Coolest Cooler passed Pebble Tuesday night after raising more than $10.3 million, making...
  • States clear way for crowdfunding

    Creating a startup company takes a lot of time and effort. It also takes money, which is something that entrepreneurs like Henry Schwartz know all too well. Schwartz is co-founder and president of MobCraft Beer, a craft brewery in Madison, Wis. His...
  • Exclusive: Ouya scores Xiaomi partnership to take games to China

    Exclusive: Ouya scores Xiaomi partnership to take games to China
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - U.S video game service Ouya is turning to Asia to capture the growth that has eluded the startup on its own home turf. The Santa Monica, California-based firm has partnered with Xiaomi Inc to take its games to Chinese living...
  • Equity crowdfunding in Orlando? Expert panel will offer tips

    Equity crowdfunding in Orlando? Expert panel will offer tips
    One of the newest ways for entrepreneurs to raise money – equity crowdfunding – will be explained by a panel of experts in Orlando, 8 - 10:30 a.m., Sept. 2, at Werner Auditorium, 601 E. Rollins St. Crowdfunding is investment in a company...
  • Freewavz: Another Central Florida crowdfunding success

    Freewavz: Another Central Florida crowdfunding success
    Yet another tech startup in Central Florida has closed on funding for its product via a successful Kickstarter campaign. Melbourne-based Freewavz, which develops wire-free earphones with built-in fitness monitoring, closed on $325,208 in funding on Aug....
  • 'Veronica Mars': Cast, Date Announced for Web Spinoff

    This story is epic: many of the stars from the TV series and subsequent film "Veronica Mars" will be reprising their roles in the CW Seed web series "Play It Again, Dick," which focuses on actor Ryan Hansen and his Dick Casablancas character. Each of the...
  • Broadway Investment Goes Digital with 'On The Town'

    Not to contradict that "Avenue Q" tune, but the Internet isn't just for porn anymore. Now it's for Broadway investing too. Maxolev Prods., the Broadway production shingle led by Howard and Janet Kagan ("Pippin," "Porgy and Bess"), has launched an...
  • Local man's Internet-privacy invention draws big interest

    Local man's Internet-privacy invention draws big interest
    Thanks to an unusually successful Kickstarter campaign, a Lake County entrepreneur is moving ahead with plans to market an Internet-privacy device that has drawn supporters from around the world. Eric Delisle, 43, raised $100,600 in four weeks for his...