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Pebble’s Latest Campaign Dubbed Third Most Funded Kickstarter; Captures Over $12.7M For Three New Wearable Devices

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Tech startup Pebble has done it again! The company secured over $12,779,843 from 66,673 backers through its third Kickstarter campaign, which launched to raise $1 million for its new products, Pebble 2, Time 2, and Pebble Core. Each device offers new ways for users to enjoy the company’s famous technology. Each… Read More

Pebble Introduces Special Edition Pebble Time 2 Round Smartwatches

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Just a day after Pebble’s third Kickstarter campaign surpassed $11 million, the tech startup unveiled two special edition Pebble Time round smartwatches. Last month, Pebble took to the crowdfunding giant to raise funds for not one but three new wearable tech devices, which offers new ways… Read More

Pebble’s Kickstarter Success Continues: Third Campaign Surpasses $11M in Three Weeks

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Just three weeks after launching its third Kickstarter, tech startup Pebble has successfully secured over $11 million for its three new wearables, Pebble 2, Time 2, and Pebble Core, from nearly 58,000 backers. The devices offers new ways for users to enjoy the company’s famous technology: Pebble 2… Read More

Pebble Releases New Health Wellness Platform, Activity Tracking Algorithms, & Happiness App As Third Kickstarter Captures Over $10.6M

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This week, tech startup Pebble released its new health wellness platform. This launch comes after the company successfully secured over $10.6 million during its third Kickstarter initiative. Last month, Pebble took to the crowdfunding giant to raise funds for not one but three new wearable… Read More

Update: Pebble’s Third Kickstarter Nears $10M in Less Than Two Weeks

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Less than two weeks after Pebble launched its third Kickstarter, the tech startup has secured nearly $10 million from over 50,000 backers. Last year, Pebble hit Kickstarter for its watch, Pebble Time, and surpassed its initial goal within just mere hours. By the end of its funding… Read More

Pebble Returns to Kickstarter With Three New Products & Scores $6M in 24 Hours

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On Tuesday, tech company Pebble once again returned to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter for 3 new products Pebble 2, Time 2 and Pebble Core. Within 24 hours, the new campaign not only smashed its initial $1 million goal, it has already surpassed $6.7 million from nearly 36,000 backers. Last year, Pebble… Read More

Despite Kickstarter Fame Pebble Lays Off 25% Of Its Staff

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Last year, Pebble hit Kickstarter for its new watch and surpassed its initial goal within just mere hours. By the end of its funding round, the startup gained $20,338,986 from 78,471 backers, which made its initiative the most funded project on the crowdfunding giant’s platform. The company previously found… Read More

Brief: Pebble Founder Eric Migicovsky Named One of San Francisco Business Times’ 40 Under 40 2016 Class Members (Video)

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Earlier this week, San Francisco Business Times announced its 40 under 40 class of 2016 list. This list honors those who are considered rising business stars in the Bay Area. This marks the fifth year that the publication has recognized the amazing young talent drawn to the… Read More

FitPay Raises $3.1 Million Seed Round to Fund Contactless Payments Platform

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FitPay has announced the closing of $3.1  million in seed funding led by Giesecke & Devrient (G&D). FitPay was founded by payment industry veterans Michael Orlando, Scott Stevelinck and Chris Orlando. Th co-founders have worked at companies like Visa and CyberSource.  G&D is a supplier of mobile… Read More

Kickstarter Looks Back at the Most Innovative Crowdfunding Campaigns Following Oculus Rift Announcement


Celebrating Oculus’ recent announcement about backers finally receiving their Rift headsets, Kickstarter revealed on Wednesday the most innovative crowdfunding campaigns that hit its popular platform over the years. The crowdfunding giant shared in a recent blog post: “If you check out the projects on Kickstarter… Read More

Pebble Shares Details About Pebble Time Steel Band Shipments & Universal Voice Apps

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Last week, tech company Pebble shared details about the steel band shipments of its widely popular Kickstarter project, Pebble Time. The Pebble crew announced in a recent update: “We estimated that metal band shipments would be done by the end of October. We’re sorry for not… Read More

Apple Watch Problem? No Worries Says Pebble Watch Founder Eric Migicovsky (Video)

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Is the Pebble Watch feeling the Apple smartwatch pain?  Not so, explains Pebble Watch founder Eric Migicovsky. In a brief interview with CNBC, Migicovsky explains that Apple has brought a “ton of attention” to the wearable tech sector. He states Pebble has experienced “no material… Read More

As Pebble Wraps Up Kickstarter Rewards, Pebble Time is Now Available for Anyone to Order

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Kickstarter poster-child, Pebble Smartwatch, states that Pebble Time, its next iteration of the smartwatch, is now available for pre-order for anyone. The wearable company stated that Kickstarter rewards were nearly completed and they were shifting to retail sales.  Pebble Time is available via Best Buy… Read More

Pebble’s Updated iPhone App Goes Live After Kickstarter Alum Admonishes Apple on Delay

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Earlier this week, Kickstarter alum and smartwatch maker, Pebble, called out Apple for not releasing its already approved updated app to iTunes. During a recent update, the young company shared details about the situation and the progress it has made: “The Pebble Time iPhone app, as we’ve all noticed,… Read More

Kickstarter-Success Pebble Time Is Ready For Backer Shipping

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Get excited, Pebble Time backers: Your high tech smartwatch is on the way! California startup Pebble announced on this week that the Kickstarter-success watches are now ready to be shipped. As previously reported, Pebble Time hit the crowdfunding giant’s platform earlier this year and surpassed its… Read More

Pebble Teams Up With NetSuite to Create Unified Cloud-Based System

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NetSuite Inc. (NYSE:  N), a cloud-based financials / ERP and omnichannel commerce software suites company, announced Pebble, smartwatch and wearables market disruptor, has deployed it to put in place a single unified cloud-based system which has the necessary sophisticated functionality, flexibility and scalability to support the company’s rapid growth. Pebble runs its… Read More

Pebble Time: $20,338,986 in Crowdfunding, A Kickstarter Record

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The crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for Pebble’s new smartwatch has officially closed.  Pebble Time now stands as the most funded campaign ever on Kickstarter.  Pebble raised a total of $20,338,986 from 78,471 backers.  Pebble easily topped the previous record holder, Coolest Cooler, a   product… Read More

Pebble Time Nears $20 Million in Crowdfunding During Final Days of Campaign on Kickstarter

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The most successful Kickstarter campaign ever, Pebble Time, is nearing its close scheduled for March 27th. The pre-emptive strike against the forthcoming Apple Watch has not only proven the intense interest in wearable Pebble smartwatch tech, but in many respects has validated predictions of strong demand… Read More