Crowdfunding

News and Articles About Crowdfunding

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
Startup Basics

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
6 Ways to Fulfill Your Crowdfunding Promises
Crowdfunding

6 Ways to Fulfill Your Crowdfunding Promises

While handling the back side of a campaign might not be as thrilling as dealing with the fund-raising part, these activities play a vital function in getting a fledgling business off the ground.
Andrew Thomas
This Gizmo Wants to Make Your Shower 'Smart,' Cutting Your Water Use In Half
Crowdfunding

This Gizmo Wants to Make Your Shower 'Smart,' Cutting Your Water Use In Half

A crowdfunding campaign for the Eva Smart Shower launched on Indiegogo this week.
Catherine Clifford
5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Crowdfunding

5 Essentials for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding is the sweat equity of financing. Every company, no matter how small, can succeed but it requires a lot of work.
Seymour Segnit
Indiegogo Co-Founder: When What It Means to Be a Fearless Entrepreneur Changes
Leadership

Indiegogo Co-Founder: When What It Means to Be a Fearless Entrepreneur Changes

Danae Ringelmann along and her two other co-founders launched the crowdfunding platform around four primary values. The company has grown, and what those values mean for the company has evolved, too.
Catherine Clifford
This Crazy Contraption Straps Your Head to an Airline Seat for Better Sleep
Business Travel

This Crazy Contraption Straps Your Head to an Airline Seat for Better Sleep

Want better sleep when traveling? A Finnish startup wants you to try strapping your head to your headrest.
Geoff Weiss
Reddit Co-Founder: Crowdfunding Is Powering a Second, Much Bigger Renaissance
Crowdfunding

Reddit Co-Founder: Crowdfunding Is Powering a Second, Much Bigger Renaissance

Alexis Ohanian says that technology means more creators can pursue their craft and get paid for it. The Internet means that people all over the world are becoming patrons of artists all over the world.
Catherine Clifford
A Device That Interprets Sign Language Is Now Being Crowdfunded
Communication

A Device That Interprets Sign Language Is Now Being Crowdfunded

Startup MotionSavvy is turning to Indiegogo to bring a tablet to market that translates sign language into speech and speech into text messages.
Carly Okyle