Crowdfunding

News and Articles About Crowdfunding

Indiegogo Tests Offering Optional Insurance to Protect Against Dubious Campaigns
IndieGoGo

Indiegogo Tests Offering Optional Insurance to Protect Against Dubious Campaigns

In the pilot program backers can pay a small fee in exchange for a guaranteed refund if the product fails to arrive within three months of its estimated delivery date.
Laura Entis
One Group Believes McDonald's Inside Churches Will Bring More Worshippers
McDonalds

One Group Believes McDonald's Inside Churches Will Bring More Worshippers

The 'McMass' project proposes an entrepreneurial way to grow church membership: Open up fast-food franchises inside.
Kate Taylor
Pursuing a Strategic Investor? What to Consider.
Crowdfunding

Pursuing a Strategic Investor? What to Consider.

If you're looking to lure a strategic investor, keep these tips in mind.
Linda Lacina
Be Savvier About Crowdfunding: What Our Experts Advise
Straight Talk

Be Savvier About Crowdfunding: What Our Experts Advise

Whether you're investing or fundraising, our experts have tips and tricks to help you maximize the process.
Linda Lacina
Use Kickstarter to Validate Your Million-Dollar Idea
Crowdfunding

Use Kickstarter to Validate Your Million-Dollar Idea

Crowdfunding platforms can be about more than selling concrete commodities.
Meiko Patton
What's Behind Every Great Crowdfunding Campaign?
Ready to Launch

What's Behind Every Great Crowdfunding Campaign?

Experts from our Ready to Launch event unlock the secret to an effective campaign.
Carly Okyle
First Time Crowdfunding? Here's What You Need to Know.
Business Plans

First Time Crowdfunding? Here's What You Need to Know.

A quick primer on the pros and cons of crowdfunding your new venture.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Want a Piece of the $33B-and-Growing 'Internet-of-Things' Market?
Internet of Things

Want a Piece of the $33B-and-Growing 'Internet-of-Things' Market?

Executives from crowdfunding site Indiegogo and a connected-home product company share five tips for success.
Kate Drane and Jason Domangue
Baggage Blues No More: A Smart Suitcase Raises $1 Million on Indiegogo
IndieGoGo

Baggage Blues No More: A Smart Suitcase Raises $1 Million on Indiegogo

A team of engineers, entrepreneurs, and industrial designers are working to reinvent the suitcase.
Catherine Clifford
How Crowdfunding Is Changing the Fashion Business
Fashion

How Crowdfunding Is Changing the Fashion Business

There's an alternative to mass-produced, off-the-rack retail, and it starts with crowdfunding.
Elizabeth Bates
Meet the Producers Behind Indiegogo's Highest-Funded Film
Business Unusual

Meet the Producers Behind Indiegogo's Highest-Funded Film

Rooster Teeth Productions is the innovative company behind the internationally popular online animation videos you haven't heard of...yet.
Jason Ankeny
Who Invests in Private Companies and How Do You Reach Them?
Investing

Who Invests in Private Companies and How Do You Reach Them?

Now is an unrivaled time to be an entrepreneur seeking financing. Here are some routes to taking advantage.
Joanna Schwartz
The Formula for a Thriving Product Business
Starting a Business

The Formula for a Thriving Product Business

There are four factors successful entrepreneurs have in common. The man behind a recent Kickstarter campaign for a new set of games provides a great example.
Stephen Key
With Help From Zuck, This Campaign Just Became Indiegogo's Most Funded Project Yet
Crowdfunding

With Help From Zuck, This Campaign Just Became Indiegogo's Most Funded Project Yet

Code.org launched a crowdfunding campaign in October that has raised nearly $3 million and counting.
Catherine Clifford