Kickstarter

A Kickstarter campaign has been started to fund the development of a hoverboard. (Source: Hendo Hover)

‘Back To The Future’-Style Hoverboard Being Developed

Inventors in Silicon Valley have developed technology which may bring the “Back to the Future” hoverboard to reality.

CBS Detroit–10/21/2014

The Coolest Cooler has set a record for the amount of funds raised on Kickstarter. (Source: Kickstarter.)

Want A Cooler With A Built-In Blender, Bluetooth, And More? ‘Coolest Cooler’ Sets Kickstarter Record

If the Coolest Cooler becomes reality, owners of the multi-faceted cooler will be the envy of tailgaters, parrotheads, fraternity brothers picnickers and cabin owners everywhere.

CBS Detroit–08/29/2014

Ion lamp

Flint Firm’s ‘Smartlamp’ Tops Kickstarter Funding Goal In Just 3 Days

A wireless app-controlled “smartlamp” called the Lava Ion has met its Kickstarter crowdfunding goal of $20,000 in just three days.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/07/2014

William Shakespeare (credit: istock)

Theater Company Seeks Support To Perform Shakespeare In Detroit

A Detroit woman wants to turn her hometown into a thriving Shakespearean epicenter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/29/2013

Michigan Creative Film Alliance

Creative Film Alliance Students Launch Kickstarter Campaign For Movie Project

The students of the Michigan Creative Film Alliance have launched their first major fundraising campaign on Kickstarter, an online funding platform for creative projects.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012

RFD Insight

Ann Arbor Consultant Touts Success With Kickstarter Campaign For Tech Firm

RFD Insight Inc., an Ann Arbor-based business consulting firm, said Wednesday that it has supported Tellurex Corp. of Traverse City in a successful Kickstarter campaign, helping to raise 131 percent of its goal from the popular crowd-funding Web site.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2012

Peter Weller

Peter Weller, Brand Walley Discuss Merit, Location Of RoboCop Statue In Detroit

Watch video from Fanfare 2011. Peter Weller and Brand Walley discuss the planned Robocop statue. Tech Town is hinted to be the most likely destination for the icon.

CBS 62–09/27/2011

Webathon Underway To Raise Funds To Advertise Need For Film Tax Breaks

Supporters of Michigan’s Film Tax incentives are hoping a fundraising website will put momentum behind their ongoing efforts to keep the incentives in place.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/17/2011

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