Tagged: mark cuban

Zoom! Virtuix Immediately Tops $5 Million in Investor Interest on SeedInvest

Virtuix Omni

Virtuix rocketed out of the gate on SeedInvest during its Test the Waters (TTW) campaign in preparation for a Regulation A+, mini-IPO type offer.  Virtuix, creator of the Omni motion – a device that puts the movement into the hot sector of virtual reality (for… Read More

Virtuix Lists Reg A+ TTW Campaign on SeedInvest Open to All Investors as Oculus Preps for Commercial Release

Virtuix by Omni in Action

With the Oculus Rift pre-orders commencing tomorrow (January 6th) the perfect compliment to the virtual reality headset, Virtuix, has listed a “Test the Waters” (TTW) campaign on SeedInvest in preparation for a min-IPO type offer which is open to all investors (not just accredited ones).  The… Read More

Kickstarter Success Trunkster Gets Big Shark Tank Valuation at $28 Million

Trunkster on Shark Tank

Highest Valuation Ever on Shark Tank. Trunkster, the “most crowdfunded travel campaign ever”, killed it on Shark Tank last week receiving a $28 million valuation from the typically miserly Sharks.  Trunkster recently ran a rewards-based crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter proving their product by raising almost… Read More

Replay Technologies, FreeD Developer, Campaigns on OurCrowd: Every Angle Matters

replay technologies

Replay Technologies, the developer of free-dimensional video, or freeD, a video format that gives sports fans a dynamic 360 degree, 3D viewing experience of their favorite professional sporting events, has linked with OurCrowd for its private equity raise. Who doesn’t remember that bullet-dodging scene in… Read More

Smackdown: Steve Case on Mark Cuban “His View is Skewed by the Circles He Runs in” as Cuban Criticizes Crowdfunding

Steve Case

Steve Case, a staunch proponent of investment crowdfunding and advocate of access to capital for SMEs, called out billionaire pundit Mark Cuban on CNBC this morning. Ostensibly the discussion was on the Tech Bubble “Yes or No” polemic but discourse ended up being a bit… Read More

SharkTank Hammers Aspiring Real Estate Crowdfunding Site. Kevin O’Leary Says “I Smell Jail Time” (Video)

Mark Cuban

Tycoon, a new real estate crowdfunding platform, hit the studios of SharkTank to pitch the young platform to the “Sharks”.  The entrepreneur may regret this decision as Mark Cuban declared “I am out” in less than 60 seconds.  Cuban goes on to call it a “rip… Read More

Brief: Shark Tank To Highlight Kingonomics Conference Tonight

Shark Tank on ABC

ABC’s Shark Tank was definitely a big part of this year’s Kingonomics conference in Washington, DC. The conference, which took place in August of this year, is focused on helping minority-owned businesses find the resources they need to grow and succeed. The event marked the 50th… Read More

Shark Tank Chef “Big Shake” Goes with Indiegogo

Yummy Shrimp Burgers

In May of 2011, Chef Big Shake, also known as Shawn Davis, appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank, giving his shrimp burgers and the company national exposure. ABC has since re-aired his episode 5 times further igniting consumer brand recognition. In September of 2011 the show’s producers filmed… Read More

Breathometer Proves Market On Indiegogo, Sets ‘Shark Tank’ Record

breathometer

The Breathometer is a smartphone-powered portable breathalyzer that we featured as one of two crowdfunding campaigns for savvy beer drinkers back in March. The device raised over $138,000 in a pretail play on Indiegogo via a flexible funding campaign. The original goal was $25,000. It… Read More