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Kickstarter Milestone: More Than $10 Million Has Been Pledged Towards Journalism Projects

On Tuesday, Kickstarter announced more than $10 million has been pledged towards journalism projects on its funding portal. The crowdfunding platform revealed in a blog post: “Since Kickstarter launched eight years ago, writers, photographers, and podcasters have used it to forge their own paths in… Read More

Asian Expansion: Kickstarter to Launch in Japan This September

Kickstarter announced this week that it will be launching in Japan next month Plans for the crowdfunding giant to make its Japanese debut were revealed earlier this year. According to The Verge, Japanese creators will be able to use the funding portal to attract backers… Read More

Kickstarter Milestone: 10,000 Art Projects Have Been Funded on the Crowdfunding Platform

Less than one week after announcing more than 12.7 million backers have raised $3 billion to go towards independent creators on its crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter shared that 10,000 art projects have been funded through its funding portal. While sharing details about the latest milestone, the Kickstarter… Read More

Kickstarter Milestone: 10,000 Game Projects Have Been Funded

On Thursday, Kickstarter announced that it has hit a brand new milestone. A total of 10,000 game projects have successfully been funded since the funding portal’s launch in 2009. The crowdfunding giant revealed in a blog post: “The day after Kickstarter launched in 2009, Eric… Read More

Kickstarter Unveils New “All in 1” Initiative

On Wednesday, Kickstarter announced the launch of its latest initiative, All in 1. According to the crowdfunding platform, this new project aims to help campaign organizers get their ideas out there, simply and swiftly, so they may get right to the fun part, creating, all in… Read More

DonorsChoose Expands Classroom Funding Platform & Announces Warby Parker Partnership

DonorsChoose announced on Thursday it has expanded its classroom funding platform to support Student Life Essentials projects, which will now include warm, clean clothing; personal hygiene items like deodorant and toothpaste; and food, with the goal of removing barriers to help students focus and succeed… Read More

Indiegogo Celebrates 2016’s Most Innovative Projects (Video)

With the new year just around the corner, Indiegogo celebrated by showing off the most innovative projects that debuted on the global crowdfunding platform in 2016. The funding portal revealed: “Together, our backers accomplished so much this year. You helped hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs… Read More

Kia Teams Up With DonorsChoose to Launch Annual “Holidays on Us” Celebration to Support High-Need Schools’ Projects

Kia Motors America and DonorsChoose announced on Sunday they are launching the annual “Holidays on Us” celebration to bring resources to schools in need this holiday season. The companies reported previous campaigns under the event raised more than $7.5 million and benefited more than 1.5 million… Read More

Kickstarter to be Showcased at London’s Design Museum (Video)

Earlier this week, Kickstarter announced London’s Design Museum’s inaugural exhibition is set to show how designs are using its rewards-based crowdfunding platform. The funding portal revealed: “We’re proud that the museum’s inaugural exhibitions include a look at how designers are using Kickstarter to explore bold… Read More

Kickstarter Celebrates 100,000th Successfully Funded Project

On Monday, Kickstarter celebrated the 100,000th project to be successfully funded on its crowdfunding platform by releasing 100 numbers behind those first 100,000 initiatives. The portal shared on its blog: “In the 6 years, 9 months, and 10 days since Kickstarter launched, much has changed and… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Introduces “Projects We Love” Badges

On Tuesday, Kickstarter introduced “Projects We Love” Badges feature to its widely popular crowdfunding platform. The Kickstarter crew declared: “To date, there have been more than 280,000 creative projects on Kickstarter — phew! Whether you’re a backer looking to find great ideas, or a creator looking… Read More

Crowdfunder UK’s “How to Crowdfund” Series Continues With Advice on Getting Funded

On Monday, reward-based crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder UK unveiled a new How to Crowdfund series advice called “Getting Funded.” The Crowdfunder UK team stated: “Your team is still active in the background, you have honed your story so it sounds great, you’ve indentified your crowd and know… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Shares Details About CES 2016

This week, crowdfunding platform Indiegogo shared details about its booth at the CES 2016, which will be held January 6-9, 2016 in Las Vegas. The website shared: “Last year more than 75 Indiegogo campaigners showcased their products at CES, representing over $20 million raised on Indiegogo, and we… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin: “We Believe Everyone Deserves One Opportunity to See Whether or Not the World or the Crowd Wants to Fund Them”

As more and more companies are turning to crowdfunding for extra funds, Indiegogo’s CEO Slava Rubin is encouraging everyone with a project idea to use the global platform. During a recent interview with MarketWatch, Rubin stated that he, along with the rest of the Indiegogo crew,… Read More

Indiegogo Reveals the ABCs to Crowdfunding For Medical Projects

In an effort to help those seeking money for medical/health campaigns, crowdfunding platform Indiegogo shared some tips on how these type projects can ultimately receive the funds they need. The popular funding platform’s Breanna DiGiammarino stated: “Crowdfunding proved an effective aid for the Villanova family, as well as thousands of others… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin to TrustedReviews: Expect the First $1bn Crowdfunding Project By 2020

Revealing what he expects in the future of crowdfunding, co-founder and CEO of Indiegogo Slava Rubin stated that he believes a single project using the funding method will generate more than $1 billion by end of this decade. During his recent interview with TrustedReviews, Rubin… Read More

Kickstarter’s Yancey Strickler Reveals Details About The Platform’s Algorithm System

Over six months ago, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter unveiled a new algorithm system for the platform to determine if submitted projects are following its rules. As previously reported, the algorithm scans review keywords in the campaign, the creator’s past track record on the platform and if similar campaigns… Read More

Kickstarter Simplifies Its Rules And Introduces New “Launch Now” Feature

Ready to make changes to its already famous platform, founders of Kickstarter, Charles Adler, Perry Chen, and Yancey Strickler, took to the site’s blog to introduce a brand new feature called “Launch Now.”  The new feature will allow new campaigns to go live without being reviewed… Read More

New York City’s Museum of Modern Art Showcases Kickstarter’s Successful Projects

Bringing all of Kickstarter’s well-known successes to its visitors, New York City’s Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) announced it is showcasing a curated collection that’s consisted of the many gadgets that have been brought to life in the past five years by the Kickstarter community. … Read More

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