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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘IndieGoGo’

Should Entrepreneurs Seek Crowdfunding?

A lot of entrepreneurs in todays landscape must decide whether or not to go the crowdfunding route. If you ask multi-billionaire Richard Branson, you’re probably best off at least considering it. Branson has been an investor in popular crowdfunding platform Indiegogo, and in the UK, his Virgin StartUp has partnered with Crowdfunder to help entrepreneurs raise money for their projects. …

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Super Troopers 2 Hits Crowdfunding Goal in a Day

We meow live in a world where we, the people, are spending our hard-earned money to help get movies off the ground. We did it for Veronica Mars, Zach Braff’s Wish I Was Here, Rooster Teeth’s Lazer Team, Blue Mountain State: The Movie, Spike Lee’s newest joint, and many, many more. Now, it’s the boys of Super Troopers‘ turn. The …

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Star Trek Town in Canada Crowdfunds Building Functional, Full-Size Enterprise

In the Canadian Badlands, in the province of Alberta, there is a little town called Vulcan. The folks in Vulcan take the responsibility inherent in their name seriously. Every year, they host a mid-summer Star Trek celebration and festival called Spock Days. They are the Official Star Trek Capital of Canada, and the spiritual center of the Star Trek universe. …

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Indiegogo’s iOS App Goes Global, Android App on the Way

Crowdfunding company Indiegogo has just joined the ranks of those with a native iOS app, launching the new version Thursday morning. The app was first launched about a month ago in Canada only – but with today’s worldwide launch, we can finally say that Indiegogo has a real app. The app lets you browse and save campaigns, claim campaign perks, …

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Elon Musk Gives $1M to Nikola Tesla Museum

In 2012, popular internet comic Matthew Inman, better known as The Oatmeal, published his most-viral comic to date – an ode to Nikola Tesla, who he called “the greatest geek who ever lived.” In it, he argued that the only thing Edison ever pioneered was douchebaggery, and that Tesla was the real hero who should be championed. Shortly after, Inman …

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The True Terror Of Caffeine Is That We Run Out Of The Stuff

Caffeine is the most widely consumed drug on the planet. It’s in everything from coffee and tea to chocolate and energy bars. What happens then when caffeine runs out? Do we just stop ingesting the stuff, or do we go out into space to mine it? In a new game slated for released in 2015, the latter scenario is what …

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Shaq Fu Is Back, Seeks Funding on Indiegogo

In 1994, Shaq would lend his name to a fighting game that went down in history as one of the worst video games ever made. Now Shaq Fu is back, and we’re promised that they won’t “FU it up” this time around. Shaq and Big Deez Productions announced today that they are collaborating on a sequel to Shaq Fu called …

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Katherine Heigl Raising Funds for ‘Jenny’s Wedding’

Katherine Heigl was noticeably absent from the Hollywood scene for a time, as reported in the video clip above, because no one wants to work with her. It seems the actress, along with her manager–mom Nancy Heigl–is known for making life hell on everyone near the film set. That was just a few months ago, and now the actress is …

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Run Crowdfunding Campaigns On Your Web Site With Indiegogo Outpost

When one thinks of crowdfunding, they usually think of Kickstarter first. After all, a lot of successful projects get funded through the Web site. That may be a problem though. Would a campaign get more backers if the company or person involved could run two campaigns at once simultaneously? That’s a question Indiegogo wants to answer. Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced …

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An Affordable Metal 3D Printer Looks For Funding On Indiegogo

The cost of plastic-based 3D printers have gone down tremendously over the years thanks in part to innovations in construction and the expiration of key patents. That will continue to be the case as desktop 3D printers continue to become more affordable, but what about other 3D printing machines? Will we ever see an affordable 3D metal printer? If you …

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3Dsimo Is The Future Proof 3D Printer Pen

Earlier this year, a 3D printer pen called the 3Doodler took to Kickstarter asking for a modest $30,000. As it turns out, people really liked the idea of being able to create 3D printed objects with only a pen and the project ended up raising over $2.3 million. Now another 3D printer pen is asking for your support, but don’t …

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3D Babies Takes The Creepy Crown From Those 3D Printed Fetuses

Remember those 3D printed fetuses that were all the rage in Japan last year? It was a little creepy, sure, but at least it was a little endearing. A similar project from the U.S. is now seeking funding, but it’s a hell of a lot creepier. Say hello to 3D Babies – a startup that promises to 3D print a …

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