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4 Essential Steps For A Successful Kickstarter Campaign

When you launch a crowdfunding campaign, everyone can see if you're successful or not. Make this your motivating factor

With the popularization of crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter, having a successful campaign is within any entrepreneur’s reach. Running a campaign will make you realize the power of the crowd and can get your company started on the right foot.If you’re thinking of ...

by Nathan Resnick  | December 10, 2016 12:00:00
Business Ideas

5 essentials for your crowdfunding project to succeed

Projects fail at crowdfunding not because of bad ideas but because of poor campaigns

You have this amazing business idea, product idea or an art hobby. You want to take it to the next level, but you're lacking the resources. Good thing that websites like Kickstarter, IndieGoGo and GoFundMe exist. Opening a new account takes less ...

by Lesya Liu  | November 06, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

Crowdfunding: The kindness of strangers?

It has become a surprisingly successful way to raise capital

By now, you’ve heard of the guy who raised more than US$ 55,000 through crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to fund his groundbreaking idea to make potato salad. That project went viral, as people went on board to be part of the joke, but ...

by Entrepreneur Staff  | September 11, 2016 12:00:00
Startup Tips

This tech startup will let plants talk to you

Now, even plants can have feelings.

Shhh. Listen close. Your plants are talking to you.That is what researchers at Vivent SARL think, anyway. The Switzerland-based company has developed something they call Phytl Signs—a “wearable” device for plants.The device comes with a stake that gets driven into the soil next ...

by Jason Fell  | July 12, 2016 03:00:00
Business Ideas

How Audrey Tangonan started her menstrual cup business for P20,000

At 27, the social entrepreneur came up with the first Filipino-branded, sustainable menstrual cup.

If you get coffee from a local café chain every day, chances are, those supposedly recyclable paper cups do not get reused and eventually end up in landfills.In 2014, Time Magazine reported that an estimate of 50 billion paper cups are left ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | June 23, 2016 07:00:00
Startup Tips

Awesome idea but no capital? Try crowdfunding

Here are 6 legit, international and local sites that can help make your business idea into a reality.

Crowdfunding platforms have been with us for several years but not many Filipino entrepreneurs utilize them to jumpstart their business, invest, or simply give back.Crowdfunding platforms are websites or apps where you can post your business idea or fundraiser and people can ...

by Nicai de Guzman  | April 22, 2016 09:00:00
News and Events

Kickstarter wants to be more than a crowdfunding platform

Crowdfunding company Kickstarter is looking beyond sponsoring projects as it reinvents itself.

Kickstarter is nearly synonymous with the idea of crowdfunding.And yet, the platform's leader said its ambitions extend beyond it.  “We don’t want to ride the same horse into the sunset,” said Yancey Strickler, a co-founder and CEO of Kickstarter, in an interview ...

by Catherine Clifford  | March 15, 2016 11:00:00
Business Ideas

How this couple created the all-in-one travel jacket that is nearing $ 2 million on Kickstarter

Learn the story behind this successful Kickstarter campaign that took the Internet by storm.

Hiral Sanghavi is a smart dude. At 29, he’s already started multiple businesses, won several robotics competitions and is studying for his MBA at Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. But that doesn’t mean he’s not forgetful.Sanghavi, who grew up in India and ...

by Catherine Clifford  | July 31, 2015 10:00:00