Archives for April 2015

ITN Source & Indiegogo Documentary Archive Program

          Are you a documentary filmmaker looking for great footage to tell your story? ITN Source can help you with that. Today, we’re launching a Documentary Archive Program which will give Indiegogo filmmakers direct access to historical news and entertainment footage from ITN Source, one of the world’s largest international footage … read more

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Israel: Silicon Wadi

Hello from Israel! With quickly expanding innovations in technological fields including medical devices, security tools, software development, general IT and defenses, along with many global consumer apps such as Moovit, Wix, Waze, Gett and Yo!, it’s no wonder that Israel is frequently called the Start-Up Nation or Silicon “Wadi” (Hebrew and Arabic for “valley”). As an Israeli, … read more

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Why Patents Matter to Startups

Why should a startup bother patenting its innovation when the application process takes over 2.5 years on average for utility patents? Though valid, this question misses a crucial point. Patent applications help startups get funded. Get Patents to Get Funded According to a 2008 Berkeley Patent Survey, patents play a significant role in securing funding … read more

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The ABCs to Raising Money for Medical Expenses

Mila Marie Villanova was two-years-old when she was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) and started chemotherapy treatment. Her parents were heartbroken. Mila’s mother took leave from work to care for her daughter and, while they had medical insurance, the family needed help covering out-of-pocket expenses and the accumulation of medical-related costs. More than 150 … read more

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A New Feature: Campaigner Profile Cards

At Indiegogo, we routinely gather feedback from users and use this information to help determine what features we build. Some contributors want additional background information about the people running campaigns, as well as an easier way to communicate directly with campaigners, and many campaigners want a way to display extra information to give potential contributors more confidence … read more

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