Benjamin Banneker Inventions and Accomplishments

Benjamin Banneker was known as the man of firsts, creating many astounding inventions during his lifetime. Banneker was the first one who engineered the...

How Crowdfunding Helps Artists Launch and Thrive

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yHMWsAJqxI&w=640&h=360] An explanation to how crowdfunding can be used to benefit artists in the music industry looking to raise money and increase their financial...

Madam CJ Walker Inventions and Accomplishments

The real name of Madam CJ Walker is Sarah Breedlove McWilliams. She was born in the rural area of Louisiana in the year 1867....

Top 20 Cities for Startups

The original location of this infographic is on Intuit's website. In a global economy, the start-up world is not confined to the barriers placed by...

Using Crowdfunding to Turn Ideas into Impact

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NMIzAGVlm0&w=640&h=480] Dana Mauriello discusses the benefits of using crowdfunding to participate in a supportive community that can positively impact your business. Innovative thinkers alike...

Who Invented Gunpowder

According to researchers, gunpowder was invented by the ancient Chinese during the 9th century. It was discovered through combining elements that inadvertently resulted in...

Elijah Mccoy Inventions and Accomplishments

Elijah McCoy was a famous African-American inventor that earned more than 57 exclusive rights for his exception inventions. Some of his most well known...

Eli Whitney Inventions and Accomplishments

You may not be familiar with Eli Whitney and his inventions, however, he played a leading role in the creation and development of cotton...

Crowdfunding 101 from Victoria Westcott

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YY5EfaF61hI?rel=0] Victoria Westcott discusses the impact crowdfunding has made on the media industry with producing and distributing creative works. As an entrepreneur and crowdfunder...

Charles Babbage Inventions and Accomplishments

Charles Babbage was an English polymath, inventor, mechanical engineer, and philosopher who became popular due to his concept in creating a programmable computer. Before...

The Amanda Palmer Kickstarter Campaign and the Lessons Learned

Kickstarter campaigns are quickly becoming the most effective way to raise the funds you need for your business venture. However, when looking to crowdfunding...

How to Ask for $23,000 and Get $556,000

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kror84A8J0s&w=640&h=360] Matthew Lesko is featured in this film having successfully raised the funds he requested for his kickstarter campaign. Lesko's Machine of Death board...

How Crowdfunding is Changing the World

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1_viddQGSQ&w=640&h=360] Featuring Anna Guenther, the co-founder of PledgeMe created the first crowdfunding platform available in New Zealand. Sharing her personal success store, other entrepreneurs...

Veronica Mars and Pitfalls

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NKhg5YpGnM&w=640&h=360] More than $5 million on Kickstarter was pledged by Veronica Mars fans for her new film adaptation to get started. While the collaboration...

Tips for Successful Crowdfunding

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGTkgOd37Cc&w=640&h=360] The Indiegogo Co-Founder and CEO Slava Rubin is featured from the 2013 Europe TechCrunch stage. They discuss their own crowdfunding platform and progress...

The Science of Crowdfunding

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q19H_4QwH-k&w=640&h=360] Featuring David Van Hartskamp, the founder of Flintwave, a discussion of alternatives methods to raising finance for business is discussed at TEDx. Flintwave...

Can Crowdfunding Promote Entrepreneurship

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqDLyrM1ptc&w=640&h=360] The CEO of ProFounder, Jessica Jackley, discusses the ability for crowdfunding to stimulate entrepreneurship and the culture of making a reality out of...

The Potential of Crowdfunding

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CUL3_yJGyp4&w=640&h=360] Featuring Keiji Inafune, one of the top game creators in the world, discusses the growing potential of crowdfunding. An author of several books...

Kickstarter Co-Founder Yancey Strickler Interview

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=thlaPwpobMk&w=640&h=360] The Co-Founder of Kickstarter, Yancey Strickler, is interviewed at Engadget where he provides his vision and strategy for crowdfunding. From changing the eras...