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#GivingTuesday Crowdfunding Breakfast @ Austin

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#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that has raised $29.3 million for thousands of nonprofits since 2012.  Last year, Indiegogo teamed up with #GivingTuesday to raise more than $2.6 million for nonprofits around the world. You’re invited to join nonprofit leaders in Austin and Indiegogo’s Cause Manager, Alisa Cordesius, for breakfast (TBD Location). Learn… Read More

#GivingTuesday Crowdfunding Breakfast @ Atlanta

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#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that has raised $29.3 million for thousands of nonprofits since 2012.  Last year, Indiegogo teamed up with #GivingTuesday to raise more than $2.6 million for nonprofits around the world. You’re invited to join nonprofit leaders in Atlanta and Indiegogo’s Cause Director, Gwen Nguyen, for breakfast on September 8… Read More

#GivingTuesday Crowdfunding Breakfast @ Chicago

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that has raised $29.3 million for thousands of nonprofits since 2012.  Last year, Indiegogo teamed up with #GivingTuesday to raise more than $2.6 million for nonprofits around the world. You’re invited to join nonprofit leaders in Chicago and Indiegogo’s Cause Director, Gwen Nguyen, for breakfast August 27 (subject… Read More

uBiome Raises $4.5 Million Including Andreessen Horowitz

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uBiome raised just over $350,000 on Indiegogo back in February 2013.  The small company had set out to sequence the human microbiome.  The campaign organizers described the human environment, “like the rainforest, the healthy human microbiome is a balanced ecosystem. The correct balance of microbes keeps potential pathogens in check and regulates our immune system…. Read More

Update: Peachtree Audio’s deepblue2 Finishes Run on Indiegogo; Raises 498% of Original Goal

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With only hours remained of its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, Peachtree Audio’s deepblue2 raised nearly $315,000 from close to 1,000 backers. Originally seeking only $63,000, the device reached its goal in a matter of days and continued to be a huge hit. deepblue2 uses a custom-developed 440-watt amplifier that is five times more powerful than any… Read More

Kreyos Founder Steve Tan Responds to Disgruntled Backers

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In a posting on Facebook the elusive Steve Tan, founder of the Kreyos Smartwatch, responded to his critics.  For those of you who are just catching up now,  Kreyos launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in 2013 that was hugely successful.  The campaign closed as one of the most funded campaigns ever on the global… Read More

Organizers Behind “God Loves Gays” Billboard Raise Over $50,000 on Indiegogo

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The “mysterious” comedian behind the Facebook Page, God, launched a Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign earlier this month to create billboard advertisements that support God and his love for gay people in the hometown of infamous religion organizations, Westboro Bapitst Church. The Topeka, Kansas-based “church” has been notoriously known for its hateful protests at soldier funerals, along… Read More

Stone Brewing Company Pushes Past $2M on Indiegogo

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With less than a week and a half left crowdfunding on Indiegogo, California-based Stone Brewing Company has reached another huge milestone pushing past $2 million with the support of over 12,000 backers. The brewery’s flexible funding campaign was launched last month with an initial goal of $1 million for its groundbreaking collaborations. The adult beverage company embarked… Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Called Scam As Backers Demand Refunds or Resolution

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Here is another crowdfunding campaign that is being labeled a “scampaign”.  Android Police published an article  last night on the odyssey of the Kreyos Smartwatch.  This was preceded by a post on Medium by Jonathan Barronville – another backer. Kreyos ran an enormously successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in June of 2013.  Labeled the ONLY smartwatch… Read More

Indiegogo Publishes Diversity Report

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Global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has published an interesting diversity report that tackles not only the make up of their employees but also touches on the  crowdfunding campaigns created by women. The report entitled “Diversity Matters” is part of a growing movement that highlights the importance of corporate diversity.  Crowdfund Insider has recently published an article… Read More

Projection Watch Ritot Crowdfunds Over $1M on Indiegogo Despite Doubts Over Prototype & Production

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With less than two days until its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo comes to an end, projection watch Ritot has successfully raised $1,007,756 from close to 6,000. Inspired by future technologies, the devices team has created a completely different and original timepiece. Sharing details about the watch, the Ritot team revealed, “It’s been a long time since mankind… Read More

“Batkid Begins” Surpasses Its $100,000 Goal During the Final Hours on Indiegogo

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Less than one day until its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo closes, new film Batkid Begins scores its initial $100,000 goal and raised $105,551 from close to 1,000 backers. As previously reported, the project is describe as “a feature documentary that explores how Batkid became a phenomenon in San Francisco and worldwide.” The film takes viewers “behind the scenes” of… Read More

Family Robot Jibo Extends Its Indiegogo Crowfunding Campaign; Nears $1.8M

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Originally set to close last weekend, the team for Dr. Cynthia Breazeal’s family robot, Jibo, has extended its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, and has reached $1,747,432 from 4,084 backers. The project originally set out to raise only $100,000, but quickly hit the spotlight after reaching $400,000 during the first days on the crowdfunding giant. Jibo brings the vision of… Read More

Batu Biologics Achieves $100,000 Goal During Its Run on Indiegogo

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Using a fundraising approach seldom seen in the life sciences sector, Batu Biologics, an immunotherapy company working to develop the first anti-angiogenic cancer vaccine, has successfully raised $100,000 through crowdfunding giant, Indiegogo. Batu Biologics launched the crowdfunding campaign in June 2014 to fund the completion of preclinical studies to support the FDA submission of its… Read More

One Man Spent the Past 4 Years, 16 Hours a Day, 7 Days a Week, Animating a Film He is Crowdfunding Now

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Kory Martin Juul has worked on some blockbuster films.  His credit role includes: Avatar, Lord of the Rings, Spider Man, The Hobbit, Star Trek, Star Wars and more.  He has earned his stripes as a visual effects artist at the highest level.  Passionate about his metier, Kory has worked almost single handedly for four years,… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: iRBeacon, Demigods Rising, Father Nature Outdoors & HYDAWAY

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Thank you to everyone who emailed in their crowdfunding campaigns this past week.  We had a lot of emails with some really creative projects.  I expect things will pick up even more after Labor Day as everyone gets back into the swing of things after the summer break. Unless you are into board games you… Read More

Portable Power Outlet ChargeAll Raises More Than $300,000 During Its Run on Indiegogo

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Wrapping up its campaign on Indiegogo, brand new portable power outlet, ChargeAll has raised over $320,000 from more than 3,600 backers. The project originally launched the crowdfunding giant to only raise $30,000. ChargeAll lets you power anything, anytime, anywhere. This new device is a portable battery with an AC wall plug outlet for various items,… Read More

Family Robot Jibo Nears $1.7M During Final Day on Indiegogo

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During the final 24 hours of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, family robot Jibo closes in on $1.7M from almost 4,000 backers. Created Dr. Cynthia Breazeal, the Jibo is the perfect robot for every member of the family. Standing at 11 inches tall and weighing only 6 pounds, the interactive companion brings intelligence, helpfulness and… Read More

SKULLY AR-1 Hits $1M Three Days Into Indiegogo Campaign

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Just a few days after the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, SKULLY AR-1 motorcycle helmet raised over $1 million dollars from more than 750 backers. As previously reported, the already dubbed world’s smartest motorcycle helmet reached its initial $250,000 campaign goal within 24 hours of its launch and has been wowing Indiegogo users from… Read More

Crowdfunding Now: Top 5 Back-to-College Items

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With back-to-college season in full swing, parents and kids are looking for ways to succeed in academics and student life. Below are Crowdfund Insider’s top 5 back-to-school items we know everyone will love while hitting the books on campus. The Defender: Smart Personal Protection Colleges everywhere state that safety on their campuses is a top priority…. Read More