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iPhone Airbag To Be Crowdfunded

According to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, to date the airbag has saved more than 28,000 lives in the USA alone. Now, a German student inventor is set to crowdfund his airbag for (wait for it!) your iPhone! … Continue reading

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Crowdfunded Sub Sinks; Journalist Presumed Dead

Crowdfunding gone bad. A Danish inventor of a privately financed and built submarine has been arrested in the alleged murder of a Swedish freelance journalist. Peter Madsen took Kim Wall out for a sub ride (?) and ended up scuttling … Continue reading

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Model Kickstarter Campaign

By now crowdfunding via Kickstarter has become almost routine. Take a look at the page by¬†Joe Hyman, a mechanical engineer, who has invented a travel coffee mug that makes its own brew. Using Kickstarter* to pre-sell his invention, the inventor … Continue reading

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Shark Tank Victims Give Advice for Crowdfunders

Shark Tank victims give some good advice in the Wall Street Journal to future crowdfunders, including: pitch the top 3 most important things; get your numbers right; have the salesmanship and perseverance as well as the business plan to make … Continue reading

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