Tagged: indiegogo

Overfunding: SuperMeat Surpasses $100,000 Target Goal on Indiegogo

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Less than two weeks after launching its Indiegogo campaign, collaborative startup SuperMeat has successfully secured its $100,000 funding goal. The company, which consists of scientist, conscious meat eaters, vegans, environmentalists, and health advocates, launched the crowdfunding campaign to create a new system that will end… Read More

NFL Stars Marshawn Lynch & Josh Johnson Hit Indiegogo to Raise Funds For Bay Area Youth Program Transportation

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Last week, former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch and Baltimore Ravens quarterback Josh Johnson launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds to refurbish a city bus that will transport Bay Area youths to academic workshops that are provided by non-profit organization, Fam 1st Family.   Fam… Read More

Indiegogo-Funded “Her Story” Receives Emmy Nomination For Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program

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Indiegogo-funded series Her Story received a nomination for the 2016 Emmy Awards, which will be held on September 18th at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The series is described as a new media series that looks inside the dating lives of trans and queer women as they… Read More

Whirlpool’s Divison W Labs Reveal Details About Indiegogo-Funded Beer Fermentor & Dispenser “Vessi”

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Following the success of its Vessi Indiegogo campaign, the team of Whirlpool Corporation’s (NSYE: WHR) Division W Labs revealed details about the beer fermentor and dispenser with the global crowdfunding platform. As previously reported, the new beer fermentor and dispenser system notably ferments, carbonates and dispenses… Read More

Skully Investors Dismiss Founders After Multiple Delays of Indiegogo Project AR-1 Helmets

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Earlier this week, an inside source revealed to TechCrunch that the investors of Skully have removed founders, Marcus and Mitch Weller, from the company. This was announced after the multiple delays of their Indiegogo-funded project, AR-1 helmet. As previously reported, AR-1 is considered the world’s first augmented… Read More

SuperMeat Seeks Funds on Indiegogo to End Meat Production Animal Suffering

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SuperMeat, a collaborative startup that consists of scientists, conscious meat eaters, vegans, environmentalists and health advocates, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $100,000 for its new system that will end animal suffering in the meat production industry. SuperMeat is looking to use… Read More

Dutch Brewing Company Heineken Debuts Indiegogo Campaign to Restore Miami Marine Stadium

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This week, Heineken launched a crowdfunding initiative on Indiegogo to raise $100,000 so that it may help restore the famous Miami Marine Stadium. The Dutch brewing company has formed a partnership with National Trust for Historic Preservation, and the City of Miami for this project…. Read More

Indiegogo Alum Tens Sunglasses Scores Significant Investment From Richard Branson

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Two years after successfully securing £374,213 through its Indiegogo campaign, Tens, the real life photo filtering sunglasses, has reportedly received a significant investment from famous entrepreneur and Virgin Group’s Sir Richard Branson. Tens, which was founded by Kris Reid, Marty Bell, and Tom Welsh,  offers sunglasses that lend an… Read More

Season One of Indiegogo Funded Series “Con Man” Now Available On Comic-Con HQ

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On Friday, season one of the Indiegogo alum, Con Man, became available on Comic-Con HQ. This news comes less than two months after Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), announced that the super popular web series would make its way to the new video streaming platform. FireFly actors, Nathan Fillion, and Alan… Read More

Smartglass Company GlassUp Seeks €250,000 on Tip Ventures

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GlassUp is a company that raised money  on Indiegogo back in 2013. The flexible funding goal of $150,000 was not met but over 500 backers kicked in almost $128,000.  The product, a  set of smartglasses designed to compete with the Google product that has since gone… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Airtame: “We Have Experienced Many Entrepreneurs’ Biggest Dreams”

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Nearly two and a half years after successfully securing over $1.2 million through Indiegogo, CEO of Airtame, Jonas Gyalokay, shared details about the company’s progress and development since the huge funding round. As previously reported, Airtame is hardware that was pitched as wireless HDMI for everyone –… Read More

Brookstone Explains How to Get Crowdfunded Projects on Their Store Shelves

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Chief innovative officer of Brookstone, Lauren van Heerden, recently sat down at a panel hosted by Indiegogo to discuss how campaign organizers can bring their innovative projects to the retail brand’s stores. van Heerden revealed the following tips for three consumer categories: For Healthy Lifestyle:… Read More

Crowdfunded “Ghostbusters” Documentary “Ghostheads” to Debut on Netflix Same Day As Reboot’s Theatrical Premiere

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This week, Indiegogo and Kickstarter-funded Ghostbusters documentary, Ghostheads, announced its official premiere date. The film was featured at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival, which was held in New York City in April. Ghostheads’ synopsis reads: “Ghostheads is a documentary that explores the extreme side of the Ghostbusters fandom, and… Read More

Indiegogo’s Danae Ringelmann Discusses Flow Hive’s Crowdfunding Success (Video)

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Indiegogo’s co-founder and chief development officer of Indiegogo, Danae Ringelmann, recently caught up with Inc. to discuss the crowdfunding platform’s most successful crowdfunding campaign, Flow Hive.     As previously reported, Flow is described as a revolutionary beehive invention, allowing anyone to harvest honey without… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Shows Off Pride Month Support Using Post-Its

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While enjoying Pride Month’s festivities, Indiegogo showed off its support for the LGBTQIA community in a fun way. The equity crowdfunding platform displayed colored post-its at its San Francisco headquarters. Indiegogo tweeted: Showing off our #pride with @3M post its! Stop by our office in… Read More

Creators of Crowdfunding Success “Star Trek: Axanar” Unveils Trailers Midst Lawsuit (Video)

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Just six months after Paramount and CBS announced they have filed a lawsuit against Star Trek:Axanar for copyright infringement, creators of the crowdfunding success have unleashed the film’s first two trailers. The film has raised over $1 million through Indiegogo and Kickstarter campaigns. Although it is considered a feature film,… Read More

Brief: Thousands of Donors Offer Up $474,000 For LGBTQIA Projects Through Indiegogo’s Generosity Platform

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In celebration of Pride Month, Indiegogo has introduced a list of crowdfunding campaigns that support those in the LGBTQIA community on its sister site, Generosity. The global crowdfunding portal revealed on Twitter: For #Pride month we are spotlighting #LGBTQ#entrepreneurs & the impact on their communities… Read More

Indiegogo’s Danae Ringelmann: “The Key to Thriving & to Making It All Happen is to Turn Those Obstacles Into Challenges” (Video)

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Co-founder and chief development officer of Indiegogo, Danae Ringelmann, recently sat down with CNBC to discuss the global crowdfunding platform’s growth over the years along with its beginning failures. During the interview, Ringelmann revealed that the funding portal was indeed rejected 90 times by venture capitalists before… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Canary Expands into Germany, Austria, Switzerland, & France

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On Monday, Indiegogo success Canary announced it is expanding into Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and France. The company reported in just 15 months, it is now available in retail locations and for direct order in 15 countries. Canary had the most successful Indiegogo campaign of all time… Read More

California Startup Monohm Seeks $250,000 on Indiegogo For Smart Pocket Watch Runcible

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California tech startup, Monohm, recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $250,000 for its already famous smart pocket watch, Runcible. First introduced to the world at last year’s Mobile World Congress, Runcible is described as a smart pocket watch for the post-smartphone era. It… Read More