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Smart Motorcycle Helmet Company Fusar Closes $1.1 Million Seed Round on SeedInvest

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Fusar (pronounced fyoo-zer) Technologies, a creator of smart motorcycle helmets, has closed a seed round with the help of equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest in the amount of $1.1 million. Investors from SeedInvest invested alongside the Jumpstart NJ Angel Network, Socialatom Ventures, the Chi Fan Group, and… Read More

Destination Healthy: Consumer Tech Company OAXIS Returns to Pozible With New “Wellness Line”

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This week OAXIS, a consumer technology company based out of Singapore, announced the launch of the OAXIS Wellness Line. OAXIS’ body analyzer, Bluetooth water bottle, and fitness bands can be ordered through its crowdfunding campaign on Pozible and purchased on the company’s website in September. The OAXIS… Read More

Rocked by Controversy, Sondors eBikes Start to Deliver to Backers

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The Storm Sondor’s eBike campaign, one of the largest crowdfunding campaigns in Indiegogo’s history, has started delivering bikes to campaign backers. The project announced bikes were being shipped to backers at the end of May only to stumble as US customs delayed entry late last week…. Read More

Video Game Creator Yu Suzuki: “I Am Grateful That There’s Another Chance For a New Shenmue”

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With only a week and a half left until his Shenmue III Kickstarter comes to a close, Yu Suzuki announced that while the game may not make the $10 million stretch goal, he’s happy to start working on the project. Shenmue III is described as the true sequel to… Read More

Smart Piano & Light Keyboard “The ONE” Quickly Gains Over $135,000 First Week on Indiegogo

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Giving musicians a new type of instrument to play, creators of the Apple MFi-certified smart piano, The ONE has teamed up with marketing agency, Agency 2.0, to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. The ONE is self-dubbed as “the fastest and most affordable way to learn pop songs… Read More

Update: Micro Drone 3.0 Soars Past $1M On Indiegogo

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With less than two weeks until its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo comes to an end, UK-technology company Extreme Fliers has successfully raised over $1 million for its latest invention, the Micro Drone 3.0.  The first iteration of their product came out in 2007. This version is being launched… Read More

CoolMiniofNot’s “Zombicide: Black Plague” Scores Over $3.6M During the Final Hours on Kickstarter

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With less than 12 hours until its Kickstarter campaign comes to an end, CoolMiniOrNot’s latest creation, Zombicide: Black Plague, has successfully raised over $3.6 million thanks to 19,000 backers. Zombicide: Black Plague is described as a standalone cooperative boardgame for 1 to 6 players that brings the relentless zombie-killing… Read More

Monthly Subscription Dog Treat Service Bow Wow Box Seeks $75,000 on PledgeMe

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Bow Wow Box, a monthly subscription dog treat service provided by New Zealand’s Delivered 2 You Limited, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe to raise funds so that it can continue expansion along with offer more items for canines and new cat line. The Bow Wow Box delivers a… Read More

Radio Physics Solution & Their Weapons Detection Technology Looks to Close Funding Round on SyndicateRoom

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UK based Radio Physics Solution (RPS) has created a new weapons screening technology that can detect if an individual is carrying a gun, knife, bomb or IED from a safe distance. Their product is the only mobile system available today. Named MiRTLE, the technology utilizes ultra… Read More

“Mighty No. 9″ Creator Comcept USA Returns to Kickstarter With New “Mega Man-Inspired” Game “Red Ash”

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Ready to unveil its latest project, Comcept USA, the mastermind behind Kickstarter-success Might No. 9, returned to the crowdfunding platform to raise $700,000 for its 3D action adventure game, Red Ash. What makes Red Ash unique is the fact that it is considered an unprecedented collaboration between anime… Read More

Tossed Healthy Eating Celebrates 10th Birthday with £750,000 Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

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Tossed, a unique dining establishment that delivers healthy and tasty cuisine, is celebrating its 10th birthday this year. As part of their hard earned success, Tossed is allowing its fans to share in its success with an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is… Read More

Pavegen Appoints Former Apple Executive Jeff Martin to Advisory Board As Crowdcube Campaign Comes to Close

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Quickly following the closing of its successful equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, London start-up Pavegen announced that it has appointed former Apple Executive Jeff Martin to its advisory board. Pavegen’s technology converts footsteps into electricity, making it possible to power services in high-footfall locations, as well as provide… Read More

Back this “Gravity Board” on Indiegogo & Wait Until September OR Buy a Similar Board on Alibaba Now

Gravity Board Indiegogo and Alibaba

Crowdfund Insider recently published an article about a worrying issue in the crowdfunding space: Crowdfunding campaigns that are not really innovative and new but simply re-packaged products already for sale elsewhere – typically on Alibaba.  Since all things tech are mostly manufactured in Asia – many… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Strathberry Luxury Bags, Light Adapting LCD Sunglasses & The Basics Notebook

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So what do you do when you have a successful luxury brand that makes high end accessories and you want capital to grow?  You could find an investor and give up some ownership, issue debt or do a rewards based crowdfunding campaign. Strathberry of Scotland… Read More

Update: FOVE’s Kickstarter to Bring Eye Tracking to Virtual Reality Scores Nearly $500,000; Unveils New Design

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During the final hours of its Kickstarter campaign, California startup FOVE successfully secured over $480,000 for its new self-titled virtual reality device. Last month, the company took to the crowdfunding platform to raise $250,000 and it eventually became super popular. The description of FOVE reads,… Read More

Sole Society Secures $8M During Series B Funding Round Led By Nordstorm & Insight Venture Partners; Appoints New Executive Team

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Sole Society, a lifestyle brand of women’s shoes, bags and accessories, today announces $8M in Series B funding from Nordstrom and Insight Venture Partners and a newly appointed executive team to support operations and expand distribution. Previous COO and newly appointed CEO Andy Solomon will lead this strategic growth… Read More

Crowdcube Co-Founder Luke Lang Talks Crowdfunding & Its Benefits

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Offering up his insights about crowdfunding, Crowdcube co-founder Luke Lang sat down with International Business Times to share details about the funding method and why so many are turning to it for their businesses/projects. While discussing the difficulties entrepreneurs have to finding angel investors to give to their… Read More

Update: Girl Scouts of Western Washington Secure Over $300,000 on Indiegogo to Support Transgender Girls

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Less than a week after it launched its #ForEVERYGirl Indiegogo campaign, the Girl Scouts of Western Washington have successfully raised $310,000 thanks to over 6,500 backers. The Girl Scouts of Western Washington launched the initiative after a donor decided to take away the $100,000 they gave due to… Read More

Plymouth Car Brand Wildcat Seeks £1.5M on Crowdcube For New Off-Road Vehicles

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Ready to expand its line of motorized vehicles, Plymouth-based Wildcat has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £1.5 million for its new off-roadsters, the W22 and MV-LSV.  The raise represents a 15% equity stake in this 35 year old company.  There is also a tired reward program… Read More

Overfunding on SyndicateRoom, Fertility Focus Says Exit Could Deliver 10X Return to Investors, According to Company

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The UK company Fertility Focus  and its product Ovusense is said to deliver a 99% accuracy in predicting ovulation.  The company states that 30% of women have ovulatary issues – most of which are difficult to discern.  They also state that over 50% of women are… Read More