‘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...
September 21, 2015
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...
March 24, 2015
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...
September 20, 2014
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.
May 21, 2014
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.
May 19, 2014
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
March 3, 2014
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,
February 7, 2014
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
January 29, 2014
Crowdfunding startup Crowdtilt raises $23m
Crowdtilt isn't a standalone crowdfunding portal like Kickstarter or Indiegogo. Instead, it offers tools – something called Crowdhoster –
December 16, 2013
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.
November 15, 2013
Researchers scrape Indiegogo data to compare it with Kickstarter
Kickstarter dominates Indiegogo six times over.
September 2, 2013