Tagged: indiegogo

Filmmakers Launch Indiegogo Campaign For New Documentary About Washington RedSkin Owner’s Legal Battle With Sportswriter

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Creators of the new documentary Under Our Skin – A Dave and Goliath Story recently launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to raise nearly $100,000 for the film’s production. The documentary gives viewers the behind-the-scene history of Washington Redskins owner, Daniel Snyder and his legal woes against sportswriter Dave McKenna. Explaining the epic court battle, the… Read More

Organizers of Howler Con Takes to Indiegogo For Second Annual “Teen Wolf” Convention

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The organizers of Howler Con, a convention dedicated to the hit MTV series Teen Wolf, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indieogogo to raise funds for this year’s event. Sharing details about the event, Howler Con’s Amy Mancini and Betsy Graham wrote, “We held our first Howler Con event in November 2014, and with nine cast… Read More

Advanced Toolbox Coolbox Makes Its Way to Indiegogo; Scores Nearly $35,000 First Day

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On Monday (January 26th), Coolbox, what’s considered the world’s “most advanced toolbox, surfaced on crowdfunding giant Indiegogo with the help of strategic partners, Project CoPilot, CAD Models, RPP, and Command Partners. Set to raise only $50,000, the project immediately hit the spotlight and managed to raise half of its initial goal within the first hours. According to… Read More

Actress Julia Roberts Secures Rights & Stars in Crowdfunding-Success “Batkid Begins”

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This past summer, non-profit organization Moving Train, Inc. launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $100,000 for a new documentary called Batkid Begins. The project quickly gained popularity and by the campaign’s deadline, it raised nearly $110,000 thanks to over 945 backers. As previously reported, the project is describe as “a feature documentary that explores… Read More

Indiegogo’s CreoPop Raises Financing Round Led by 500 Startups; Selected as Finalist for SXSW Accelerator Competition

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CreoPop, the world’s first 3D pen with cool ink, today announced that the company has raised a financing round led by Silicon Valley based 500 Startups. The device hit Indiegogo this past summer and quickly surpassed its initial $40,000. By the end of its run on the crowdfunding giant, the pen scored over 185,000 thanks to… Read More

AlphaCap Ventures Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Indiegogo

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This past Friday a lawsuit was filed in Texas for patent infringement against global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.  The plaintiff in the case is AlphaCap Ventures LLC, a filing associated with a Mr. Charles Ainsworth.  Ainsworth is a patent attorney based in East Texas  who “has earned a reputation for obtaining superior results on behalf of a wide range… Read More

Indiegogo & Vimeo Partner Up in Push to Boost Film Crowdfunding

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Film has been a high profile category for the rewards based crowdfunding industry. Both Kickstarter and Indiegogo have experienced several solid successes in the video space. Veronica Mars rocked it on Kickstarter in 2013.  This was an event that put the entire film industry on alert as crowdfunding was viewed as a new option to… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: The Perfect Pencil, Esington Glass Ultimate Productivity Timer & Sprayable Sleep

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  We have two products that are crowdfunding now that focus on functional design and a final product that takes an existing product and simply makes it better. I must admit I love design.  The simpler the better. So if you are a design junkie like I am – you should like these two crowdfunding… Read More

Is SOAP Another Scampaign? Questions Persist as to Projects Viability

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  Last year, We shared some details about the Kickstarter- crowdfunding success SOAP Rablet, the all-in-on home automation router. The device was described as 2 GB/S WiFi 802.11AC, BLE, Zigbee, Zwave, Insteon, RFID/NFC, Home Media Server, Your Own Cloud and Domain.  Kind of a swiss army knife of wireless routers. The campaign closed over-funded raising $142,112 on an… Read More

Humans of New York Blog Launches Indiegogo Project to Send Brooklyn Middle Schoolers to Harvard; Captures Nearly $540,000 in Two Days

Let's Send Kids to Harvard

On Thursday (January 22nd), Brandon Stanton, the face behind the popular photography blog Humans of New York, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $100,000 to send the students of Mott Hall Brides Academy in Brownsville, Brooklyn to prestigious university, Harvard. The campaign reads, “We’re going to send kids to Harvard! Well, not exactly…. Read More

The Hollywood Reporter, YouTube Discuss Crowdfunding Risk & Rewards During Sundance Film Panel Series (Video)

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Kicking off the Sundance Film Festival 2015 panel series on a financial note, The Hollywood Reporter and YouTube sat down to discuss the ins and outs of crowdfunding on Thursday (January 22nd). According to The Hollywood Reporter, the panel, Financing Through the Power of Fans, featured producer and film executive John Sloss, Finders Keepers co-directors… Read More

New Washing Device Dolfi Quickly Captures Attention on Indiegogo; Raises Over $127,000 in Three Days

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Germany-based Dolfi launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign earlier this week to raise $100,000 to bring its self-titled washing device to the market. Dolfi is described as a hand-sized device that cleans your clothing with the power of ultrasonic technology. It is considered the “next generation cleaning technology,” and it’s gentle on clothing. The device is… Read More

Solar Roadways Gets Shout-Out from Obama During State of the Union

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Successfully funded Indiegogo campaign Solar Roadways received the Presidential Seal of Acknowledgement yesterday during the State of the Union Speech by Barack Obama. Regardless of which side of the fence you sit, it isn’t bad to be mentioned on a public broadcast viewed by millions. Solar Roadways raised over $2.2 million crowdfunding on Indiegogo last… Read More

Smart Home System Oomi Makes An Appearance on Indiegogo; Earns Over $20,000 Within Hours of Debut

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Fantem, a developer of innovative products and solutions for the home, recently introduced Oomi through a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Seeking to raise $100,000, the self-dubbed first smart home system that offers users unparalleled simplicity of set-up and use to deliver a truly intuitive, and easy to expand, home management solution right out of the… Read More

Smart Helmet Startup Skully Receives Another $1.5M After Indiegogo Success

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Last summer, California-based Skully launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo with a goal of $250,000 for its new smart helmet, AR-1. During its run on the global platform, the project quickly surpassed its initial goal and at the end raised $2.4 million from over 1,900 backers. Now, the SEC has revealed that the startup has raised another… Read More

Indiegogo’s Jibo Raises $25.3M in Series A Financing

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Jibo, Inc., the creator of what’s considered the first family robot, announced on Wednesday (January 21st) it has raised $25.3M in Series A financing, led by RRE Ventures. Participating existing investor CRV, also the lead seed investor, and existing investors Fairhaven and Osage University Partners join new investors RRE, Flybridge Capital Partners, Two Sigma Ventures, Formation… Read More

Israeli Startup Debuts New Augmented Reality Winter Sports Goggles on Indiegogo

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With 2014-2015 winter sports season already underway, Israel-based RideOn has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $75,000 for its self-titled true augmented reality (AR) goggles. According to its campaign, the RideOn snowboard goggles are considered the world’s first true augmented reality (AR) goggles for skiing and snowboarding. It has a see-through display that projects AR… Read More

Former Google & Quantcast Executive Joins Indiegogo-Success Canary as Chief Operating Officer

Julio Pekarovic

On Tuesday (January 20th), New York-based tech startup, Canary, announced former Google and Quantcast executive, Julio Pekarovic, as the new Chief Operating Officer at Canary. Julio brings over twenty years experience in leading finance organizations and business operations in hyper-growth technology companies. At Canary, he’ll be responsible for directing and overseeing all internal operations including… Read More

Incredible: Candle Heater Raises Over $125,000 on Indiegogo

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Marco Zagaria, a student of the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo mid December.  Crowdfund Insider picked it up for inclusion in the Crowdfunding Mailbox that same week.  Since the campaign’s launch the candle heater, called Egloo, has raised an astounding $125,000.  Yep for a candle heater. Zagaria has… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: SONICable Charges Your Phone Twice as Fast, Sugr Cube Wireless Speaker & iCamPro Tracks Intruders

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Three hardware campaigns for this week’s Crowdfunding Mailbox with one of them scheduled to end tomorrow (so you better hurry). Amaryllo International, based in the Netherlands, has a crowdfunding hit on their hands.  Their iCAMPro “intelligent security robot” was set up to raise $1000 on Indiegogo and it stands at over $227,000 today. So this is… Read More