Crowdfunding http://kunc.org en Small Firms May Soon Turn To Crowdfunding To Sell Shares http://kunc.org/post/small-firms-may-soon-turn-crowdfunding-sell-shares Crowdfunding is popular among musicians, filmmakers and artists looking for a way to finance their next project.<p>Now the Securities and Exchange Commission is <a href="http://www.sec.gov/News/PressRelease/Detail/PressRelease/1370540017677#.UpO6n9KshcY">considering rules</a> that, for the first time, would allow small companies to solicit investments over the Internet and sell shares to the general public.<p>For some small firms, these new rules come as welcome news.<p>Shane Emmett, CEO of Health Warrior, which makes a line of nutrition bars made of chia seeds, says his company is looking to Tue, 26 Nov 2013 07:57:00 +0000 Yuki Noguchi 52318 at http://kunc.org Small Firms May Soon Turn To Crowdfunding To Sell Shares Unique Bike Treks Up East Coast, Powered By Solar And Pedals http://kunc.org/post/unique-bike-treks-east-coast-powered-solar-and-pedals <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhey6x8CRe8</p> Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:17:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 47806 at http://kunc.org Unique Bike Treks Up East Coast, Powered By Solar And Pedals $99 Game Console Ouya Aims To Take Down Barriers To Fans http://kunc.org/post/99-game-console-ouya-aims-take-down-barriers-fans Sony and Microsoft are preparing to launch their latest <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2013/06/11/190729986/did-sony-already-win-gaming-s-next-gen-console-war">gaming consoles</a> this fall with price tags from $400 for the PlayStation 4 and $500 for the Xbox One. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 08:04:00 +0000 Laura Sydell 46359 at http://kunc.org $99 Game Console Ouya Aims To Take Down Barriers To Fans Cardboard Bike's Fundraiser Is Rolling http://kunc.org/post/cardboard-bikes-fundraiser-rolling A quick update for the many who seemed fascinated by Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni's <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=162950073" target="_blank">cardboard bicycle</a> and his bid to bring it to the world:<p>The online fundraiser <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2013/06/03/188263533/cardboard-bike-creator-may-soon-start-peddling-his-product" target="_blank">we posted about earlier this month</a> was launched Tuesday. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 17:41:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 46289 at http://kunc.org Cardboard Bike's Fundraiser Is Rolling Cardboard Bike Creator May Soon Start Peddling His Product http://kunc.org/post/cardboard-bike-creator-may-soon-start-peddling-his-product After capturing the imagination of people around the world last year <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/10/15/162949884/for-about-20-cardboard-bicycle-could-change-the-world-inventor-says" target="_blank">with video</a> of a bicycle made almost entirely out of cardboard, Israeli inventor Izhar Gafni is now hoping to capture money from folks who would like to own one.<p><a href="http://www.cardboardtech.com/" target="_blank">Cardboard Technologies is launching</a> a Kickstarter campaign that offers "limited and exclusive access" to those interested in getting one of the bikes.<p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 11:46:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 45220 at http://kunc.org Cardboard Bike Creator May Soon Start Peddling His Product