Tagged: indiegogo

#GivingTuesday Crowdfunding Breakfast @ Austin

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#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that has raised $29.3 million for thousands of nonprofits since 2012.  Last year, Indiegogo teamed up with #GivingTuesday to raise more than $2.6 million for nonprofits around the world. You’re invited to join nonprofit leaders in Austin and Indiegogo’s Cause Manager, Alisa Cordesius, for breakfast (TBD Location). Learn… Read More

Aussie Startup Launches Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign For Ultimate GPS Pet Tracker; Raises Over $16,000 During First 24 Hours

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This past weekend, Sydney-based startup hit Indiegogo with a new crowdfunding campaign for its pet tracker known as Pod. Seeking only $50,000, the project already raised $16,286 from 25 backers. The Pod is described as being the world’s “smallest, lightest, fully waterproof GPS pet tracker.” It is a sleek little device that attaches to your… Read More

Projection Watch Ritot Finishes Its Run on Indiegogo; Raises $1.4 Million

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It’s finally over! Ritot, the world’s first “projection watch,” closed its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo on Friday (September 26th) after spending two months on the platform. Originally set to close on earlier in the month, the project’s creators decided to extend its stay for another few weeks. As previously reported, the Ritot team wanted to create not only… Read More

Manchester-Based Company Turns to Indiegogo To Raise Funds For New Personal Cloud Sharing Device; Reaches £66,000 During First Week

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Ready to introduce a new way to enjoy the online sharing experience, Manchester-based company Wedg has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its self-titled personal cloud. Seeking only £71,000, the project has already received £66,000 during its first five days on the platform. Wedg is a self-hosted email and file storage solution that is… Read More

Update: Hullabaloo Steampunk 2D Film Nears $350,000 During Final Week on Indiegogo

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With just six days until its crowdfunding campaign comes to an end on Indiegogo, 2D film Hullabaloo has raised $345,304 thanks to 8,258 backers. The movie, which was created by former Disney animators, was not only save 2D animation but to prove it is still relevant to the film industry. As previously reported, the animated steampunk-themed film is about a… Read More

The Oatmeal Launches Another Nikola Tesla Museum Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo

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Back in 2012, The Oatmeal launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for the Nikola Tesla Museum with a funding goal of $850,000. By the end of its run, the project hit close to $1.4 million from over 33,000 backers. Two years later, the famed website has made its way back to the platform with a new… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo’s Danae Ringelmann Set to Be Keynote Speaker at Midem 2015

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On Thursday (September 25th), Reed MIDEM announced co-founder and chief development officer of Indiegogo, Danae Ringelmann, is set to be the keynote speaker at the annual music industry tradeshow, Midem 2015. According to Billboard, during the Midem Talks conference sessions, Ringelmann will discuss how crowdfunding offers a viable source of funding for innovative technologies and new… Read More

ieCrowd Creates “Life Science” Group

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ieCrowd, a platform that enables anyone to participate in helping them find, fund and commercialize breakthrough life and health discoveries, has announced a new life science business group.  Molly Schmid has been appointed to lead the new initiative at ieCrowd.  The new Life Science Business Group will focus on the commercialization strategies, product development activities,… Read More

The Collapse of Kreyos and How Not to Run a Crowdfunding Campaign

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This one is almost too painful to write.  As many people know the Kreyos Smartwatch was one of the most successful Indiegogo crowdfunding campaigns of all time.  It is also probably one of the most spectacular crowdfunding failures ever.  Trust me – this one is pretty hard to top. We last visited the Kreyos campaign… Read More

Com1 Android Watch Crowdfunding Campaign Disappears from Indiegogo; Reveal Copyright War with Google

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Earlier this month, Com1 launched a crowdfunding campaing on Indiegogo to raise funds for its “first Android Wear” smartwatch. The plan was for the watch to be sold for a price of $125 ($175 for the stainless steel or aluminum), the project wanted to raise $75,000. Oddly, the campaign appeared to randomly vanished from the… Read More

Infamous Alaska Reporter Who Quit Her Job on Air Launches Indiegogo Campaign For Cannabis Club

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On Monday (September 22nd), former Alaskan reporter for KTVA Charlo Greene took the Internet by storm when a video of her announcing her resignation from the television station by saying, “F*** it” on air as she walked off the studio. Greene had been reporting on the Alaska Cannabis Club when she openly admitted she is founder of the… Read More

English Director Michael Apted Turns to Indiegogo For Third Film in “Married in America” Series

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Michael Apted, is looking to the crowd for his new project. UP director has launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to raise $50,000 For his third film in the Married in America series. While describing the film on the campaigns website, Apted shared, “In 2001, I began to follow nine American couples on the verge of marriage.  I always… Read More

XPRIZE Launches $500,000 Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo; Announces Its Next Moonshot

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XPRIZE Chairman and CEO, Dr. Peter H. Diamandis announced the launch of the $15M Global Learning XPRIZE during a presentation at the Social Good Summit. Diamandis will be joined on-stage by technology entrepreneur, Anousheh Ansari, and Senior Advisor in the Executive Office of the President of Kenya, Ruth Kagia. The Global Learning XPRIZE is a five-year competition challenging teams… Read More

Philadelphia Company Launches Indiegogo Campaign For “First” Smart Patch Thermometer; Raises Almost $40,000 in Two Days

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Ready to create a new way to check for fevers, Philadelphia-based company Fever Smart launched a $40,000 Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for a thermometer for children. The device is considered a “smart patch” that will keep an eye on any child’s health and help ease parents’ minds.  The campaign has benefited by several large “distributor” contributions… Read More

Crowdfunding At Its Best: Top 12 Successfully Funded Kickstarter & Indiegogo Films

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Crowdfunding films is big business these days and it is still early in the evolution of this new approach to funding movies.  On Kickstarter, Film & Video is their second highest revenue generator having successfully raised almost $200 million.  Indiegogo has recently experienced some break out success campaigns that have pushed some of their films… Read More

Actor Tom Sizemore Turns to Crowdfunding For Heist Movie, Filmed in Detroit

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Asking for funding assistance from his devoted fans, “Saving Private Ryan” star Tom Sizemore has launched a $500,000 crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for his new film An Honest Thief.  The campaign on Indiegogo is a “flexible funding” project – so whatever he raises he keeps.  The film is to be produced in Detroit, Michigan where… Read More

Michigan Bar Owner Criticized by Community Member for Crowdfunding

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Owner of the Arbor Brewing Company, formerly known as Corner Brewery, Rene Greff, is ready to set the record straight about her $75,000 crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. Earlier this summer, the Ypsilanti brewer took to the platform to launch a project to help upgrade the brewery’s kitchen. In the middle of the campaign apparently another business… Read More

Wearable Techno-Meditation Device Neo Neurophone Nears $109,000 First Three Days on Indiegogo

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Arizona resident Patrick Flanagan launched a $100,000 crowdfunding campaign earlier this week on Indiegogo for his product, the NEO Neurophone, which is described as a “wearable techno-meditation device”. The campaign has already gained some popularity and has even raised nearly $109,000 thanks to its over 400 backers. To set the record straight about what the device… Read More

Indiegogo-Success thingCHARGER Selected To Be Part of The Platform’s New Perpetual Crowdfunding Program

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thingCHARGER is one of a select group of innovators chosen for a new pilot program that lets successful companies invite funding from the crowd even after their initial crowdfunding campaign ends. thingCHARGER’s breakout product is a patented mobile device charger that plugs – and aesthetically blends – into U.S. outlets, with interchangeable tips to charge ANY… Read More

Indiegogo Announces Perpetual Crowdfunding

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Pilot Program Starts with TrackR Bravo and Tens. Global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has shifted strategy once again. Seeking to innovate in the crowdfunding space the company has announced perpetual crowdfunding or “Forever Funding”.  In an anonymous update on their site Indiegogo stated; “We have heard from many in our community the desire for and positive… Read More