Tag: funding

Indiegogo Raises $15 Million Underscoring Strong Crowdfunding Growth

San Francisco, CA, June 6, 2012 – Indiegogo, the world’s largest online funding platform that empowers anyone with an entrepreneurial, cause-related, or creative idea to generate funding online, today announced that it has raised $15 million in its round A financing. The funding was led by Insight Venture Partners and Khosla Ventures, with existing Indiegogo … read more

Indiegogo Insight: 70% of Campaigns Meeting Funding Goal Have 3-8 Perks

70% of campaigns meeting funding goal have between 3-8 perks. Perks are rewards, incentives, and gestures of thanks that you can create to help give possible funders incentives to fund your campaign. Creating the right amount of perk options, at the different contribution amounts, is one of the most important steps to creating a great … read more

Indiegogo Insight: Campaign Updates Every 1-5 Days Doubles Contributions

Campaign owners that provide an update at least once every 5 days raise 218% as much money as campaign owners that update less often.   As we’ve shown before, the more updates you send out the more money you raise. In fact, campaigns which send out updates daily reach, on average, more than 100% their … read more

IndieGoGo Team: Campaign Round Up!

Eric/Founder & CTOTECHNOLOGY –  XStylus Touch for the iPadGreat example of inventor and maker projects which are normally high in funding. These campaigns tend to go viral very quickly making it important amidst the early adopter crowd.  Kate/Customer HappinessMUSIC – Beat Jazz SystemThis guy has invented a new kind of handheld electronic musical instrument.  It's … read more

Campaign Profiles: XStylus Crayon

I know some people who literally can't wait to get their hands on this smart design innovation. After a year of drafting, designing, tweaking and prototyping, campaign owner Elton Leung came up with a design for a comfortable stylus which can be stored in the original pen slot of the Nintendo handheld game console, replacing … read more