April 14, 2014 · Behind The Scenes

Team Indiegogo Campaign Roundup (4.14.14)


Every week, we give team members at Indiegogo an opportunity to showcase campaigns that caught their attention.

Here’s what they talked about this past week:

The Etiquette of Sexting

sex etiquetteLocation: Toronto, Canada
“You know you’re curious. Watch the pitch video.”
– Ayah N. (@indiegogoCA)

Alam High School

Alam High SchoolLocation: Los Angeles, California
“These talented filmmakers tell us the unique story behind an Iranian school run by American teachers, and which sadly became a prison for political dissidents.”
– Marc H. (@theoriginalhoff)

Awesome Orchestra Collective

Awesome Orchestra
Location: San Francisco, California
“Founded last spring by conductor David Moschler, Awesome Orchestra’s mission is to seek out bold new musical adventures and innovative ways to make orchestras more accessible to our community.”
– Pam M.

Charlie Watch

Charlie WatchLocation: Paris, France
“Such elegant, classic watches – and the different models are actually named after San Francisco neighborhoods! Bravo to these young Parisian entrepreneurs and their team in France.”
– Orly S. (@orlyreine)

The Upshaws of County Line: An American Family

The Upshaws of County Line
Location: Nacogdoches, Texas
“Richard Orton is a documentary photographer who has spent 25 years capturing daily life in County Line, Texas – an African American community founded by newly emancipated slaves in the 1870s. He wants to publish a book of photographs and interviews to shine a light on an underrepresented aspect of American history.” – Genevieve C. (@genbynight)

Save Le Video: a SF Film Institution

Le VideoLocation: San Francisco, California
“Le Video is a classic video store with an extremely passionate following – and it’s in danger of closing. A gem in San Francisco’s city culture, Le Video boasts an insane collection and features many titles available nowhere else.”
– Stefan K. (@indiegogo)


PERESLocation: London, UK
“So much food goes to waste in the Western world, especially for fear of having expired. This ‘electronic nose’ device can easily and quickly tell you if your food is fresh and safe to eat!”
– Anastasia E. (@indiegogouk)