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Ember just raised $13 million for its popular, temperature-controlled mugs

Two years ago, Ember launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to build a mug that keeps hot drinks hot and iced drinks cool. Contributors gave the company nearly $362,000. Fast-forward and the

‘All roads do lead back to Shenzhen,’ according to Indiegogo’s Sandy Diao

Shenzhen has been called China’s Silicon Valley (or at least one of its Silicon Valleys). A panel on hardware startups at TechCrunch Shenzhen took a stab at explaining why. “There’s

Homey’s PowerUp is the MacBook charger Apple should have made

Trust Apple to be courageous enough to strip away all the old-fashioned USB ports. And trust the rest of us to realize that 90 percent of our peripherals still run on the old standard. Apple's retort

The Cinder is the Terminator’s panini maker

Come with me if you want to sear. The Cinder, which we first looked at two years ago, is now selling on Indiegogo and I had the unique opportunity to try this clever sous vide-style meat cooker. Basic

Kickstarter launches a ‘request for projects’ program

You can't be hanging around in the world of crowdfunding for as long as Kickstarter without spotting a few trends here and there. Taking a leaf out of Y Combinator's Request for Startups, the crowdfun

Hayo’s motion-controlled smart home hub hits Indiegogo

Hayo’s pitch video is much better this time out. The New York-based startup had a bit of a misfire last time with a goofy and confusing promo tied to the announcement of an otherwise fairly compelli

New York’s tech community pens letter condemning Trump’s immigration ban

Non-profit technology policy organization Tech:NYC has joined a rising chorus of companies responding to Friday’s sweeping immigration ban, penning a letter condemning President Trump’s actions.

Crunch Report | DJI Opens its Wallet for Hasselblad

CES 2017 day two, Campbell Brown to help Facebook News Publishers, DJI opens its wallet for Hasselblad, and Indiegogo goes equity and goods. All this on Crunch Report.

Indiegogo to add equity investment to perks-based campaigns this year

Since its launch in 2008, you've been able to back crowdfunding projects on Indiegogo in exchange for "perks." Last year, the company added JOBS act equity crowdfunding to the mix. Later this year, it

More wearable woe as Vinaya restructures and seeks pivot to b2b

2016 had a little more woe to deliver in the wearables space as London-based high end connected device maker, Vinaya, went into administration last month.

Vitrima is a hack that brings 3D vision to your GoPro camera

If there was a product that could make you dig out your dust-collecting GoPro from the "misc" drawer and turn it into a 3D-filming camera, would you buy it? Of course you would; 737 people said "yes,

Yeehaw launches 3D printer for kids on Indiegogo

The Yeehaw is a 3D printer aimed at the kids market. The company's Indiegogo campaign carries a $249 early-bird price tag and promises to ship the first 50 units in time for Christmas. There were a fe

Indiegogo enlists MicroVentures for a new investment platform

For sites like Indiegogo, supporting a project generally means a pat on the back, a t-shirt or, best-case scenario, an early delivery of whatever it is that company is selling. Leveraging a recently p

Motorola partners with Indiegogo to try to jumpstart Moto Mod development

The Moto Z is an ambitious and impressive device in and of itself, but its success will, in no small part, ultimately be dependent on accessories. In much the same way a gaming console’s hardware pr

Metamorphic Ventures has a new $50 million fund — and a new brand

Metamorphic Ventures, a six-year-old, New York-based seed-stage fund, is officially taking the wraps off a $50 million fund — its third. The firm is also rebranding itself simply as Compound. (O

Check out this epic, expertly executed $77k Indiegogo backer troll

It doesn't get much more meta than this. Raising $77k on Indiegogo, the filmmakers behind It's All Good absconded with the money, spending it all on cocaine, prosti... oh, wait. No, it was limousines

Arrow picks the Smart Cube smartlock as an Indiegogo partner product

A few months back Indiegogo and component provider Arrow announced a deal aimed at helping bring promising crowdfunding projects to market, providing hopeful campaigns with some much-needed tools in t

Glance Clock keeps your life together with subtle yet vibrant notifications

There’s something intriguing about low-fi solutions to high-tech problems and the Glance Clock is no exception. In today’s world, a missed Uber can be the difference between a confidence-i

Indiegogo launches After Dark collection for saucy crowdfunding campaigns

Indiegogo is going a long way towards making crowdfunding sexy again. Whether you like sticking your private parts in things, or sticking things in your private parts, Indiegogo's got your back. And y

A pocket-sized power bank that’ll help your laptop stay alive

I’ve lived through a lot of live blogs in my life, mostly by the skin of my teeth, desperately watching as my battery ticks down, hoping desperately that the company is nearing the finish line. Of c
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