Archives for August 2013

Team Indiegogo’s Campaign Roundup (8/30/13)

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: Slava (@gogoSlava)  Spirit of Innovation Challenge: Students Grants 4 Social Good Location: Houston, Texas Empowering youth, entrepreneurship, & good. I love it! Ayah (@IndiegogoCA)  Piper: Smart, elegant, security … read more

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Human Rights Advocate Runs Multiple Campaigns to Chase a Dream

Anastasia Somoza is no stranger to human rights issues. In 1993 at the age of only nine, she appeared on national television during President Clinton Answering Children’s Questions to advocate for her twin sister, Alba. Like Anastasia, Alba was born with cerebral palsy, and she was being denied the right of access to equal education. … read more

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Where Are They Now: YouTuber Premiers Full-Length Film

Stuart Ashens, the hardware-loving comedian-cum-geek behind the popular YouTube Channel “Ashens,” had an idea: To make a movie. In order to do the script justice though, he needed to raise additional funds, so he turned to Indiegogo and ran his campaign the only way he knew how — by being funny. He was able to … read more

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What are Campaigners Saying about Indiegogo? (8/27/13)

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: theAngelcy  theAngelcy – For The Record Location: Tel Aviv, Israel “Indiegogo allowed us to reach out to our loyal fans as well as new ones and let them … read more

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VOTE to Get Indiegogo to SXSW 2014!

We’re like you — we’re still talking about SXSW 2013 — but it’s already that time of year again: The SXSW PanelPicker. Every year, the SXSW organizers allow anyone to submit an idea for an educational sessions at the Interactive, Film, and Music Festivals, and then, the crowd gets to vote for their favorites! This … read more

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