Tagged: austin

Connecticut Tech Council Names Reality Crowdfunding TV, 2014 Tech Company to Watch

The crowdfunding industry has been frequently highlighted in the media over the last few years because of the high profile projects that have been brought to market using this new model. The industry is also expanding at a brisk pace with impressive year over year revenue… Read More

CROWDFUNDING: Creating & Executing a VIABLE Strategy

We’ve all heard about hugely successful crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter, GoFundMe, AngelList and other platforms (Coolest, Potato Salad, 7 Cups of Tea,Shyp) but we’ve also heard about the big campaigns that didn’t go quite as planned (Zach Braff’s “Wish I Was Here”,  MyIDKey).  Crowdfunding is one of… Read More

Photo Gallery: Indiegogo At SXSW 2014

Indiegogo was all over SXSW this year as evidenced in part by our recent breakdown of Indiegogo campaigns represented at this year’s festival. Indiegogo has now also released an album of pictures from their time in Austin. The photos are below. For the full Facebook… Read More

Vovation.com Launches New Crowdfunding Platform For Inventors

Austin-based Vovation.com has launched a new crowdfunding platform with a focus on consumer products. The platform was created by Conley Giles and is billed as “crowdfunding for inventors,” which puts this platform squarely in competition with upstart platforms like HWTrek and Dragon Innovation. Giles explains… Read More

WATCH: ‘Freeloader’ Secures Shark Tank Deal After Indiegogo Success

Erick Jansen and Nathan Jones successfully raised $31,752 on Indiegogo for their take on the child carrier, which they dubbed the “Freeloader.” Jansen had a background in the outdoor industry as a retailer and product manager, and he met Jones on the job as both… Read More

Equity Endeavor Tests Crowdfunding Platform In Austin, New Orleans

Equity Endeavor is a rewards-based crowdfunding platform that has just launched two pilot platforms. The platforms will focus on projects in Austin, Texas and New Orleans, Louisiana. Equity Endeavor is described as a “city specific crowdfunding platform created to help local businesses and entrepreneurs raise… Read More

Send this to a friend