Tagged: technology

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

Indiegogo Announces Arrow Electronics’ $1M Flashing Funding


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


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


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


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


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