Tagged: flexible funding

Researchers Study Indiegogo’s Flexible or Fixed Crowdfunding

Every day, entrepreneurs have turned to crowdfunding to fund their new business or product and are given two types of options for the campaign, all-or-nothing and flexible funding, also known as keep-it-all. Both possess great perks, but the key question for each campaign would be… Read More

Brief: Loomio At 80% Of Crowdfunding Goal With 5 Days Left

We first reported on the crowdfunding campaign for Loomio in March. The forthcoming application aims to provide a social voting and implementation mechanism for ideas. The campaign is currently live on Crowdtilt Open and has raised over $80,000 on a $100,000 goal. The Loomio team… Read More

Two Big Questions For Indiegogo And PayPal On The Heels Of HealBe’s Crowdfunding Debacle

We’ve been keeping up with PandoDaily writer James Robinson’s (pictured) digging into HealBe’s Indiegogo campaign. It turns out that Robinson’s search is now leading him toward other Indiegogo campaigns seemingly with similar issues. A recent article dives into claims made during a campaign for the TellSpec, a device… Read More

On Indiegogo: Shaq And Friends Crowdfunding A Sequel To His Terrible Video Game

Former NBA star and current analyst for TNT Shaquille O’Neal is crowdfunding on Indiegogo. The goal: to fund a sequel to Shaq Fu, a video game released in the mid-90’s. Even Shaq would admit that Shaq Fu was terrible, but take a look at the preview trailer… Read More

On Indiegogo: Stars Align To Crowdfund Roger Ebert Documentary “Life Itself”

Roger Ebert is a beloved movie reviewer, famous for being half of the “Siskel & Ebert” duo that could make or break a movie producer’s day with a simple “thumbs up” or “thumbs down.” Steve James knows this all too well. He got his big… Read More

On Indiegogo: “Snagger Tool” Is A Firefighter’s Swiss Army Knife, Crowd Can Donate One To A Fire Department

The Snagger Tool is currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo, and although project creator and inventor Luke Geleynse has a long way to go if he hopes to hit his goal of $20,000, the tool looks really interesting and useful. Of course, Luke should know; he is… Read More

IgnitionDeck Compares Crowdfunding On Their WordPress Plugin To Popular Platforms

IgnitionDeck is a popular plugin for WordPress that turns WordPress installs into fully-functioning crowdfunding platforms. It is a solution that has been used in part by Star Citizen to raise a staggering $27 million and counting. The team behind the plugin recently published an article… Read More

The Gun Box Meets Goal On Indiegogo, Shifts Focus To Fulfillment

We first reported on The Gun Box earlier this month. The tech-packed firearm storage device promised safe gun storage for backers. At the original time of writing the campaign had amassed $25,000, but has since added over $100,000 in funding to end the campaign just… Read More

Lil Wayne, Motivational Edge Team On Indiegogo Campaign, Rapper Pledges $30K

Motivational Edge is a non-profit organization with the goal of encouraging youth in South Florida to achieve high academic standards, leveraging “culturally relevant arts” as a motivational platform. A campaign on Indiegogo is seeking $200,000 for the non-profit. The goal? To fund a new chapter… Read More

On Indiegogo: The Gun Box Promises Secure Firearm Storage

The Gun Box aims to provide safe and secure storage for firearms. The project is currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo, seeking $100,000 in funding. We believe in responsible home defense and we know there are a lot of other people who think the same way. That’s… Read More

TubeStart: Four Ways For YouTubers To Crowdfund Money From Fans

Subscription-based & pledge-based crowdfunding models could provide a new & exciting means of monetizing video content for YouTubers YouTube is a disruptive force in the world of video content and has long provided a means by which video content creators can monetize their hard work…. Read More

On Indiegogo: $400 Million Crowdfunding Campaign To Buy Wireless Provider Mobilicity

A Toronto resident has a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. The goal? To buy Mobilicity, a no-contract Canadian wireless carrier. The ask? $400,000,000 Canadian. MobileSyrup.com explains the state of the young, embattled wireless carrier… Mobilicity, one of Canada’s newest carriers, has been on the block for months… Read More

GunByGun Uses Crowdfunding To Fund Gun Buybacks

GunByGun.org founder Ian Johnstone lost his father at age 10 to gun violence. Since then he’s been an advocate for removing guns from the streets in any way possible. Now he and co-founder Eric King Ph.D. have launched GunByGun.com in order to connect crowdfunding with community… Read More

CrowdIt Promises $10,000 To Top Project In Launch Contest

CrowdIt has announced their CrowdIt Launch Challenge, a contest that will reward the most successful project on their platform with an additional $10,000 in funds. CrowdIt is a new platform that is set to launch on June 4th, 2013. Crowdfunders have to submit their projects by… Read More

Flexible Funding On Indiegogo Defined And Applied

Indiegogo has cemented itself as the clear number two player in what is commonly called “rewards-based crowdfunding.” There are a host of reasons for this, but one thing in particular differentiates Indiegogo from Kickstarter in a big way: flexible funding campaigns. If you quickly look… Read More

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