So this is pretty cool. Set up with venture capital from In-Q-Tel (The CIA) and Google, Recorded Future offers Predictive Analytics, which is kind of like seeing the future from what's happening right now.
Good for Brand monitoring, stock watching and possibly stopping civil wars. Check it out here.
You come up with a creative project, then invite people to pledge money to help you do it. Its like sponsoring a fun run, only instead of needy kids getting the money, it's you and your community art project.