Tagged: overfunding

Overfunding: Twickets Secures £700,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

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Twickets, a London-based ticket resale platform, has successfully secured its initial £700,000 funding target on Seedrs. The company launched the equity crowdfunding campaign last month to gather more funds to grow and develop its platform. As previously reported, the platform has achieved more than  £2.7 million in ticket… Read More

Witt Energy Harvests Over £2.1M on Crowdcube; Campaign Ends Tomorrow

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In early March Witt Energy launched a Crowdcube campaign to secure £750,000 for its patented fully scalable innovative energy harvesting system. During its first week on the equity crowdfunding platform, the UK tech company scored £500,000.  Now, in the campaign’s final hours the amount raised for 7.08% equity has surpassed the… Read More

Overfunding On Crowdcube: Primo, Maker Of Smart Toys To Help Young Children Learn To Code

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Now overfunding on Crowdcube, Primo is a smart-toy maker that aims to help young children learn computer coding before they can read. I can’t say that’s the order in which I learned these two skills (probably because the company was then but a spark in its founders’ eyes), but… Read More

Vulpine Easily Cycles Past £500K Crowdcube Goal: What Will Vulpine Do with the Extra Funding?

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Last week Vulpine, a UK-based cycling clothing brand, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with a mission to raise £500,000 for product and international expansion.  The brand easily cycled past its goal, closing in on £845,00 as of this writing. Faced with the decision of continuing to overfund, Founder… Read More

Update: Cycling Clothing Brand Vulpine Surpasses £500,000 in Five Days on Crowdcube

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Within less than one week after launching its Crowdcube campaign, UK-based cycling clothing brand Vulpine has already scored its initial £500,000 goal. As previously reported, Vulpine, which was started in 2012 by cyclist Nick Hussey, is hoping to change the way cycling clothing is made. The… Read More

Your Car, But Smarter: Exploride, A Heads-Up Car Display, Wraps Up Abundantly Funded Indiegogo Campaign

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In one of India’s biggest crowdfunding success stories, smart gadget Exploride just wrapped up its abundantly funded crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, raising $521,546–512 percent of its original fundraising goal. Exploride is a clear glass heads-up display with gesture and hands-free voice controls, designed to work with any… Read More

Larger Than Life & Overfunding On Crowdcube: IoLight’s High-Res Mobile Microscope Displays Images On Phone

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Normally, the larger the bug (or worse, spider) that frisks across my path, the stronger my tendency to cringe. But a little–actually, a lot–closer, and aspects of that skittering speck become almost beautiful: a lace wing, a multifaceted eye. ioLight, maker of a high-resolution portable microscope… Read More

The Dream Of Every Summer Shoe-Wearer: Foot Flops, Flip Flops Formed To Fit Your Feet

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People aren’t the only thing that can leave an indelible mark on you–last summer, my favorite (and only) pair of flip-flops nearly did. It was several weeks into fall 2014 before the tops of my feet lost their crisscross pattern from the Teva flip-flops that I wore… Read More

Sleep-Inducing Climate Control For Your Bed: BedJet V2 Now Overfunding On Kickstarter

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  Waking up to a screeching alarm clock–on the third try–from a fitful nap disguised as sleep, I’ve questioned the need for schedules. As one of the newest features for a campaign now crowdfunding on Kickstarter, BedJet v2 offers to make your alarm clock obsolete by working with… Read More

Solo Theater: Home Theater (And Your Head) In A Box, Now Overfunding On Japanese Crowdfunding Platform Makuake

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  While the crew behind a great movie may think outside the box to create the flick, the single-occupant Solo Theater, from Japanese design house Lucy Alter Design, means you can now watch a film in a box, using your smartphone or tablet–all by yourself. Now overfunding on Japanese platform Makuake,… Read More

Fact: Pagella Politica Is Now Overfunding Its Animated Fact-Checking Campaign On Kickstarter

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You might not have the time to thoroughly read a fact-check of a politician’s statements, but a 90-second animated video with what appears to be an adorable and clumsy chicken might be harder to resist. That’s what the young professionals behind Pagella Politica, an Italian independent fact-checking project… Read More

Perfecting Posture in 15 Minutes A Day, BetterBack Is Now Overfunding on Kickstarter

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No book teetering on your head as you slowly walk down the hallway, arms outstretched as if you were on a tightrope: BetterBack, a posture-improving product now overfunding on Kickstarter, says that wearing the company’s device just 15 minutes a day can retrain your default… Read More

Aussie-founded, Britain-based Specialty Coffee Company Taylor St. Baristas Tops Funding Target on Crowdcube

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For specialty coffee company Taylor St. Baristas, the crowdfunding cup runneth over. The London-based enterprise is now overfunding on Crowdcube, a leading investment crowdfunding platform, with less than a day left in the campaign. Taylor St. Baristas’ mini-bond, with an 8 percent interest rate, has… Read More