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Reddit launches crowdfunding platform Redditmade
Reddit launches crowdfunding platform Redditmade

Reddit launched a crowdfunding tool Wednesday that gives users of the popular online forum a tailor-made alternative to Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Called Redditmade, the platform is initially optimized to help Reddit users sell T-shirts to their peers in the forum's different groups, such as lovers of books or fans of a specific sports franchise. As is typical in crowdfunding, a user submits a project design, sets a funding a goal and then seeks small sums of money from a large group of people to reach the goal. If the project is funded within a month, the money is transferred over to the project leader. Reddit said it expects Redditmade to flourish as a place for anyone in the...

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