SXSW 2016 Recap

My time in Austin this year was way too short (15 hours!!) but oh so sweet. It was an honor to speak for the third year in a row, acting as moderator of a fantastic panel on Sports and the Sharing Economy. The panelists were brilliant and the crowd was Read more…

PR Lead For Instacube Kickstarter To Detail Campaign’s Challenges At SXSW

Design To Matter’s crowdfunding campaign for the Instacube stands as a cautionary tale for would-be crowdfunding backers. After a successful $620,000+ raise on Kickstarter, the campaign has been mired with turnover, internal strife, delivery issues and refund requests. I also proposed that D2M’s involvement in another crowdfunding campaign shortly thereafter raised some ethical questions Read more…