Tagged: iphone

Female Health App Club Announces New $2 Million Funding Round

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The female health app Clue, which helps women around the world track their periods and understand their bodies, today announced its latest funding round of $2 million. Brigitte Mohn, a German private investor, French Groupe Arnault, the controlling shareholder of LVMH Moët Hennessy – Louis Vuitton and the German pharmaceutical company DR. KADE, along with… Read More

Kickstarter Alum 1Lss Returns to Kickstarter With iPhone Mount MagBak Case

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Hoping for another round of crowdfunding success, California-based 1Lss Inc. is excited to announce the official launch of their newest product, MagBak Case for iPhone, on Kickstarter. The team at 1Lss has created a minimalist protective case and mounting solution for the iPhone sure to revolutionize the iPhone space. MagBak Case for iPhone is embedded with… Read More

Kickstarter Revamps iOS App Nearly Two Years After Release

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Earlier this week, Kickstarter debuted its redesigned iOS app. This release comes nearly two years after the app first surfaced on iPhones everywhere, and it comes with new features that will draw in more and more backers of the crowdfunding giant’s platform. According to Fast Co. Design, the original Kickstarter app for iPhone felt almost like social… Read More

Novelsys Wireless Charging Phone Sleeve Surpasses $60,000 Kickstarter Goal in Under 24 Hours

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In just under 24 hours, Florida-based Novelsys has managed to surpass their funding goal of $60,000 for its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for Ampere, a smart wireless charging phone sleeve. During the first 10 days of the campaign, the project surpassed its initial $60,000 goal and has attracted over 210 backers. According to its campaign, Ampere is… Read More

Joyride Offers 100K+ Podcasts New Ways to Monetize with In-App Fundraising & Rewards

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Making money with podcasting shouldn’t be hard. With Joyride for Podcasts, it won’t be. On Wednesday (December 17th), the monetization and distribution website announced its new platform that makes it dead simple for podcasters to bring creative shows to their listeners, and just as easy for those listeners to financially support their favorite podcasts, interact with other listeners… Read More

Kickstarter Campaign Creator Accused of Scamming Backers; Runs Off With Over $54,000

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Earlier this year, 20-year-old San Diego resident, Taylor Beck, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise a mere $2,000 for his new tutorial called Le arn iPhone App Development. Not only did the project surpassed its initial goal super quickly, it reached well over $54,000 thanks to nearly 660 backers. This online video course… Read More

Prong “Charges Up” with Capital Infusion from Georgia Oak Partners

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Prong, Inc., the fast growing company that is changing the way that smartphone users keep their devices charged, announced today that it has closed a $1.6 million Series A financing led by Georgia Oak Partners. Prong’s flagship product, the PocketPlug iPhone case, introduced the world to its “no cords necessary” mantra with its built-in, A/C… Read More

Taiwan Startup Hits Kickstarter To Raise $50,000 For New iOS Free Space & Photo Organizer Gadget

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Maktar, Inc., a developer of software and hardware products, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds that will be used to launch Piconzier, a pocket-sized storage device for organizing photos and videos on iOS devices. Piconizer is the first ever application with a corresponding iOS device that allows users to easily shift photos and videos… Read More

Domino’s Pizza Teams Up with Kickstarter-Success Pebble to Put Its Pizza Tracker On Your Wrist

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When Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the recognized world leader in pizza delivery, launched its fan-favorite Domino’s Tracker nearly seven years ago, smartwatch technology was likely never a part of the plan. It is now. The pizza tracker, which allows customers to trace their order from the time it is taken, baked and out for delivery, will now be available on… Read More

BitBite Launches $60,000 Indiegogo Campaign to Promote Healthy Eating Habits; Scores Over $16,000 First Day

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On Tuesday (November 11th), BitBite, which has been dubbed the “first” hearable/wearable device that automatically tracks a user’s eating habits and provides real-time dietary suggestions, launched its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $60,000 for the development of its innovative wearable technology. BitBite is an Automatic Dietary Recording System (ADRS) that combines a simple tracking system with direct-response,… Read More

Chicago Startup Launches New Indiegogo Campaign For iPhone 6 Waterproof Cases

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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