Sun November 4, 2012
Arts & Culture

The Oatmeal's Matthew Inman: Web-comic, Philanthropic Powerhouse, Or Both?

Matthew Inman
Koa Metter

Matthew Inman, creator of the web-comic "The Oatmeal," has gained notoriety recently for raising over a million dollars through 'crowd funding.'

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Wed October 24, 2012
Shots - Health News

The Sick Turn To Crowdfunding To Pay Medical Bills

Originally published on Tue October 30, 2012 11:14 am

Fundraising for medical causes is getting easier with sites like GoFundMe.


Mon September 24, 2012
The Record

Crowd Funding For Musicians Isn't The Future; It's The Present

Originally published on Wed July 31, 2013 12:24 pm

The Physics, with Thig Nat at the right.
Courtesy of the artists

By now, everyone's heard of Kickstarter, the website that lets people with an idea or project ask other people to contribute toward realizing it. It's called crowd funding, and this summer's big success story was musician Amanda Palmer. She raised more than $1 million to produce her new album. But crowd funding doesn't work for every musician every time.

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Fri April 13, 2012

Crowdfunding Kicks Off in Boulder

Crowd on the steps of the Treasury

President Obama this month signed the Jumpstart our Business Startups – or JOBS – Act. Part of this new law is meant to help connect investors with small businesses and startups.

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