Category: In The News

Women in Crowdfunding, Saving the Arts and More News

Yet another study has come out about women having a 32% higher success rate than men when it comes to crowdfunding. Turns out that when bias is removed from the funding equation, people contribute to the most inclusive and positive language, which is usually written by women. This article also makes an interesting point that people often … read more

Indiegogo Weekly: The Latest From Our Campaigners Around The World

Congratulations to our Director of Enterprise Business, Andrew Erlick, who was named one of Dealerscope’s 40 under 40! Check this out to learn a little more about him, like the fact that his favorite movie is Tommy Boy. In other big and exciting news, we are thrilled to have been joined by Agency of Trillions. I can tell you … read more

Entrepreneurs Embracing Social Innovation and Other Newsworthy Stories

Tech Ring ring ring…. BANANA PHONE, BANANA PHONE! It’s a real thing! Of course now it’s bluetooth-enabled and can directly contact Siri. No longer will you confuse your food for a phone. I know, I know, that statement was totally bananas. A portion of their sales sales goes directly to Gearing Up 4 Gorillas, to help … read more

Reducing Waste, Bridging the Communication Gap and Other Positive News

Tech In an effort to address the problem of never ending waste from single-use plastic water bottles, a tech company is even infiltrating New York bodegas to help. You buy a reusable water bottle from Reefill and pay $1.99 a month for unlimited access to filtered water in bodegas around the city. The founder came up with … read more

Robot Parents, Robot Notebooks, and More Robotic News

I used to have a ~super secret~ diary that required a code word to get in. It was also the size and weight of a brick. If you still live at home or have very nosy roommates about whom you write a lot of mean things, you need a Lockbook, the “mom-proof” notebook. You also need to not … read more