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  • Adam Carolla Raises $1.36 Million for Stand-Up Comedy Movie

    Adam Carolla, who launched his entertainment career as a stand-up comic, has raised $1.36 million via a crowdfunding campaign for a feature film set in the world of comedy clubs. Carolla, who is using Donald Trump's Fund Anything site, will write, direct...
  • Spike Lee Adds Michael K. Williams to Kickstarter Movie

    Spike Lee has added "Boardwalk Empire" regular Michael K. Williams and Stephen Tyrone Williams to the cast of his Kickstarter-funded movie opposite Zaraah Abrahams. Lee announced the castings Tuesday, the day before the fundraising effort concludes....
  • Firm's gardening kits win contest, funding and sales

    Firm's gardening kits win contest, funding and sales
    Earth Starter is having the sort of year startups dream of. The company, founded by University of Maryland graduates, sells a kit designed to make gardening easy in small spaces. You lay the 4-by-6-foot mat on your plot of dirt, push the provided seed...
  • New York City Opera in crisis again, turns to Kickstarter

    The chronically troubled New York City Opera is once again facing a perilous financial situation, with the company announcing over the weekend that it needed to raise at least $7 million by the end of the month, with an overall fundraising goal of $20...
  • Crowdfunding Sites Face Stricter Controls in U.K.

    LONDON -- Tighter rules governing crowd-funding platforms have been drafted in the U.K., which could hit indie pic financing. U.K. financial regulator the Financial Conduct Authority has proposed a new regulatory regime for the platforms, which it...
  • Flash iPhone case could be the savior of your night pictures

    Flash iPhone case could be the savior of your night pictures
    A new Kickstarter project wants to fix your iPhone night photos by turning your smartphone case into a camera flash light. Lightstrap began crowdfunding on Kickstarter this week, and it promises to make your low-light iPhone pictures 10 times brighter....
  • Solid advice on starting a small business, from people who've been there

    Brazen Careerist Small business owners are generally happier than the average worker. They get to choose their own schedules, they're usually building a business based on their personal interests, and many don't see profitability as the end-all, be-all...
  • 'Veronica Mars,' Jon Favreau's 'Chef' to Premiere at SXSW Festival

    The world premiere of Jon Favreau's comedy "Chef" has been selected as the opening night film for the 21st South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival on March 7 in Austin, Texas. The festival also announced Thursday it will screen Rob Thomas'...
  • 'Set Chopin Free' Kickstarter campaign surpasses its goal

    'Set Chopin Free' Kickstarter campaign surpasses its goal
    Chopin is free. His freedom -- technically his music's freedom -- comes courtesy of composer Aaron Dunn’s Kickstarter campaign: Raise $75,000 to record the complete works of the 19th century Polish romantic composer and offer them on Dunn’...
  • New York City Opera near bankruptcy; Kickstarter effort falling short

    New York's second-largest opera company appears to be on the brink of bankruptcy as an emergency fundraising effort is failing to meet its target, barring any last-minute miracle. The New York City Opera was looking to raise $1 million through...
  • Tongal, Spitfire Enter Film Crowdfunding Game with Documentary Contest

    Backing a movie on crowdsourcing platforms like Indiegogo or Kickstarter is a fairly simple process: You give your money and walk away, providing little to no creative input on how the project gets made. Tongal is taking a different approach over the...