Introducing Update Reactions: A new way to interact with backers

Do you send regular updates to your backers? If you don’t, you’re missing out on an important opportunity to keep backers happy and engaged with your campaign. In the crowdfunding world, good communication is key — especially when it comes to keeping your supporters up-to-date on your campaign. Now, Indiegogo’s new and improved Update Reactions … read more

Prescription for Success: Elliegrid’s Smart Pillbox Wins $75k from Arrow

EllieGrid, a smart pillbox “with brains and beauty,” is the latest Indiegogo campaign team to win $75K in flash funding from Arrow, as part of the Arrow Certification Program. And like every Arrow Certified campaign, EllieGrid gets access to design tools, a 10% parts discount, and expert one-on-one support from Arrow’s engineering team. An idea … read more

8 Ways to Breakup With Your Gym Membership

Looking to upgrade your fitness routine? Ditch the gym and start breaking a sweat at home, in the office or on the go with these eight state-of-the-art fitness finds: Power your workouts with game play technology using Stealth — the first video game integrated core trainer. In less than three minutes a day, you can … read more

5 of the Coolest New Board Games to Play This Weekend

Bored? Why not try a new board game! Whether you’re planning family night or an evening with friends, we found the newest, most innovative ways to take your game-playing skills up a notch (or five) — check them out: Have friends in far away places? Challenge them to a game of chess with Square Off … read more

Robot Parents, Robot Notebooks, and More Robotic News

I used to have a ~super secret~ diary that required a code word to get in. It was also the size and weight of a brick. If you still live at home or have very nosy roommates about whom you write a lot of mean things, you need a Lockbook, the “mom-proof” notebook. You also need to not … read more