Tagged: technology

Meetzoo Set to Close Crowdcube Initiative With Nearly £175,000 in Funds


Meetzoo, a company that aims to make business meetings more productive by combining business calendars with collaborative note taking and social networking, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with nearly £175,000 from more than 120 investors. The company launched the initiative last month,… Read More

IT Networks Company Teneno Seeks £150,000 on Seedrs


Teneno, a IT networks company, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is currently seeking £150,000 for growth and development of its products.  The company, which is based in London and has offices in New York and Hyderabad, offers technology that simplifies… Read More

Update: Eve Tech Surpasses $1M First Week on Indiegogo For “Eve V” & Breaks European Funding Record


Less than one week after launching its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Eve Tech has successfully secured over $1 million from more than 1,900 backers for its crowd developed computer, Eve V. The Finland-based electronic company originally sought to raise $75,000 and quickly captured its funding target within… Read More

Finland’s Eve Tech Quickly Captures Over $550,000 on Indiegogo For New Crowd Developed Computer “Eve V”


On Monday, Finland-based electronic company Eve Tech has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its new crowd developed computer, Eve V. Originally seeking $75,000 for the project, the initiative has already secured more than $550,000 from over 600 backers. The company also sold 500… Read More

Kickstarter Success Wearhaus Secures $4M in Series A Funding Round

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A little over two years after securing $247,379 on Kickstarter for its flagship product, Wearhaus Arc wireless headphones, San Francisco-based Wearhaus announced it raised $4 million during a Series A funding round. The company stated its Wearhaus Arc is a Bluetooth headset to allows friends… Read More

“Project Blue” Seeks $1M on Kickstarter to Photograph an Earth-like planet Orbiting Another Sun-like Star


San Francisco-based science initiative Project Blue has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $1 million for its space photograph telescope. The project hopes to discover a habitable planet orbiting a Sun like star (and perhaps one that is already inhabited). According to the… Read More

InAuth Dubbed Winner of Corporate LiveWire’s 2016 Fintech Excellence Awards


InAuth, a digital device intelligence company, announced on Monday its products received recognition for “Excellence in Providing Mobile-First Products for Authentication” at Corporate LiveWire’s Fintech Excellence Awards for the second year in a row. The company stated its products deliver intelligence capabilities to authenticate, reduce risk,… Read More

Former Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins and Virgin Money Partner on New FinTech Startup


Former Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins launched yesterday a fintech startup called 10x Future Technologies. The startup’s mission statement is “10x exist to create a new banking ecology — one that is more diverse, open and fair.” Partnering with Virgin Money to build a new digital banking platform,… Read More

Pet Tech Brand PitPat Seeks £500,000 on Crowdcube to Accelerate Growth & Develop Internet-Based Cloud Platform


PitPat, a UK-based pet-tech company, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £500,000 as it prepares to develop its new internet-based cloud platform.  Founded in 2014, PitPat debuted its activity monitor for dogs on Dragons’ Den earlier this year. The company, which… Read More

Kano’s Second Kickstarter Achieves $500,000 Goal; Receives Funding Support From Apple Co-Founder & Grammy-Winning Composer


With nearly one week until its second Kickstarter comes to an end, tech startup Kano has successfully secured its initial $500,000 funding target. The company launched the initiative last month for its new creative computer systems. Reportedly, the project received return support from backer Steve Wozniak, the… Read More

Marketing & Advertising Tech Startup Accelerator Collider Looks to Raise £680,000 on Seedrs


Collider, an accelerator that is dedicated to marketing and advertising technology startups, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £680,000. The company previously secured £700,000 on the funding portal in 2015 and £420,000 in 2014. The accelerator, which was founded in 2013, has reportedly… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member Chirp Strikes Deal With Creators of Video Game “Skylanders”


On Friday, British tech startup Chirp announced it formed a new partnership with the creators of video game Skylanders. The company secured £ 733,810 from 332 investors through its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube last year.  Founded in November 2011, Chirp is described as a… Read More

Brief: Enfucell to Close Invesdor Campaign With Nearly €400,000 in Funds


Finland-based customized battery technology supplier, Enfucell, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor with close to 400,000 in funds. The company launched the initiative originally seeking €300,000 (max €800,000). Enfucell was a spin-off from Helsinki University of Technology (HUT), and active operations… Read More

Brief: Location App Wave Reportedly Gains 2M Users During Crowdcube Campaign

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Just a few weeks after Wave closed its Crowdcube campaign, the equity crowdfunding platform revealed the location app gained 2 million more users during its funding round. As previously reported, Wave is a free smartphone app that allows anyone to see in real-time the exact location of their… Read More

Update: BiiSafe Nears €325,000 During the Final Week on Invesdor

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BiiSafe, the Finland-based startup behind the wearable tracker Buddy,  has successfully secured nearly €325,000 as its equity crowdfunding campaign nears its final week on Invesdor. The company originally sought to raise €220,000 (max €500,000) to accelerate international growth. As previously reported, BiiSafe develops, markets, manufactures, and sells software,… Read More

Overfunding: Child Safety App Azoomee Surpasses £450,000 Funding Goal on Crowdcube

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With less than two weeks until its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube comes to an end, child safety app Azoomee has successfully secured its initial £450,000 funding goal and is nearing £525,000 thanks to over 175 investors. As previously reported, Azoomee allows children between the ages of… Read More

Kano Returns to Kickstarter: Seeks $500,000 For New Creative Computer Systems


Earlier this week, technology startup Kano returned to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter to raise $500,000 for its new creative computer systems. The company previously secured $1,522,160 from 13,387 backers for its small, DIY Raspberry Pi-powered computer. According to Kano, the new computer sets are the following: The Camera… Read More

Overfunding: Battery Tech Supplier Enfucell Surpasses €300,000 Funding Target on Invesdor


Enfucell, a Finland-based customized battery technology supplier in the printed electronics industry, has successfully secured its initial €300,000 funding goal on equity crowdfunding platform, Invesdor. As previously reported, Enfucell began as a spin-off from Helsinki University of Technology (HUT), and active operations commenced in 2005. Founded in 2002,… Read More

Correction: Jibo’s Indiegogo Still Up & Running. Fake Campaign Pulled


Yesterday, Crowdfund Insider published an article on the Jibo (since removed), a home robot that raised funding on Indiegogo back in 2014. A Jibo imposter page was posted on Indiegogo and was subsequently pulled by the crowdfunding platform’s Trust and Customer Happiness team. In error, an… Read More