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  • Man raises nearly $60,000 for making potato salad

    Man raises nearly $60,000 for making potato salad
    Would you pay $60,000 for potato salad? Many people around the country and the world would, apparently.  A Kickstarter campaign that started as a spoof on the popular fundraising website has raised nearly $60,000 in one man's attempt to make his first...
  • Don Cheadle's Miles Davis Movie Tops $325,000 Crowdfunding Goal

    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...
  • Vidcon: YouTube Gives Its Creators a Preview of New Features

    YouTube CEO Anne Wojcicki introduced a slew of innovations to creators assembled at Vidcon on Thursday in Anaheim, with the goal of aimed at helping them make more money off their videos. "It's a focus of mine to bring more revenue to the YouTube...
  • Crowdfunding for proposed Breakwater Chicago complex exceeds goal

     Crowdfunding for proposed Breakwater Chicago complex exceeds goal
    The pitch for a floating entertainment center about a half-mile off Chicago’s shore is gaining the public’s support — and dollars. The crowdfunding campaign spearheaded by Plainfield native Beau D’Arcy to raise money for his...
  • Law school student knows prison -- from the inside

    Law school student knows prison -- from the inside
    Jarrett Adams' legal aspirations took hold in an unusual place: his prison cell. It was there, not long into his 28-year sentence for sexual assault, that a cellmate suggested he spend less time working out and more time proving his innocence if he was...
  • Don Cheadle Turns to Crowdfunding for Miles Davis Movie

    Don Cheadle has become the latest filmmaker to launch a crowdfunding campaign, seeking to raise $325,000 to support his Miles Davis biopic "Miles Ahead." Kristen Bell, Zach Braff and Spike Lee have all used Kickstarter campaigns to raise funds for...
  • Breakwater Chicago: A floating entertainment complex

    Breakwater Chicago: A floating entertainment complex
    Entrepreneur Beau D’Arcy paints a romantic picture when talking about his latest venture, a floating entertainment complex called Breakwater Chicago. “When you’re on Breakwater, you have the ability to have a great dinner, a glass of...
  • Floating island proposed for Chicago shoreline

    Floating island proposed for Chicago shoreline
    About a mile off Chicago’s shore, a local businessman wants to create a floating city complete with sundecks, restaurants, a swimming pool and plenty of room for boats to dock. But before the first bottle of champagne can be uncorked on Breakwater...
  • Six Speciality Films That Could Bring the Heat This Summer

    Every summer a handful of plucky indie movies jump into the mainstream, thanks to filmgoers who want more nutritional value than that offered by the season's popcorn pics. This year's notable breakouts include Fox Searchlight's "The Grand Budapest Hotel,"...
  • LeVar Burton revives 'Reading Rainbow' via Kickstarter campaign

    LeVar Burton revives 'Reading Rainbow' via Kickstarter campaign
    Butterfly in the sky, LeVar Burton can go twice as high -- and then some.  On Wednesday, the actor and former host of "Reading Rainbow" launched a Kickstarter campaign to revive the long-running educational children's program, a beloved mainstay on...
  • Starter Studio gets new program manager

    Starter Studio gets new program manager
    A new program manager is taking the reins at Orlando accelerator program Starter Studio. Stephen Bowles, who runs a startup himself, is stepping in as Brian Wilson moves to Iowa. Starter Studio currently has its second, three-month class at the GAI...