Tagged: indiegogo

Update: Flow Hive Hits Over $3.5 Million in Four Days on Indiegogo

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Continuing to be a huge success on crowdfunding giant, Indiegogo, unique beehive invention, Flow, has successfully raised $3,548,885 thanks to over 6,000 backers. As previously reported, Flow was created by father-son duo Cedar and Stuart Anderson and is considered a “revolutionary” beehive invention that allows its users to harvest honey without having to open the hive. It also… Read More

Pro Scottish Independence Website Wings Over Scotland Returns to Indiegogo With New Initiative

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Seeking help from devoted readers, editor of Wings Over Scotland, Stuart Campbell launched a campaign on global platform Indiegogo to keep the pro-Scottish Independent news website alive. Sharing details about the campaign, Campbell stated: “Well, it’s that time of year again, readers. After last year’s heartbreaking defeat in the independence referendum we weren’t sure if Wings… Read More

Smart Helmet Startup Skully Captures $11 Million During Series A Funding

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Just a month after announcing their startup has received $1.5 million in seed capital, creators of Indiegogo alum Skully have revealed the California company has raised $11 million during Series A funding. According to TechCrunch, Walden Riverwood Ventures and Intel Capital led the round, along with participation from Formation 8, Techstars, and Western Technology Investments. Part of the funds will go towards the manufacturing of… Read More

WWE Hits Indiegogo to Benefit Special Olympics International & Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

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Earlier this week, WWE announced the launch of Superstars for Hope, a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, to benefit Special Olympics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford in honor of Connor’s Cure. The announcement was made exclusively on Twitter by WWE Chief Brand Officer Stephanie McMahon, WWE Hall of Famer Hulk Hogan and WWE Superstar John Cena. To… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Discusses The Best & Craziest Crowdfunding Campaigns With Fortune (Video)

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Taking time away from his duties at crowdfunding giant, Indiegogo, CEO and co-founder of the platform, Slava Rubin sat down with Fortune magazine last week to weigh in on some of the best and strangely unique crowdfunding campaigns he has seen. During his interview, Rubin shared,”Well, [the quirkiest I’ve seen was] there’s a gun on Indiegogo which… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Prong Launches New Crowdfunding Initiative on Indiegogo; Announces Availability of iPhone 5/6 PWR Cases

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On Wednesday (February 25th), Prong announced that the PWR Case is now available for the iPhone 6 via pre-order through its new crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to help iPhone 6 owners keep their phones charged all day — no cord required. The company also has begun shipping the Prong PWR Case for the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5S…. Read More

David Mandelbrot is Now Indiegogo’s Chief Operating Officer

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Indiegogo has just promoted an existing team member to its senior executive bench.  The “worlds largest online funding platform” has announced that David Mandelbrot will be its new Chief Operating Officer.  In this role Mandelbrot will have oversight over “key” departments including; Product, Business Development, Design, Digital Marketing and Customer Happiness. Mandelbrot joined Indiegogo in 2013 as… Read More

Flow Hive Honey Creates Some Buzz on Indiegogo; Captures Over $1.9 Million in 24 Hours

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On Sunday (February 22nd) Australian father-son duo Cedar and Stuart Anderson debuted their new project on global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to raise $70,000 for their unique beehive invention, Flow. Within the first day, the campaign raised well over $1.9 million thanks to 5,000 backers. Flow is considered a “revolutionary” beehive invention that allows its users to… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Luna Smartbed, Tempi Measures Your Environment & SCORE Film Music Documentary

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The three crowdfunding campaigns of this week’s Crowdfunding Mailbox are: Luna, a mattress cover that turns your bed into a “smartbed”; Tempi measures your humidity and temperature anywhere; and SCORE a film documentary on film scores (of course). At this time of year some days it is tough to get out of bed. With temperatures… Read More

“Iron Man” Star Jon Favreau Lends A Hand to Fast Food Indiegogo Project; Announces Match Challenge (Video)

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Helping a friend in need, filmmaker and actor Jon Favreau has announced his support for Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson’s new fast food restaurant Loco’l. According to ContactMusic, the cooking duo launched an Indiegogo campaign last month seeking funds for the Loco’l, which will “revolutionize” fast food. The restaurant will offer fast food made with real ingredients,… Read More

Eric Garner’s Family Reveal They Have Yet to Receive Crowdfunding Campaign Funds

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Last summer, news broke out that New York resident Eric Garner died after police officer Daniel Panaloe, put him in a chokehold. The death was apparently caused by Garner refusing the orders from Panaloe and other law enforcement official, Justin Damico. Since the shocking news (and video footage) surfaced, supporters have conducted rallies to protest against police… Read More

Update: Sondors Electric Bike Signs Up For Indiegogo’s Insurance Program

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Last fall, global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced its new insurance feature that gives backers ease of mind when it comes to campaign scams. The new feature provides a refund if backers do not receive the finished product within three months of its estimated delivery date. Now, high-profile campaign, Sondors eBike (formerly known as Storm eBike) has… Read More

Cellular Tracking Device iTraq Quickly Gains Funds Through Indiegogo Campaign

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iTraq announces the newest geolocation device available to consumers that allows for tracking anywhere there is cellular service has hit Indiegogo. The project launched on the global crowdfunding platform on Wednesday (February 18th) and immediately gained funding momentum, raising over $40,000 in less than two days. iTraq determines its position and location in the world using… Read More

Suspended on Kickstarter, Parashoot Successfully Crowdfunds on Indiegogo and then Delivers

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  Blast from the past. Parashoot was rocking up the crowdfunding ladder on Kickstarter way back in 2013.  The campaign for a wearable smart camera had topped $117,000 when the campaign was abruptly shut down.  Kickstarter, not always known for excessive disclosure, was quiet on the cause but as Crowdfund Insider reported at the time… Read More

Lightweight Scooter ElectricMood Zooms Past $100,000 in Five Days on Indiegogo

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Last Wednesday (February 11th), Paris-based ElectricMood hit Indiegogo to raise $50,000 for its self-titled scooter. The project quickly soaked up the spotlight and surpassed its initial goal within 24 hours of its debut. The ElectricMood is described as not only the “greatest scooter ever,” it has also been (self)dubbed “the world’s smartest urban e-scooter.” It offers… Read More

Sondors eBike Calms Supporter Concerns with Demo of Prototype (Video)

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The Sondors (previously Storm) eBike held its first demo day in Santa Monica, California yesterday. The prototype demo was organized as multiple questions, along side a damning review on Yahoo, cropped up questioning the viability of the eBike and campaign claims.  The demo was orchestrated in part with the assistance of Agency 2.0 – a… Read More

Popular Web Series Nikki & Nora Returns to Indiegogo For Season 2 Funding

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Ready to bring more episodes to their devoted fans (and the city of New Orleans), the popular lesbian-themed drama series, Nikki & Nora, has made its way to Indiegogo once again for second season funds. Per its synopsis, Nikki & Nora follows two former NOPD officers that have turned into private investigators They navigate the channels of their personal… Read More

Indiegogo Alum ChargeAll Rebrands as ChargeTech; Introduces Faster Phone Charging Product Line

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ChargeAll, a California-based phone charging solutions company, announced on Friday (February 13th) it has rebranded as ChargeTech to emphasize its new 2015 line of smarter, faster phone charging products. Since its founding in 2011, the California based company has been creating solutions to the low battery problem with charging products for phones, tablets and laptops. Whether for the home… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Healbe GoBe Proves the Haters Somewhat Wrong; Starts Shipping to Backers

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Healbe Corporation, the creator of Healbe FLOW Technology and brands dedicated to making people’s lives happier, healthier, and easier, announce this week it has started shipping its original 100% automatic body manager, Healbe GoBe. The project hit crowdfunding giant Indiegogo in April 2014 and raised over $1 million from nearly 2,000 backers. As previously reported, the project’s crowdfunding campaign or… Read More

Update: Coolbox Raises Over 330% of Its Funding Goal on Indiegogo

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Coolbox, the self-dubbed world’s most advanced toolbox, has been campaigning on crowdfunding giant Indiegogo since late January and has raised 330% of its initial $50,000 goal. The Coolbox offers consumers features they would expect from a classic toolbox, along with several unique additional features of the 21st century that have never been seen before. Each Coolbox comes equipped with… Read More