Tag: LuminAID

Global Crowdfunding Platform Indiegogo Unveils Redesign & Exclusive Gogofactor for Campaigns

Proprietary Algorithm Provides Ranking of Campaigns by Popularity & Viability  To Improve User Experience Through Exclusive Crowdfunding Technology San Francisco, March 15, 2012 – Indiegogo, the world’s leading global crowdfunding platform, has perfected its proprietary “gogofactor” used to rank crowdfunding campaigns.  Following extensive testing to ensure accuracy and benefits for users, Indiegogo is the only … read more

Exclusive Interview with LuminAID – Give Light, Get Light

Soon after leaving Columbia University, two female architecture graduates founded LuminLab; a design consultancy geared towards producing sustainable products.  They came to IndieGoGo to fundraise to create their first product – the LuminAID Light.  Buoyed by a quest to improve conditions in disaster relief areas across the world, their aim was to make light available … read more

Year in Review Part IV: IndieGoGo’s Best Campaigns of 2011

  With the new year on the horizon, its time to celebrate the year gone past by sharing some of the best and brightest campaigns on IndieGoGo. These are campaigns that have knocked it out of the park with their GoGoFactor, fundraising goals, or overall idea and execution. We began with the best Creative, Cause and Entrepreneurial campaigns. Today we will finish … read more

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Campaign Profiles: Disasters and the Communities That Support

A recent flood on October 25 in the town of Monterosso al Mare took the lives of nine people, devastating a small community located in Cinque Terre, Italy.  Francesco Campari, a resident of New York, originally from this town, heard of the catastrophe and quickly jumped at the opportunity to raise at least $5,000 to … read more