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A 22-year-old Singaporean who sold over 10,000 self-designed bags learned to do business by asking strangers on the street for advice

Chan even sought solace from random insurance agents (believe it or not) by asking for advice on dealing with rejection.

A 22-year-old Singaporean woman conducted ‘live’ crowdfunding for a bag she designed – and raised S$12,000 on the spot

It allegedly raised S$8,000 in 2.5 hours at its live crowdfunding event.

Abandoned by banks, Indonesia’s poor farmers turn to crowdfunding

A 26-year-old Indonesian poultry farmer faced ruin 4 years ago, so he built an app.

People are donating money to Kylie Jenner to help her become the world’s youngest billionaire

When Forbes reported that Kylie Jenner, 20, was just $100 million shy of becoming the world's youngest self-made billionaire, some fans decided to create a GoFundMe page to help her get there quicker.

Malaysia has so much debt it launched a crowdfunding campaign — and it raised $1.8 million in 24 hours

Malaysia's government launched a crowdfunding campaign to help cover the cost of a $251 billion national debt.In less than 24 hours, Malaysia's Hope Fund.took in $1.76 million.
Revolut makes the list.

The 20 biggest crowdfunding campaigns of 2017

British startups raised £229 million through crowdfunding this year, according to comparison website Off3r, around £12 million more than in 2016.

A thousand strangers teamed up to make this amazing $1,500 alternative to the Microsoft Surface Pro

The Eve V is a laptop/tablet two-in-one designed by the internet.
Funding Circle's co-founders, from left, Andrew Mullinger, Samir Desai, and James Meekings.

The UK’s ‘alternative finance’ industry is now worth £4.6 billion

Peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding grew by 43% last year in Britain.