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IgnitionDeck Acquires Fundify & CrowdPress

IgnitionDeck, Inc., a provider of WordPress-based commerce solutions, has acquired two popular tools for no-fee crowdfunding: Fundify, purchased from Astoundify; and CrowdPress, purchased from BoxyStudio. The acquisitions consolidate IgnitionDeck’s ownership of the some popular solutions for no-fee crowdfunding on WordPress, which is the dominant online… Read More

Brief: “Shroud Of The Avatar” Raised Big Money A Year Removed From Kickstarter

Shroud of the Avatar raised almost $2 million on Kickstarter in a campaign that ended in April of 2013, but that didn’t mark the end of the crowdfunding process. The game’s creators took the same approach that Star Citizen has taken, using Kickstarter as a launchpad… Read More

Brief: Shroud of the Avatar Eclipses $3 Million In Crowdfunding

Star Citizen isn’t the only video-game-related crowdfunding campaign that is running in some state of perpetuity. The lesser-known but still successful Shroud of the Avatar has taken the same approach to funding, using the IgnitionDeck WordPress plugin to facilitate pledges from the crowd. It has worked well… Read More

Is Star Citizen On Pace To Crowdfund $100 Million?

You have to love the community that has formed around Cloud Imperium Games’s upcoming release Star Citizen. The crowd that has formed around the game maintains various discussion communities around the Internet, not the least of which is the /r/starcitizen subreddit, which boasts almost 16,000 subscribers…. Read More

IgnitionDeck To Add Feature Allowing Kickstarter Grads To Continue Crowdfunding

IgnitionDeck is an increasingly-popular WordPress plugin aimed at powering crowdfunding campaigns. For prices starting at $79, crowdfunders can buy a license for IgnitionDeck and crowdfund on their own WordPress-powered standalone web site, skipping the traditional success fees of popular crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter. IgnitionDeck is… Read More

Brief: Star Citizen Crosses $28 Million In Funding, 300K Backers

The campaign for Star Citizen keeps marching on. Chris Roberts and the developers at Cloud Imperium just recently crossed two milestones: $28 million in funding and 300,000 backers. This comes on the heels of news that October was one of the most successful months for the Star Citizen… Read More

Shroud of the Avatar Follows Star Citizen’s Lead, Crowdfunding Continues After Kickstarter

Shroud of the Avatar is taking an approach to crowdfunding that some may find familiar. First, Lord British and his team raised just short of two million dollars on Kickstarter, but that wasn’t the end of crowdfunding for the game. They later launched a standalone… 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

Crowdfunding News Roundup: October 20, 2013

Counselor@Law: Sliding scale income rules under Title III crowdfunding The Counselor@Law blog takes an interesting look at the pros and cons involved with setting yearly maximums on non-accredited investors for the purposes of Title III crowdfunding. “Implementing and verifying that the annual cap (across all… Read More

$23 MILLION, And Star Citizen Still Doesn’t Get The Credit It Deserves

We’re going to unabashedly scream it from the mountaintops: Star Citizen is one of – if not the – biggest crowdfunding stories we’ve seen since we’ve launched this site more than a year ago, and it doesn’t get the attention or credit it deserves. The… Read More

Filmmakers Crowdfunding Edward Snowden Documentary, Accepting Bitcoins

Classified: The Edward Snowden Story promises to be a dramatic biopic covering the life and times of now-ubiquitous NSA leaker Edward Snowden, and the project is crowdfunding on a custom, WordPress-and-IgnitionDeck-powered crowdfunding solution. “Classified: The Edward Snowden Story” is a biopic that will tell the… Read More

Team Behind Video Game ‘Precinct’ Cancels Second Crowdfunding Campaign

Earlier this month we brought you the story of Precinct, a video game that had a cancelled Kickstarter campaign to its name. The team behind the game had turned to WordPress crowdfunding plugin IgnitionDeck in order to roll their own funding platform solution. The team… Read More

Precinct Crowdfunding On WordPress, IgnitionDeck After Failed Kickstarter

Precinct was a video game crowdfunding on Kickstarter. I say “was” because the campaign has since been shut down after the project creators realized that there was little hope of the campaign meeting its funding goal. Now the team has rolled their own crowdfunding solution… Read More

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