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Misfit Wearables Spent $20,000 Making Their Crowdfunding Pitch Video

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Misfit Wearables CEO Sonny Vu recently spoke at Seattle Pacific University, and as a part of his visit he sat down and was interviewed about his experience in running Misfit Wearables. He shares revelations including the fact that Misfit had VC backing before they launched… Read More

Largest Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2013: Indiegogo & Kickstarter

Top Crowdfunding Campaigns 2013 Indiegogo Kickstarter

Bigger does not always mean better but we all find high profile, big money crowdfunding campaigns interesting and of note.  They may act as a barometer for new products, or services, and can distill future industry trends. The top rewards campaign for 2013, the Veronica… Read More

Misfit Wearables Raises $15.2 Million, Plans More Products For 2014

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Misfit Wearables has raised $15.2 million in a round led by Horizons Ventures. According to an article in TechCrunch, all previous investors in Misfit Wearables also participated in the round. It’s a big vote of confidence for this emergent wearable tech company from Silicon Valley…. Read More

Misfit Shine Makes Good On Promise Of Android App To Crowdfunding Backers

Misfit Shine

Misfit Wearables launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in November of last year for the Misfit Shine, a wearable activity tracker that aimed to compete with other stalwarts in the space like offerings from Nike and Fitbit. The campaign raised over $800,000, which makes it… Read More

Misfit Shine To Hit Best Buy Stores Tomorrow

Misfit in Boxes

Starting on October 27, 2013, the Misfit Shine will be available through Best Buy stores and at BestBuy.com. The crowdfunded activity tracker was previously available through Misfit Wearables’s web site and at Apple stores. The Shine will join an ever-growing list of crowdfunded hardware projects… Read More

Crowdfunded Activity Tracker Misfit Shine Hits Stores Around the World

Misfit Shine

Crowdfunding on Indiegogo where the “Activity Tracker” hit its goal on first day of crowdfunding, Misfit Shine has announced official launch of device in the United States, Canada, Japan and Hong Kong. The activity tracker will also be in Apple Stores in Europe and Australia… Read More

The Misfit Shine Pulls Android Support, Are The Refund Requests To Follow?


Sonny Vu and the team at Misfit Wearables are not starting the holiday weekend on a strong note. Misfit Wearables spokesperson Sophia Ouyang posted the following message early Saturday morning… Big update guys: we have some good news and bad news. The good news is… Read More

IndieGogo Founder Slava Rubin Says Crowdfunding Takes Down The “Gatekeepers”


Slava Rubin knows a thing or two about crowdfunding. Founded in 2008, his company, IndieGogo is a major funding powerhouse, bringing together such disparate projects like the Misfit Shine and The Oatmeal’s anti-troll lawyer fundraiser. Slava told us that IndieGogo essentially tears down the gatekeepers. Whereas many great projects would… Read More

CYBER MONDAY: 10 Cool Products Being Crowdfunded Now


In the spirit of Cyber Monday, here are 10 crowdfunding campaigns that you can contribute to now to support innovative new products. Puzzlebox Orbit: Brain-Controlled Helicopter A toy helicopter you can control with your mind?  A toy helicopter you can control with your mind!  The Puzzlebox… Read More