Tag Archives: CrowdFunding

Montreal startup taps crowdfunding for virtual reality headset

By Alastair Sharp TORONTO (Reuters) – A tiny Montreal company is turning to crowdfunding in hopes of moving its virtual reality headset from a working prototype to a mass produced rival to products from Facebook, Samsung and Sony. Vrvana Inc … Continue reading

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Feedback Loop: Crowdfunding perils, dying passwords, cameras and more!

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Spiritual successor to ‘Mega Man’ gets new crowdfunding goals, plans for animated series

Mighty No. 9, the upcoming Kickstarter-funded side-scroller from Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune, is going back to crowdfunding to add more features to the game. The game's makers opened up a new PayPal-based crowdfunding effort this weekend with a $ 100,000 … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding website Kickstarter hacked, recommends users change passwords

(Reuters) – Kickstarter, the fundraising platform used by millions of people to raise capital for creative projects and businesses, said on Saturday that hackers had gained access to some of its customers’ data earlier this week but that the breach … Continue reading

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‘Veronica Mars’ trailer shows what $5.7 million in crowdfunding buys you

It might seem like an age ago, but it's been just nine months since the Veronica Mars Kickstarter successfully raised $ 5.7 million to create a movie based on the canceled TV show. That movie is scheduled for release on March 14th, … Continue reading

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U.S. SEC to release long-awaited ‘crowdfunding’ rule

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Entrepreneurs and start-up companies looking for backing will be able to solicit small investments over the Internet from the general public under a new proposal to be released by U.S. regulators on Wednesday. … Continue reading

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Is There Wisdom In The Crowd(Funding)?

By Doug Hornig: Back in the 1960s, a clever but financially disadvantaged fellow placed a small ad in a national magazine that read something like: Money needed. Please send $ 1 to the address below. Do it today! No specific … Continue reading

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