Indiegogo Has Made A Powerful Statement On International Women's Day

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.03.2016 | UK Tech

Crowdfunding website Indiegogo has announced a new campaign on International Women's Day to help more female entrepreneurs succeed in the technology i...

My Number One Tip to All Start-ups

Tom Cridland | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK
Tom Cridland

I have been asked many times what advice I would give other start-ups and it simply boils down to one thing: don't get ripped off. Not everyone will share your vision or think your idea makes sense. If fact, you might even be ridiculed for your product by some (I still remember abuse about my green trousers being hurled out of a taxi window by a middle aged Bristolian man)! This doesn't matter, provided you stick to your guns and hold onto your cash.

Refugee Whose Life Was Changed By This Photo Reveals What Happened Next

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.09.2015 | UK

A Syrian man, whose image went viral thanks to a photo of him selling pens to try and raise money for his children, has said he will use the cash to h...

Caroline Frost

Why This Man Stole One Of Banksy's Prized Pieces, And Kept The Cone | Caroline Frost | Posted 22.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

In March 2004, a ten-foot statue was erected in central London. It was called ‘The Drinker’ and based on Rodin’s ‘The Thinker’, except with ...

The Greek Debt Crisis Explained In Three Minutes

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK

With a fund to bail it out currently standing at €1,300,000 on Indiegogo, it's fair to say that Greece has faced better economic times. The dubbe...

Not Sure Who To Hire? Hire Everyone With Crowdsourcing

The Huffington Post UK | Shihab S Joi | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK

Imagine getting the help you need to build your business without the worry of paying a regular wage. In fact, instead of a small team, you can hire…...

Fonkraft Is a Crowdfunded, Modular Smartphone Taking On Project Ara

Mat Greenfield | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Tech
Mat Greenfield

Despite a name that could belong to a Swedish EDM band, this modular smartphone from Fonkraft, currently seeking crowdfunding on Indiegogo, looks to give Google's long-awaited Project Ara device a run for its modules.

Michael Rundle

Is 'CES Vs Crowdfunding' Actually A Phoney War? | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Tech

Tech Editor Michael Rundle meets IndieGoGo CEO Slava Rubin at CES 2015, and finds out what giant tech shows - and trust - mean in an age of crowdfundi...

'Wikipedia Of Detective Agencies' Sounds Like A Great, Also Terrible, Idea

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech

The internet doesn't exactly have a great track record when it comes to solving crimes en masse. But recent podcast success Serial shows that there is...

This Machine Can Turn Sunlight Into Drinking Water

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 02.12.2014 | UK Tech

What if you could invent a way to generate clean water from sunlight - and then give it to a billion people? Well, you'd probably launch some kind ...

Crowd-Fund Me to Hawaii!

Naomi Kerbel | Posted 12.10.2014 | UK Tech
Naomi Kerbel

The couple had set up a page and received 21 donations totalling $1,200 to pay for their flights. Whoop whoop for Jen and Jeff. And what about the backers? What did they get? Perhaps a warm fuzzy feeling that they'd helped a young couple get a spot on a sun lounger. Otherwise nothing.

Would You Wear This 'Electric Condom'?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2014 | UK Tech

Would you wear an electric condom? The unlikely sounding idea has just been launched on a crowd-funding website. The idea is to try and "enhance...

Campaign Launched To Build 'Statue Of Liberty'-Sized Monument To Steve Jobs

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2013 | UK Tech

A campaign has been launched in California to build an absolutely enormous statue of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs. The instigators of the project ar...

Cardboard Bicycle Fund-Raising Campaign Fails (By $1.95 Million)

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.09.2013 | UK Tech

The inventors of a cardboard bicycle have pulled their campaign to raise more than $2 million to develop a sustainable production line for their unusu...

Cardboard Bicycle Inventors Seek $2 Million In Crowd-Source Funding

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 31.08.2013 | UK Tech

The inventors of a cardboard bicycle are trying to set a crowd-sourcing record, by requesting $2 million of funding on IndieGoGo. The Cardboard Bik...

The Case Against Crowdfunding Platforms

Chris T-T | Posted 08.12.2012 | UK Entertainment
Chris T-T

Something in me finds them disconcerting. I admit I've not once contributed money to an artist's Pledge campaign. Each time I hear about one, even when I adore the artist, my heart sinks.

Online Dragons Help Fund UK SMEs

Raconteur Media | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Tech
Raconteur Media

Banks are no longer the only game in town. A host of new firms have sprung up offering small businesses an alternative route to finance. Kate Bassett looks at six of them.