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    The Stories Behind 9 of the Biggest Kickstarter Projects of All Time

    It’s hard to point to any one reason, but it sure seems like the shine has come off the crowdfunding craze. Last year saw plenty of reports of a Kickstarter decline (that could persist), along with an increase in strict requirements put in place by crowdfunding sites to ensure that crowdfunded companies actually deliver on […]

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    This Cute, Cuddly Talking Toy Could Be Your Child’s New Best Friend

    It’s a rite of passage for parents in the 21st century — desperately trying to make sure the kids don’t ask something inappropriate to all too informative voice assistants like Alexa or Google Assistant. The folks behind Woobo think they’ve found a way to sate that childhood curiosity in a safer and more cuddly way, and considering […]

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    Someone’s Turned the Hoverboard into a Motorized Bike, and It Looks Rad

    Remember those hoverboards that weren’t really hoverboards? They came, they blew up, and then they literally blew up. Well, they haven’t exactly gone away, and while they still don’t really hover, they might just become the next big thing in chill cruising — no balance needed. It’s called the HoverBike, and it’s looking for Kickstarter funding. […]

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    17 Incredibly Bizarre Kickstarters That Actually Got Funded

    It sounds too weird to be true, but there may actually be a museum devoted entirely to the Olsen twins soon thanks to a little fundraising platform called Kickstarter. Who’s going to give money to that? Apparently a lot of people (guess they want something since Mary-Kate and Ashley turned down Fuller House), but what’s even […]

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    Kero Lightning Nomad Cable is a Must-Have for iPhone and iPad Owners

    Whether they be 30-pin or Lightning, Apple charging/syncing cables are not known for their durability. They are known, however, for lasting about three to six months longer than they should, until the point where you look at the exposed wires with incredulity and hope that an electrical fire doesn’t start. Or, you could opt for […]

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    Sage Braid Kickstarter Project Fights poverty

    A Kickstarter for kickstarting real, sustainable businesses to create jobs and fight poverty? Imagine that. A Global Friendship is a non-profit organization, and one among many taking a new approach to aiding poverty-stricken communities. They go about that by working with people in impoverished communities, taking local skills and turning them into the foundations for […]

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    Hidden Radio Review – A Kickstarter Project

    Hidden Radio has come a long way since its grassroots days of being a Kickstarter Project back in Nov 2011. This little radio/Bluetooth speaker is finally ready for its close-up. John Van Den Nieuwenhuizen and Vitor Santa Maria were successful enough to collect nearly a million dollars in funding thanks to their Kickstarter campaign. With those […]

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    Crowdsourcing or Crowdfrauding? The Truth Behind Kickstarter

    Kickstarter was meant to herald the age of a new generation of innovators. Forget about lengthy business plans and battling the banks for high interest loans, Kickstarter could get your project funded and up and running within a matter of weeks-with nobody to pay back at all. A haven for budding entrepreneurs and creative people, […]