Tell Your Story: Product Development Updates

You have just successfully launched an Indiegogo campaign for your new consumer product. Your team has done a lot of prototyping, flushed out the engineering CAD files, and everyone on the squad is hustling to get your company funded. Now you have to prepare to update your crowd. The more updates you give, the happier … read more

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The Latest in Tech

Hello there! What better way to spend your time reading a blog post… than watching it! We thought it was about time we put together a video to share some of the amazing stories from over the past year. Indiegogo is home to some incredible tech campaigns, from story-telling robots, to self-flying drones. We also … read more

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Israel: Silicon Wadi

Hello from Israel! With quickly expanding innovations in technological fields including medical devices, security tools, software development, general IT and defenses, along with many global consumer apps such as Moovit, Wix, Waze, Gett and Yo!, it’s no wonder that Israel is frequently called the Start-Up Nation or Silicon “Wadi” (Hebrew and Arabic for “valley”). As an Israeli, … read more

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Why Patents Matter to Startups

Why should a startup bother patenting its innovation when the application process takes over 2.5 years on average for utility patents? Though valid, this question misses a crucial point. Patent applications help startups get funded. Get Patents to Get Funded According to a 2008 Berkeley Patent Survey, patents play a significant role in securing funding … read more

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Hardware Campaigns: Back to the Basics

It was 9:15 pm on a Sunday evening when I got a call from a temporary employment agency asking me if I wanted to be a Customer Happiness agent for “Indie-something,” and if so, to show up at 8:45 am on Monday morning for the job. I showed up and thought, “Yeah, this is pretty … read more

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