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Indiegogo Life Debuts New Medical Fundraising Page

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On Wednesday,  Indiegogo announced a new feature on its other platform, Indiegogo Life: A fundraising page dedicated to medical projects. The global crowdfunding platform declared: “Though the uninsured rate among US adults has dropped more than 4 percentage points since passage of the Affordable Care… Read More

Indiegogo Gets Vocal: Launches New Podcast Series Covering Cool Crowdfunding Campaigns

David Mandelbrot and Bret Harris

Indiegogo has been the catalyst for a growing number of very successful projects.  From film, to tech, and more, Indiegogo is a poster child for the vibrant new step in the capital ladder of crowdfunding. Having covered more than a few crowdfunded products, I can… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: The Coolest Sunglasses, PUGZ Wireless Earbuds & FABTotum Returns with Updated Desktop Factory

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Hawkers, based in Madrid, wants to “disrupt” the sunglass market.  Thinking Warby Parker? So am I. But once you dig in a bit, and then you look at their price, you may come to the conclusion they are on to something a bit different. Most… Read More

Hasbro Teams Up With Indiegogo to Launch Crowdfunding Gaming Challenge

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Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced that it has teamed up with crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to find the next hit face-to-face party game. As Hasbro continues to focus on connecting with the gaming community to discover and develop new games, the challenge will help identify one… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Offers Up Tips & Tricks for Crowdfunding Success

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Always willing to give crowdfunding advice, Indiegogo‘s Slava Rubin sat down with CNN Money to offer up his very own tips and tricks for those looking to use the funding method successfully. During the interview, Rubin noted how important pitch videos are to campaigns: “Campaigns that… Read More

Celery Debuts Launch Platform: ‘Host A Crowdfunding Or Pre-Order Campaign On Your Own Website With Two Lines Of Code’

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  Every field has its familiar terms, and crowdfunding is no different. Words and phrases such as “innovate,” “disrupt” and “raise $___ to transform the ___ industry” are often standard in campaigns and product descriptions, usually for good reason. That said, one of the newest launch videos from pre-order platform Celery… Read More

Rooster Teeth’s Indiegogo Success “Lazer Team” Set to Premiere at the 2015 Fantastic Fest in Texas

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On Wednesday, the team at Rooster Teeth announced that Indiegogo success Lazer Team will officially be premiering at the 2015 Fantastic Festival in Austin, Texas. Lazer Team hit Indiegogo July 2014 to raise $650,000 and within three days raised well over $1M. By the end of its crowdfunding run,… Read More

Recent Lawsuit May Show Big Liability Risk for Crowdfunding Platforms

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Crowdfunding, and using the internet to raise money for an increasing number of industry sectors, is still in its infancy. It is really the internet that is the disruptive innovation. It is this technology that is altering the funding process and crowdfunding has become the term… Read More

Westinghouse Security Hits Indiegogo to Raise $50,000 For “Nucli” Smart Deadbolt

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On Tuesday, Westinghouse Security announced the release of its brand new smart deadbolt, Nucli. Exclusively available through a crowdfunding campaign Indiegogo, Nucli gives homeowners and business owners the ability to see who is at the door and interact with them from wherever they may be, home or… Read More

Indiegogo Changes Policy. Will Now Offer Refunds to Requesting Crowdfunding Backers Before Campaign End

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Indiegogo sent out an email this week, and updated their crowdfunding rulebook, explaining they will now offer campaign backers the option to request refunds prior to the campaign end. This rule change goes into effect September 1st.  This is an important shift in policy as… Read More

Video Game Developer Pixeljam Rolls Out New Crowdfunding Platform; Debuts Dino Run Campaign

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Seeking to change crowdfunding as we know it, game developer Pixeljam has launched a new platform dedicated to developers and other creative types. According to Cult of Mac, Pixeljam’s co-founder, Miles Tilmann, stated that the new “crowdfunding project’ is an experiment that’s an alternative to other… Read More

TouchJet WAVE Secures Over $400,000 on Indiegogo; Forms Partnership With Seveco to Manufacture New Interactive Product

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Seveco Global Ltd. and Touchjet announced today that they have formed a partnership to develop and manufacture the Touchjet WAVE. Seveco will assist from initial conception through manufacturing, leveraging its expertise in flexible line manufacturing, real-time production and quality monitoring. In addition to this partnership,… Read More

Indiegogo Unveils Top 5 Most Creative Burning Man Campaigns of 2015

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In celebration of the annual Burning Man Festival, crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has unveiled the top 5 most creative Burning Man campaigns of this year. Originally based out of San Francisco’s Baker Beach, Burning Man is a week-long annual event that is held in the Black Rock… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: RXActive Resistance Wear, Lightbug Solar GPS Tag & AfterShokz Bone Conduction Headphones

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I have many different pairs of headphones – both bluetooth and connected.  Several of them have been sourced from crowdfunding campaigns. Whether I am sitting at my desk making phone calls or on the go – inevitably I am plugged into something.  When I bike… Read More

The Two Problems Indiegogo Must Fix Now

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The rewards-based crowdfunding realm has become a robust and diverse sector of the finance industry.  While some in the securities space look down upon platforms such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo, this is a misplaced perspective.  Rewards platforms have become an important testing ground, and funding… Read More

“Let’s Help Fatima End Bonded Labor” Initiative Secures Nearly $2.3M in Less Than a Week on Indiegogo Life

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Less than a week after Humans of New York’s Brandon Stanton took to Indiegogo Life with his new project, Let’s Help Fatima End Bonded Labor, the initiative has successfully captured over $2.3 million thanks to 75,000 backers. Sharing details about the campaign, Stanton wrote: “Described as a modern-day… Read More

Lavaboom Encrypted Email Website Files For Bankruptcy Following Indiegogo Failure

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Nearly two months after its failed attempt to raise $100,000 on Indiegogo, German encrypted email startup, Lavaboom, announced that it is shutting down and has filed for bankruptcy. According to TechCrunch, CEO and co-founder Felix Müller-Irion admitted that Lavaboom intends to continue running its services until next… Read More

Indiegogo Offers Up Tips on How to Get the Press to Cover Crowdfunding Campaigns

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  Seeking to help organizers draw more attention to their projects, Indiegogo has revealed tips on how to get the press to cover campaigns. The crowdfunding platform stated: “We want every campaign on Indiegogo to be successful. Our team is constantly researching the best ways… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Opens Up About His Spirituality Beliefs & How It Helps Overcome Tech World Stress

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Taking time away from his global crowdfunding platform, CEO and co-founder of Indiegogo, Slava Rubin sat down with the Observer to share details about his spiritual beliefs. During the interview, Rubin revealed his spiritual background: “For me, a spiritual person believes in certain thoughts or… Read More

Creators of Family Companion Robot “Buddy” Extend Indiegogo Campaign

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Hoping to gain more funding momentum,  French startup Blue Frog Robotics announced it has extended the Indiegogo campaign for the family companion robot, Buddy. Blue Frog Robotics shared: “We beat our crowdfunding goal in a day, have been filmed and written about across the world… Read More