Archives for June 2015

Notes from China: 16 Days of Maker Wonder!

I just got back from a 16-day, 14-presentation, 100s-of-entrepreneurs, 11-accelerator, 3-factory visit to Shanghai, Shenzhen, Hong Kong and Taipei, where my colleague Ben Bateman (@Gilbetrar) and I did a whirlwind tour of the exploding “maker movement.” In the US we might use the term “entrepreneur” rather than “maker”, but whatever you want to call it, … read more

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Crowdfunding for a Cure

CrowdMed Founder, Jessica, launched a fundraiser on Indiegogo Life to raise funds for patients who cannot afford to get help for their case. She’s shared a bit about her experience with us below. Tell us a bit about your fundraiser. One in ten people living in the United States suffers from an undiagnosed medical condition. … read more

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New and Improved: Shipping Perks

Indiegogo is a truly global platform – every week we distribute funds to campaigners in 70-100 countries. Campaigners can easily connect with contributors on the other side of the globe, which presents unique challenges for campaigners – one of which is collecting payments to ship their perks around the world. We’re introducing a new shipping … read more