Category: In The News

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

Hasbro’s Innovation Fix, the Smart Hub War and Other Newsworthy Stories

Enterprise crowdfunding is resonating with people more than ever. Take, for example, Hasbro, who made $5B for the first time in December because of their commitment to innovation. Their head of Design and Development said that they “work hard to ensure that our organization fosters innovation, no matter where it comes [from]“. Enter Indiegogo’s Next Great … read more

Designing a Refrigerator Coffee Table, SuperMeat and More

It’s spring but you wouldn’t know it from looking outside. But it’s still always ok to drink Rosé. And although spring hasn’t quite sprung, our entrepreneurs have been busy this week: Tech I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: getting off of the couch is hard, no matter how hungry or thirsty you … read more

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

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