Category: Success Stories

From Idea to Retail: 6 Indiegogo-Funded Products Sold At Brookstone

You came to Indiegogo to find the latest and most innovative products before they go mainstream. But even if the ideas you back aren’t on shelves yet, we know you still want them ASAP, and that’s exactly why we partnered with retailers like Brookstone. We wanted to help entrepreneurs get their products to market faster, … read more

How two entrepreneurs are fighting mosquito-born illness, one bat at a time

When the travel bug hit, Christopher Rannefors and Harrison Broadhurst, co-founders of BatBnB, found their plans thwarted by a different kind of itch — mosquito bites. Both planning to start families in the near future, Rannefors and Broadhurst found their itineraries limited by the growing Zika scare. “… Along with most of our friends who … read more

Women Who Build Cool Stuff Give Crowdfunding Tips

What do the folks behind the Kinsa Smart Thermometer, the ACTON BLINK eBoards, the PowerUp MacBook charger and the Arden Cove Theft-Proof Crossbody Bag have in common? They’re all savvy, capable entrepreneurs that have run successful crowdfunding campaigns. They also happen to be women! Kate Drane, our Senior Director of Outreach, sat down with these … read more

MotherBox & Arrow Reinvent Wireless Charging

Imagine charging your phone while it’s still in your pocket. That’s the dream behind the MotherBox. But the company didn’t start out trying to improve wireless charging. Instead, they thought about trying to solve a larger problem: that energy distribution for technology is far from what it can be. “Technology today is like a sexy … read more

$1M in 2 Hours? The Creators of Pilot Share Crowdfunding Secrets

This is a guest post by Andrew Ochoa, CEO of Waverly Labs. It has been formatted for Indiegogo’s blog. To read a more detailed version, check out Waverly Labs’ full crowdfunding story. From the beginning, we all believed we were working on something incredible: the world’s first translating earpiece. On May 25, 2016, we here … read more