3D Printed Prosthetics, Cryptocurrency and Social Good: Our Weekly News Roundup

You might think that CEOs and founders of tech companies are permanently glued to email, but you’d be wrong! If they can take space away from devices, so can you. Slava Rubin himself gives some ideas here. We are also quickly-rising experts in crypto, and are already being asked to go head-to-head with the biggest industry…

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New: Find Creators in Search Results

Some Kickstarter creators have built up quite a following over time. The writer and publisher Elly Blue, for example, has launched 25 projects, with new fans discovering her work all along the way. So we thought, why not make it easier for people to find specific creators on Kickstarter and check out their latest projects?…

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A Snapshot of Industrial Design’s Bright Future

15 student projects from University of Illinois at Chicago School of Design Every year, we look forward to seeing students from the University of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Design launch Kickstarter campaigns as the final project for their Entrepreneurial Product Development class. For most, it’s their first experience with designing and offering an original…

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Welcoming Kickstarter Fellow Fabrice Nadjari

Today, I’m happy to announce the appointment of Fabrice Nadjari as our newest Kickstarter Fellow. Originally from Paris, Fabrice trained as an engineer and a sociologist, specializing in innovation. He then pursued a globe-spanning career as an independent creator and entrepreneur — with his work taking him to places like Bolivia, Bhutan, and the Central…

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Announcing YouCaring as our exclusive charitable crowdfunding partner

Over the past decade, we’ve supported thousands of entrepreneurs in bringing their ideas to life. We’ve created new ways to generate investment with Equity Crowdfunding, a platform to find customers beyond crowdfunding with Indiegogo Marketplace, and even launched our first-ever ICO sale to bring cryptocurrency to the masses. Now, we’re taking one more step to…

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CES Coverage, Beauty Reimagined and Robot Pillows: Our Weekly News Roundup

Between the winter holidays, CES, and Martin Luther King Day (arguably the most important holiday of the year) we haven’t done one of these in a while. We know you missed our wit, but you probably mostly missed hearing about how cool our campaigners are. We have a lot to catch up on. You’ll laugh,…

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A Round of Applause for the 2018 Grammy-nominated Kickstarter Creators

What do a reggae legend, a nine-piece vocal ensemble, a Cajun songwriter, and a MacArthur Genius all have in common? They’ve all funded Grammy-nominated albums on Kickstarter. These creators — Lee “Scratch” Perry, Roomful of Teeth, Jo-El Sonnier, and Miguel Zenón, respectively — are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Kickstarter…

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Our Latest Kickstarter Fellow: Fred Benenson

Fred Benenson was Kickstarter’s second employee and ran our data team before leaving in 2016 to explore new things. Today, we’re happy to announce that he’s coming back for a bit as a Kickstarter Fellow.  Fred’s wide-ranging curiosity about technology and culture has taken him down some surprising paths. In fact, before he joined Kickstarter,…

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Welcoming Back Andy Baio as a Kickstarter Fellow

Today we’re excited to welcome Andy Baio back to Kickstarter. Andy’s a longtime member of the Kickstarter family. He advised us early on, helping us build Kickstarter before we even launched! And we even convinced him to serve as our very first CTO afterwards. Andy’s a creator, full-stop. He embodies the spirit of independence that…

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How These YouTubers Connect Millions To Make The World Better

Every year, Project for Awesome joins Indiegogo to raise funds to ‘make the world a better place’. While it seems like a daunting feat, year after year they galvanize millions of people around the world and raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for dozens of charities. Participants can not only donate to charities but get…

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