Posts tagged indiegogo
Solar Roadways – A Cautionary Tale About Crowd-Funding Cons

There’s no denying that in general, Kickstarter, Indiegogo and platforms like them have made a big impact on the way that entrepreneurs realise their ideas, and enabled some fantastic products to be mass-produced. 

Unfortunately, (and sometimes hilariously) the open nature of crowd-funding means that anyone can create a campaign for any idea whatsoever. One of the worst, in my view, was Solar Roadways, which became especially concerning because its Indiegogo campaign was actually successful – in fact, it is Indiegogo’s most backed campaign ever, raising 2.2 million dollars.

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'The Freeman Chronicles.' Amazing Live Action Half-Life Web Series Needs Funding

In late 2012 a fan-made short film based on the Half Life universe called Enter the Freeman premiered on youtube. Boasting great production values and decent acting, the film received over half a million views. The film was self-funded, and now the director Ian James Duncan is looking for fan donations to take the project even further with The Freeman Chronicles.

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The Instagram Camera Is The Modern-Day Polaroid Camera, With Added Social Features

Having already been behind some of the most gorgeous iPhone 5 concept designs currently filtering through the many layers of the net, artist Antonia De Rosa of ADR Studio is now turning his sights on a Polaroid-like camera inspired by social photo-sharing app Instagram.

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