Google partners with The Onion, Imgur for crowdfunding experiment

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Google started “an experiment” to test the crowdfunding waters Thursday with the launch of Contributor by Google.

For a fee of $1-3 users can bypass ads and pay content creators directly for their work.

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Khari Johnson
Khari is founder and editor of Through the Cracks: Crowdfunding in Journalism. He also writes about bots and artificial intelligence for VentureBeat. He has built news startups in the U.S. and Europe for the last decade.

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