Tagged: iphone

Chicago Startup Launches New Indiegogo Campaign For iPhone 6 Waterproof Cases

TAKTIK 360 + AQUATIK 1

Chicago-based tech startup and creators of the Kickstarter-success TAKTIK, LUNATIK has launched a $100,000 crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its new iPhone 6 waterproof cases TAKTIK 360 + AQUATIK. Within the first few hours, the project raised over $31,000 thanks to nearly 375 backers. LUNATIK has designed an airtight, compression closure system for both TAKTIK… Read More

MIPOW PLAYBULB Candle Jumps Over $155,000 on Kickstarter

PLAYBULB Candle 1

San Jose-based company, MIPOW USA, launched a Kickstarter campaign about two weeks ago for its project, the PLAYBULB candle. This new device not only offers an app, it wants to “liberate” the user’s imagination over colors. MIPOW USA stated, “We invented PLAYBULB candle simply because life should be colorful and fund. With PLAYBULB candle, you… Read More

Want to make your App Idea a Reality? New Crowdfunding Platform AppVested is Here to Help

AppVested with iPhone

Now you can.. Yes one of the worlds first equity crowdfunding portal for the mobile app sector has emerged. Earlier this spring WSJ.com shouted that the Apps market was rocketing towards $25 billion in sales.  A pretty incredible amount when you consider the app market did not even exist 7 years ago (as the first… Read More

iPhone Backup Charger Oivo Over $17,000 First Week on Kickstarter

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Putting an end to the frustration of dead batteries everywhere, Slovenia-based company Oivo has raised $17,054 from over 400 backers for its self-titled iPhone backup charger during its $50,000 crowdfunding campaign’s first week on Kickstarter. The Oivo is a iPhone charged disguised as a key ring. It is considered the “smallest” charge which helps keep… Read More

Crowdfunding Now: 5 Awesome iPhone Projects

Lumawake iPhone Dock

From chargers to stands, iPhone users everywhere are constantly looking for the next “big thing” for their smartphone. Here at Crowdfund Insider, we’re always checking out the latest technology, especially for our on-the-go devices. Below are 5 very cool crowdfunding campaigns which can be used with your iPhone.  And yes, some of these can be… Read More

Vaavud Launches Second Kickstarter For Wind Meter V 2.0

Vaavud Wind Meter 3

Setting out for yet another Kickstarter success, Denmark-based Vaavud launched a campaign on the crowdfunding giant Thursday (July 10) for its product, Vaavud Wind Meter V 2.0. It is currently seeking £20,000. In March 2013, the company raised £27,598 from 915 backers for the first version of the Wind Meter. The product enables the user to take… Read More

Two Crowdfunded Products Come Together: Misfit Shine & Pebble Join on Activity Tracker

Misfit Pebble iPhone

Misfit Shine, the popular activity tracker, raised over $840,000 on Indiegogo in 2013 – placing the campaign in the top ten campaigns on Indiegogo that year.  Pebble Watch raised over $10 million way back in 2012 on Kickstarter (the Jurassic period in rewards based crowdfunding) and became the poster child hardware crowdfunding.  Both devices have captured… Read More

iStick USB Flash Drive For Apple Reaches $1.1 Million Dollar Stretch Goal on Kickstarter

iStick

Fresh off the closing of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, HYPER by Sanho Corporation‘s iStick reached well over its original goal of $100,000 and raised $1,100,629 from 7,495 backers. iStick is a USB drive with integrated Apple Lighning connector that was made for iPhone and iPad.  According to its campaign website, iStick allows the user to easily, quickly… Read More

GOkey Raises 1,100% of Its $40k Crowdfunding Goal on Indiegogo

GOkey

GOkey, the multi-purpose electronic keychain accessary has reached the midpoint of its campaign on crowdfunding platform Indiegogo and has currently raised over 1,100% of its $40,000 funding goal. Now, in order to incentivize backers for their ongoing support, they have instituted a series of campaign funding stretch goals. Once GOkey’s campaign reaches its new stretch… Read More

Ex Googlers Launch Super Cool iPad Gaming Device “Osmo”

Girls playing OSMO

Osmo Launches Crowdfunding Campaign for Educational & Entertaining  Kids Game. Most parents with young children understand this challenge.  Young kids need to be comfortable using technology but you don’t want them transformed into “digital zombies” playing pointless games (do you hear me angrybirds?) or drooling over videos.  Yes I know too well this dilemma. Especially… Read More

GOkey Scores $270k on Indiegogo in First Days of Campaign

GOkey

A little less than two weeks since the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, the GOkey has surpassed its $40,000 goal and has even reached $238,454 with 3,413 backers. The device is small and charges smartphones on the go. It is capable of charging Apple or Android phones for up to two hours, acts… Read More

Zuli Plugs into Fundable for their Second Round of Crowdfunding

Zuli Smart Home

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

Amazing Lenses for Mobile Photography Crowdfunding on Kickstarter

Moment Lenses

I take a profound numbers of photos. Like many of you, I have long since given up on the “point & shoot” cameras and I just cannot lug around a DSLR camera.  I take take really great images too (honest!).  My iPhone 5 does a great job at handling and editing photos.  But there are… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Bens Friends, Printvid 4D Printing, & SmarterParis App

SmarterParis Coming Soon

Happy Holidays to everyone from Crowdfund Insider.  I would like to encourage you to be certain to give the gift of crowdfunding this Holiday Season. Yep – I know there may be a delay in receiving the gift but there is nothing wrong with giving a gift card. Our first crowdfunding campaign to be featured… Read More

CrowdWatcher Hits Apple App Store, Helps View Campaigns Across Platforms

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An app called CrowdWatcher recently launched on Apple’s App Store. CrowdWatcher wants to put all of the notable platforms in one environment and allow users of the app to keep up-to-date with the most recent happenings with each app. The Amsterdam-based team behind the app has included popular platforms active in the European market including… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: The Sim+, Nuke Venom Sunglasses, Declan Squared & Ironthread Wallet

Sim+ with iPhone 5

Happy Holidays to everyone from Crowdfund Insider.  We will be the first to suggest that you consider giving the gift of crowdfunding this season.  Yes for most items being crowdfunded you may have to wait to actually receive the gift but there is something very cool about backing a unique idea and then being the… Read More

Group Of Advocates Crowdfunding Bounty For First To Jailbreak iOS7

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Jailbreaking a smartphone like the iPhone gives the end user root access to the device, allowing them to bypass limitations set in place by Apple. For example, normal iPhone users can only install apps from Apple’s App Store. Jailbreaking an iPhone allows the user to install any app they wish, even if it hasn’t been… Read More

iQi Extends Campaign on Indiegogo by 30 Days

iQi Mobile Chargers

Wireless Apple iPhone charger iQi crowdfunding on Indiegogo was scheduled to end their campaign this weekend but organizers have decided to extend the campaign by 30 days.  The funding goal was originally set to raise $30,000 but that was easily passed and stands at over $76,000 today. iQi Mobile is a wireless charging receiver with… Read More

Angel Health Sensor Indiegogo Campaign For Wearable Health Sensor Ends At $334,521

Eugene Jorov Co Founder Angel Health Sensor

In September we reported on the Angel Health Sensor after the Tel Aviv-based Seraphim Sense raised $20,000 in a day on Indiegogo. The campaign has closed on Indiegogo, having raised $324, 521 on a goal of just $100,000. Angel is different in that it tracks multiple vital signs including; Heart Rate, Skin Temperature, Blood Oxygen… Read More

Five Hot Technology Products Crowdfunding Now

Tellspec Scan Your Food

Crowdfunding technology has brought to market many cool and innovative products.  But beyond the Pebble Smartwatch or Oculus Rift there are many more products which will deliver new features which will make your life better than it was before.  You just don’t know it yet.  Most integrate with your iPhone, iPad or Android device because… Read More