From Half-Baked To Overcooked — The “Revolutionary” Evolution Of Crowdfunding

 The ratio of overcooked concepts to ideas that might genuinely be called ‘revolutionary’ has long been skewed on crowdfunding platforms, but when a “founder” is pitching a “revolutionary” sponge holder with a straight face a line has surely been crossed.… Continue Reading

Watsi Receives $3.5M “Philanthropic Round” Donation For Nonprofit Healthcare Crowdfunding

 Ron Conway, Tencent and Paul Graham aren’t getting their money back, and that’s the point. They’re part of today’s $ 3.5 million round that’s actually a donation to fund the operations of Watsi, Y Combinator’s first nonprofit that hosts crowdfunding… Continue Reading