Tag Archive: IndieGoGo

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    by Jessica Stillman

    Why Crisis-Hit Portugal Is the Perfect Place for Us to Start Up

    Two German entrepreneurs living in crisis-hit Portugal explain why they think now is the perfect time to start their business and why they’ve turned to crowdfunding to get it off the ground.

    By Judith Asamoah (Co-founder, Boleiaponto.com)

    It all started in 2010. Sitting at the Guincho beach, one of the marvelous places just around the corner in Lisbon, my co-founder  Stephanie and I had planned to do a ‘business brainstorming-afternoon.’

    Knowing and loving Portugal for a while already, one could ‘smell’ the first signs of the upcoming crisis, which has brought hard austerity measures to the country.

  2. CrowdFunding
    by Angie Chang

    Getting Your Startup Funded Online (Infographic)

    Four proven options online that can get you as much as $10 million in funding (that’s the record so far).

    By Anna Vital (Co-Founder, Vash; Founder, Funders & Founders)

    For all the hype that crowdfunding has caused, there are very few startups that have been crowfunded. Yet. The future is looking very good for crowdfunders.

    You have four proven options that can get you as much as $10 million in funding – or at least that’s the record so far.

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    by Angie Chang

    3 Lessons On Crowdfunding From uBiome, A Citizen Science Startup That Raised $200,000 In Less Than 3 Months

    The world’s first citizen science campaign to sequence the human microbiome has raised almost $200,000 from 1500 people in over 30 countries in less than three months on Indiegogo – the largest successful citizen science project in history. How did we do it?

    By Jessica Richman (Co-Founder, uBiome)

    The microbiome are the bacteria that live on and within us; all of us are actually covered in helpful germs.

    Studies have linked the microbiome to anxiety

  4. by Angie Chang

    Female Founders To Watch: Inspiring & Crowdfunding The Next Gen

    Celebrating women entrepreneurs “doing well by doing good”, as microfinancing guru and entrepreneur Candace Klein would say.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    It’s been a good week for the passionate entrepreneurs who work to improve the lives of the next generation - Adafruit CEO and founder Limor Fried was announced as Entrepreneur magazine‘s 2012 Entrepreneur of the Year. She was truly inspirational on the cover of Wired magazine last year

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    by Angie Chang

    Cheftabl Wins Hearts And Minds Through Indiegogo

    Making a pivot and focusing in on our core product in the Washington D.C. market and wanted to engage our community early.

    By Jill Richmond (CEO & Co-Founder, Cheftabl)

    My startup Cheftabl, a curated marketplace for the best “off-the-menu” dining experiences in each city launched a campaign on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo. We, as a company, spend time tirelessly finding the best chefs and developing ease in the way that people think about dining

  6. StartupMarketingMistakes
    by Angie Chang

    4 Marketing Mistakes Startup Founders Make

    Learn what *not* to do from entrepreneurs in the startup trenches.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    A recently list of Startup Marketing Mistakes held some useful tips and advice for startup marketing, tried-and-true from entrepreneurs in the trenches. They asked sage entrepreneurs – “What is the #1 marketing mistake startups make and why?”

    Here are the top four tips

  7. EnJai
    by Angie Chang

    Launching The Indiegogo Campaign For EnJai Earbuds

    “With the help of my family and many years of R&D… over three additional years, we had a product that worked.”

    By Nancy Vartanian (Founder & CEO, shenYon)

    When I was 19 years old, I had a dream (literally) about a product idea. I quickly woke up and wrote it down in my notebook. I thought it was such an exciting idea and assumed that it was already on the market.

    After searching, I couldn’t find anything close to it on the market! I had studied Macro Economics

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    by Angie Chang

    Turning Big Ambitions Into Reality: Dramagame Indiegogo Campaign

    In Finland, we have this term “sisu” which means an attitude of not giving up. You do what it takes go forward.

    By Elina Arponen (Co-Founder & CEO, Tribe Studios)

    Dramagame is a whole new interactive experience, a type of social storytelling that has not been seen before. When we started to develop Dramagame, we had big ambitions on what we wanted from the start. We knew where we wanted to go, but we did not