This Entrepreneur Used Crowdfunding To Start The Global Cat Cafe Movement

“Crowdfunding really added an extra dimension to the startup process. I felt like everyone was so excited and they’d really invested in me. Some people gave lots of money but others had just given me so much support and enthusiasm and encouragement. I think that really motivated me.” Lauren Pears is the founder and creator … read more

Cocktails and Crowdfunding: How Two Entrepreneurs Opened the First Female Distillery in D.C.

“Think of everything realized, decided and solved over a great cocktail.” If you talk about something long enough, the time eventually comes to quit dreaming and put it into action.  Republic Restorative founders, Pia Carusone and Rachel Gardner talked about their love of bourbon and dreamed of opening a distillery for five years. They finally realized … read more

5 Community Campaigns: The Biggest Yoga Studio in the World & A 24 Hour Camp Trip for Charity

Community can mean different things to different people, but no one can deny that we all know it means one thing: bringing people together.  From a yoga event that aims to gather tens of thousands of people, to the production of a transgender parade, and the expansion of a small business, these 5 campaigns all … read more

Indiegogo Tips: 5 Steps To Take After Your Campaign Is Over

If your campaign has just finished and you have successfully raised funds, then congratulations! Now it’s time to actually do what you’ve promised in your pitch. Your campaign deadline may be over, but there’s a lot that needs to happen before your project is complete.   Below are five things to consider after the campaign is over and … 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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