Tagged: youtube

Tubecon Launches Invesdor Funding Round: Seeks €375,000 For International Expansion

The owner of the Tubecon events, Tubecon Oy, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor to raised €375,000 to support its growth targets. The company reports that it aims, through the crowdfunding campaign, to increase resources for expanding and internationalizing its operations. While sharing… Read More

Pozible Success “Gayby Baby” Gets Theatrical & Digital Release Dates

On Tuesday, award-winning Australian documentary Gayby Baby, announced it was finally getting its theatrical and digital release dates. The film successfully secured over $100,000 through its crowdfunding campaign on Pozible a couple years ago. Per its synopsis, Gayby Baby follows the lives of four kids – Gus, Ebony, Matt… Read More

Updated: Seabin Pitch Video Has Been Viewed Over 30 Million Times on Facebook

I just saw this video pop up into my Facebook timeline.  The video is about Seabin a “trashcan for the ocean”.  Basically, the device floats at water level and vacuums up anything floating nearby. Think of it as a jumbo sized pool cleaner except it is targeting… Read More

Kickstarter Completes Creator Basics Video Series

This week, crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced the completion of its latest project called the Creator Basics video series. Kickstarter Creator Basics is made up of 56 videos that feature dozens of creators from all the campaign categories on the platform. The videos provide specific/helpful advice on… Read More

Indiegogo Reveals “7 Free Hacks For Any Crowdfunding Campaign”

Seeking to help crowdfunding first-timers with their projects, Indiegogo released its “7 Free Hacks for Any Crowdfunding Campaign” list. The global crowdfunding platform shared: “Developing a strategy for your crowdfunding campaign involves a lot of different pieces, including (but not limited to) social media, PR,… Read More

With Co-Founder Jack Vale, DogLand Launches StartEngine Crowdfunding Campaign For Dog Community App

Seeking to be “the first social network ever funded entirely by the people who use and love it,” BetterPet’s flagship product DogLand just launched their StartEngine equity crowdfunding campaign for a social network for dogs and those who love them. DogLand seeks to build the best dog community on… 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

Brief: Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 Towards GoFundMe Campaign Dedicated to Fan Battling Leukemia

Always looking to help a fan in need, pop sensation Taylor Swift offered up $50,000 towards a GoFundMe campaign dedicated to 11-year-old Naomi Oakes, who was recently diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia. According to People, Oakes’ family posted a video on YouTube sharing her story and revealing the fact… Read More

Kickstarter Alum KUNG FURY Debuts on YouTube (Video)

Back in 2013, 1980’s inspired KUNG FURY surfaced on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter with a mission to raise $200,000. During its run, the campaign raised $630,019 from 17,713 backers. Now, those wanting to watch the film over and over again can for free through YouTube! As previously reported, KUNG FURY is part… Read More

Update: Flow Hive Vaults $10M During the Final Days on Indiegogo

With only six more days until its record-breaking Indiegogo campaign comes to an end, Australia’s Flow Hive has successfully raised over $10 million thanks to nearly 28,000 backers. As previously reported, Flow Hive was created by father-son duo Cedar and Stuart Anderson and is considered… Read More

Steve Grand’s Kickstarter Album All-American Boy Quickly Hits Music Charts Nearly 30 Days After Its Release

Back in February 2014, singer-songwriter Steve Grand took to Kickstarter with a mission to raise $81,000 for his first recorded album, All-American Boy. During its campaign run, the project captured over $326,000 from nearly 5,000. Now, not only has Grand successfully made the new album, it has also… Read More

Lizzie Velasquez Talks Overcoming Internet Bullies & Inspiring Others

Fresh off her highly anticipated Kickstarter film, A Brave Heart, 26-year-old activist Lizzie Velasquez sat down with People magazine to share details about her past struggles and the effects of the YouTube video The Ugliest Woman Alive. As previously reported, first-time director Sara Bordo launched a campaign… Read More

Lizzie Velasquez’s Kickstarter Documentary Premieres at SXSW 2015 (Video)

Last spring, first-time director Sara Bordo launched a campaign on crowdfunding giant Kickstarter for a film that was at the time titled The Lizzie Project. The official documentary is based on 25-year-old Lizzie Velasquez, the breakout speaker of the YouTube TED talk video “How Do You Define Yourself?” which has… Read More

The Hollywood Reporter, YouTube Discuss Crowdfunding Risk & Rewards During Sundance Film Panel Series (Video)

Kicking off the Sundance Film Festival 2015 panel series on a financial note, The Hollywood Reporter and YouTube sat down to discuss the ins and outs of crowdfunding on Thursday (January 22nd). According to The Hollywood Reporter, the panel, Financing Through the Power of Fans,… Read More

California Resident Raises Nearly $55,000 in Two Days on Indiegogo For Man in “How Does a Homeless Man Spend 100?” Video

Seeking to help a homeless person in need, a California man by the name of Josh Lin has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds for Thomas, the man in the new video How Does a Homeless Man Spend $100. The video was created to see what… Read More

Brief: CEO of Logbar Addresses Critics of Kickstarter-Success Ring Wearable Tech (Video)

Clearing the air of any confusion and accusations, CEO of San Carlos-based Logbar, Takuro Yoshida, addressed the issues that backers of Kickstarter-success Ring Wearable Tech through a new YouTube video. Previously, Yoshida revealed his thought about the comments that Gizmodo had made about the ring. The website, which… Read More

Backers of Failed Kickstarter Yogventures Are Set To Receive EverQuest Next Landmark for Free

Yogventures backers, rejoice! Your patience is finally being paid off. According to GameStop, the makers of the failed video game have finally reached an agreement that will make everyone that supported the game super happy. According to the video game shop, along with the free codes they… Read More

Producer & Actor Alec Peters Discusses Recent Kickstarter Success “Star Trek: Axanar”

Fresh off the closing of the Star Trek: Axanar crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, website dedicated to the famous sci-fi series, TrekMovie, sat down with producer and actor in the upcoming film, Alec Peters to discuss the project and his ultimate dream of creating a Star Trek film…. Read More

Animated Series “Simon’s Cat” Dubbed Most Successful Reward-Based UK Film on Indiegogo

Hilarious web series Simon’s Cat has had huge success on the crowdfunding giant Indiegogo over the past few weeks. The YouTube channel launched campaign on July 8th for its new video Off to the Vet. Originally seeking only £275,850, Simon’s Cat has raised £304,937 from 9,963 backers. Not only has it… Read More

Yogscast Had Kickstarter Success. But Now Yogventures Has Been Cancelled

Popular YouTube channel Yogscast has announced the cancellation of its project Yogventures, which generated $570,000 during its 2012 crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The game was said to have already went into development at Winterkewl Games. According to Eurogamer, the game originally was set to release in… Read More