Indiegogo raises $15m to fuel its crowdfunding ambitions
Kickstarter may seize most of the crowdfunding headlines in 2012, but there are rivals out there. Indiegogo has just announced a $15m funding round (yes, from VCs rather than its users) which represents a big step up from...
June 7, 2012
Amanda Palmer hits $1m
With a few days to spare, Amanda Palmer has sailed past $1m in crowd funding for her new album project.
May 30, 2012
Amanda Palmer closes in on $1m in Kickstarter funding
With just three days to go before her May-long Kickstarter round closes, Amanda Palmer has raised $950,000 on the funding site.
May 29, 2012
Kickstarter promises better project discovery features
Kickstarter crowdfunding has been exploding in prominence this year, but finding projects can still be a challenge.
May 24, 2012
So, how will Amanda Palmer spend her Kickstarter loot?
At $837k with a week to go, Amanda Palmer is explaining to fans how she plans to spend the money raised from her Kickstarter project: $250k to pay off debts accrued so far on the project, including recording; $135k making...
May 24, 2012
Fundable is a Kickstarter for US startups
Crowdfunding isn't just for artists, games and gadgets - the recent JOBS Act in the US makes it a viable funding option for startups.
May 23, 2012
Ben Folds talks crowdfunding: ‘It’s new and it’s an opportunity’
We wrote last week about the reformed Ben Folds Five using Pledge Music to crowdfund their new album. Now the band's Ben Folds has been talking about the decision.
May 14, 2012
Pebble smart-watch past the $10m mark on Kickstarter
The Pebble smart-watch has become (we think) the first Kickstarter project to raise more than $10m on the crowdfunding site.
May 11, 2012
Amanda Palmer now past $418k in Kickstarter campaign
Could Amanda Palmer be the first music artist to top $1m in a Kickstarter fundraising campaign? She's well on the way, shooting past $418k just two days after launching her project on the crowdfunding site.
May 3, 2012