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Headphone company Ossic announced Saturday it was shutting down, having delivered just 250 of the 10,000 pairs of virtual reality headphones that its backers had crowdfunded. David Becker/Getty Images hide caption

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States Tout Crowdfunding As The Future Of Private Investment

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It took 101 takes to get the right shot for Gideon Gidori's Kickstarter video. He hopes supporters will fund his flight school tuition in exchange for a secret potato salad recipe. via Kickstarter hide caption

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LIFX smart bulbs raised over $1 million on Kickstarter and a few million more from professional investors. LIFX hide caption

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As Kickstarter Evolves, Investors Watch For Next $1 Billion Idea

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