How Cinemood Used Crowdfunding to Tap Into an International Market

On April 19, we launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for Cinemood, a storytelling mini portable projector that helps to enhance early childhood development. We raised a whopping $120k in just two months. Because this kind of crowdfunding success does not happen overnight, we wanted to share a few of the steps we took … read more

Contests Could Be Your Golden Ticket to Backer Engagement

Are you looking for new and exciting ways to amplify your campaign and the perks you offer? If you want to motivate more backers to share your project and incentivize people to contribute, try running a contest! Contests are an incredibly powerful tool used to generate buzz and awareness of your campaign. Campaigners on Indiegogo … read more

Whirlpool Corporation Crowdfunded a Beer Dispenser and Nailed It

  The Vessi™ Beer Fermentor and Dispenser is a single tank that ferments, carbonates and dispenses home-brewed beer in as little as seven days. The Vessi™ Fermentor was a bright idea in the minds of a small team of Whirlpool employees, who believed they had something brilliant for the home-brewing market. They saw the difficulty … read more

Burning Man Crowdfunding and Community Building

The time has come and playa fever is upon us. It’s when we dust off our bikes, wake up early for build days, and bring everyone together to embark on a new creative project. When it comes to bringing these amazing installations, camps, and art cars to life you need creativity, community, and funding. Crowdfunding … read more

Who Are We? 4 Tips for Crowdfunding as a Brand Builder

This guest blog post was written by Mina Yoo, a mom, entrepreneur and inventor, who realized soon after the birth of her first baby and her first summit of Mt. Rainier that some of life’s most fulfilling adventures require lugging a lot of stuff. Many people have written about the “how” and “why” of crowdfunding. By now, it’s pretty well accepted that crowdfunding … read more