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One of the most successful campaigns on Indiegogo aimed to raise money to buy back Nikola Tesla's old laboratory.

Photograph by Fragments from Olympus

One of the most successful campaigns on Indiegogo aimed to raise money to buy back Nikola Tesla's old laboratory.

Crowd-Funding Site Indiegogo Is Going International

In many parts of the Eurozone, now is not the best time for an entrepreneur to go to the bank and expect to skip away with a loan. But a growing alternative for some Europeans could be crowd-funding websites, which...

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Mark Collins, left, and Jason Giddings agreed to a $3 million investment on a glacier in the Swiss Alps.

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Mark Collins, left, and Jason Giddings agreed to a $3 million investment on a glacier in the Swiss Alps.

After Raising Money on Kickstarter, Side Project Lands Another $3 Million

(Updates to add comment from Kickstarter in last graph.) When Jason Giddings posted his idea on Kickstarter in November to build a glass keyboard and mouse controlled by multi-touch gestures similar to the iPad, he didn’t even have a name for it. The...

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Pebble's new watch is supposed to display messages from your smartphone.

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Pebble's new watch is supposed to display messages from your smartphone.

Rejected By VCs, Pebble Watch Raises $3.8M on Kickstarter

When it comes to the road to success in Silicon Valley, Eric Migicovsky was definitely on the right path. His idea for creating a watch that can display messages from your smartphone was embraced by Y Combinator, the prestigious business...

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