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Indiegogo’s Kate Drane Named B2C Tech Winner of Chicago Inno’s 50 on Fire Awards

On Thursday, Streetwise Media’s digital city news property, Chicago Inno, announced the winners of this year’s 50 on Fire Awards. While sharing details about the Fire Awards, Streetwise Media President, Leslie Garbarino, stated:  “Chicago’s innovation economy continues to grow every year in large part due to… Read More

Icontrol’s OpenHomeTM Labs Program Sees Continued Success With Indiegogo Partnership

Icontrol Networks, the company behind the most widely-distributed interactive security and home automation platform in the industry, announced a new wave of participants in OpenHome Labs. It also announced the Zen Thermostat, an inaugural OpenHome Labs participant, has successfully completed the program and is now OpenHome Certified – meaning it can work… Read More

Indiegogo’s Kate Drane Reveals Campaign Success Secrets & Her Thoughts on Equity Crowdfunding

Earlier this week, Indiegogo’s hardware category lead Kate Drane sat down with France’s startup blog Rude Baguette during Connected Conference to discuss crowdfunding success and the rise of equity crowdfunding. During her interview, Drane shared some advice on how project creators should form a community before campaign launch:… Read More

Indiegogo Invades International CES with Crowdfunded Projects

Indiegogo is at International CES in full force this year. Kate Drane, Ben Bateman and CEO & co-founder Slava Rubin (and others) are making the rounds and checking out the many products that have raised funding on their global crowdfunding platform. Yesterday Slava hosted a… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo’s Kate Drane: Crowdfuding Proves Demand (Video)

Sharing her insight about crowdfunding and its effects on the marketplace, Indiegogo’s hardware category lead Kate Drane spoke at the PSFK & PCH’s Makers Movement event in San Francisco earlier this week. According to PSFK, Drane, who is currently responsible for the platform’s design and technology categories,… Read More

Indiegogo Teams Up With Chicago-Based 1871; Announces New Midwest Satellite Office

Earlier this week, Indiegogo announced it will be opening a brand new Midwest satellite office in Chicago’s 1871. The organizations revealed they are teaming up to host a quarterly education session for those working in the building. According to the Chicago Tribune, the notion of… Read More

San Francisco Maker Startup Weekend is Dedicated to Hardware

The San Francisco Maker Startup Weekend is not your typical hackathon.  This one is not all about cool software but cool hardware – developed during a 54 hour event.  Sure it’s easy enough to cast a few spells and craft some really cool code but… Read More

‘Indiegogo Zone’ to be at 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show

Indiegogo will be hosting dedicated space within Eureka Park at the 2014 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) exhibiting past and current hardware campaigners.  Taking place in Las Vegas on January 7 through January 10, 2014, the Indiegogo Zone will feature ten Indiegogo campaigners showcasing their… Read More

Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 9, 2013

Hollywood Reporter | ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ Producer: What They Don’t Tell You About Crowdfunding (Guest Column) David T. Friendly’s effort to crowdfund a documentary about shoe collectors is way behind schedule, having raised just over $5,000 of a $100,000 goal on Indiegogo (Despite being flexibly funded)…. Read More

Indiegogo + IDEA MAKERS: How to succeed at crowdfunding

Chatting with Kate Drane, it turns out she was never entirely comfortable as a public speaker, but now that her job includes telling a room full of passionate, innovative people about the best ways to crowdfund your passion to success, Kate can’t get a mic… Read More

SCORE Crowdfunding Webinar Thursday, December 20th

LIVE Webinar 12/20: CrowdFunding: An Alternative Source of Financing Join us for this SCORE LIVE Webinar presented by Candace Klein, CEO of SoMoLend and Kate Drane, Entrepreneur Engagement Lead at Indiegogo. With crowdfunding, you can borrow as little as $500 or as much as $1,000,000.  It is much… Read More

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