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Indiegogo Expanding Beyond Crowdfunding to Be a 'Springboard' for Entrepreneurs
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Indiegogo Expanding Beyond Crowdfunding to Be a 'Springboard' for Entrepreneurs

The San Francisco-based fundraising platform is pushing into new territory under its new CEO, David Mandelbrot.
Catherine Clifford
This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

This Recent Immigrant Entrepreneur Is Living the American Dream Thanks to Crowdfunding

Hiral Sanghavi and his wife raised more than $11 million to design and manufacture a jacket that aims to solve logistical pain points for road warriors.
Catherine Clifford
These 5 Companies Help Crowdfunding Campaigns Succeed
Crowdfunding

These 5 Companies Help Crowdfunding Campaigns Succeed

One secret to successful crowdfunding is hire people who know how to run one.
John Rampton
Indiegogo's Founder Was Rejected 90 Times -- Here's How She Bounced Back
Success Stories

Indiegogo's Founder Was Rejected 90 Times -- Here's How She Bounced Back

Despite the initial rejections, Indiegogo has since secured millions in funding from prominent VC firms and it's distributed close to $1 billion to entrepreneurs across the world.
This Wearable Promises to Get You Out of Bed With Electric Shocks
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This Wearable Promises to Get You Out of Bed With Electric Shocks

What's a surefire way to break your snooze button habit? The threat of electrocution.
Hasbro and Indiegogo Want You to Design Their Newest Game
Games

Hasbro and Indiegogo Want You to Design Their Newest Game

An international competition offers the chance for a gaming enthusiast to have their original game idea turned into reality.
Women Raise More Money With Crowdfunding, Research Shows
Crowdfunding

Women Raise More Money With Crowdfunding, Research Shows

The difference comes down to the words female founders use, according to a UC Berkeley study.
Catherine Clifford
Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European Failure
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding Platforms Need to Be Better Watchdogs, Says Journalist Who Investigated Kickstarter's Biggest European Failure

Some of the sketchiness associated with crowdfunding should be addressed by the platforms themselves, says Mark Harris.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A 'Self-Propelling' Stroller Just Launched on Indiegogo
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A 'Self-Propelling' Stroller Just Launched on Indiegogo

The Internet of Things may soon include a smartphone-controlled stroller equipped with a wireless speaker for music, an electric feeding bottle warmer and a battery charger.
Carly Okyle
This 'Smart Wallet' Found Success on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. So Why Didn't It Deliver?
Crowdfunding

This 'Smart Wallet' Found Success on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. So Why Didn't It Deliver?

Crowdfunding is all about the numbers, but the humans behind the risky campaigns are often hard to calculate.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Less Than a Third of Crowdfunding Campaigns Reach Their Goals
Crowdfunding

Less Than a Third of Crowdfunding Campaigns Reach Their Goals

But one platform sees much higher rates of success than the others, according to a new report.
Catherine Clifford
Indiegogo Launches a New Product to Court Big Businesses
Indiegogo

Indiegogo Launches a New Product to Court Big Businesses

The San Francisco-based fundraising platform is positioning crowdfunding as a way for established businesses to do better market research and test new products.
Catherine Clifford
High-Tech Sneakers Raise More Than $300,000 on Indiegogo
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High-Tech Sneakers Raise More Than $300,000 on Indiegogo

Plus: learn which sharing economy startup is reportedly valued at more than $25 billion.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Former Senior Advisor to President Obama Joins GoFundMe
Crowdfunding

Former Senior Advisor to President Obama Joins GoFundMe

Longtime White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer will serve as the popular crowdfunding platform's VP of communications and policy.
Kim Lachance Shandrow