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Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Debunks Eight Myths About Startups

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Sharing his thoughts about the growth in small businesses, Indiegogo’s CEO Slava Rubin discussed key myths about startups at Vator Splash in Oakland earlier this week. According to the Register, Rubin shared details about each myth, which can be found below: 1. Myth: It’s all… Read More

It’s a Race to Buy a Crowdfunding Platform: New York Copywriter is Seeking to Purchase Kickstarter Through Indiegogo Campaign

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Just a few days after “dog-namer” Aaron Schlechter announced that he would change the objective of his Kickstarter campaign (which was to help others name their fur babies) to purchasing the crowdfunding giant, copywriter at Barton F. Graf 9000, LLC in New York City, Martin Baker, unveiled his… Read More

Indiegogo’s Marketing & Community Manager for Israel Oren Simanian Gives New Update About The Country’s Crowdfunding Scene

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Offering up his insights on Israel’s crowdfunding progress, Indiegogo’s Marketing and Community Manager for Israel, Oren Simanian unveiled new details about the funding method and its future in the small country. During a recent update, Simanian wrote: “With quickly expanding innovations in technological fields including medical devices,… Read More

Grab Your Liter of Cola & Syrup: Super Troopers 2 Secures Over $4M During the Final Hours on Indiegogo

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With less than 24 hours until its extremely popular crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo comes to an end, Super Troopers 2 has successfully secured over $4 million dollars. The production company announced the highly anticipated sequel just 14 years after the first film’s release at the 2001 Sundance… Read More

Updated: Agency 2.0 Comments on Lawsuit Filed Against Sondors eBike, 2nd Largest Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign Ever

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Chris Olenik, founder of Agency 2.0 a well known marketing firm in the crowdfunding industry, has responded to the revelation that relationships have frayed between Storm Sondors and his firm. Agency 2.0 filed a “contractual fraud” lawsuit on April 9th and now Olenik has clarified… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Crankcase for Smartphones, Go Sockless with Soul Socks & Friday Smart Lock

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While it is usually the big name crowdfunding campaign that capture headlines we do like to acknowledge some of the smaller projects that are looking for market approval or funding. Many of these are small businesses, or perhaps will become a small businesses if they generate… Read More

Indiegogo Reveals the ABCs to Crowdfunding For Medical Projects

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In an effort to help those seeking money for medical/health campaigns, crowdfunding platform Indiegogo shared some tips on how these type projects can ultimately receive the funds they need. The popular funding platform’s Breanna DiGiammarino stated: “Crowdfunding proved an effective aid for the Villanova family, as well as thousands of others… Read More

Lawsuit Filed by Agency 2.0 Against Sondors eBike Crowdfunding Campaign

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Second Most Funded Campaign on Indiegogo Hit with Legal Challenge of “Contractual Fraud”. Last week in the Superior Court of California in Santa Monica, Agency 2.0 filed a contractual fraud suit against Pacific Storm, Inc, apparently the corporate entity behind the Sondors eBike crowdfunding campaign.  The listed… Read More

UK’s Crispin Sinclair Innovation Seeks £50,000 on Indiegogo For the Babel Bike

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On Tuesday, Crispin Sinclair Innovation launched Babel Bike, the self-titled “world’s safest bicycle,” on crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo. Featuring a revolutionary advanced safety cell, seat belts and steel foot protectors, the bike is designed to protect cyclists from the leading cause of road fatalities, offering them unparalleled protection… Read More

Indiegogo Quickly Shuts Down Campaign For Oklahoma Deputy Involved in Fatal Shooting (Video)

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Making sure to end controversy before it even starts, crowdfunding giant Indiegogo quickly shut down a new campaign that was dedicated to Oklahoma reserve deputy Robert Bates, who is currently being investigated for fatally shooting 44-year-old Eric Harris. Time reports that Bates stated he mistook his hand… Read More

Update: Flow Hive Vaults $10M During the Final Days on Indiegogo

Flow Hive Bees Break Indiegogo Record

With only six more days until its record-breaking Indiegogo campaign comes to an end, Australia’s Flow Hive has successfully raised over $10 million thanks to nearly 28,000 backers. As previously reported, Flow Hive was created by father-son duo Cedar and Stuart Anderson and is considered… Read More

Super Troopers’ Director & Co-Star Jay Chandrasekhar Reveals More Details About Upcoming Sequel With NPR (Audio)

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With his and Broken Lizard’s Indiegogo campaign, Super Troopers 2, continuing to near recording-breaking funds, director and co-star Jay Chandrasekhar sat down with NPR’s Tamara Keith to share more details about the highly anticipated sequel. As previously reported, Chandrasekhar and his Broken Lizard team took to Indiegogo last… Read More

Indiegogo’s Con Man & Super Troopers Beat Zach Braff’s Kickstarter Wish I Was Here Crowdfunding Record

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Well, it’s official: Con Man and Super Troopers 2 have not only hit the record books at crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, they each have become two of top most film projects in the funding methods history by beating out Zach Braff’s Wish I was Here.  Last week, Con Man finished its… Read More

Indiegogo Unveils New Campaigner Profile Card Features That Share Details about Campaign Organizers

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In an effort to increase transparency and trust, popular reward-based crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has launched new feature: campaign profile cards. Sharing details about the feature, Indiegogo’s Julian Wong stated: “At Indiegogo, we routinely gather feedback from users and use this information to help determine what features… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Watch 4 Channels at Once with 4SeTV, Elf Video Streaming Drone & Zero G iPhone Case

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I am counting the days as to when I can become one of the growing numbers of cord cutters and jettison my craptaculous Cable TV subscription from Time Warner.  Yes they suck.  1000s of channels that no one ever watches yet they charge me for… Read More

Indiegogo Shuts Down Michael T. Slager Support Fund Campaign

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Earlier this week, GoFundMe pulled the plug on a campaign that was dedicated to South Carolina police officer, Michael Slager, after he was charged for the murder of an unarmed man, Walter L. Scott. The charges were filed after a video of the event revealed Slager shooting… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Star Trek: Renegades Unveils First Trailer (Video)

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Back in 2013, director Tim Russ and his team took to rewards-based crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, with a mission to raise only $20,000 for their production, Star Trek: Renegades. During its run, the campaign quickly surpassed its initial goal and by its closing date captured over #$130,000. Now, nearly two years later, Star… Read More

Affordable RadRover Electric Bike Quickly Zooms Past Campaign Goal on Indiegogo

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Rad Power Bikes, an electric bike company out of Seattle, Washington, is redefining the affordable electric bike with their electric fat bike, the RadRover. In just five days, the company surpassed their funding goal on Indiegogo and sold over 80 of their electric fat bikes. The RadRover combines quality, dependability,… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Anonabox Announces Recall Due to Security Flaw

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Last fall, Crowdfund Insider shared details about the infamous Tor hardware router, Anonabox. The device received some negative attention after Kickstarter decided pulled the plug on its nearly $600,000 funded campaign when backers began to question the creator, August Germar, and the details that was given about the project…. Read More

GoFundMe Reportedly Rejects Campaign to Support South Carolina Police Officer Michael Slager

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On Tuesday, a white police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina named Michael T. Slager was charged with the murder of an unarmed man, Walter L. Scott, after a video that revealed exactly happened during the situation surfaced. According to New York Times, Slager stated that… Read More