Custom Paypal Crowdfunding

Custom Paypal Crowdfunding

As multi-site crowdfunding gains popularity, it’s become increasingly important for crowdfunding site owners to have the ability to manage funds on a per-project basis. While a website owner might feel comfortable managing a master crowdfund, there are many cases where doing so just isn’t desirable. Additionally, managing other people’s crowdfunding earnings adds an increased burden…

Crowdfunding with Bitcoin

Crowdfunding with Bitcoin

Update: Bitcoin has been moved into our IgnitionDeck Commerce plugin as one of our integrated payment gateways. No extension required. Please see our post on the CoinPayments integration for more information. One of the core principals of IgnitionDeck is that crowdfunding shouldn’t require a middleman. It’s for that reason we took our time before adopting 100%…

Indie Band Turns to Crowd, Not Label, for First Album Funds

Indie Band Turns to Crowd, Not Label, for First Album Funds

The Tally On February 1st , 2013 Bigtree Bonsai launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise $3,800 for their first full-length album.  By March 6th, they had almost doubled their goal with $6,956 raised. The Takeaways Research everything. Being the subject-matter expert legitimizes your project to your supporters and prepares you for all possible outcomes. Know…

From 0 to Light Speed in 3 months – Crowdfunding A Video Game

From 0 to Light Speed in 3 months – Crowdfunding A Video Game

The Tally Between October 10th and November 19th 2012, the Star Citizen project (www.robertsspaceindustries.com) raised a whopping $4,104,189.00, using a custom version of the IgnitionDeck WordPress crowdfunding plugin. The Kickstarter campaign, running between October 19th and November 19th, 2012, raised an additional $2,134,374.00. Since the campaigns have closed (May 3rd, 2013), Star Citizen has also…