Giveaway Alert! Win an IoT Starter Kit from Arrow and AT&T!

Calling all developers, engineers, and tech-savvy entrepreneurs with a passion for innovation. Indiegogo has teamed up with AT&T and Arrow Electronics to give away 10 IoT starter kits. The starter kit will allow you to connect to AT&T’s network and transfer data to and from your device. Using this kit, you can send updates from…

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Diversity and Making History

Last year’s blog post refrain “the future is female”  was more than just a hopeful statement – it turned out to be an accurate prediction, evidenced by a number of notable achievements in 2018: the historic midterm elections in the U.S. which yielded the most racially diverse Congress ever, women gaining the legal right to…

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Shape the Future of Publishing with Kickstarter’s First-Ever Digital Conference

On May 11, join a daylong conversation about fostering a more inclusive, fair, and vibrant publishing landscape The world of publishing has changed dramatically in the last decade. Amazon has become a dominant channel for book sales (and almost everything else). Viral tweets can lead to bestsellers. Local journalism outlets like Gothamist have shuttered—and been…

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New Beginnings

To the Kickstarter team, creators, backers, and friends:  I’ve decided to step away from the CEO position at Kickstarter to focus on high-level and long-term company needs in my role as chairman of the board.  We’re just about a month shy of Kickstarter’s 10th birthday. Ten years ago, I took a leap with Yancey and…

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Giveaway Alert! Win a Sensorwake Trio – an alarm clock that smells amazing!

Waking up can be a struggle sometimes, but the Sensorwake Trio wants to change that. An award-winning alarm clock, Sensorwake Trio will help you get up every morning by emitting your favorite scents. Stimulate three of your senses – a pleasant smell, soothing light, and gentle sound – and start your day off right. Indiegogo…

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Kickstarter Music Promises to Keep It Weird at SXSW

Your favorite weirdos, Meredith & Russell Like everybody else who loves music and…[squints at list]…huge untamed crowds and walking through piles of unsorted recycling, we’re off to SXSW Music! For the next week, my cohort Russell Elliot (of Kickstarter’s People Team, but also a brilliantly successful Kickstarter Music creator and oh my god have you…

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Shipping This Month: February 2019 Edition

Close Up Of Man Collecting Parcel Delivery Outside Door Welcome to a new regular feature where we’ll highlight just a few of the many crowdfunding campaigns that raised money on Indiegogo and are now shipping directly to customers. This month, we’re pleased to share that the following products have been delivered to backers: The Bento…

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Meet the Spring 2019 Kickstarter Creators-in-Residence

Still from Nicholas O’brien’s Drip intro video Earlier this year, we announced an open call for the fourth edition of our Creators-in-Residence program. We received hundreds of applications from amazing, independent creative people, and today we’re thrilled to announce our eleven residents for the spring/summer 2019 season. From March through May, these residents will make…

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Explore 12 Projects from Emerging Mexican Filmmakers Premiering at the Guanajuato International Film Festival

Versión en español a continuación. Kickstarter is once again teaming up with the Guanajuato International Film Festival to support emerging Mexican filmmakers through workshops, training, and Kickstarter campaigns. Photo courtesy of GIFF For the third year in a row, Kickstarter is teaming up with the Guanajuato International Film Festival (GIFF) to support emerging Mexican filmmakers.…

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15 Kickstarter-Funded Films Are Headed to the 2019 SXSW Film Festival

Films include Boy Howdy! The Story of Creem Magazine, Strange Negotiations: The David Bazan Documentary, and festival favorite Knock Down the House Another amazing lineup of Kickstarter creators will bring their documentaries, narrative features, and shorts to Austin, TX, for the SXSW Film Festival (March 8–16, 2019)). “The SXSW Film Festival is known for welcoming…

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