Kickstarter, the darling of the crowdfunding movement, is tightening up its requirements for the creators who ask for funding on the site, after a rash of criticism that funded projects are running behind schedule.
Founded to provide artists and entrepreneurs a way to raise money from regular people, Kickstarter has become part of the zeitgeist since it started in 2009. Creators post projects and offer perks like early access or items they produce in return for pledges of funding. Only creators who reach their funding goals get any money. Read more on Kansas City Business Journal.