Tagged: technology

Turning Android Smartphones Into Laptops: Andromium Scores Over $400,000 on Kickstarter For Superbook

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On Thursday, California startup Andromium launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for The Superbook, which turns Android smartphones into laptops. The device is described as a smart laptop shell that consists of an 11.6″ HD screen, keyboard, and multi-touch trackpad. It offers over 8… Read More

Internet Incubator WebStart Bristol Returns to Seedrs to Raise £50,000

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WebStart Bristol has returned to Seedrs with a mission to raise £50,000. The internet incubator opened in January 2014 following its first campaign on the equity crowdfunding platform in 2013. The incubator revealed that after its first two successful Seedrs initiatives, the first cohort of ten companies… Read More

Project Management Software Company MindGenius Seeks £1M Through Crowdcube to Launch Online Solution

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On Monday, UK’s tech startup, MindGenius, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £1 million as it prepares to debut its new online solution, Barvas. The company, which has been actively operating for 7 years, has sold its desktop product to over 90,000 users… Read More

Nura Breaks Kickstarter Aussie Record: Secures Over $1.2MAUD For Innovative Headphones

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  Nura, an Australia-based startup, has officially broken Kickstarter’s Aussie record. The company launched a campaign on the crowdfunding portal back in May for its self-titled in-ear and over-ear design headphones. The previous Aussie record was held by Knog’s bike bell “Oi,” which raised $1 million AUD… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Airtame: “We Have Experienced Many Entrepreneurs’ Biggest Dreams”

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Nearly two and a half years after successfully securing over $1.2 million through Indiegogo, CEO of Airtame, Jonas Gyalokay, shared details about the company’s progress and development since the huge funding round. As previously reported, Airtame is hardware that was pitched as wireless HDMI for everyone –… Read More

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

Shades With Technology: Zungle Panther Sunglasses Captures Over $475,000 First Week on Kickstarter

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Last week, Los Angeles startup, Zungle, launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $50,000 for its innovative sunglasses, Zungle Panther. What makes these shades stand out? Each is equipped with built-in bone conduction speakers that reportedly enables to transmit sound waves to the skull via vibrations. Zungle Panther… Read More

Social Video Collaboration App Frames Tries Out Crowdfunding: Seeks £400,000 Through Seedrs

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Frames, a social video collaboration app, is looking to raise £400,000 through Seedrs’ equity crowdfunding portal as it prepares to attract new registered users. The app, which was launched on March 1st through both iOS and Android app stores, allows users to invite their friends and followers… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Canary Expands into Germany, Austria, Switzerland, & France

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On Monday, Indiegogo success Canary announced it is expanding into Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and France. The company reported in just 15 months, it is now available in retail locations and for direct order in 15 countries. Canary had the most successful Indiegogo campaign of all time… Read More

Kickstarter Success Notion Secures $3.2M During Seed Round Led By XL Innovate

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Notion, a home monitoring system that is benefitting from the boom in the Internet of Things (IoT) development, announced earlier this month that it has secured $3.2 million during a seed round that was led by XL Innovate. Liberty Mutual Strategic Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm… Read More

California Startup Monohm Seeks $250,000 on Indiegogo For Smart Pocket Watch Runcible

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California tech startup, Monohm, recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $250,000 for its already famous smart pocket watch, Runcible. First introduced to the world at last year’s Mobile World Congress, Runcible is described as a smart pocket watch for the post-smartphone era. It… 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

From Rewards to Equity: Kickstarter Alum Retouch3D Seeks £200,000 Through Invesdor

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Full Circle Labs, the electronic tool developer behind the Kickstarter success and handheld, heated tool Retouch3D, announced on Thursday the launch of its campaign through equity crowdfunding platform, Invesdor. The company is seeking £200,000 as it prepares to expand its modular platform for handheld heated tools. According to… Read More

Creators of Kickstarter Success Sense Announce Backer Refund

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Just a couple months after its product, Sense, successfully secured $164,885 through its Kickstarter initiative, California startup Silk Labs announced that it is unfortunately no longer planning to make the intelligent camera and hub.  Sense was supposed to detect the user’s presence, recognize their voice and gestures,… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Beeline Successfully Secures Over £500,000 on Seedrs For Bicycle Navigation Hardware

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UK startup, Beeline, has successfully raised over £500,000 through Seedrs for its connected navigation hardware for cyclists. The company took to the crowdfunding platform recently with a mission to raise £400,000. Previously, it secured £150,185 through reward-based crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter. Beeline’s product is described as a beautifully designed, affordable piece… 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

Indiegogo Forms New Partnership With Arrow Electronics

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On Friday, global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo announced that it has formed a new partnership with Arrow Electronics, a worldwide technology company that provides products and services to guide innovation. The funding portal revealed that this new partnership will help to create a groundbreaking new crowdfund-to-production platform aimed at accelerating… Read More