Archives for April 2013

5 Benefits of Crowdfunding for Hardware Makers

When you think of Indiegogo, you think funding. However, did you know that crowdfunding has numerous additional benefits outside of the money you raise? This is especially true for campaigns where you are allowing people to reserve a physical product, gadget or hardware. 1. Mitigate risk Hardware is a risky business. The decisions you make … read more

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What are Campaigners Saying about Indiegogo? (4/30/13)

Find out what Indiegogo campaigners are saying about their crowdfunding experiences and check out their campaigns to see what kinds of strategies they used to hit their goal: Support a Safe House in Armenia  Support a Safe House in Armenia Location: Yerevan, Armenia “This was about more than just keeping the doors open of one of … read more

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Team Indiegogo’s Campaign Roundup (4/26/13)

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: Alice  GIG 50-50: Uncovering 50 Inspiring Stories from 50 States Location: San Francisco, California I’d enjoy watching the news much more if it were filled with stories like … read more

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Pitch Perfect: The Grommet Propels Startups With Product Pitch Competition

Sweet Caroline! Last month, 10 startup teams converged on Boston’s storied Fenway Park to present their products at the The Grommet’s Product Pitch. The Grommet is a product launch platform and Indiegogo Partner. Their pitches were judged by a panel of Boston business leaders and venture capitalists, and THINX — a practically-minded and socially-conscious underwear … read more

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What are Campaigners Saying about Indiegogo? (4/23/13)

Find out what Indiegogo campaigners are saying about their crowdfunding experiences and check out their campaigns to see what kinds of strategies they used to hit their goal: SITTER  SITTER Location: Scotch Plains, New Jersey “I never expected to make our goal – $25,000 – but it happened! I have Indiegogo to thank for making it … read more

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