Soulskill from the everybody-donate-8-cents-to-find-out dept.
Barence writes "Is it really practical to fund a business from hundreds of small donations harvested over the internet? With Kickstarter grabbing the headlines with some high-profile projects, it's all too easy to assume crowdfunding is great, the obvious solution for a business that needs investment. But just how feasible is it for most businesses? This article looks at several lower-profile examples and investigates the positives and negatives of this new way to raise money."
"Love your country but never trust its government."
-- from a hand-painted road sign in central Pennsylvania