Tag: social innovation

Robots who code, apps that create scent and more

Our CEO, Dave Mandelbrot had a really excellent interview with Fast Company where he discussed the many ways in which Indiegogo is going beyond crowdfunding to help entrepreneurs. Our intent is to help entrepreneurs “not just raise money, but also help them with manufacturing, design, retail. Equity crowdfunding was a very natural extension of that … read more

6 Easy Ways To Make An Impact This Giving Tuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global movement to kick off the holiday season with gratitude by supporting the causes we care about. We want to make giving back easy for everyone by providing a large selection of causes and charities. From environmentally conscious products to supporting a local art house, there are many unique ways to make … read more

This Entrepreneur’s Idea for Homeless Hygiene Goes Global

“If you’re homeless, living on the streets and filthy, you’re trying to improve your circumstances, but you can’t interview for a job, you can’t apply for housing and you become disconnected from your humanity. So a shower, just in itself, can be amazing for people.” ~Doniece Sandoval, founder, Lava Mae Doniece started with a simple … read more

10 Entrepreneurs and Creators Who Started With Crowdfunding

At Indiegogo we want to give all entrepreneurs and creators the chance to succeed. Any idea, big or small, wacky or weird, can turn into a global movement with the right opportunity. Here are just a few entrepreneurs and creators who brought their unique idea to life through crowdfunding: Supriya Hobbs, Miss Possible “We want girls … read more

How To Find Projects You Love

How do you like to discover projects? Whether you hear about the latest tech product on TechCrunch or see a Facebook ad for a cool indie film or simply browse the Indiegogo website for the latest campaigns, there are many different ways to find ideas that matter to you. One of our favorite ways to … read more