| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:27 AM
The Internet has really done it this time.
The most popular campaign on crowd-funding website Kickstarter.com is a potato salad. Really. Not a feature film or the latest tech gadget, but a mixture of potatoes and mayonnaise from the kitchen of an Ohio...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:17 AM
The most popular campaign on the crowd-funding website Kickstarter.com currently involves potato salad. Seriously. Not a documentary, independent film or the latest, greatest tech gadget, but a mixture of potatoes and mayonnaise (and who knows what else)...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Jazz lovers have shown strong support for Don Cheadle's Miles Davis biopic "Miles Ahead," which has topped its crowdfunding campaign goal of $325,000.
With 11 hours to go on the six-week Indiegogo campaign, the project had hit $335,766 from 1,984...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 10:51 AM
If you see the “spinning wheel of death” on some of your favorite sites Wednesday, don’t worry -- your Internet connection probably isn’t any slower.
But a whole host of tech companies displaying the iconic “loading”...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:30 PM
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" feature, currently available...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 10:43 AM
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...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:08 AM
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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:05 AM
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....
| Aug 12, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
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...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:04 AM
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...