Tagged: indiegogo

Amazon Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Startups with New “Launchpad” Feature

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Amazon today announced Amazon Launchpad, a new program that makes it easy for startups to launch, market, and distribute their products to hundreds of millions of Amazon customers across the globe. The program offers a streamlined onboarding experience, custom product pages, a comprehensive marketing package,… Read More

Crowdfunding: From Impossible, to Improbable to Inevitable in less than 10 years

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  It was not that long ago that the term “crowdfunding” entered into the common lexicon. Today we regularly watch, or read about, multi-million crowdfunding campaigns delivering the next big thing to supportive consumers who are willing to wait a bit longer to receive a perk,… Read More

Crowdfunding-Success Panono Announces New “Explorer Edition” Camera

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Berlin-based technology company Panono has announced its plan to release the first edition of its highly anticipated Panono Camera, which is considered the first consumer camera to exceed 100 megapixels and instantly deliver high-resolution, 360° X 360° full-spherical panoramic images. The Panono Explorer Edition will be delivered to… Read More

Brief: Luna Joins Y Combinator Current Startup Class; Co-Founder Reveals the Company Received $1.3 Million in Private Funding Before Indiegogo Success

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Earlier this year,  Luna, a mattress cover that heats beds AND tracks sleep, launched on Indiegogo with a promise that it’ll help users sleep better for the price of $219. Originally seeking only $100,000, the comfy invention quickly surpassed the initial goal and by the campaign’s… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Discusses Crowdfunding in CNET’s 20 Years of Technology Feature

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In celebration of its 20 years of Tech, CNET recently featured experts to share details about the growth of the industry. One of those was Indiegogo’s CEO and co-founder, Slava Rubin. In his article, Crowdfunding lets people decide which products matter, Rubin shared details about Indiegogo: “Innovation… Read More

Draper University Teams Up With Indiegogo to Allow Applicants to Crowdfund For Tuition

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This week, crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced that it has formed a partnership with Draper University that will allow applicants/potential students to crowdfund for their tuition The site shared: “At our site, you can see campaigns from budding entrepreneurs who explain why they want to attend… Read More

Extreme Fliers’ Micro Drone 3.0 Captures $1.4M on Indiegogo; UK Tech Startup Extends Campaign

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Last month, UK-technology company Extreme Fliers launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $75,000 for its new product, the Micro Drone 3.0. The device was built to be nothing like any other drone by combining expandable modular technology, sensor-assisted flying and a micro-gimbal for live streaming video. It is considered the… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: mifold Mini Booster Seat, Wearsafe is a Wearable Panic Button & droPrinter for your Smartphone

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For this week’s Crowdfunding Mailbox we have mifold the “grab & go” booster seat, Wearsafe wearable tech to alert others when you are in trouble and droPrinter for your smartphone. mifold is described as the “first real innovation in child car booster seats in over… Read More

Saygus Extends Indiegogo Initiative For Smartphone V-SQUARED After Achieving $1M

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With just a few days before its Indiegogo campaign for its already famous smartphone, V-SQUARED,  was supposed to come to an, Utah-based Saygus announced that it was extending the project for another week (just as it surpassed its initial $1 million goal). As previously reported, V-SQUARED (also referred… Read More

Whatever Happened to the Crowdfunding Patent Lawsuit?

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Back in January of this year, Crowdfund Insider covered a patent lawsuit that sought to challenge many of the prominent US crowdfunding platforms in operation today.  This included both rewards/donations and investment crowdfunding platforms.  AlphaCap ventures, a company that has been described as a patent troll,… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin: “We Believe Everyone Deserves One Opportunity to See Whether or Not the World or the Crowd Wants to Fund Them”

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As more and more companies are turning to crowdfunding for extra funds, Indiegogo’s CEO Slava Rubin is encouraging everyone with a project idea to use the global platform. During a recent interview with MarketWatch, Rubin stated that he, along with the rest of the Indiegogo crew,… Read More

Indiegogo Offers Up Five Tips for InDemand Success

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With more and more projects looking into Indiegogo InDemand, the platform has offered some tips on how to be successful by using the program. Indiegogo noted, “InDemand makes it easy to continue raising funds after your campaign deadline. Campaigns in InDemand have reached their goal, met their… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Korner Debuts Fundable Initiative to Expand Security Services

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Last summer, Washington startup Korner hit Indiegogo to raise funds for its security system. During its funding run, the project raised over $420,000 from 3,100 backers. Now, just a year later, Korner is seeking more funds through equity crowdfunding platform, Fundable. Korner’s system is designed for apartments… Read More

DC Comics Unveils Video Dedicated to Indiegogo Success “Batkid Begins” (Video)

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In celebration of Indiegogo success Batkid Begins‘ theatrical release, DC Comics debuted a video dedicated to the young caped crusader. Batkid Begins follows the events leading up to the day Batkid saved San Francisco and what happens when an event goes unintentionally viral. Ultimately, the goal that day… Read More

Christian Busch is New SVP of Marketing at Indiegogo

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Indiegogo has announced the appointment of Christian Busch as Senior Vice President of Marketing. According to the crowdfunding platform, Busch will oversee all marketing and communication activities at Indiegogo.  Busch has been working with Indiegogo on a consulting basis. His LinkedIn profile indicates  he became… Read More

Kickstarter Alum “Potato Salad” Organizer Fails to Quickly Gain Funding Momentum For “Jet Ski” Project on Indiegogo

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Just a few days ago,  Zach “Danger” Brown, the guy behind Kickstarter success “Potato Salad,” announced that the famous crowdfunding platform quickly removed his new campaign, which is to help him get his very own jet ski. Brown returned to Kickstarter to secure funds to purchase… Read More

Kickstarter vs. Indiegogo as Campaign that is Suspended on Kickstarter, ReAnimates on Indiegogo & Platform Defends Validity of Dot Bluetooth Earbuds

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The gloves have come up with the Dot Bluetooth earbuds campaign. After raising $300,000 on Kickstarter the campaign was suspended by Kickstarter staff. Creator Ivan Kan quickly defended his product, one that had been called out by potential backers as a straight copy of products which… Read More

Is this Another Alibaba Scampaign? Dot Bluetooth Headset Gets Ban Hammer on Kickstarter. Moves to Indiegogo.

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Crowdfund Insider has published several articles on crowdfunding campaigns that appear to be repackaged Alibaba products. While not illegal, we believe this is not a transparent approach to crowdfunding and should not be tolerated. Today most creators operated in good faith and are attempting to be innovative… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: IndieVice Turns Your iPhone into a Camera for a Pro, Curb Provides Realtime Insight into Home Energy Use & My Paint Saint

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For this weeks Crowdfunding Mailbox we have a really cool project for videographers, a new way to monitor home energy and a practical DIY solution for touching up paint – at home. First up we have IndieVice, hardware that turns your smartphone or GoPro into… Read More

Backers of Shark Suit Indiegogo Project Launch Change.Org Petition After Campaign Organizer Fails to Provide New Updates

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Earlier this year, Katy Perry’s Super Bowl performance, which featured dancing sharks, took the Internet by storm and inspired environmentalist David Lam to launch a campaign on Indiegogo to create costumes for fans everywhere. This was also to raise funds for the World Wildlife Fund, Wildlife Conservation Society… Read More