$24,000 crowdfunded for father who attacked pedophile doctor Larry Nassar

A GoFundMe campaign has raised more than $ 24,000 for the father who attacked convicted pedophile Larry Nassar in court on Friday. Randall Margraves attempted to get his hands on the disgraced US gymnastics team doctor, who has been sentenced to 175 years in prison, after his daughters gave victim impact statements detailing the abuse […]

The most crowdfunded watch company in history just came out with new watches — all under $300

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Filippo Loreti is the most crowdfunded watch company ever. Using a direct-to-consumer business model, the brand sells high-end luxury watches for a fraction of retail prices. We tried the newly […]

Swedish startup Uniti sets debut date for crowdfunded urban EV

Swedish startup Uniti says it’s selected the manufacturing location for its all-new lightweight electric vehicle along with a planned Dec. 9 worldwide launch before investors, buyers, supporters and business partners, including Siemens and Kuka Robotics. Uniti says it has begun transitioning its operations to the new site in Landskrona, a small city in southern Sweden […]

The most crowdfunded watch company ever is making $1,000+ luxury watches affordable for everyone

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Luxury watches are categorized by superior quality, beautiful designs, and of course, high price tags. Specific name brands have built up enough clout to charge super high prices, but paying […]

A British firm plans a secondary market for crowd-funded shares

EVERYONE would like a piece of the next Google or Facebook. But the big venture-capital (VC) firms do not usually raise money from small investors. And some entrepreneurs complain that it is hard to get noticed by the hotshots in the VC industry. Hence the enthusiasm for crowd-funding, where small investors can buy a stake […]

Crowdfunded ‘Star Trek: DS9’ documentary imagines a new season

The creators and stars of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine have launched an Indiegogo campaign to produce a documentary about the show. What We Left Behind will tell the story of the third fourth Star Trek series as told by (most of) the people who made it. More than that, however, the film has assembled […]

Crowdfunded ebike provides an affordable way to go green in India

Around the world, people are looking for ways to cut back on how much pollution they cause. For many, the biggest obstacle holding them back is the cost. In many cases, going green can be expensive. That is why companies like Milltex are working on much more affordable options. Milltex has created Spero, an affordable, […]