Created: 07/14/2013 3:56 PM KSTP.com By: Cassie Hart
The popular website, Kickstarter.com helps inventors and new businesses get off the ground with donations by community members, and even strangers.
Here, in Minnesota, a similar site is up and running called Barnraisings.com. However, this website is focused on helping people, not products.
Barnraisings.com founder Jim Rettew stopped by the KSTP studio with more details.