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‘Popcorn Time for music’ app Aurous abandons crowdfunding

Earlier this month, we reported on the upcoming launch of Aurous, a music-focused filesharing app whose slick interface – by which we mean an interface heavily inspired by Spotify – was already seeing it hailed as a “Popcorn...
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Squidlle wants to bring together social networks and music

Squidlle? As startup names go, it’s not one of the better ones. The concept that it’s touting is interesting though: an app that aggregates all a user’s social networks, as well as streaming music and other digital...
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Indiegogo ditches deadlines for rolling crowdfunding campaigns

The history of online crowdfunding thus far has revolved around deadlines: 30-day (or more) campaigns with a deadline to raise a certain amount of cash, often with stretch goals for surpassing that goal. Now Indiegogo is...
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Indiegogo bags Richard Branson and PayPal co-founder Max Levchin as investors

Crowdfunding service Indiegogo recently raised $40m in VC funding to fuel its ambition to compete with Kickstarter around the world.
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New music hardware crowdfunding campaigns: Brick & Bullet and Qleek

Fon’s Gramofon music streamer hit its Kickstarter target last week, but it’s not the only music hardware project currently drumming up pre-orders on crowdfunding sites.
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Indiegogo confirms $40m funding round for global and mobile expansion

Crowdfunding service Indiegogo has announced a $40m funding round, which it says will help it expand globally
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Island Records teams up with Indiegogo for Fan Republic crowdfunding site

Island Records has launched its own crowdfunding portal, but in this case, it’s less about the label’s own artists raising money from fans,
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Indiegogo now lets people crowdfund on their own websites

The traditional model for crowdfunding is for creators and companies to set up a campaign on the site of a service like Kickstarter or Indiegogo
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Crowdfunding startup Crowdtilt raises $23m

Crowdtilt isn't a standalone crowdfunding portal like Kickstarter or Indiegogo. Instead, it offers tools – something called Crowdhoster –
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FMGEM wants $50k to ‘revolutionise music on the web’

$50,000 is a drop in the ocean for many digital music services when setting up shop, but for US startup FMGEM, it's the target for a campaign.
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Researchers scrape Indiegogo data to compare it with Kickstarter

Kickstarter dominates Indiegogo six times over.
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Researchers scrape Indiegogo data to compare it with Kickstarter

Crowdfunding service Kickstarter has long made a habit of transparency, publishing stats on how many projects have launched and succeeded on its platform, and how much money they received from backers.