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

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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

Indiegogo Announces Arrow Electronics’ $1M Flashing Funding

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On Tuesday, Indiegogo announced its partner, Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), is set to offer eligible entrepreneurs $1 million in flash funding. The global crowdfunding platform revealed, starting this October, eligible campaign organizers will have a shot at part of Arrow’s million dollar prize. As previously reported, Indiegogo and… Read More

Crowdcube Success Plumen Announces New Light Bulb “Plumen 003”

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Just a couple months after securing £695,680 from its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based energy-saving light bulb manufacturer, Plumen announced the launch of its new lightbulb, “Plumen 003.” The company has created energy-saving lighting, using design and beauty to inspire adoption of sustainable lighting technology. Plumen reported that an estimated… Read More

Update: Amazon Bestseller iQualTech Nears £160,000 During Final Days on Seedrs

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Electronic accessory brand and Amazon bestseller, iQualTech, announced on Monday it is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs this upcoming Wednesday. As previously reported, iQualTech offers a wide range of products (including Pill Speakers) that have been sold worldwide through Amazon, reaching customers in the… Read More

Consumer Physics’ Rep Confirms: There is No Intellectual Property Dispute Around SCiO

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Following the shut down of SCiO’s Kickstarter page, a Consumer Physics’ representative revealed the page wasn’t removed due to an intellectual property dispute, despite the information stated on the website. As previously reported, SCiO was described as “the world’s first affordable molecular sensor that fits in the palm… Read More

I-MOVIX Named First Belgium Company to Raise Funds on Seedrs

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I-MOVIX has recently launched a campaign on Seedrs to raise €250,000. The ING-backed tech brand was named the first Belgium company to launch an initiative on Seedrs since the funding portal announced plans to expand into the Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg region earlier this summer. The company,… Read More

Customized Battery Tech Supplier Enfucell Looks to Raise €300,000 on Invesdor For Expansion

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Enfucell, a Finland-based customized battery technology supplier in the printed electronics industry, recently debuted its equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor to raise a minimum of €300,000 (max of €800,000) as it prepares for expansion. Founded in 2002, Enfucell notably began as a spin-off from Helsinki University of Technology… Read More

Brief: Spa Marketplace App USPAAH Finishes Crowdfunding Run on Crowdcube With Over £270,000

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USPAAH, a spa marketplace app, recently completed its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube with over £270,000 from nearly 150 investors. Described as a London high end on demand mobile app, USPAAH brings qualified beauty and wellness professionals to clients within just 1-hour of booking. Services include massages… Read More

New York Startup Lomography Returns to Kickstarter For New Lomo’Instant Automat Camera

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Just a little over two years after successfully securing $1,118,333 for its Lomo’Instant Camera on Kickstarter, New York startup Lomography has returned to the crowdfunding platform to raise funds for its new product, the Lomo’Instant Automat Camera. The new camera was designed to automatically adjust to… Read More

Andromium’s Superbook Finishes Kickstarter Run With Nearly $3M

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On Saturday, California startup Andromium Inc. closed Superbook’s epic Kickstarter campaign. The initiative successfully secured nearly $3 million from more than 16,600 backers. Last month, the California startup took to the crowdfunding giant’s platform last month to raise only $50,000 for the device, which is described as a smart laptop… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Jibo Won’t Be Shipping Family Robot to Oversea Backers

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Indiegogo alum, Jibo, Inc. recently revealed, despite previous claims, it would be able to deliver its family robot overseas, it will not able to ship abroad after all. The startup will only be sending the highly anticipated robot to backers in the U.S. and Canada…. Read More

Superbook Surpasses $1.9M As Kickstarter Campaign Nears Final Week

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With nearly one week until its epic Kickstarter comes to an end, Andromium’s Superbook has successfully secured over $1.9 million from nearly 7,800 backers. The California startup took to the crowdfunding giant’s platform last month to raise only $50,000 for the device, which is described as a smart laptop shell… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Announces New Invent Newsletter

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On Sunday, Kickstarter announced its new Invent Newsletter, which is said to offer backers a way to stay up-to-date on invention projects, behind-the-scene stories and bold ideas from the design and tech pages. The funding portal stated the newsletter is a twice-a-month introduction of the… Read More

Update: Ticwatch 2 Nears $950,000 Less Than Two Weeks After Kickstarter Debut

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Less than two weeks after its Kickstarter debut, Mobvoi‘s Ticwatch 2 has successfully secured nearly $950,000 thanks to 5,100 backers. The Chinese tech startup launched the crowdfunding campaign for the new interactive watch and secured its initial $50,000 funding goal in ten minutes. As previously reported, Ticwatch… Read More

MindGenius Announces Crowdcube Extension & Raises Over £550,000

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Earlier this week, the team at MindGenius announced they have decided to extend their Crowdcube campaign. The UK tech startup took to the equity crowdfunding platform last month with a mission to raise £1 million as it prepares to debut its new online solution, Barvas. MindGenius has been… Read More

eyeCam Seeks $10M on Crowdfunder For Advance Development of Wearable Smartphone eyeHand

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This week, California-based eyeCam, Inc. announced it is seeking a total of $10 million through Crowdfunder for the advance development of its latest product, eyeHand. The device is described as a wearable smartphone that turns consumer’s hands and fingers into a touchscreen display. The company revealed… Read More

Amazon Bestseller iQualTech Looks to Secure £100,000 During Seedrs Initiative

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On Wednesday, London-based tech accessories startup iQualTech launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £100,000 as it prepares to expand into new markets worldwide. The company was founded in three years ago, and offer a wide range of products (including Pill Speakers) that have been sold worldwide… Read More

TAXA Biotechnologies Set to Finish WeFunder Round With Over $250,000

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On Tuesday, TAXA Biotechnologies, Inc. announced it had secured over $250,000 from 400 investors during its equity crowdfunding campaign on WeFunder. The biotech startup made history in May when it became one of the first companies to use Title III rules of the JOBS Act. As previously reported, TAXA… Read More

Jumpstart’s Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Teams Up With Deutsche Bahn to Build Innovation Train

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JumpStartFund’s Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with Deutsche Bahn to create an “Innovation Train,” which is described as a conventional train that will use new technologies being developed by HTT that increases efficiency and to bring a modern digital presence to today’s train transportation. According… Read More

Chinese Startup Mobvoi Captures Over $360,000 First Day on Kickstarter For New Interactive Smartwatch “Ticwatch 2”

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China-based tech startup, Mobvoi, launched its Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday to raise only $50,000 for its new interactive watch, Ticwatch 2. Within a matter of 24 hours, the timepiece not only secured its initial funding goal (in 10 minutes), it has managed to secure well over $360,000… Read More