Kickstarter

Shelly Palmer on Fox 5

Crowdfunding Your Big Idea

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Is it a good idea to use Crowdfunding Sites to raise money for your big idea? Shelly Palmer talks about it on Fox 5 with Ben Simmoneau and Juliet Huddy. Original Airdate: August 4, 2015

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Non-Profit Funding ‘Dollar a Day’ is Kickstarter Founder’s Next Project

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Perry Chen, co-founder and former CEO of the seminal crowdfunding site Kickstarter, has dreamed up another way to mobilize people to make something happen. His new project, Dollar a Day, is an email newsletter that features one nonprofit organization on a daily basis. Subscribers can sign up to become donors and send a dollar a […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 1, 2014

One day soon, we’ll be able to control just about every element of our homes from our smartphone. Thanks to a new Kickstarter campaign, we can add window blinds to that list. A company called Tilt My Blinds will soon let you control your existing blinds’ tilt mechanism through a smartphone app, wall switch or […]

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Kickstarter Re-Words Terms and Conditions for Failed Projects

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Kickstarter announced several updates late Friday to its terms of use and policies for crowdfunded projects, according to a blog post at the company’s site. The terms of use are not changing much about the spirit of the platform, but the update provides more detailed guidelines for setting expectations, both between Kickstarter and users, and […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – September 11, 2014

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The next time you go to a barbeque, you’re going to want to make sure you bring The Coolest along. A brand new cooler design, The Coolest recently became the most-funded Kickstarter campaign ever after raising more than $13 million in its 52 day campaign. There are plenty of reasons for the campaign’s 60,000 backers […]