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How to choose the right crowdfunding platform for your project?

From causes to apps to personal pleas for help, there is a crowdfunding platform for nearly everything.

On Feb 9, 2017 by [email protected]

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This Israeli soldier raised $22,000 for battle gear online

Crowdfunding: It's not all Zach Braff movies and failed smartwatches.

On Aug 1, 2014 by Eric Geller

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Family of alleged Silk Road kingpin pleads for support

Those closest to Ross Ulbricht want the money for a fair fight.

On Nov 21, 2013 by Miles Klee

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Oakland turns to crowdfunding to combat skyrocketing crime

Oakland residents have raised thousands of dollars to combat skyrocketing crime while the government is shut down.

On Oct 2, 2013 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Rapper Nas is helping a single father find a home for his family

"I am also a single father, and we don't get enough credit in this country."

On Aug 9, 2013 by Fernando Alfonso III

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Mayoral campaign turns to Crowdtilt to move Oakland forward

Oakland Port Commissioner Bryan Parker is using the Crowdtilt campaign as an example of democracy in action as he challenges current mayor Jean Quan.

On Jun 19, 2013 by Aja Romano

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Hope floats: Internet rallies to buy Watertown man a new boat

David Henneberry's prized boat was damaged in the final hours of the manhunt for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

On Apr 22, 2013 by Justin Franz

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Will Obama fix the national debt with crowdfunding?

No, but CrowdTilt pulls a mean April Fools' Joke.

On Apr 1, 2013 by Fidel Martinez

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Reddit raises $10,000 for Atlanta mall manager

Property manager Darien Long became an overnight Internet celebrity after an eight-month-old video of him dealing with two violent women collected more than 1 million views in less than three days.

On Feb 1, 2013 by Fernando Alfonso III

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How you can help Sandy Hook Elementary School

The Daily Dot has partnered with CrowdTilt to raise money for essential school and office supplies for the teachers and staff of the Sandy Hook Elementary School.

On Dec 21, 2012 by Nicholas White

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Reddit tries to launch an art gallery

Plus ordering drinks in Ireland, humane executions, and frugal gardening.

On Aug 28, 2012 by Kevin Morris

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Reddit adds another fundraising partner—Dwolla

The new partnership will streamline donations across the site with a simple, easy-to-use “donate” button.

On Aug 27, 2012 by Kevin Morris

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Radio Reddit to release monthly best-of collections

With a series of digital releases, Radio Reddit hopes to create a long-term revenue stream and a monthly soundtrack of its top user-generated tracks. 

On Aug 21, 2012 by Austin Powell

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Crowdtilt becomes Reddit’s official fundraising partner

"It just seemed like the Reddit community wasn’t really being served by options out there," Reddit General Manager Erik Martin told the Daily Dot. 

On Jul 16, 2012 by Kevin Morris

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Reddit digs up YouTube’s funniest videos

Why is football more popular than basketball? How can you launch a satellite by yourself? And what's up with r/canada? All that and more in today's digest.

On Jul 11, 2012 by Kevin Morris