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.
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The ruined castle of La Mothe-Chandeniers in central western France. The crowdfunding site Dartagnans organized an effort to buy the chateau for 500,000 euros.
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Democratic congressional candidate Regina Bateson (left) speaks with local resident Paige Stauss outside a public library in Granite Bay, Calif., following a campaign event.
President Obama signs the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act in 2012. Crowdfunding, long used by charities, could become a popular way for small businesses and startups to raise money.
James Robertson, 56, walks to catch a bus in Detroit last month. The bus won't take him all the way to his job in Rochester Hills, so he has to walk the last eight miles.
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