Author: Kate Drane

Make the most out of CES 2017 – tips from a 5 year expert

If you like 3D printing, drones, wearables, robots or any kind of cool technology, you should be heading to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year in Las Vegas from January 5th to January 8th. CES is where the tech gurus of the world gather to swap insights and introduce their latest innovation into the … read more

A Love Letter To My Hometown, Chicago

Chicago, I love you for so many reasons. You’re a city second to none. I even love your cold winters, because they inspire grit and perseverance in the people lucky enough to call you home. Photo by David B. Gleason – CC License After two years leading Indiegogo’s Design, Tech and Hardware team, last month … read more

Committed to Hardware: What We Learned at our Mentor Happy Hour

Indiegogo teamed up with Tech Futures Group to host a Hardware Mentoring Happy Hour at WeWork Golden Gate, bringing together hardware startups and industry mentors. Focused on educating and empowering entrepreneurs, leading industry experts provided mentorship to the more than 50 companies that attended. Watch the highlights in this video below: Big thanks to everyone … read more

New Hardware Mentor in Residence at Indiegogo

We’re excited to announce that we’ve brought on Adam Ellsworth as our hardware mentor-in-residence. Adam’s five years of hardware experience include founding 4 start-ups, completing a successful crowdfunding campaign for 8 Bit Lit, and organizing the SF Crowdfunding Meetup and Hardware Summer Camp. Adam is uniquely suited to support Indiegogo’s hardware makers from prototype to fulfillment. … read more

“From Prototype to Product”: Key Learnings for Hardware Makers

We know that there are a lot of benefits for hardware makers running an Indiegogo campaign, but what about after the campaign ends? To help address this question we teamed up with our partner, Lemnos Labs, to host “From Prototype to Product,” a meetup in San Francisco (Indiegogo’s neighborhood) designed to help hardware makers succeed … read more