Mark Your Calendars: 16 Kickstarter-Funded Performances to Watch in NYC This Fall

Davalois Fearon performing at The Met Breuer. Photo by Andrew Imaging. Every fall, the performance world experiences its own back-to-school moment as artists prepare to premiere and tour their works. Starting this September, dozens of Kickstarter-funded shows will be hitting stages across the country. In New York City alone, 16 Kickstarter-funded productions will premiere in…

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2 Million People Have Pledged $100M to Art on Kickstarter

Today, I’m thrilled to share an exciting milestone: over 2 million people have pledged more than $ 100 million to creative projects within Kickstarter’s Art category. That support has helped bring more than 12,800 works to life—from paintings and performance art to sculpture, installations, and conceptual works. Some interesting themes arise from looking at these…

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Announcing NFTS Platform!, a New Initiative to Support the Next Generation of Filmmakers

NFTS students on set Today, we’re excited to team up with one of the world’s leading film, games, and television schools, the National Film and Television School (NFTS) in the UK, to launch NFTS Platform!, a new initiative to support the next generation of filmmakers. As part of NFTS Platform!, students will launch Kickstarter campaigns…

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Changing the Conversation: SpeakSee wins $50K in flash funding from Arrow

SpeakSee joins Waggit and Anyware as winners of flash funding from Arrow in 2018. Become part of the Arrow Certification Program to qualify for your own chance to win flash funding, and learn about SpeakSee’s journey from crowdfunding to flash funding. Jari Hazelebach’s parents were born deaf. Although Jari doesn’t think that his youth was…

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Vote for your favorite campaign to win flash funding prizes from Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services

To help entrepreneurs fulfill faster and smarter — and backers like you receive perks quicker — we’ve teamed up with Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services. This quarter, Ingram Micro is looking to award a total of $ 50K in flash funding to three qualified Indiegogo campaigners. Vote for your favorite campaign to help decide…

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A Look Back at Kickstarter’s First-Ever Summer of Poetry

A poetry reading at Kickstarter HQ This summer, Kickstarter spent three months shining a spotlight on poets and their work as part of our first-ever Summer of Poetry. We believe that poetry is an important way for people to connect with each other, to share emotions and nuanced ideas, and to look toward the future…

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How 15 Million Backers Have Supported Creative Ideas on Kickstarter

At the end of July, Michelle Vance backed her first Kickstarter project. When she did, she became the 15 millionth member of a community that’s brought nearly 150,000 projects to life. “It was just a couple of years ago that I saw the lead singer of Moda Spira, Latifah Alattas, perform live. I found myself…

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Kickstarter at World Design Capital Mexico City 2018

Versión en español a continuación. Scroll down for Spanish. Kickstarter has been open to creators in Mexico for nearly two years, and in that time, we’ve seen many Mexico-based designers use Kickstarter to create work with a strong social consciousness. We’re celebrating those creators with an exhibition at WDC Mexico City 2018 called Designing Together…

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Entrepreneurs: Win a trip to CES 2019 via the Arrow Certification Program

The Arrow Certification Program: Helping Entrepreneurs Bring their Ideas to Life Arrow and Indiegogo teamed up to help provide tech entrepreneurs with the necessary tools and services to bring their product ideas to life. More than 9,000 entrepreneurs have joined the Arrow Certification Program to access 1:1 engineering consultations, Arrow design tools, exclusive savings on…

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Bon Voyage to Our Spring/Summer 2018 Creators-in-Residence

This spring, we welcomed sixteen creators to our Brooklyn HQ as part of our Creators-in-Residence program. The residents settled into their desks in May, and immediately got to work. They participated in weekly peer-to-peer roundtables and workshops focused on best practices for promoting projects, engaging with Drip subscribers, and using Kickstarter Live. They also launched…

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