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Dresden Dolls’ Amanda Palmer Talks The Ups & Downs of Her Crowdfunding Campaign

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In 2012, Dresden Dolls bandmate, Amanda Palmer, took to Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for a new record; her new book, The Art of Asking; and a tour. Not only did she surpass the initial goal, by the end of her crowdfunding campaign’s run on the platform, she scored $1,192,793 from 24,883 backers. Now the 38-year-old is sharing details about… Read More

Caterham Reaches £1.1M in Three Days on Crowdcube; Announces Possible Acquisition Plans

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Continuing to break its bad luck streak, Caterham F1′s crowdfunding campaign, which is seeking £2.3 million to get the racing team to the season finale in Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on November 23rd, has received over £1.1 million dollars during its first three days on Crowdcube. Now, the team’s administrator, Finbarr O’Connell, has shared some exciting… Read More

Indiegogo Invites Tintag to Its Forever Funding Program

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Tintag, the first wireless rechargeable item tracking device, was invited by crowdfunding giant, Indiegogo, to continue its funding campaign on the platform by being a part of the “Forever Funding” program. The startup ran a successful two-month crowdfunding campaign, which surpassed its initial goal of $50,000 in less than a month. When it finally came a close… Read More

Two OurCrowd Portfolio Companies on “Most Promising Startup List”

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Global investment crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has received a nice recognition with the mentioning of two of their portfolio companies in Globes “Most Promising Israeli Startup of 2014″ list. OurCrowd has taken an international approach to their listed companies but they are based in Jerusalem with many of their companies operating in Israel.  OurCrowd is a… Read More

Rapper Waka Flocka Flame Teams Up With Kickstarter-Success WakaWaka Portable Solar Power Technology To Enhance Global Health & Safety

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Extreme energy poverty serves as a critical issue facing the global community. In fact, over 90% of residents in Liberia and Sierra Leone, which serve as hotbeds for the Ebola virus, suffer from a lack of access to electricity. In an effort to defeat extreme energy poverty and aid the fight against the deathly disease, WakaWaka, an award… Read More

Florida Startup Launches Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign For Security Products; Raises Nearly $150,000

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Last month, Clearwater, Florida startup, Sandbox, Inc., launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its advanced, fully-featured, all-wireless security system that is designed specifically for families. Not only has the project already raised $148,904 thanks to 515 backers, it has already signed up over 200 families in 15 countries. Home security products have traditionally included old-fashioned door and… Read More

Formula One’s Bernie Ecclestone Throws Shade At Caterham’s Crowdcube Campaign; Refers to It As a “Disaster”

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On Friday (November 7th), the Caterham F1 Team announced its crowdfunding campaing on Crowdcube to help finance its return to Formula 1 for the Abu Dhabi race on November 23rd.  The project has already raised £1,068,461 and is hoping to receive £2.3 million by next Friday. As previously reported, the team is currently undergoing a restructuring process after… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Mantry Craft Cocktails, Archt Wireless Audio & Fugu Luggage

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I have been known to consume a cocktail or two in my day. I must admit that a touch of bourbon is frequent sentry when I am working late at night.  So when I saw the crowdfunding page for Mantry “Craft Cocktails” I was more than intrigued. Artisan food is all the rage. Mantry has… Read More

The Black Glove Creators Addresses Backers After Kickstarter Campaign Fails

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Last month, former developers of BioShock and BioShock Infinite, Day For Night Games, debuted a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $550,000 for its new video game, The Black Glove. Although it had a great start, the project failed to meet its initial goal and ended its run at $216,517. As previously reported, The Black Glove takes place at the Equinox,… Read More

Creators of Kickstarter-Success The Micro Announce Its Almost Ready For Shipment

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Earlier this year, Maryland-based M3D launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for its new and considered “the first truly consumer 3D printer, the Micro. The project immediately became a huge hit and at the end of its run raised well over $3.4 million dollars. Now, the creators have announced the printer is… Read More

Power Rangers Star Amy Jo Johnson Suits Up in Hero Costume to Celebrate Her Indiegogo Campaign

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Ready to share her excitement with the world over her crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo reaching its initial $75,000 goal, Power Rangers star Amy Jo Johnson stepped out as the original pink ranger on Friday (November 7th). The campaign, which is for her debut feature film, The Space Between, is about a proud new daddy who finds out his child is… Read More

Seattle Musicians Launch Kickstarter Campaign For New Electronic Music Collaboration; Raises $25,000 in Two Days

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Seeking to share their music with the rest of the world, Seattle musicians, Ryan Clark and Randy Torres, have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for their NYVES and its upcoming album. Sharing a brief history about the collaboration between he and Torres, Clark stated, “In early 2013, Randy Torres and I started… Read More

Axent Wear’s Cat Ears Nears $2.5M on Indiegogo; Announces Extension on Campaign & Pricing

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During the final hours of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Axent Wear’s very popular Cat Ears has continuing to remain in the spotlight and has scored $2,469,071 thanks to 15,291 backers. Now, the projects’ creators have announced exciting news about the famous campaign and headphones’ retail pricing. As previously reported, the California startup, which was created by Berkley alums… Read More

Rapide 3D Signs Up For Indiegogo’s Forever Funding Program After Raising $203,000 For its 3D Printer

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Rapide 3D, who recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on  Indiegogo, has exceeded its funding goal by 1500% raising just over $203,000.  The company is offering savings of up to 60% on retail pricing to campaign contributors.  Available in 3 sizes, 200, 350 and 500mm printer is setting new standards in design and affordability. As a result… Read More

Caterham F1 Team Crowdfunds its Return to the Grid on Crowdcube

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The Caterham F1 Team is working with crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, to finance its return to Formula 1 for the season finale in Abu Dhabi on November 23rd. #RefuelCaterhamF1 is giving fans and sponsors the opportunity to be the driving force behind the team by supporting its participation over the three day race weekend, in return for… Read More

Top Female Filmmaker on Kickstarter Talks Crowdfunding Success

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Around this time last year, filmmaker Natasha Allergri launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $600,000 for her dubbed “surreal” animated web series, Bee and PuppyCat.  Not only did the project reach the initial goal, it reached $872,133 from 18,209 backers. Now, Allergri is ready to sit down and share her exciting experience on the… Read More

Film Producer Takes To Kickstarter To Raise Funds For Inspirational World of Warcraft Documentary

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On Wednesday (November 5th), former production assistant of The Dark Knight Rises, Lauren Fash, debuted her crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $45,000 for a new film called WoW MoM – A Documentary About Cancer & Gaming. The description of the new documentary reads, “In 2010, Terry Bolt was told she had six months to live after being diagnosed with Neuroendocrine… Read More

Rock Band Murder By Death Hits Kickstarter For New Album; Scores Over $117,000 in Two Days

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Turning to their fans for support once again, rock band Murder By Death has launched another Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for their new album, Big Dark Love. Just two days after its debut on the crowdfunding giant’s platform, the project has already surpassed half of its initial $150,000 and is currently at nearly $117,500 thanks to… Read More

Scotland Police Investigate Delayed Kickstarter Project

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One of the most challenging aspects of rewards based crowdfunding are the all too frequent delays in product deliver.  There is a blurry line where backers, frustrated by extended delays and potentially lost funds, assume fraud versus a struggling young company attempting to hit unrealistic goals. vrAse, an Edinburgh, Scotland based startup, ventured into the… Read More

Brief: Star Citizen Creator Discusses Crowdfunding & The Video Game’s Development (Video)

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With Star Citizen continuing to be the most crowdfunded video game of all time, creator Chris Roberts sat down to discuss his experience with the funding method along with the game and its development. When Star Citizen surfaced in 2012, it immediately hit the spotlight and became one of the most popular crowdfunding campaigns on the web. The… Read More