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Indiegogo Crowdfunding

Meet the Strategist Behind $1,000,000 in Crowdfunding

Rachel Pedersen | Posted 05.17.2016 | Business
Rachel Pedersen

The world of crowdfunding is revolutionizing the way small business owners and entrepreneurs view securing funding for their projects. Websites like...

5 Things to Ask Yourself Before You Start a Crowdfunding Campaign

Lisa Curtis | Posted 10.28.2015 | Business
Lisa Curtis

When my campaign to raise $100,000 in 30 days failed, I was forced to ask myself some very tough questions. In speaking with others, I've found that these are questions few people think about before embarking upon a crowdfunding campaign.

Networking, Crowdfunding, Bras and Everything In-Between!

Lirone Glikman | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Lirone Glikman

Moreover, in recent years, one of the growing and revolutionary platforms that can assist entrepreneurs in funding their business is the practice of crowdfunding, which is based on the willingness of a crowd to support and fund one's business.

How to Create a Digital Wedding, Secure Sponsors and Do Some Good

Robelen Bajar | Posted 09.25.2015 | Women
Robelen Bajar

I knew when I committed to this crazy idea that it was far bigger than me. In fact, it was no longer about my partner and I, or our wedding. I needed the help of heart-centred businesses and individuals who believed in what I was doing.

Interview With Amanda Barbara of Pubslush, Crowdfunding for Authors

Dorit Sasson | Posted 06.19.2016 | Business
Dorit Sasson

Crowdfunding. It's become such a popular and trendy step for entrepreneurs and small business to do yet many authors have no idea there is such a thin...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Solar Panels Could Save Patients In Gaza's Hospitals, Thanks To A New Fundraising Campaign

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 05.21.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- The electricity is there one second and cut off the next. Each time it goes, it can take a struggling patient's life with it. That's ...

Five Fabulous Fitness Wearables that Were Successfully Crowdfunded

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 03.30.2015 | Technology
Kyle McCarthy

Today many many startups look to crowdfunding as a source of financing. According to Score.org, a nonprofit organization which mentors small businesses, crowdfunding has increased 18-fold since 2009 and now tops $10 billion. The fitness industry is no exception.

5 Lessons I Learned From Running a Crowdfunding Campaign

Erica Swallow | Posted 02.28.2015 | Impact
Erica Swallow

This holiday season, my mother and I hosted a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for our local Humane Society animal shelter.

Peripheral Vision: Climate Change and Global Development in the 21st Century (Pt. IV: Long-Tail Liberation)

Peter Schwartz | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green
Peter Schwartz

Global warming poses an existential threat to life on Earth. This existential threat challenges our capabilities and calls into question the viability and effectiveness of mechanically conceived grid maintenance options.

Climate Change And Global Development in the 21st Century, Pt. III

Peter Schwartz | Posted 09.15.2014 | Green
Peter Schwartz

The emergence of an acceleration ecology for distributed solar power and storage technologies indicates the approach of a tipping point that begins to spawn an independent global power "hive" that operates largely beyond the purview of the regulated electric power grid.

Peripheral Vision: Climate Change and Global Development in the 21st Century (Pt. II)

Peter Schwartz | Posted 09.14.2014 | Green
Peter Schwartz

Going forward, the challenge facing established "financial grid" players -- commercial lending banks, investment banks, private equity firms, venture funds, and angel networks -- may not be whether they can match the growth arc of crowdfunding platforms. The financial grid itself may be at risk.

Peripheral Vision: Climate Change and Global Development in the 21st Century (Pt. I)

Peter Schwartz | Posted 09.10.2014 | Green
Peter Schwartz

Crowdfunding, depicted graphically, resemble nothing so much as the trajectory of space vehicles obtaining escape velocity from the earth's atmosphere. But for those with boots on the ground, the impact of these trends more likely resembles displacement associated with the cracking of tectonic plates.

If You Please, Kind Sir... and Ma'am

Carol Hoenig | Posted 08.05.2014 | Small Business
Carol Hoenig

I've never been good at asking for help. It is not in my nature. That isn't to say friends and family don't assist me when I need it, but I am just no...

You'll Love How He Plans To Make The World A Better Place

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 05.20.2014 | Comedy

Kurt Braunohler has an unorthodox plan to do some good in the world: he's going to jet ski the length of the Mississippi River, from Chicago to New Or...

Marcos: The Father of the Mountain

Adam Pervez | Posted 05.17.2014 | Impact
Adam Pervez

Volunteers meet Marcos at the metro station and ride a cable car up to the last stop. For many this would be as far as they'd go, as beyond it only gets poorer and more dangerous.

New Rules for Crowdfunding: Respect Your Audience to Maximize Your Results

Ciara Pressler | Posted 08.27.2013 | Small Business
Ciara Pressler

As a marketer and consultant for new business and creative projects, I see every rule in the book being broken in crowdfunding campaigns. In some cases, these campaigns are even hurting the future of the project, from alienating your audience to scooping your press story.

Indiegogo Founder Slava Rubin Reveals the Secret to Striking Crowdfunding Gold (VIDEO)

Nate C. Hindman | Posted 08.19.2013 | Small Business
Nate C. Hindman

From Barack Obama to Veronica Mars, just about everyone and their co-founder is raising money these days through crowdfunding. But for every breakout campaign, there are thousands that fail to hit their goals.

Ever Dream of Dropping Everything to Travel the World?

Daniel Vahab | Posted 07.27.2013 | Impact
Daniel Vahab

Ever dream of dropping everything to travel the world? To live like a Gypsy and visit foreign lands, eat exotic foods, hear new languages and music. In an Indiegogo crowd-funded documentary one biker makes the quest to do just that.

Money Bomb for Filmmakers: Crowdfunding Platforms

Yvonna Russell | Posted 03.31.2013 | Women
Yvonna Russell

Hopefully gone are the days when filmmakers raised funds for their films by any means necessary. Now, crowdfunding platforms are the way to finance film projects through individuals on the web.

Indiegogo Shutters Woman's Syria Fundraiser For Family

The Huffington Post | Zoe Mintz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

Even though Julie Angus of Canada is thousands of miles away from Syria, the nation's civil war hits close to home. Angus’ uncle, his wife and t...

Does Crowdfunding Fail Some of the Most Promising Entrepreneurs?

Elizabeth Gerber | Posted 02.11.2013 | Small Business
Elizabeth Gerber

Who has an extended network of more than 10,000 people who have at least some disposable income to give to a crowdfunding campaign? Not the technical school student who comes from the projects; in her network, a gift of 50 dollars could mean no groceries for a week.

WATCH: This Necklace Is Made Of WHAT?

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.02.2012 | Technology

Darling, what goes better with these shoes: @DRUNKHULK or @Horse_ebooks? Now for sale on crowd-funding site Indiegogo: The "data necklace," a visua...

The CrowdFunders: IndieGoGo's Most Extraordinary Campaigns

Slava Rubin | Posted 10.22.2011 | Small Business
Slava Rubin

In the coming months, we'll introduce you to the extraordinary entrepreneurs behind some of the most ground-breaking IndieGoGo campaigns in a series called The CrowdFunders.