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Indiegogo just got richer…

As the nascent industry of crowdfunding “matures” (read more profitable for fatcats), some big-name investors are getting involved. Indiegogo, an early player, said an all-star list of tech entrepreneurs and venture capitalists is now backing the company. The new investors include

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Posted in ebike, Indiegogo

Indiegogo Customer Happiness? A response

Oh dear. customer happiness ? indeed. Please forward my response to your CEO Mr Rubin – nice picture of him with Storm Sondors! I would appreciate if your company would refund US$ 2396 which I paid in consideration for the

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Posted in #namibia, ebike, EV, Indiegogo, solar power, sondors, sondors ebike

Will the Sondors ebike campaign yet turn out to be a grand scam?

The enthusiasm! The Sondors eBike campaign is the 2nd most funded campaign on Indiegogo of all time, having raised over $5.2 million. More than 12,000 backers have supported the project with the majority contributing with the expectation they will receive

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Priceless digiscoping adaptor for Iphone thanks to 3D printing!

A priceless digiscoping adaptor for an Iphone 4S and a Kowa spotting ‘scope  has just been made possible courtesy of an idea, an inspired mind (thank you Madryn!), some open source CAD software and Netday technologies in the form of

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Posted in #namibia, #seevultures, albatross, Angola Cave Chat, assistive technologies, birding, birds, camera trap, creative commons, digiscoping, distribution lists, FOSS, geek, Ian sinclair, ict development, ICT4D, Indiegogo, Kickstarter, namibian, namringers, pentad, re-sightings, resightings, SABirdnet, smartphones, twitching, vulturesresightings, wildlife

Look out for crowdsourced angel investors

Paul Dravis writes that …”while interest in *crowd-funding has grown significantly* in recentyears, *regulatory restrictions* have limited many small businesses to promoting and sellingproducts, services and events that were still in development. In this process, the crowd funding exchanges provide a

Posted in Angel Investor, crowdsourcing, Indiegogo, Kickstarter