Vann Alexandra's founder emphasizes the blood, sweat, and tears that goes into each campaign.
9 May, 2016
Mover Kit encourages movement! It's a game, speed-activated bike light, disco bracelet – whatever a kid can make, move & code it to be.
Design icon Seymour Chwast has used his art to battle war since 1957. His new antiwar book features 70 pages of original illustrations.
Augenblick Studios hits the big screen with an R-rated animated comedy starring Sam Rockwell!
Transform the audio of your TV, phone, headphones, laptop, and virtually any audio enabled device.
Funded May. 11, 2016
A home for storytellers, honoring the magical worlds of children's books and children's imaginations. Opening in Brooklyn this spring.
Funded May. 12, 2016
Neil Young's mission through PonoMosic is to provide the best possible listening experience of your favorite digital music.
Funded Apr. 15, 2014
The NASA Graphics Standards Manual: Designed in 1974 by Danne & Blackburn. Rescinded in 1992. Reissued exclusively on Kickstarter
Funded Oct. 5, 2015
The 1970 NYC Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual, by Unimark's Massimo Vignelli and Bob Noorda, reissued as a full-size book by Pentagram designers Hamish Smyth and Jesse Reed.
Funded Oct. 10, 2014
A 250-page exclusive book + a backer-only community for new and experienced practitioners of the Lean Startup principles.
Funded Apr. 15, 2015
A complete digital fabrication system for makers everywhere: 3D print, laser, carve, plot, assemble, pick/place + more on your desktop!
Funded Nov. 10, 2015
We wouldn’t dream of making our final album with anyone BUT our fans. Come on y'all, BE A PART OF TLC HISTORY!
Funded Feb. 2, 2015
We built Gi FlyBike in the pursuit of one big idea: to transform the way millions of people commute around the world.
Funded Nov. 3, 2015
We Tell Ourselves Stories In Order to Live, the first and only documentary about Joan Didion. Made with Joan, using Joan's words.
Funded Nov. 21, 2014
Choose from 3 Soundscapes—Pure, Deep, and Core—to design and build headphones that you can call your own.
Funded Jun. 2, 2015
An 11 Pantone® spot color limited edition poster. Licensed by the MTA, printed in Italy, available in 2 versions, only on Kickstarter.
Funded Jul. 21, 2015
Stainless steel, battery-free space watches that tell time through rotating concentric discs and are powered by your body's movement.
Funded Apr. 14, 2016
Introducing the Priority Coast: The first weatherproof, rustproof, grease-free, belt driven, smooth-riding beach bicycle.
Funded Apr. 15, 2016
New film about Philip Glass, Robert Wilson, Einstein on the Beach, and the connection between physics, opera, and human imagination.
Funded Jul. 3, 2015
We partner with creators to prepare their crowdfunding campaigns before launch.
Our involvement can range from hourly calls for expert advice to fully preparing, optimizing, and creating your crowdfunding campaign.
In addition to preparing crowdfunding campaigns, we have worked with individuals, startups, and companies–such as Neil Young and the MIT City Lab’s Copenhagen Wheel–on an ad hoc basis, using our crowdfunding expertise to offer services such as video production, copywriting, email messaging, newsletter blasts, digital marketing, customer engagement, publicity, social media, and design.
Alex Daly is the founder of Vann Alexandra–a creative services agency that gets projects financed through crowdfunding with a 100% success rate–and the industry’s “Crowdsourceress,” a name she received in the press for her expertise in crowdfunding. Alex has served on panels at distinguished film festivals and universities and is a featured columnist for the Big Think.
Before transitioning into crowdfunding, Alex was a producer, and her films have been selected by the world’s most prestigious festivals including Sundance and Tribeca. Before that, she was a journalist for numerous publications, including New York magazine and SPIN, as well as the sole researcher for WSJ. magazine. Alex graduated from Vanderbilt University, where she double majored in Spanish and Philosophy, minored in film, and earned her honors thesis on Existentialism in Contemporary Drug Cinema.
Head of Projects
Sarah is a New York based native Texan celebrating over a year and a half and over 30 successful campaigns at Vann Alexandra. She has a background in post production, live TV, PR, social media, marketing, e-commerce and…chocolate. Before joining Vann Alexandra, Sarah represented companies in the restaurant, fashion, design and non-profit industries. Her past work experience includes being a plebeian at Martha Stewart Living, watching in awe at Of A Kind, eating her weight in chocolate at Mast Brothers, cutting it up at Spot Welders and researching at Centerbridge Partners. Sarah graduated from The University of Puget Sound with a Bachelors in History and a minor in Comparative Sociology. She loves running, pilates, cooking, dogs, history, Ample Hills ice cream, St. John USVI, and The Reductress. And yes, Sarah will answer to “Meister.”
Matt Schulman is a New York based comedy writer from Northern Virginia whose work has been featured in Asinine Poetry and Comedy Wire. Last Spring, Matt co-wrote the independent comedy film Just Wingin’ It, which premiered at Ithaca College in May of 2014. Before moving to New York City, Matt worked in Development Intern for the Donners’ company (X-men: Days of Future Past) and Yellow Brick Road Productions (The Office) both based in Los Angeles, CA. Matt is an Ithaca College graduate with a B.S in Television-Radio and a minor in History. His passions include comedy, major league baseball, history, and heavy metal.
Théo is a New York based writer from France by way of Michigan, whose work was featured in the University of Michigan's Café Shapiro Anthology. His knowledge extends into design, sexuality studies, contemporary art and social media. Before coming to Vann Alexandra, he worked as a research assistant in a developmental psychology lab, a teacher for Freedom House Detroit, and volunteered for The Detroit Partnership. He received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Michigan where he studied Psychology and Creative Writing. He enjoys finding the biggest possible slices of pizza in the city, writing poetry, discovering new music, and traveling around the world.
RAVA Films is a husband and wife, producer/director team composed of Rafael Salazar & Ava Wiland. They create documentaries, films and branded content for the infinitely vast world of the World Wide Web that aim to shine light on real people and experiences through distinct and powerful storytelling. RAVA’s projects have received numerous accolades and selection to prestigious festivals including a Webby nomination.
Their client work has garnered hundreds of thousands of unique views while helping create and shape powerful corporate and organizational messages. From a 15-episode web series for the U.S. Department of State to multi-episode campaigns for Heineken and Pepsi, RAVA Films has made hundreds of web videos for leading institutions, cultural organizations and companies that have been viewed across the globe.