Everyone makes fun of the selfie stick and it’s even been banned from a number of tourist sites, but the fact remains that most of us still love taking selfies – we just want to be able to take them without bringing too much attention to ourselves. Two Italian entrepreneurs have come up with another solution: the ExtraVerso phone cover, which uses an adhesive resin to help smartphones stick to flat surfaces.
Last Friday Iselin had launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo with the goal of raising AUD$1 million to buy out Mamamia.com.au, fire Mia Freedman, and relaunch the brand as MamaKate – unless someone generously donates $1 million, in which case it will be Mama[insert name of donor].
Earlier this week, I sat down with Liz Wald, VP of International for Indiegogo and she was extremely open and candid about my line of questioning around the so called “scam-paigning” issue that journalists from Pando and The Next Web in particular have had digs at the company for.
An Australian eyewear company is taking the philanthropic approach to marketing its latest sunglasses. Daybreak is the ambitious brand currently being crowdfunded on Indiegogo to ensure that every pair they sell goes towards helping to restore sight to someone in need from Asia, Africa or South America, providing sight-saving surgery, medical treatment or prescription glasses.
It’s all about women this week as we approach International Women’s Day this Saturday. From political rallies and business conferences, to fashion parades and theatrical performances, March 8th is a day to celebrate the achievements of women across generations and geographical locations.