Tagged: kickstarter

Creator of BauBax Travel Jacket Opens Up About Kickstarter Campaign: “I Knew We Had a Great Idea”

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Fresh off the closing of the widely popular BauBax Travel Jacket Kickstarter campaign, the creator of the already famous jacket, Hiral Sanghavi, sat down with CNN Money to discuss the crowdfunding campaign and the creation of the fashion accessory. The BauBax Travel Jacket is equipped with 15 features that… Read More

All-In-One Greatness: BAUBAX Travel Jacket Captures Nearly $9.1M During the Final Hours on Kickstarter

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Mere hours of the closing of its Kickstarter initiative, fashion apparel BauBax Travel Jacket neared $9.1 million thanks to over 44,500 backers. The project has not only gained its fame by being a perfect piece of clothing for the outdoors, it also became the fourth most funded project… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Bubl Performs Management Change in Preparation for High Growth Following $4.6M Series Seed Funding Round

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Bubl Technology Inc., creators of the Bublcam, the world’s first fully spherical consumer camera, announces that following the close of its $4.6M Series Seed funding round including Samsung Ventures, J-Tech Capital and other strategic investors, it will perform organizational changes to its executive management team… Read More

Creators of NYCTA Graphics Standards Manual Project Return to Kickstarter With 1975 NASA Initiative

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A little less than a year after receiving $802,812 on Kickstarter for their New York City Transit Authority Standards Manual project, artists Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth have returned to the crowdfunding platform to raise $158,000 for the Reissue of the 1975 NASA Graphics Standards Manual. While revealing details about the project,… Read More

Former NFL Wide Receiver Mark Clayton Hits Kickstarter With New Over-Ear Wireless Headphones “LIVV”

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Earlier this week, former NFL wide receiver Mark Clayton took to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter with a mission to raise $75,000 for his new over-ear headphones, LIVV. Clayton teamed up with audio specialist Dale Lott to create the headphones for active lifestyles. The project’s description reads:… Read More

Kickstarter Alum “Armello” Now Available on PS4, Windows, Mac, & Linux

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Armello backers, the wait is over! The game, which was first introduced on Kickstarter last year by League of Geeks, is now available for PS4, Windows, Mac and Linux. The description of the game reads,”The King, once Armello’s wise and benevolent ruler, has fallen ill to a… Read More

Cinedigm Releases the Kickstarter Success & Award-Winning Film “A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY” Nationwide

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Cinedigm (NASDAQ: CIDM) will release Kickstarter alum and award-winning film A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY on Friday, September 25th in the following cities: New York, Los Angeles, Austin, Washington D.C., Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, Scottsdale/Phoenix, San Antonio, Minneapolis, San Francisco, and Chicago, as well as on Digital… Read More

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Scores Over $1M in Five Days on Kickstarter

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Seems fans of Larian Studios‘ Divinity: Original Sin are really looking forward to the game’s highly anticipated sequel! Divinity: Original Sin 2 hit Kickstarter last week and quickly received its initial goal of $500,000. Within five days of its launch, the project scored over $1 million. Divinity: Original Sin first hit the… Read More

Travel Jacket BAUBAX Surpasses $7M During the Final Days on Kickstarter

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With less than 72 hours until its Kickstarter comes to an end, famed travel jacket Baubax has scored over $7 million thanks to nearly 36,700 backers. The Baubax Travel Jacket is equipped with 15 features that makes it perfect for those traveling. Such features include… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: The Coolest Sunglasses, PUGZ Wireless Earbuds & FABTotum Returns with Updated Desktop Factory

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Hawkers, based in Madrid, wants to “disrupt” the sunglass market.  Thinking Warby Parker? So am I. But once you dig in a bit, and then you look at their price, you may come to the conclusion they are on to something a bit different. Most… Read More

Jide Technology’s Remix Mini Captures Over $1.6M During the Final Hours on Kickstarter

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With less than 24 hours until its Kickstarter campaign comes to an end, Jide Technology’s Remix Mini has successfully secured over $1.6 million thank to 21,500 backers. The Beijing-based startup described Remix Mini as a simple to use computer that connects to any screen, keyboard and mouse, allowing… Read More

Amanda Palmer: “Funds From My Patreon Campaign Will Not Go Towards My Baby”

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Hoping to clear the air of recent accusations concerning her Patreon campaign, former Dresden Dolls songstress, Amanda Palmer is ready set the record straight and put an end to the gossip. Back in 2012, singer and songwriter Palmer hit Kickstarter for not only her first… Read More

Kickstarter Unveils Details About University of Pennsylvania’s “The Wharton Crowdfunding Study”

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Offering backers a closer look at its crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter has unveiled details about the new The Wharton Crowdfunding Study, which is conducted by University of Pennsylvania’s professor, Ethan Mollick. The Wharton Crowdfunding Study is considered the largest academic effort seeking to understand how crowdfunding works, how… Read More

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Secures Over $700,000 First Day on Kickstarter

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On Wednesday, Larian Studios LLC launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its already highly anticipated video game, Divinity: Original Sin 2. Originally seeking to raise $500,000, the project captured over $700,000 within 24 hours. The original video game first hit the crowdfunding platform in spring 2013 and… Read More

Celery Debuts Launch Platform: ‘Host A Crowdfunding Or Pre-Order Campaign On Your Own Website With Two Lines Of Code’

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  Every field has its familiar terms, and crowdfunding is no different. Words and phrases such as “innovate,” “disrupt” and “raise $___ to transform the ___ industry” are often standard in campaigns and product descriptions, usually for good reason. That said, one of the newest launch videos from pre-order platform Celery… Read More

Recent Lawsuit May Show Big Liability Risk for Crowdfunding Platforms

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Crowdfunding, and using the internet to raise money for an increasing number of industry sectors, is still in its infancy. It is really the internet that is the disruptive innovation. It is this technology that is altering the funding process and crowdfunding has become the term… Read More

Yellowcard Bandmate Ryan Key Launches Kickstarter to Build Record Studio in Nashville

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Hoping to get his latest projects off the ground, Yellowcard bandmate Ryan Key has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $75,000 for his upcoming record studio,The Lone Tree Records, in Nashville and record his first Will & The Whiskeymen EP. Sharing details about the projects,… Read More

Kickstarter Announces Details About the 2015 Kickstarter Film Festival

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It’s that time of the year again! On Tuesday, Kickstarter announced details for its fifth annual film festival that is set to kick off on October 15th. The crowdfunding platform shared: “Not just Brooklyn. Not just L.A. For the first time ever, we’re bringing the… Read More

Titan Airways Selects Crowdfunding Success Zendure A5 External Battery to Charge iPads for Pilots

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Zendure, a Silicon Valley consumer electronics company, announced that its flagship product, the Zendure A5 external battery with 16,000mAh capacity, was selected by Titan Airways, a UK charter airline that specializes in VIP and corporate travel, to power the iPads in their EFBs (electronic flight bags)…. Read More

Video Game Developer Pixeljam Rolls Out New Crowdfunding Platform; Debuts Dino Run Campaign

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Seeking to change crowdfunding as we know it, game developer Pixeljam has launched a new platform dedicated to developers and other creative types. According to Cult of Mac, Pixeljam’s co-founder, Miles Tilmann, stated that the new “crowdfunding project’ is an experiment that’s an alternative to other… Read More