How One Guy Raised $1.3 Million for a Tesla Museum

Matthew Inman, creator of the humor site The Oatmeal, led an online drive that raised over $1 million for a new museum to honor the inventor Nikola Tesla. Inman discusses how to build a successful crowdfunding campaign, and why Tesla is the greatest geek who ever lived.

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Matthew Inman

Matthew Inman is the creator of The Oatmeal. He is based in Seattle, Washington.

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About Denise Chow

Denise Chow is a sci-tech editor at Live Science and a former associate producer for Science Friday.