Arts-Funding Site Gets ‘Kickstarter’ From Business Bids : NPR

For two years, the website Kickstarter.com has helped artists, musicians and filmmakers fund projects, encouraging a lot of people to make small donations. But recently, entrepreneurs have been launching new products on the site, something the company’s founders never imagined.

http://www.npr.org/2011/05/31/136590974/arts-funding-site-gets-kickstart-from-business-bids