crowdfunding Archives - Brooklyn



Feb. 26, 2018 8:31 am

Could a pontoon bridge across the East River be an L Train shutdown fix?

It would take just 90 seconds to cross the river over the floating bridge. But the L-Ternative Bridge is far from a sure thing at this point.

Dec. 22, 2017 12:23 pm

Drip: Can Kickstarter beat Patreon at its own game?

The Greenpoint giant aims to leverage its reputation and flexibility to woo content creators.

Dec. 13, 2017 11:30 am

Gawker is starting up again, taking to Kickstarter to raise money

A team of semi-anonymous former staffers is aiming to raise $500,000 to buy back the old domain and its archives. We spoke with Elizabeth Spiers and James Del about what might come next.

Oct. 31, 2017 12:15 pm

How these Brooklyn startuppers are trying to hack representation in the tech world

With, Brian Fountain, Charmel Sippio and Hyojin Yoo are building a directory of underrepresented people who can speak at tech events.

Sep. 25, 2017 11:54 am

BioLite raises $1.2 million after only 5 days on Kickstarter

The Dumbo company created a fireplace that doesn't produce smoke.

Jul. 27, 2017 9:57 am

Kickstarter CEO to step down

Yancey Strickler said he will stay on until the company finds a replacement and then he's on to some "new projects."

Jul. 6, 2017 8:40 am

Why Bens Hilaire turned down an acquisition offer on ‘Planet of the Apps’

The SubwayTalent founder said no to Damon Wayans, Jr. Now he's trying to raise money on Indiegogo.

Jun. 27, 2017 9:54 am

4 Brooklyn projects from Kickstarter’s new ‘frequent flyer’ program

Kickstarter Gold is meant to celebrate some of the crowdfunding platform's best creators.

Jun. 12, 2017 12:57 pm

This superhero circuit-building kit looks like more fun than a fidget spinner

Eyebeam alum Jung Eun is raising money on Kickstarter for an educational toy inspired by “Iron Man.”

May 23, 2017 8:47 am

The Hype Machine reached its 1,000 supporter goal. Now the goal is 3,000

The Greenpoint company achieved the “first step towards Hype Machine becoming a sustainable service.”

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