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Crowdfunding Case Study: How appbackr Worked for Popvox Within two months of posting their app in the appbackr marketplace, Popvox had raised the five figures needed to get its mobile project off the ground.

By Michelle Goodman

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Marci Harris, CEO of Popvox
Marci Harris, CEO of Popvox

Marci Harris, CEO of Popvox, explains why the online advocacy and legislative data platform turned to crowdfunding site appbackr to finance its mobile offering for members of Congress.

When the U.S. House of Representatives began allowing members to use iPads on the House floor this year, Marci Harris saw an opportunity. The CEO of Popvox, a nonpartisan platform for advocacy and legislative data, believed that if she and her team could create a mobile version of Popvox for Congress to use, they could greatly increase their website's usefulness and reach.

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