Kickstarter offers a platform for "activist" donors who want to support companies backed by women in typically male-dominated industries.

President Obama hosts "National Day of Making" to show that innovations in product design and manufacturing can be done by everyday people.

Entrepreneurs looking to make it big with crowdfunding might want to take a page from 'Veronica Mars.'

Startup entrepreneurs are raising a lot of money through crowdfunding. With help from fundraising experts, they might be able to raise even more.

After deciding that venture capital funding was too slow, this entrepreneur launched the second-largest campaign to ever run on Kickstarter.

A website that reads you the news? Cats that teach you Spanish? These are only two of the wacky yet successful business ideas launched this year.

Have a crazy idea you want money for? Need inspiration? Check out these 8 wacky, yet ridiculously successful, crowdfunding projects.

With the new SEC rules on crowdfunding and the proven popularity of Kickstarter, more startups are emerging to help innovators get their ideas funded.

Web 2.0 has made running a business easier, cheaper, and faster. Kickstarter gives you an opportunity to help decide how Web 3.0 is going to do that and more.

Crowdfunding seems like a hidden pot of gold for entrepreneurs who have no effective way to raise money for their startups. But with big names asking for handouts too, little guys are worried about getting overlooked.

You can easily lose money on a crowdfunding campaign. Know all the consequences before you get started.

Grandma Pearl wasn't happy with her ugly walking cane. So she designed a new one, launched a Kickstarter campaign, and is enjoying life as an entrepreneur.