Tagged: indiegogo

Indiegogo Shares Strategy to Boost Crowdfunding in Final Hours

$1000 in $100 Bills

Global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo loves to hand out advice to help crowdfunders hit their goal.  Sure it helps them too, but Indiegogo was built with a mission to democratize access to capital and they are doing just that.  Crowdfunding is tough.  It takes time, dedication and perseverance.  We have seen many a good project fail… Read More

Elon Musk Contributes to Tesla Museum with $1 Million Donation

Nikola Tesla

On Thursday (July 10), Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk announced another $1 million for creating a museum honoring the father of the electrical age. He joins the contributors from more than 86 countries who supported the initial campaign on Indiegogo. The donation from Musk was made on what would be Tesla’s 158th birthday. Speaking about the exciting… Read More

ProtonMail Reaches Over $380,000 Crowdfunding Despite Reported Issue

ProtonMail

With only a week until its Indiegogo campaign comes to a close, ProtonMail has raised $382,334 from 7,447 backers. This news is somewhat surprising due this week’s rumored XSS issues. On Wednesday (July 9), the ProtonMail team took to their blog to address a recent report stating that the website is prone to being susceptible to a… Read More

Don Cheadle’s “Miles Ahead” Film Surpasses $325,000 Goal on Indiegogo

Miles Ahead

Just a few hours before the closing of its Indiegogo campaign, Don Cheadle’s “Miles Ahead”  reached its goal of raising $325,000 with the support of over 2,000 backers. As previously reported, the “Iron Man 3″ star decided to launch the crowdfunding campaign for the feature film that will focus on a few famous days and events in… Read More

Fitness Wearable LEO Surpassed its $50,000 Goal Within 10 Days

Leo 4

GestureLogic announced its Indiegogo campaign for LEO, an intelligent fitness wearable, has surpassed its $50,000 fundraising goal within 10 days of launching and now stands at $65,945. The only fitness wearable whose technology tracks biomedical fitness data, LEO helps people optimize their workout and reduce the risk of injury. CEO of GestureLogic, Dr. Leonard MacEachern… Read More

Crowdfunding Campaigns Launched to Defend Ross Ulbricht, Accused of Being “Mastermind” Behind Silk Road

Silk Road Seized by FBI

The “illicit online marketplace” known as the Silk Road captured headlines around the world.  Part of the dark web, Silk Road was known as the clandestine location for illegal drugs, hacking programs and much more. The site was shut down by the FBI back in 2013 and arrested Ross William Ulbricht as the mastermind of… Read More

Families of MH370 Passengers Extend Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370

Supporters of missing Malasyian Airlines Flight 370 crowdfunding campaign have another chance to help raise more funds for the project.  The campaign’s organizers have announced they have extended it for another 30 days. Sharing the news on the campaign’s update section, organizer Ethan Hunt wrote, “Today we have extended our campaign for another 30 days.   We have… Read More

Backers of “Stratus by ZUVO Water” Demand Answers on Failed Delivery

Zuvo Failed

Zuvo Truth Site Launched Seeking Answers and Accountability on Failure to Deliver Promised Crowdfunding Rewards. Stratus by Zuvo Water ran a successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo that closed in March of 2013.  The goal of raising $50,000 was achieved, financed by 267 backers.  Zuvo – was described as “The World’s First Intelligent Faucet & Cloud-Connected… Read More

Updated: Rooster Teeth’s “Lazer Team” Rockets Past $2.3M, Becomes Most Funded Project on Indiegogo

Rooster Teeth

Hitting the final stretch of its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, Rooster Teeth’s featured film “Lazer Team” stood at over  $2,365,958 from over 35,000 backers. The project first made headlines when it reached its initial goal of $650,000 within the first 24 hours. Not only was it successful funding wise, the Rooster Teeth Team proudly announced “Lazer… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Airdog Auto Follow Drone, Zolo Magnetic Case & Slyde Phish Handboard

Airdog Drone Worlds First

Happy 4th of July to all of our readers in the United States.  Hopefully everyone is enjoying a fabulous summer weekend – something I intend to do myself in a bit.  The past week we have received a flood of really cool campaigns.  It has been tough to narrow it done to just a few… Read More

Tens Sunglasses Hurdles £360,000 Crowdfunding

Tens

With less than 24 hours until its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo comes to an end, Tens, the real life photo filtering sunglasses, has now raised over £362,287 from 9,143 backers. As previously reported, Tens are sunglasses that lend an uplifting tint to the world beyond the lens. It has a simple ambition; to make the user’s… Read More

GOkey Raises Over $1 Million Crowdfunding on Indiegogo

GOkey in colors

The multipurpose device GOkey closed their crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo this past week after having raised $1,033,492 from 11,846 backers.  The flexible funding campaign launched with a goal of raising $40,000 – a paltry figure in contrast to their final number.  The $40k was raised in just two days. GOkey promises to offer a diverse… Read More

CreoPop Surpasses $100,000 Stretch Goal on Indiegogo

CreoPop

Singapore-based CreoPop announced on Thursday that its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo has reached $100,000. As previously reported by Crowdfund Insider, CreoPop uses stereolithography and light-sensitive ink called photopolymers. While this has previously been used for professional applications within the 3D printing industry, CreoPop is the first application of the technology in a portable consumer device. When CreoPop… Read More

Geek Wave Nears $800,000 on Indiegogo

Geek Wave 1

Changing the way music lovers listen to their favorite artists, Geek Labs launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $38,000 for its product Geek Wave. The new device is described as a high performance music player that the user can take on-the-go and is made for discerning ears. The Geek Labs team wrote, “Music… Read More

Indiegogo Pushes New Crowdfunding Mobile App in Canada

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Indiegogo has announced a new iPhone app for Canada. This is the first of what is expected to be a global roll out of mobile versions of its funding technology. According to the Globe and Mail, the global crowdfunding company stated Canada was chosen because of the diversity of fundraising campaigns, and the large amount… Read More

Indiegogo’s Anastasia Emmanuel Shares Details About “Go Crowdfund Britain”

Anastasia Emmanuel Go UK

Over the past few weeks, Indiegogo UK has been on-the-go thanks to its Go Crowdfund Britain campaign. As previously reported, this new initiative was launched on June 23rd and is seeking to raise a million pounds to get Britain’s best ideas, coolest inventions, brightest young businesses and the most creative music, fashion and arts projects crowdfunded on… Read More

ProtonMail Reveals PayPal Has Frozen Accounts, Asks “Is This Legal?”

ProtonMail

Last month, the exciting new Switzerland-based encrypted email service ProtonMail, which says it is “NSA-proof,” signed up 200,000 users for their service. It also launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo and raised over 290,000. Unfortunately, the website is now experiencing complications with PayPal. On Monday, the ProtonMail team took to the site’s blog and wrote, “This morning, we… Read More

University of Hawaii Uses Indiegogo to Support Athletics Travel

University of Hawaii Sports

Once you think about it – its quite obvious. The University of Hawaii has the highest cost in the nation for their collegiate sport teams.  While it may be great to lives someplace with blue skies and warm weather year round (not to mention great surfing) its cost a pretty penny to get there.  If… Read More

Families of Missing Passengers on Flight MH370 Lower Crowdfunding Goal

Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370

Challenging news for the supporters of missing Malasyian Airlines Flight 370 crowdfunding campaign. With only nine more days until it closes on platform Indiegogo, the campaign will more likely not meet its hoped for goal of raising $5 million. As previously reported, the passengers families launched the campaign to raise $5 million. The funds raised… Read More

Young Entrepreneurs Changing the World (Infographic)

Young Entrepreneurs Changing the World

Here is another interesting infographic that touches on the crowdfunding space.  The team at Degree Library have put together their own spin of the youngs and how they are doing by disrupting old businesses and creating new ones. Degree Library is a resource for students seeking a higher education.  All good stuff about the importance… Read More