Questionable Crowdfunding Campaigns May Be New Easy Money For ScammersFrom politics to potato salad, even a trip to Mars, you can raise money for just about any product with crowdfunding, but those products don’t always make it into the hands of backers.
SF-Based Indiegogo Hosts Crowdfunding For Defense Of Cop Accused In South Carolina MurderSan Francisco crowdfunding site Indiegogo is hosting a fundraiser to help pay for the defense of a police officer caught on camera gunning down a fleeing suspect in South Carolina - after a rival site rejected the attempt.
San Francisco Writer Raises Over $160K For Mission District Apartment Fire VictimsA San Francisco writer has raised over $150,000 for victims of a massive apartment fire in the city’s Mission District.
Chariot Startup Delivering On-Demand Shuttle Service To San Francisco CommutersIn an era of ride-sharing apps comes a new transit solution that's heavily armed with data and ready to take on the public bus system.
Starving Artists Turn To Fans To Crowdfund Their WorkMaking music for a living is a gamble. Now, some starving artists are getting funding straight from their fans.
'Germinator' Jacket From San Francisco Apparel Firm Targets Mass Transit GermaphobesA San Francisco specialty apparel firm is rolling out a jacket designed for mass transit commuters who can’t bear to be stuck among their germ-spewing fellow passengers.
Group Launches 'God Loves Gays' Billboard Campaign In Kansas To Taunt Westboro Baptist ChurchThe mysterious comedian behind the "God" Facebook Page is using his divine power to create a billboard campaign that advocates for LGBT rights in and around Topeka, Kansas -- the hometown of the Westboro Baptist Church.
Crowdfunding Effort Dries Up For San Jose Airport StowawayIn February, a GoFundMe campaign was kicked off to legally buy Marilyn Jean Hartman a ticket to Hawaii after she made at least three attempts to get on a plane leaving San Francisco International. Since then 50 people chipped in.
Batkid Movie Arrives At San Diego Comic-ConA discussion on Miles Scott's documentary was featured at this year's San Diego Comic-Con...
SF High School Senior Creates Crowdfunding Campaign To Pay For Summer SchoolA San Francisco high school senior set-up a crowdfunding campaign after he was denied financial aid to attend a prestigious summer school program.
Ohio Man's Potato Salad Kickstarter Campaign Grows Over $50,000Zack "Danger" Brown crowdfunded over $50K just to make potato salad...
Top 15 Words Added To Merriam-Webster DictionaryWords like "selfie," "turducken" & "hashtag" have officially entered American vernacular...