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SEC ruling gives boost to online funding tool for startups

The prospects of a new era of crowd-funded startups took another jump forward today as the Securities and Exchange Commission told FundersClub, a …

Update on Mosaic and Solar Crowd-Funding

In January, Mosaic launched its first return-on-investment solar projects, selling out three projects, worth $300,000 within 24 hours. Mosaic is a company whose website allows ordinary individuals to crowd-fund solar projects, for investments of as little as $25. The projects in the current …

Crowd funding now a billion-dollar industry

<b>Crowd funding's meteoric rise in the last few years has rapidly turned it into a money-generating machine.</b><p>In news that surprises precisely no one, a …

'Veronica Mars' Movie Kickstarter Shatters Site's Crowd Funding Records

The online campaign to crowd-source funding for a "Veronica Mars" film drew the most backers in Kickstarter's history and raised more than $5.7 …

James Franco Leads List of Celebs Using Crowd-Funding

It worked for Zach Braff and "Veronica Mars" creator Rob Thomas. Now James Franco has turned to crowd-funding to bankroll a trilogy of movies.<p>Franco …

In the Collaborative Economy, the Crowd Has Built a Car

What if I told you the next affordable, long-range, fuel-efficient vehicle might be assembled in your garage or built by your neighbors? That's what I was surprised to hear when I learned about the Wikispeed auto project.<p><i>Above Image: The orange Wikispeed SGT01 Roadster: crowd-funded,</i> …