Author: Elena Ginebreda-Frendel

Bronx’s only bookstore, diversity in TV, and more exciting change

In a sea of dismal news, it’s always nice when something good happens. This is one good thing, and so is our amazing campaign for the IRC. Newegg created a dedicated landing page for Indiegogo products to give them the attention they deserve, and Arrow decided to do $75,000 of flash funding for certified campaigners. … read more

Celebrating Two Months of Equity Crowdfunding from Sundance

It’s hard to believe that’s it’s only been a little over two months since we teamed up with MicroVentures to launch equity crowdfunding on Indiegogo through our portal First Democracy VC, and the last two months were even better than we expected.  Our first batch of five offering companies reached their targets by collectively raising … read more

Robots who code, apps that create scent and more

Our CEO, Dave Mandelbrot had a really excellent interview with Fast Company where he discussed the many ways in which Indiegogo is going beyond crowdfunding to help entrepreneurs. Our intent is to help entrepreneurs “not just raise money, but also help them with manufacturing, design, retail. Equity crowdfunding was a very natural extension of that … read more

News this week: From the Oscars to Morgan Spurlock, Indiegogo funded films take off

Something very cool was announced this week. We are partnering with Morgan Spurlock’s production company Warrior Poets to help more independent filmmakers bring their movies to the screen. WP will offer production and post-production services as well as film festival, financial and distribution strategy and consultation for certain Indiegogo-funded films, and our pal Morgan will be … read more

The First Indie Video Game From Cuba and Other Newsworthy Campaigns

Tech If you’re looking to upgrade your Razr scooter because moving your legs is just not fun anymore, the Immotor Go is perfect for you. Not only can you control it completely from your phone, it has a “Super Battery,” which is really two batteries that communicate to optimize power. Ultimately they want to include … read more