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Mythica: A Quest For Heroes Available Now on New On-Demand Streaming Channel; Second Installment Seeks Funds on Kickstarter

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Featuring fan favorite Kevin Sorbo (Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and Gene Rodenberry’s Andromeda), the first chapter in the three-movie series Mythica premiered on Monday exclusively on the multi-platform digital network CONtv. Filled with explosive action, magic, and drama, the first episode in the epic trilogy from sci-fi and action-adventure powerhouse Arrowstorm Entertainment, Movie Pilot reports that Mythica: A Quest For Heroes, is… Read More

CornerDrop Hits Seedrs to Raise Funds For New Online Shopping Parcel Collection Service

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Ready to introduce a new stress-free service for online shopaholics, Windsor, UK-based CornerDrop took to equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs, with a mission to raise funds for a parcel collection point service that will be available to all online retailers, locations and customers. According to its campaign, CornerDrop seeks to provide consumers a click and collect service that could… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Introduces New “Hot Sauce” Crowdfunding Service Indiegogo Heat

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Celebrating the first of April with some unusual news (or prank), global crowdfunding giant, Indiegogo unveiled a new service called Indiegogo Heat, which is dedicated to all “hot sauce” campaigns. The platform stated: “Building off the success of Indiegogo Life, we’ve decided to expand into the next big crowdfunding category—Hot Sauce. We at Indiegogo have always… Read More

Brief: Chris Roberts Talks Star Citizen’s Epic Crowdfunding Success

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With Star Citizen’s campaign continuing to be the most well known crowdfunding project on the web, creator Chris Roberts sat down with Wired to share details about the initiative and its success. As previously reported, when Star Citizen surfaced in 2012, it immediately hit the spotlight and became one of the most popular crowdfunding campaigns on the web. The project… Read More

University Students Launch Tilt Campaign For Virtual Reality Tech That Lets Everyone Relive Their College Days

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Remember the days when working full-time and taking care of your kids wasn’t the biggest priorities in your life or when your morning started at 11 a.m.? Well, those days are not just things of the past now, at least that’s what two ambitious college students, Stu and Jon, are promising. The duo took to crowdfunding platform, Tilt, today to… Read More

Women Who Tech Reports 0% of Women-Led Startups Get Funding (Infographic)

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WAIT FOR IT … April Fools DAY! – It’s really a whopping 7%! Even on this day of practical jokes, it’s no laughing matter how few women can attract funding for their tech startups. Advocacy organization Women Who Tech revealed women-led tech startups attract only 7% of investor financing. That’s not just an outrage, it’s also… Read More

JD.com Launches Equity Crowdfunding Platform with 11 New Campaigns: Promotes Chinese Entrepreneurship

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JD.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:JD), China’s leading online direct sales company, today announced its launch of a series of initiatives to help finance, develop and promote the creation of start-ups in China. The new JD Equity Crowdfunding platform, which builds upon JD.com’s success in the area of Internet finance, is expected to be China’s largest equity crowdfunding platform upon its launch today. “I know… Read More

April Fools! Top 5 Crowdfunding Projects That Seemed Almost Too Good To Be True

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Happy April! You know what that means – warmer weather, flowers blooming… practical jokes. On April 1st (known as April Fool’s Day) more pranks are pulled on and offline. With that said, I would like to share my favorite, funny and incredibly “Is this for real?” worthy project list. 1. SKYBALLS: Indiegogo Stepping up to support the… Read More

Hybrid Air Vehicles Launches Crowdcube Campaign for Airlander 10, ‘World’s Largest Aircraft’

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Bigger than a football field, the largest aircraft in the world is a low-carbon, low-noise, low-pollution wonder that soars high. Hybrid Air Vehicles, its manufacturer, is hoping that Airlander 10’s crowdfunding campaign will also reach great heights. On investment crowdfunding platform Crowdcube, London-based Hybrid Air Vehicles on Tuesday launched a $£2,000,000 campaign for the  Airlander 10, a wing-shaped aircraft that… Read More

De La Soul Hits Kickstarter to Raise Funds For New Album; Scores Over $200,000 in Less Than 48 Hours

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On Monday, hip hop group De La Soul, which is known for their albums, 3 Feet High and Rising, De La Soul is Dead, and Stakes is High, took to global crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for their first ever studio album. Explaining details about the project, the bandmates, Posdnous, Dave, and Maseo, stated: “For… Read More

Soundbrenner Limited Hits Indiegogo For New Wearable Device For Musicians

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Until now, the wearables revolution in technology has centered mostly on health and fitness devices. Today it enters the realm of music with the Soundbrenner Pulse, the world’s first wearable device designed specifically for musicians. Engineered in Berlin by a team of entrepreneurial musicians and designed to help musicians keep the beat and become better… Read More

ExtraFunds Launches $1M Campaign on Crowdfunder for its Short-Term Lending Firm

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ExtraFunds, a loan servicing company within the short-term lending marketplace that has serviced over 42,000 consumer loans in five years, seeks  to raise at least $1 million through the Crowdfunder platform to dramatically expand business operations. The raised capital will be used for additional lead acquisition, marketing services and expansion of its call center to support increased… Read More

The Last Film Festival: Dennis Hopper’s Final Production to Be Made Thanks to Kickstarter Backers

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Hollywood legend Dennis Hopper’s final film is to be made 5 years after the stars death following a campaign launched on Kickstarter. The Last Film Festival has reached its goal today raising over $90,000. With funding now secured, Director Linda Yellen and team will push forward with post-production to bring Dennis Hopper’s last film to the big screen…. Read More

Pittsburgh’s 3D 2.0 Inc. Launches Kickstarter For Heated 3D Print Finishing Tool Retouch3D

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3D 2.0 Inc. today announced the start of a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to bring a revolutionary new product to the 3D printing world: Retouch3D. Retouch3D is a hand-held heated tool with variable heat settings and interchangeable tips designed specifically for finishing 3D prints. Founder of 3D 2.0, Phil Newman stated: “Until you own a 3D printer, what you… Read More

AppVested Unleashes New App Offering: GenieGram

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AppVested, an equity crowdfunding platform for mobile apps, is introducing its newest app, GenieGram, to AppVestors. AppVested is marketing GenieGram as a social greetings application that adds fun layers to messaging. The idea is to take the nostalgia and whimsy of snail mail and make it applicable to the digital age. Like all apps featured… Read More

GrapeSeed Wine Fund Pairs Wine Lovers with ‘Dream Team’ Winemakers

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Today, GrapeSeed Wine Fund launched as the first company to marry consumers’ desire for choice and exclusivity with winemakers’ passion for creating distinctive, small production wines. Leveraging a crowdfunding model, GrapeSeed enables members, or “Partners,” to pay a subscription fee to fund one-of-a-kind wine projects from its growing roster of iconic winemakers. This discreet channel… Read More

Symbid Announces The Funding Network Received $40M in Investments First Month

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Symbid, an online funding platform for start-ups and small businesses, today announced its transaction volume since launching The Funding Network on March 4th. Over 50 companies were funded via The Funding Network™ for a total of $40.1 million in 22 days, creating the potential for future Symbid revenue streams. The results include the hybrid financing of a… Read More

Weissenhaus Closes on Companisto at Record € 7.5 Million in Crowdfunding

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Companisto has announced the closing of funding for Weissenhaus Grand Village & Spa at a record amount of € 7.5 million. The platform has claimed Europe’s largest crowdfunding campaign as approximately 1600 investors participated in the public offer. Crowdfunding of Weissenhaus was paused for a period of time and then relaunched as investor demand was described… Read More

Tiko Unibody 3D Printer Captures Over $80,000 First Hours on Kickstarter

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On Monday, New York based startup, Tiko, took to global crowdfunding platform Kickstarter with a mission to raise $100,000 for its brand new 3D printer. Within only an hour or so, the project captured over 80% of its initial goal from 600 backers. The creators of the Tiko Unibody 3D Printer designed the device to… Read More