But at least those are products that most people could actually enjoy. The latest trend seems to be asking the Internet: Give me a bunch of money to do stuff just for me!
Earlier this month, a guy in Ohio started a campaign with the highly ambitious goal of making potato salad. So far he’s raised $50,000, with two weeks to go. Hundreds of couples now use fundraising campaigns for wedding expenses.
We want to know: What idea would you crowdfund for purely personal gain? The more ridiculous, the better — but we’ll take your real hopes and dreams too. Leave a comment on this post or our Facebook page for your chance to win $100. Submissions close Monday, July 21.
Can’t hurt to try, right?