Protestors against Turkey's government ran a full-page ad in the New York Times today using money from a crowdfunding campaign. They have raised over $100K in one of Indiegogo's fastest campaigns ever.
Turkish protestors have raised $86,000 on Indiegogo to place a full-page in the New York Times raising awareness about the current political situation in Turkey. It is one of Indiegogo's fastest political campaigns ever.
CrowdIt is launching today to reign in the next generation of crowdfunding. The company brings networking, mentorship, and support services to the crowdfunding model to increase projects' likelihood of success after the campaign is closed.
"BC has had legalized crowdfunding for a decade," super-angel Mike Volker said last night at the Vancouver Enterprise Forum event on crowdfunding. "It's the only place in North America, and there are no restrictions, no limits."
Guest Post If you think that participating in crowdfunding simply means investing in smaller companies that launch games and devices on Kickstarter, think again. With crowdfunding volumes reaching $2.7 billion in 2012, it has emerged as a viable, scalable alternative to public and private finance across the globe.
Cult fighter Skullgirls heads to Japanese arcade parlors.
ME Clock launched an IndieGoGo campaign to raise money for its system that uses positive psychology and behavioral training to help people achieve their personal goals.
Skycam's makers plan to sell the hardware at a flat fee of $99 per unit; because it runs on Skype, there are no additional software costs. You’ll be able to monitor the feed from a smartphone, tablet, or a PC.
Skullgirls raised more than $830,000, but PayPal worries that some fans may demand refunds.
With an extensive summer internship program, New York City-based ff Venture Capital hopes to help its portfolio companies and budding entrepreneurs alike.
Why not be a little creative? For $1,000, we'll hack the DOJ. For $5,000, the FBI. And, for a platinum-level contribution of $10,000, we'll hack the CIA and finally reveal the truth about Area 51.
Hassle-free home security sounds good, right? Perhaps $160,000 good, if you're Scout Alarm ... with none of that money going to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo.
Skullgirls set a record on the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform.
Everyone knows that mobile, social, cloud, and data are big freight trains of change that are blowing up old business models and old business practices. But let's face it: that train is in the station. What's next?
It may sound like an impossible dream, but two designers in London have built functioning prototypes of GravityLight, a cheap way for people in developing countries t0 light homes, recharge batteries, or power a radio.
No watches or heavy iPhone docks -- this new Kickstarter alternative is only for games and gaming devices .
In recent days, Indiegogo has become a home base for Sandy recovery, with community members turning to peers to fund not-for-profit relief efforts.
Crowdtilt throws the largest crowd funded party ever, when its not saving schools or raising money for wedding gifts.
The Securities and Exchange Commission, which governs investing and trading stocks, is proposing an update that will enable crowdfunders to more easily sell shares in their companies.
Web comic The Oatmeal has raised an extraordinary $1.1 million on Indiegogo to build a museum dedicated to influential inventor Nikola Tesla.