Case Study: Reebok Crowdfunds Unique Shoe Designs
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Case Study: Reebok Crowdfunds Unique Shoe Designs

Project Overview Reebok is an iconic shoe brand, known for its cool and comfortable sneakers. They design and sell everything from professional sports shoes to stunning street shoes for die-hard sneaker-head collectors. They are experts at awesome shoes. The team from Reebok reached out to IgnitionDeck regarding a special project that was brewing at their…

A Window Between Worlds – Funding Transformative Art Experiences

A Window Between Worlds – Funding Transformative Art Experiences

A Window Between Worlds (AWBW) is a non-profit fundraising site dedicated to cultivating and supporting a network of transformative arts programs that empower individuals and communities impacted by violence and trauma.  IgnitionDeck is a WordPress Donation Plugin used by AWBW on their not-for-profit website to perform extensive fundraising campaigns for their community. The Goal Gather…

Unleashing God Mode – Crytivo’s Guide to Indie Game Crowdfunding

Unleashing God Mode – Crytivo’s Guide to Indie Game Crowdfunding

The Tally On April 23, 2014, Crytivo Games launched an indie game crowdfunding campaign with the goal of raising $320,000 to fund the development of “The Universim,” https://www.theuniversim.com, a next generation planet management-God game fashioned in the likes of Sim City and Total War.  Their campaign generated a whopping $387,345, with additional PayPal funding pushing…

The Videos of the 10 Most Funded Crowdfunding Campaigns Ever
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The Videos of the 10 Most Funded Crowdfunding Campaigns Ever

Video –– it may have killed the radio star, but it’s helped fund a ton of crowdfunding campaigns! “…what better way to engage the imagination than with a vivid, colorful, and entertaining video?” According to a recent study conducted by MPW Media, the medium is crucial when it comes from taking campaigns from idea to…

Filmmaker Alex Luprete Crowdfunds an Education in Storytelling

Filmmaker Alex Luprete Crowdfunds an Education in Storytelling

Crowdfunding Film School — The Tally In 2013 screenwriter, director, and producer Alex Luprete raised $3,300 in seven weeks to pay for part of his tuition to UCLA’s Professional Program in Screenwriting, surpassing his goal by 10%. The Takeaways Get personal. Nobody wants to receive a spammy-sounding mass message asking for money. Customize your emails and…

How IT’S ART Helps CG Artists Realize Their Work and Get Paid

How IT’S ART Helps CG Artists Realize Their Work and Get Paid

The Tally IT’S ART ran three successful two-month crowdfunding campaigns within the last year to help computer graphics (CG) artists fund their artbooks, reaching on average 250% of each campaign’s initial goal. The Takeaways Before the campaign launch: Prep, prep, prep. If something goes wrong, how will your team respond? Once your campaign begins, continually…

City City: LA-Based Indie Rockers Fund First Full-Length Album with IgnitionDeck

City City: LA-Based Indie Rockers Fund First Full-Length Album with IgnitionDeck

The Tally LA-based indie rock band City City raised $4,508 to help them record and produce their first full-length album from 74 pledgers during a five-month campaign. The band’s first full-length album is now available on iTunes and Amazon. The Takeaways Crowdfunding is a mainstream model now, so focus on standing out with your ask video…

Nonprofit Crowdfunding for Animal Rehabilitators: The Baby Warm Story

Nonprofit Crowdfunding for Animal Rehabilitators: The Baby Warm Story

The Tally Baby Warm, a nonprofit organization that supports individual animal rehabbers, has raised more than $30,000 in 19 weeks, a figure that is more than 3x their original goal amount. The organization continues its mission today, running multiple crowdfunding campaigns simultaneously to help animal rehabbers make a difference in their community. The Takeaways When…

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…