Tagged: sweden

Crowdfunding Mailbox: CA7CH Lightbox Live Streaming Camera, ISSA & ChargeAll

CA7CH Lightbox Customizable

We have a threesome of tech products this week from our crowdfunding mailbox.  We really had many solid campaigns emailed us to the past couple weeks.  Over time the campaigns  are getting better structured, pitch videos are consistently more professional and products are more refined.  Sure we still see the occasional campaign that is looking… Read More

Earins Earbuds Rockets: £415,687 First Week Crowdfunding

Earin

The search for small, wireless headphones is over! Sweden-based Earin earbuds launched its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter last week. Within a week, the campaign surpassed its initial goal of £179,000 and raised £415,687 from 3,818. Earin’s nearly invisible earbuds function as one Bluetooth headset. There’s no need for cables or attachments, it just magically small… Read More

A House on The Moon is Looking for Funding

The Moonhouse

The Moonhouse, the world’s first art project on the moon, is now set to receive an additional boost in the form of crowdfunding to launch the red house with white corners into space. The project will serve as a symbol for making space accessible to all people. The U.S. aerospace technology company Astrobotic is expected to… Read More

Kickstarter’s VP of Community Talks Crowdfunding Tactics

Kickstarter Logo Small

Since 2009, people from all over the world have been talking about crowdfunding giant Kickstarter, and now the company’s VP of community, Cindy Au, revealed there’s more to it than just being considered as a “funding option.” While speaking at the 2014 Nordic Game in Malmö, Sweden, Ms. Au stated, “It’s important to remember what… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Tinitell Wristphone for Kids & Salamander Hot Sauce

Kids wearing Tinitell

At Crowdfund Insider we love to read about the hugely successful crowdfunding campaigns raising hundreds of thousands of dollars (or millions) but the reality is that most of the crowdfunding projects are looking to raise substantially less.  Many of these campaigns are simply fascinating and probably more than a few go on to bigger and… Read More

FundedByMe is Self Crowdfunding Their Equity Platform

Swedish Krona

Sweden Based Crowdfunding Platform Raises Capital for Expansion. Stating that 2013 has been their best year to date, equity crowdfunding platform FundedByMe is now inviting the public to own shares in their Northern European investment platform by launching a self-crowdfunding campaign.  Based in Sweden, but having expanded into 8 different countries, the small company is… Read More

FundedByMe Finds International Success in Crowdfunding

FundedByMe Arno Smit

Interview with Arno Smit, Co-Founder & CTO of FundedByMe. Launched by Arno Smit and Daniel Daboczy in 2011, FundedByMe quickly found an international niche as both an equity and rewards-based crowdfunding platform.  According to Smit, this “unified experience on our platform allows entrepreneurs to feel secure in the FundedByMe service and investors to truly see crowdfunding on… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: FaceRig, Biiwatch Remote Selfies & Tools Against Alzheimers

FaceRig Smile

Happy Holidays to all of our visitors from Crowdfund Insider.  With all of the parties and family events going on this week and next we still find time to read about all of the many fascinating crowdfunding campaigns going on this busy time of year.  We have had a great 2013 and we are looking… Read More

“Kung Fury” Could Change The Way We Look At Kickstarter-Funded Films

kung-fury

Kung Fury is part comedy, part action and – from the looks of the trailer – completely hilarious. The movie is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter and the film’s creator is seeking $200,000 from the crowd to turn the movie into a feature length film. With almost a month left in the campaign and after just… Read More

Hybrid Crowdfunding Platform FundedByMe Relaunches With Improved Look & Feel

fundedbyme

FundedByMe has relaunched their crowdfunding platform with an improved look and feel. The site offers both rewards- and equity-based crowdfunding models. Over the past couple of months the team has been hard at work creating a web and brand experience that is focused on our main target audience - you! We have considered feedback from our… Read More

Invesdor Leads the Way for Equity Crowdfunding in Northern Europe

The World of Invesdor

Invesdor is a successful crowdfunding platform founded by the necessity of budding entrepreneurs and their search for startup capital.  The story is unfortunately a rather common one.  Great idea hits the wall of no funds.  At the time in 2011 six friends, Lasse, Miikka, Petteri, Timo, Jouni and Lare were working on a new business… Read More

Lifelogging Camera Memoto, Now Called Narrative, Ships November 1

Shipping It Narrative

Announces $3 Million in Funding from True Ventures The Memoto Lifelogging camera successfully crowdfunded their “Lifelogging camera” on Kickstarter almost one year ago.  The team from Stockholm, Sweden raised $550,189 on a goal of $50,000.  The simple device they developed clips on y0ur shirt and then captures pictures automatically of everything you do allowing you… Read More

Crowdfunded Film On Swedish Tax Waste Allows Filmmaker To Stay Independent

Swedish Gorilla

Before Martin Borgs joined the crowdfunding scene, the largest amount raised for a Swedish film was 393,646 SEK (€45,000) in a month. On FundedByMe, the largest amount raised for any project on the “classic crowfunding” site was 257,914 SEK. Borgs made more than that in the first 2 weeks that his latest film project was… Read More

Crowdcube Offers First Equity Crowdfunding for Swedish Company

Cefour Wine  and Beverage

Crowdcube, the UK based equity crowdfunding platform, has listed their first Swedish company to participate in their platform.  Cefour Wine & Beverage manufactures pre-packaged wine glasses with a unique production technique.  Cefour hopes to expand internationally and has listed their offering on both the UK and Swedish domains of Crowdcube.  The company is looking to… Read More

Swedish venture faces critical funding gap

Flag of Sweden

For the last five years, Sweden has been the third largest market in Europe for venture capital-backed exits, trailing only France and the UK, according to unquote” data. The nation has consistently ranked among the top five most active markets in Europe for venture investment, taking fourth place in 2012. Skype, co-founded by a Swede… Read More

Crowdcube Expanding into Sweden

Crowdcube Sweden

Equity crowdfunding site CrowdCube is extending their reach into Sweden.  The UK based equity crowdfunding platform has experienced great success in the UK over the past couple years having raised over £6.7 Million from over 34,000 registered investors. In a note posted on the Swedish Crowdcube site it was stated, We are now challenging conventional… Read More

Revolution Three: Crowdfunding for Cancer Killing Virus

iCancer Campaign Alexander Masters

As reported in the Guardian, Alexander Masters is aiding in a Crowdfunding Campaign against cancer. Several years ago Masters co-worker, Dido Davies was diagnosed with the “Steve Jobs Disease” or Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Cancer.  Incited to help in any way possible he searched for a possible treatment for his colleague.  Hitting the internet he stumbled across… Read More

FundedByMe Launches Equity Crowdfunding, Raising Over 3 Million Swedish Crowns (SEK) in 40 Days

FundedbyMe

Earlier this fall, FundedByMe started testing its crowd equity platform in stealth. Only 40 days later, the company has shifted its main focus away from classic crowdfunding towards equity crowdfunding. By doing so FundedByMe wants to get involved in early-stage startups by providing the entrepreneurs with all the necessary tools to manage fundraising campaigns and… Read More

CrowdFundCast: Sweden, Austin, Vegas and RAMPANT SPECULATION!

Hello! It has been a while since our last episode, but that is because we have been so busy traveling around talking about crowdfunding. In this podcast we finally get the whole gang in one room to talk about their experiences with traveling to Sweden to talk cröwdfůnding (not the actual Swedish spelling), talking to… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Site Launched in Sweden

FundedbyMe

Equity Crowdfunding is predicted to be the next big thing in 2013, and Sweden’s FundedByMe has launched their Equity Crowdfunding platform to the global public, making it an early player in the upcoming emerging market on the equity crowdfunding scene. FundedByMe already offers a crowdfunding platform similar to Kickstarter, which repays investments through gifts or preorders. In comparison, an equity… Read More