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  • Reddit launches crowdfunding platform Redditmade

    Reddit launches crowdfunding platform Redditmade
    Reddit launched a crowdfunding tool Wednesday that gives users of the popular online forum a tailor-made alternative to Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Called Redditmade, the platform is initially optimized to help Reddit users sell T-shirts to their peers...
  • Reddit Launches Crowdfunding Site Redditmade

    Reddit has moved into crowdfunding with Redditmade, providing the tools for users to raise funds to bring their campaigns to fruition. "Redditmade gives you the flexibility to create almost anything you want, easily raise money, and support causes you...
  • A Chicago work-readiness program that's working

    A Chicago work-readiness program that's working
    The do-gooders of Chicago spend a lot of time thinking about how to fix education and work-readiness programs, often seen as the only stairways to upward mobility. For 14 years, Jeff McCarter has run one called Free Spirit Media. It has taken that...
  • Griffin Dunne on Joan Didion Doc's Kickstarter Success: 'We Were Flabbergasted'

    Joan Didion isn't just a literary lion. She's also a crowdfunding star. A new documentary about "The Year of Magical Thinking" author has more than doubled its $80,000 goal on Kickstarter -- a result that co-director Griffin Dunne says is a testament...
  • Check out this device that can use your motions to charge your phone

    Check out this device that can use your motions to charge your phone
    A group of Northwestern University graduate students have found a solution to a problem of the digital age: what to do when your cell phone is dying while you’re out, and there’s no outlet or charger in sight. Enter AMPY, a portable device...
  • 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...
  • In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland

    In Midtown, plans to turn wasteland into wonderland
    Walk through a graffiti-tagged corridor, under a light rail bridge, past the cars hurtling down the Jones Falls Expressway and you've entered what some believe could become a wonderland. A group called Section 1 envisions a skate park built under a...
  • 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...