Tag: techie gadgets

Women Who Build Cool Stuff Give Crowdfunding Tips

What do the folks behind the Kinsa Smart Thermometer, the ACTON BLINK eBoards, the PowerUp MacBook charger and the Arden Cove Theft-Proof Crossbody Bag have in common? They’re all savvy, capable entrepreneurs that have run successful crowdfunding campaigns. They also happen to be women! Kate Drane, our Senior Director of Outreach, sat down with these … read more

Sony Is Making STEM Accessible to Children Everywhere

How can educators make STEM subjects more interesting for kids? How can kids find a hands on and engaging way to learn about robotics and programming? These were the questions the team at Sony set out to answer as they developed KOOV, an educational coding, robotics and design kit for young learners.  Kids start by … read more

MotherBox & Arrow Reinvent Wireless Charging

Imagine charging your phone while it’s still in your pocket. That’s the dream behind the MotherBox. But the company didn’t start out trying to improve wireless charging. Instead, they thought about trying to solve a larger problem: that energy distribution for technology is far from what it can be. “Technology today is like a sexy … read more

$1M in 2 Hours? The Creators of Pilot Share Crowdfunding Secrets

This is a guest post by Andrew Ochoa, CEO of Waverly Labs. It has been formatted for Indiegogo’s blog. To read a more detailed version, check out Waverly Labs’ full crowdfunding story. From the beginning, we all believed we were working on something incredible: the world’s first translating earpiece. On May 25, 2016, we here … read more

How Indiegogo & Arrow Helped Bring to Life a Game-Changing Smart Watch

When the creators of the MATRIX PowerWatch launched their Indiegogo campaign, they knew it would be a good way to gauge demand for their innovative new product. The PowerWatch takes the smart watch concept and adds a very enticing wrinkle: The Matrix runs on thermoelectrics, meaning that—unlike other similar products that have to be plugged … read more