The future of capital? Crowdfunding in vaccine research

In August 2013, crowdfunders raised $12,814,216 to fund the development and release of a new smartphone, the Ubuntu Edge. The millions of dollars raised on crowdfunding website Indiegogo wasn’t enough to reach the Ubuntu Edge’s ambitious fundraising target, but it is a sign that crowdfunding can raise big dollars. Crowdfunding is a new breed of online fundraising where members of …