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Fundable and Staples Crowdsource the Next Great Innovation: Cite 25 Crowd2Shelf Finalists

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Fundable and Staples announced the 25 finalists of their collaborative Crowd2Shelf Contest, which gives startups across the country the opportunity to crowdfund their way to retail shelves.  The companies stated, “The contest drew thousands of incredible startups, but after a month-long voting period, and much deliberation from an expert judging panel, the list has officially… Read More

Convertible Loans as a Band-Aid Solution to the Valuation Problem in Equity Crowdfunding

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What’s happening: the industry wants equity It’s ironic that crowdfunding makes it possible to set up companies that otherwise never would’ve come into existence, only to ruin them later by postponing the valuation issues that any start up will have to solve sooner or later. Might the positive start of crowdfunding come to a halt… Read More

Goji Goes Dark on Backers After Successful Raise on Indiegogo, Meanwhile Company Seeks Investors Via Fundable

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The Goji Smart Lock ran a pretty successful rewards based crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo back in the summer of 2013.  Capitalizing on the growing interest for internet connected devices, Goji had developed a sleek product that updated the deadbold lock with new technology and features all controlled on your iPhone.  With design cues from the… Read More

HearNotes Named Top Finalist in Staples Crowdfunding Contest; Offers Pre-Orders for First Ever “WireFree” Earbuds

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HearNotes Inc., creator of the first premium WireFree earbuds for superior mobile audio, announced today it is a finalist in the Fundable Crowd2Shelf contest sponsored by Staples Inc. After an avalanche of votes from consumers wanting to see the product on store shelves, HearNote is now offering on the Crowd2Shelf contest site an exclusive two-month… Read More

Fundable and Staples Announce the Top 25 Crowd2Shelf Contestants

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Business crowdfunding platform Fundable and office supply retailer Staples have teamed up to launch the first Crowd2Shelf Contest. The event drew in thousands of startups across the U.S. to compete for a chance to fund their way to Staples’ shelves. A panel of innovation experts, including Fundable and Staples representatives, selected the Top 25 submissions that will continue… Read More

Staples, Fundable Team Up to Crowdfund Innovation

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Fundable and Staples Team Up with Crowd2Shelf Contest. Fundable, a hybrid crowdfunding platform, and Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) have teamed up to launch the first “Crowd2Shelf” Contest. Created by Fundable and sponsored by Staples, the Crowd2Shelf Contest invites entrepreneurs and small businesses to harness the power of crowdfunding to propel their product onto Staples.com and the shelves of Staples… Read More

3D Printing Startup NVBOTS Launches $150,000 Crowdfunding Campaign on Fundable

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Boston-based NVBOTS, a 3D printing startup founded by MIT students, is seeking to raise $150,000 with a crowdfunding campaign on Fundable. The funds from this new campaign, which launched today (July 23rd), will be added to an $850,000 seed funding round that the company has raised over the past four months. NVBOTS builds 3D printers with… Read More

Fundable, Dragon Innovation, Partner Up

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Fundable, an investment crowdfunding platform, has announced a partnership with Dragon Innovation, a hardware  authority. For hardware companies utilizing the Fundable platform, Dragon Innovation will now review and certify the products via the “Dragon Certified program”. This process will demonstrate to potential backers / investors that due diligence has been completed and provides confidence that… Read More

LED Technologies’ reVive Light Therapy Enlists Fundable

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Having recently completed its new product debut road show with key targeted retailers, LED Technologies walked away with over $1.2M in preorders for 2014. Beginning this summer, LED Technologies will expand its product distribution beginning with key retailers in the Drug, Mass, Specialty Beauty, Club and Department Stores such as Target.com, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Hammacher Schlemmer, beauty.com,… Read More

weeSpring Lists on Fundable: Crowdfunding for Parenting Consumer Network

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Unsolicited advice from everyone is one of the banes of parenthood.  Most parents can share plentiful stories of strangers giving them advice of how to care for their infant, from swaddling to nursing to diapering to strolling to interactive play.  Everyone has an opinion to share… but most new parents would rather solicit friends for… Read More

Thrust Health Preps to Launch Duel Crowdfunding on Fundable & Indiegogo

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Thrust Health, a health and wellness consumer products company has announced completion of a successful seed capital round of $500,000. The proceeds from the offering were used to complete film production for the company’s video lifestyle fitness series. Simultaneously the company released they have launched a rewards based crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo and they intend… Read More

Paulie Gee’s DTLA Raises Equity on Fundable: For the Love of Pizza

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New York-based Paulie Gee’s DTLA has recently launched its crowdfunding campaign on Fundable and is seeking to bring Greenpoint, Brooklyn’s favorite slice to the Arts District of downtown LA.  To date, detailed financial and investor information remains disclosed only to registered Fundable investors regarding Paulie Gee’s crowdfunding campaign. Founder of Paulie Gee, Paul Giannone, spent three decades in… Read More

Glucovation Selected As “Cool Company”, Now Crowdfunding on Fundable

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Glucovation, a metabolic sensor company, announced on Friday that it has been selected as one of San Diego Venture Group‘s “Cool Companies” to be showcased at the upcoming 12th Annual Venture Summit taking place on June 19th in San Diego, California. A committee of SDVG Board Members chose Glucovation from over 180 applicants based off… Read More

To Celebrate All that They Do: A Crowdsourced Mother’s Day

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With each passing year, the import and expectation of Mother’s Day seem to mushroom. While most young mothers would be happy to enjoy the day in blissful solitude, most contemporary wisdom indicates otherwise.  Older mothers may expect more after all those Sundays grinning while eating charred toast and watery, tepid tea: they want their children… Read More

HiddenRadio Entrusts Fundable with its Third Crowdfunding Round

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Maverick HiddenRadio returns to crowdfunding for their sleek bluetooth speaker HiddenRadio2, proving that “it is possible to improve on perfection.” This time around, HiddenRadio launched its crowdfunding on Fundable; to date, neither financial details nor investor information has been disclosed to non-investors. Future consumers look forward to continued innovative design updates from the Industrial Designer Founders… Read More

Fundable Hits $100 Million Milestone

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Fundable, an investment crowdfunding platform that offers hybrid campaigns, announced today that over $100 million in funding commitments have been made through the site. During the past 18 months, startups across all industries have utilized Fundable to move their businesses forward. Different from any other crowdfunding platform, Fundable is dedicated exclusively to helping businesses as… Read More

Zuli Plugs into Fundable for their Second Round of Crowdfunding

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For their next round of funding, Zuli has shifted from rewards-based crowdfunding to equity-based crowdfunding on Fundable in order to grow its micro-location based automation. With the help of 925 backers,  Zuli’s Smartplug raised just over $175,000 on its electric Kickstarter campaign which ended this past January.  Funding from Kickstarter was utilized for manufacturing and… Read More

Fundable Acquires LaunchRock (And Their Enormous User Base)

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If you happen to have used the Internet in the past year or two, chances are you’ve stumbled upon a page created and hosted by LaunchRock. It’s a service that allowed anyone with an idea to quickly and easily set up a landing page and capture email addresses from those interested in what’s to come…. Read More

Fundable: Crowdfunding Will Add 270,000 Jobs In 2014

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  Fundable is a crowdfunding platform based in Columbus, Ohio. The company released the following infographic, and it makes some pretty interesting claims regarding the economic impact crowdfunding is expected to have in 2014. It borrows data from the recent Fung Institute report, Massolution’s 2013 report and other sources. RELATED | It’s Here: The World… Read More

Kairos Transmedia Raising Equity with Crowdfunding Campaign on Fundable

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Kairos Transmedia, a media company that develops, distributes and aggregates content on ; The Director’s Cut, The Magazine, and Spillwall.com, a social media network platform, is crowdfunding on Fundable looking to raise $1 Million in equity.  Kairos recently just surpassed the one million customer mark in Canada. Kairos  is now working on its next phase of… Read More