Tagged: indiegogo

Don Cheadle Opens Up About His Role As Miles Davis in Indiegogo Success “Miles Ahead”

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With Indiegogo success Miles Ahead set to hit theaters this spring, actor Don Cheadle sat down with Entertainment Weekly to discuss his role as Miles Davis. While discussing his history with Miles Davis’ music, Cheadle stated: “He was someone that my parents listened to. The music… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Alum Touchjet Dubbed 2016 BIG Innovation Award Winner

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Touchjet, a company that creates interactive Android touch technology on a large and portable scale, announced on Wednesday it was named a winner of the 2016 BIG Innovation Awards presented by the Business Intelligence Group. Touchjet’s first product, the Touchjet Pond Projector, turns any flat… Read More

Jolla Pulls the Plug on Indiegogo Tablet Project

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    Bad news, Sailfish Tablet backers, Jolla has pulled the plug on its Indiegogo project. The Finland-based startup made the announcement last week that the device just wasn’t meant to be. Back in Fall 2014, Jolla launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to raise $380,000 for… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Floating “Air” Bonsai, SprayPrinter & LIV Swiss Automatic Watch

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After a brief interlude thanks to the snowstorm otherwise known as Jonas, Mailbox is back with some cool rewards-based crowdfunding campaigns. First up we have a floating plant. We have seen other floating campaigns before but I believe this is the first floating plant to… Read More

Jay Chandrasekhar Talks “Super Troopers 2″ Filming Progress & Chicago Beerfest 2016 Tournament

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Ready to offer up an update to Indiegogo backers of the high anticipated Super Troopers 2, actor and director Jay Chandrasekhar, announced the movie’s filming progress. Chandrasekhar shared: “Happy Winter.  It’s Jay here, and I know what you’re thinking: Where’s the f**king movie?   “Don’t worry…. Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Alum “HUNKY DORY” Premieres at Slamdance 2016; Receives Honorable Mention For Acting-Narrative Feature Award

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This week, newly Indiegogo success Hunky Dory premiered at the 2016 Slamdance festival. The event, which was held on January 22nd-29th in Park City, is described as a showcase for raw and innovative filmmaking self-governed –By Filmmakers, For Filmmakers.  The creators hit the crowdfunding platform last month with… Read More

Krowdster: Here’s How to Find Super Backers on Kickstarter & Indiegogo

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Crowdfunding marketing and analytics platform, Krowdster, recently shared how campaign organizers can find super backers through platform giants Kickstarter and Indiegogo. As previously reported, Krowdster launched its very own searchable database of backers and super backers on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Now the company is ready to share details… Read More

Indiegogo Success Lazer Team Scores Over $1M in Theatrical Release Pre-Sales

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Lazer Team, Rooster Teeth’s sci-fi film that captured over $2.3 million through crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, scored over $1 million in theatrical release pre-sales. This was done through the company’s partnership with crowdsourcing company, Tugg. Speaking about Tugg’s services, CEO Nicolas Gonda revealed to Deadline: “The… Read More

Exclusive: solidLUUV Co-Founder Tobias Gerhardt Discusses Crowdfunding on Indiegogo, Kickstarter and now Companisto

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The Berlin-based startup LUUV is returning to the crowd after completing two successful crowdfunding campaigns on Indiegogo and Kickstarter which garnered over €360.000 in pre-orders to date, from more than 60 countries. solidLUUV was awarded with the “ISPO Product of the Year” Award 2015/2016. In addition, the jury of CES (Consumer Electronics Show)… Read More

Slava Rubin Out as Indiegogo CEO. Dave Mandelbrot to Replace Company Co-Founder as Rubin Takes New Role

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Slava Rubin has announced his resignation as CEO of the second largest rewards-based crowdfunding platform in the world.  Rubin co-founded the innovative platform with co-founders Danae Ringelmann and Eric Schell back in 2008.  Rubin stated  he was “excited to announce that I am promoting [current… Read More

Data Reveals: Rewards Crowdfunding is the New Seed-Funding

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Data provided by TheCrowdfundingCentre asserts that crowdfunding is the vehicle driving an “unprecedented” global wave of innovation.  In a report entitled, “2016: State of the Crowdfunding Nation”, the authors state that rewards based crowdfunding is providing much needed seed funding for smaller firms thus generating… Read More

Array’s Ava DuVernay & Indiegogo’s Danae Ringelmann Talk “5th Annual Array Soiree” Collaboration

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Earlier this week, independent film distributor Array announced it was collaborating with Indiegogo for the 5th annual Array Soiree during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. The Soiree will provide the opportunity to connect and activate this collective around the democratic advancement of diverse storytelling in independent… Read More

Indiegogo Success “Lazer Team” Premieres Next Week: Check Out Where & When to Watch

Lazer Team

With less than a week until its sci-fi/comedy Lazer Team premieres, Rooster Teeth has released details on where and when fans can see it. The film first hit Indiegogo in July 2014 to raise $650,000 and within three days raised well over $1M. By the end of its crowdfunding… Read More

Indiegogo Announces Details About the 5th Annual Array Soiree & Its Funded Films at the Sundance Film Festival

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With less than 24 hours until the 2016 Sundance Film Festival kicks off, Indiegogo announced details about the 5th annual Array Soiree, which will be hosted by Ava DuVernay, founder of Array, and Danae Ringelmann, co-founder and chief development officer of Indiegogo. The global crowdfunding platform… Read More

Rooster Teeth’s Matt Hullum Shares Details About Indiegogo Alum “Lazer Team”

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With Indiegogo success Lazer Team set to hit theaters on January 27th, Rooster Teeth’s Matt Hullum sat down to discuss the film and the company’s partnership with the video platform. During his interview, Hullum shared why Rooster Teeth decided to turn to Indiegogo for funds: “A feature… Read More

Leonard Nimoy’s Daughter And Her Husband Launch Indiegogo Campaign For Film ‘COPD: Highly Illogical’

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Leonard Nimoy–the man behind the beloved character “Spock” in the classic series “Star Trek”–may have passed away last year, but his kids are making sure that their father remains a presence on film. Nimoy’s daughter Julie Nimoy and husband David Knight have just launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo about Nimoy… Read More

Mass Fidelity’s Wireless Audio System Core Now Available For Purchase

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Just a little over a year after its highly successful Indiegogo initiative came to an end, Canadian audio technology startup, Mass Fidelity, announced that its wireless speaker system, The Core, is now available for purchase. The project successfully secured over $1.5 million through the campaign… Read More

Brief: Krowdster Launches Directory of Kickstarter & Indiegogo Backers

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Krowdster, a crowdfunding marketing and analytics platform, announced on Thursday it has launched what it believes is the “world’s largest” searchable database of backers and super backers on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Updated daily, the easy-to-use backer directory is the latest in the series of crowdfunding… Read More

OhMiBod Dubbed Best of CES Awards Best Digital Health & Fitness Product Winner

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On Thursday, Indiegogo success OhMiBod announced it was named winner of the “Digital Health and Fitness Product” category at the International CES 2016 “Best of CES Awards.” The startup won for its new Lovelife krush Kegel exerciser. The new Lovelifekrush is connected via BLE 4.0 (Bluetooth Low Energy)… Read More

Broken Lizard Announce New “Super Troopers 2″ Update

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Broken Lizard, the studio behind the cult classic Super Troopers, recently offered up a new update for the film’s upcoming sequel. Earlier this year, Broken Lizard announced the sequel just 14 years after the first film’s release at the 2001 Sundance Festival. The crew revealed that… Read More