Tagged: tips

Brief: Indiegogo Alums Bluesmart & Miss Possible Discuss Crowdfunding Success

Bluesmart and Miss Possible

Continuing to enjoy the success of their well-known Indiegogo campaigns, startups Bluesmart and Miss Possible sat down with the crowdfunding platform to share details about the initiatives and big achievements. The Bluesmart suitcase is high-quality carry-on that the user can control from their phone. Its size is… Read More

Indiegogo’s Anastasia Emmanuel Reveals How Crowdfunding Has Become So Popular in the UK

Anastasia Emmanuel

Taking time away from her duties as Indiegogo’s Director of European Technology & Design, Anastasia Emmanuel sat down with Shiny Shiny to share details about her career and how popular crowdfunding has become. During her interview, Emmanuel discussed her passion for technology: “I totally fell into… Read More

Airtame’s Jonas Gyalokay Shares With Indiegogo: How to Crowdfund a Million Dollars

Jonas Gyalokay

On Thursday, Airtame’s co-founder and CEO Jonas Gyalokay revealed to Indiegogo backers and campaign organizers tips and tricks to running not only a successful crowdfunding initiative, but also how to raise a million dollars using the funding method, Gyalokay wrote in a Indiegogo Blog’s guest post: “Crowdfunding… Read More

Seedrs Offers Up Six Reasons For Companies to Raise Equity Through Crowdfunding

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Earlier this week, Seedrs unveiled a list of reasons why companies (both established and startups) should consider using equity crowdfunding as a way to receive funds from investors. Marketing Director of the crowdfunding platform, Alysia Wanczyk, shared: “There are so many different avenues for you to… Read More

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

Slava Rubin

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

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


  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

Kickstarter Offers Tips on How to Make a Great Campaign Pitch Video For Writers & Publishers (Video)

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Seeking to help writers and publishers campaign organizers with their projects, Kickstarter offers up some tips on how to successfully create a great campaign pitch video. The crowdfunding platform declared: “A video is one of the first things your backers will see — but that… Read More

Sugru’s Jane ni Dhulchaointigh Shares Tips For Crowdfunding Success

Jane ni Dhulchaointigh

Earlier this month, mountable glue company Sugru successfully raised over £3.5 million through UK’s equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. The project broke two funding records – largest single investment (£1 million) and widest reach with shareholders found in 68 countries. Now, Sugru’s CEO Jane ni Dhulchaointigh is… Read More

Pavegen’s CEO Offers Advice on Crowdfunding Following Crowdcube Success

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Last month, London start-up Pavegen successfully secured over £2 million during its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company’s technology converts footsteps into electricity, making it possible to power services in high-footfall locations, as well as provide real-time data for analytics. While discussing Pavegen’s products, founder of Pavegen, Laurence Kemball-Cook, told Business Insider: “Each… Read More

Indiegogo Offers Up Five Tips for InDemand Success

Indiegogo Indemand

With more and more projects looking into Indiegogo InDemand, the platform has offered some tips on how to be successful by using the program. Indiegogo noted, “InDemand makes it easy to continue raising funds after your campaign deadline. Campaigns in InDemand have reached their goal, met their… Read More

Crowdcube’s Luke Lang Reveals Why Tech Companies Should Consider Equity Crowdfunding


Offering up his own insight on the tech industry, Crowdcube co-founder Luke Lang sat down to reveal why such companies should consider equity crowdfunding for their next funding rounds. During an interview with IDG Connect, Lang stated: “Crowdfunding not only gives businesses a platform to… Read More

Two Similar Crowdfunding Campaigns, Two Very Different Outcomes (Or, Why Messaging Matters)


It isn’t every day that two very similar campaigns are raising money at the same time on two of the largest crowdfunding platforms in the world, but that is the case right now. Kickstarter and Indiegogo are both playing host to campaigns seeking funding for… Read More

How Project Creators Can Combat Crowdfunding Fatigue In The Media


In the past few months, we’ve seen a steady increase in crowdfunding emails. It seems like the hip thing to do now: 5 out of 10 emails now start with “Can you help us promote our Kickstarter campaign, so we can build this cool product!” There… Read More

Research: Here’s How Successful Crowdfunders Are Updating Their Crowd


Most crowdfunding campaigns will fail to reach their funding goals, but that isn’t a bad thing. The crowd’s ability to vet campaigns and pick winners is just one of the many facets of “crowd wisdom.” Having said that, it helps to understand what successful campaigners… Read More

Inside Crowdfunding Ep. 3: Bragi On The Dash & Their $2.3M (And Counting) Kickstarter Campaign


Short of a few Google+ hiccups, Alon Goren and myself had a great conversation with Toby Martin and Arne Loermann with Bragi LLC. Bragi is the company behind The Dash, which has raised over $2.3 million on Kickstarter. For a minute there it looked like… Read More

Watch: TubeStart Talks Crowdfunding Strategy For YouTube Creators

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Yesterday YouTube-centric crowdfunding platform TubeStart held a Google Hangout discussing crowdfunding in a YouTube context. The Hangout lasted just under an hour and provided answers to a handful of relevant questions. TubeStart’s Claude Shires and Kirsten Zastrow ran the session. They provide some sobering, pragmatic… Read More

Brief: TubeStart To Host Google Hangout For YouTube Crowdfunders

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Tomorrow YouTube content creator crowdfunding platform TubeStart will begin a new weekly tradition by holding a Google Hangout. It’s called the “Weekly Crowdfunding Crash Course for YouTube Creators,” which tells you just about all you need to know. If you’re on YouTube and you’re interested… Read More

The First 24 Hours Are Everything For A Personal Crowdfunding Campaign (Infographic)


  FundRazr has shared the following infographic highlighting the platform’s top five personal campaigns for the last six months. There are two notable lessons to be gleaned from the data… The first 24 hours are crucial – Every single one of these campaigns had raised thousands… Read More

Lending Club’s New Stat Charts For Investors Carry Big P2P Lending Lesson


Lending Club has announced the addition of two new statistical charts aimed at helping their investors understand trends in returns. Notably, both charts seem to actively encourage investors on Lending Club to have at least 100 notes in their portfolio for the purposes of diversification…. Read More