Tips From A Tripled Kickstarter Goal: The Versalette

Kristin & Shannon, {r}evolution apparel

We clicked the “launch” button with overwhelming anxiety and nerves. We had set a goal of raising $20,000 in 35 days, which in our eyes, seemed like an exorbitant amount of money…

Industry Connections: Kickstarter’s Unexpected Bonus

When you crowdfund your next project using Kickstarter, you may not realize that more than just your intended audience will be seeing what you’re building — and certain members of that audience may be of particular interest to you.

Kickstarter: The User Revolution

As business continues to become increasingly personal, platforms like Kickstarter will only grow more valuable. The bank can think your idea is ludicrous; the venture capitalist can miss the point. But that’s no longer an excuse…

[Video] Kickstarter & IndieGoGo: Reducing the Need For Venture Capital

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Douglas Rushkoff weighs in on the potential for crowdfunding resources to reduce (or eliminate) a startup’s dependence on venture capital, gatekeepers and big corporations.

[Video] Kickstarter: Ensure Marketable, Saleable Products

Charlie Gilkey

Kickstarter is a phenomenal tool for determining what your market wants FIRST — before you build it. Charlie Gilkey of Productive Flourishing gives us his great insights on this crowdfunding resource.

Kickstarter and Crowdfunding: Where Are We Headed?

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Kickstarter — and other crowdfunding initiatives — are clearly becoming a major resource for small, remarkable, creative businesses (and businesses-to-be). So… what happens next?