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  • 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...
  • 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,"...
  • For Internet Slowdown Day, tech companies display mock 'loading' icons

    For Internet Slowdown Day, tech companies display mock 'loading' icons
    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”...
  • YouTube Will Take 5%-Plus Cut of Crowdfunding Donations

    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...
  • 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....