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A designer strolls around a flower shop in search of inspiration. Two innovators brainstorm how to reduce our carbon footprint. An artist uses spray-paint in hopes of making someone smile. Two literary enthusiasts craft scripts for a podcast about zombies. Husband-and-wife bandmates soar as they write new americana, folk, rock songs. This diverse group of Chicago dreamers and doers have one thing in common: They each asked the public to invest in their ideas through online start-up campaign.

Crowfunded Chicago is a project born out of a collaboration between the Magazine Editing and Magazine Profile writing classes at Columbia College Chicago during the Spring 2015 semester. For more information, visit Profile Chicago.

Check out other collaborations from this project:

Podcasting Chicago

Women of Color in the Arts/Entertainment

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