Archives for August 2012

Team Indiegogo’s Campaign Roundup (8/30/12)

Every week, we give team members at Indiegogo an opportunity to talk about the campaigns that have caught their attention. Here’s what we were talking about this week: Bret/Growth Domino Street: An App for Your Neighborhood Location: Brooklyn, New york Cool app promoting local culture & neighborhood businesses with awesome perks!  Local rules! Crista/Catalysts The Next … read more

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Indiegogo Insight: Length Matters — 40 Days and 40 Nights

There is a common misconception that longer campaigns are more likely to reach their goals simply because they have more days to work with. Our data shows that campaigns that are “too long” can actually be less likely to reach their goal than those that stay within a certain length — 40 days. According to … read more

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Team Indiegogo’s Campaign Roundup (8/24/12)

Every week, we give team members at Indiegogo an opportunity to talk about the campaigns that have caught their attention. Here’s what we were talking about this week: Andrew/Growth Stephen Fry animation of Wilde’s fairytale for the National Literacy Trust! Location: London, United Kingdom Oscar Wilde’s moving story in the hands of an incredible actor and … read more

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The Oatmeal + Indiegogo + 20,000 people = Gosh Darn Tesla Museum (Infographic)

When The Oatmeal’s Matthew Inman first used Indiegogo, his campaign raised $220,000 in two weeks. With his second campaign, “Let’s Build a Goddamn Tesla Museum,” he has raised four times that in less than a week, smashing through his original goal of $850,000. In doing so, over 20,000 people unlocked a matching grant from the … read more

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Join Indiegogo in Berlin — with Co-Founder Danae Ringelmann

As we first announced at the beginning of August, Indiegogo recently partnered with Google and Stiftung Entrepreneurship to launch a competition for German-speaking entrepreneurs, Gruender-Garage. Competitors will run Indiegogo campaigns to fund their startup ideas, and successful campaigns will receiving matching funds from Google — until the 150,000 € prize pot is exhausted. As part … read more

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