Tagged: indiegogo

Zacks to Offer Microcap Research, Launches Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo

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Zacks Investment Research has announced it is launching microcap research and has selected its first company for “detailed investigation”.  Simultaneously Zacks has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $7000 in capital for the new research product. “Independent research is the platinum standard. Zacks is already known across the globe for the quality and… Read More

Brief: Gosnell Movie Selects John Sullivan As Its Executive Producer

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Earlier this week, producer of the Indiegogo film Gosnell Movie, Phelim McAleer announced that co-writer and co-director of the documentaries 2016: Obama’s America and America: Imagine the World Without Her, John Sullivan, has signed on as executive producer. The film is the story of Philadelphia’s abortion doctor, Dr.  Kermit Gosnell and his devastating crimes. He was… Read More

Indiegogo’s Danae Ringelmann: I believe It is Better to be Loved Than Feared

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Ready to reveal the ins and outs of being a successful business leader, founder and chief development officer Danae Ringelmann sat down with Fortune’s 40 Under 40 network last week. When asked the big question: As a leader, is it better to be feared or loved, Ringelmann answered, “As a leader of a company solving… Read More

Danae Ringelmann & Slava Rubin Explain Indiegogo Life (Video)

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Indiegogo co-founders Danae Ringelmann and Slava Rubin explain why they released Indiegogo Life – a new feature on their crowdfunding platform to raise funding for charity based campaigns. The new approach is 100% free for individuals launching a campaign creating a new option for donations based crowdfunding around the world.  The feature was announced earlier… Read More

Indiegogo Launches Indiegogo Life, Eliminates Fees For Personal Cause Campaigns

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Global crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo, is happy to announce the launch of Indiegogo Life, a service that brings the power of Indiegogo to anyone raising money for emergencies, medical expenses, celebrations or other life events. Indiegogo Life does not charge a platform fee, enabling fundraisers to keep more of the money they raise. Since launching in 2008 as… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Sunn Brings the Sun Indoors, Tzao Monitors Your Environment & Nanoplug is the Smallest Hearing Aid Ever

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This weeks Crowdfunding Mailbox is coming to you from Paris after attending the very successful European crowdfunding convention.  My only regret is I am unable to spend a few more days to spend some more time speaking with some the innovative entrepreneurs who are driving the disruption of finance across Europe.  La prochaine fois peut-etre…. Read More

Tilt Presents: The Twelve Days of Crowdfunding

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With only twelve more days until Christmas, reward-based crowdfunding platform Tilt is ready to present: The Twelve Days of Crowdfunding. Tilt’s Natassia Costa and her team have created a list of twelve hot products from a few different crowdfunding platforms, including Indiegogo and Kickstarter that would make for great holiday gifts. Check out the awesome list… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo’s Kate Drane: Crowdfuding Proves Demand (Video)

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Sharing her insight about crowdfunding and its effects on the marketplace, Indiegogo’s hardware category lead Kate Drane spoke at the PSFK & PCH’s Makers Movement event in San Francisco earlier this week. According to PSFK, Drane, who is currently responsible for the platform’s design and technology categories, discussed demand and how to guarantee that innovations overlap with… Read More

Vlogbrothers Hosts Launch The Annual Project For Awesome Campaign on Indiegogo

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Earlier this week, Vlogbrothers hosts Hank and John Green launched Project for Awesome’s annual crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. For those who don’t know about this funding event, Project for Awesome was started in 2007 when a group of video creators decided it would be good, for one day a year, to take over YouTube in the… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunding Giant Indiegogo Launches New App for Androids

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Earlier this year, Indiegogo announced the release of its free App for Apple’s iPhone and iPod touch finally providing a mobile experience for Indiegogo users. During the unveiling, the global platform shared it would also have an App for Android users. Now, the crowdfunding giant announced it has kept its promise and has debuted the new App. On… Read More

One-Touch Notifier & Fitness Tracker Uno Noteband Hits Indiegogo; Raises Nearly $42,000 in Two Days

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On Sunday (December 7th), a Seattle, Washington startup launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $50,000 for its notifier and fitness tracker, Uno Noteband. Within the first 48 hours, the cool device reached $41,755 from nearly 600 backers. According to the campaign’s website, the Uno Noteband is considered the first wearable to use Spritz, which… Read More

Mercy Corps Extends Successful Indiegogo Campaign for Gaza Sky Geeks

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After an intense outpouring of support by the global startup community, a crowdfunding campaign launched by the global humanitarian agency Mercy Corps to secure the future of Gaza Sky Geeks (GSG), Gaza’s first and only startup accelerator, has been extended through January 8. The Indiegogo campaign, GazaStarts, surpassed its initial fundraising goal of $70,000, raising more than $118,000 from over 50 countries in just one month. The… Read More

Crazybaby’s Levitating Speaker Scores Over $310,000 During First Week on Indiegogo

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Last Tuesday (December 2nd), Hong Kong-based Crazybaby hit global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to raise $100,000 for its levitating speaker system, Mars. Not only did the project make its way past the initial goal, it is closing in on $310,600 thanks to nearly 1,700 backers. As previously reported, Mars is designed as a floating spaceship speaker and… Read More

Parkinson’s Institute & Clinical Center Quickly Raises Over $140,000 on Indiegogo

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The Parkinson’s Institute & Clinical Center located in Sunnyvale, California, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo last week and the project quickly jumped to over $140,000 on a quarter million dollar goal.  The flexible funding project has received a nice Holiday Season boost as the Brin Wojcicki Foundation (As in Sergey Brin of Google)  has… Read More

UPS Surprises 10-Year-Old Canadian Entrepreneur By Giving $8,700 Donation Toward Her Indiegogo Project (Video)

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Back in October, 10-year-old entrepreneur and youngest member of Ryerson University’s Digital Media Zone Abi Smithson launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $15,000 for her Toronto-based woman footwear startup, Love Sandal. Explaining details about the company, Smithson wrote, “The Love Sandal was an idea I had this summer when I was enrolled in the… Read More

Danae Ringelmann: I Wish We’d Had An Indiegogo to Launch Indiegogo

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Taking time away from her ever so busy schedule, co-founder of Indiegogo Danae Ringelmann sat down with Forbes magazine to share details about the global crowdfunding platform along with the ups and downs of using the popular funding method. During her interview, Ringelmann stated, “I wish we’d had an Indiegogo to launch Indiegogo. It would have… Read More

Indiegogo-Success SKULLY Announces Exclusive Holiday Availability of AR-1 Helmet

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SKULLY, makers of the world’s first augmented reality motorcycle helmet, today announced that the AR-1 helmet will be made available for pre-order as an exclusive holiday offering. This is the public’s first opportunity to order the AR-1, the first head-up display (HUD) helmet for motorcyclists, since the completion of SKULLY’s record breaking $2.4M crowdfunding campaign… Read More

Hong Kong’s Crazybaby Hits Indiegogo For UFO-Shaped Levitating Speaker; Scores Over $135,000 in Two Days

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Earlier this week, Crazybaby, a Hong Kong-based audio company focused on the intersection of emotion, sound and devices, announced the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its levitation speaker system with a subway, Mars. Set to raise $100,000 the project immediately surpassed the initial goal and has so far reached $135,403 thanks to 814 backers…. Read More

Gosnell Movie Reopens Crowdfunding Campaign Thanks to Indiegogo’s Forever Funding Program

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Gosnell Movie, the film about former Philadelphia abortion doctor and convicted murderer Kermit Gosnell, is making a second appearance on Indiegogo. The movie’s production team announced last week that it will be participating in the  global platform’s forever funding program. As previously reported, Phelim McAleer, and his wife, Ann McElhinney sought to launch the crowdfunding campaign… Read More

Xiaomi, JD.COM, GVV Invest in Misfit, Creator of Activity Tracker Shine

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Misfit Shine is a wearable activity tracker that successfully raised funding on Indiegogo in early 2013.  The company went the crowdfunding route not for the money but for the marketing exposure for the sleek device.  The product closed its crowdfunding campaign with just shy of 8000 backers and over $800,000 in pre-orders.  Shine went on… Read More