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Crowdfunding on CircleUp, Nomad Connects with Fluxmob: Grows Smartphone Accessory Brand to over $2 Million in Sales

Nomad Reinvention

Now Raising Equity, Nomad First Raised Funding on Kickstarter. Nomad, the designer and manufacturer of minimalist smartphone accessories, has listed its equity crowdfunding campaign on CircleUp.  Known for its NomadKey, the company has also introduced new products including the solid carabiner-sized NomadClip USB cable and NomadCard on the newly launched company website. Committed to product… Read More

Update: Powered Now Takes Just 12 Days to Raise £350,000

Powered Now iPad

Powered Now Raises Equity on Crowdfunding Platform Crowdcube. Tech start-up Powered Now, a mobile administrative app for tradesmen, has cruised by its equity crowdfunding target of £350,000 after just 12 days and is now overfunding. The additional capital will be used to further market and develop its app for tradesmen and field trade companies, simplifying… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Fitle Reinvents Shopping, Tablet Riser for iPad & Wedg Secure Cloud Solution

TabletRiser Featured

So for all Mailbox readers today – I will suggest you read the story about the Coolest Cooler.  Not necessarily because it is a cool project (it is) but because the organizer launched a campaign back in 2013 – for effectively the very same product – and failed.  The campaign was looking to raised $125,000… Read More

Geek Wave Nears $800,000 on Indiegogo

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Changing the way music lovers listen to their favorite artists, Geek Labs launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $38,000 for its product Geek Wave. The new device is described as a high performance music player that the user can take on-the-go and is made for discerning ears. The Geek Labs team wrote, “Music… Read More

Indiegogo Pushes New Crowdfunding Mobile App in Canada

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Indiegogo has announced a new iPhone app for Canada. This is the first of what is expected to be a global roll out of mobile versions of its funding technology. According to the Globe and Mail, the global crowdfunding company stated Canada was chosen because of the diversity of fundraising campaigns, and the large amount… Read More

Moment Smartwatch Raises Over $140,000 Three Days into Kickstarter Campaign

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  Ohio-based Momentum Labs LLC has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter seeking funds for its new product, Moment Smartwatch. By attracting attention with its unique description, the Moment Smartwatch has raised $142,813 from 814 backers within the first three days. According to its campaign website, the Moment Smartwatch was created in 2013 and is a combination of style and… Read More

Brief: CAIL Mobile Solutions Turns to Optimize Capital Markets for Crowdfunding Round

CAIL

CAIL Mobile Solutions has chosen Optimize Capital Markets to launch a round to seek $2 million in growth capital and production development. CAIL is creating more  than  just opportunity  for  their clients. A software platform designed to provide seamless solutions to enterprises looking to amplify current and potential businesses and clients, it’s expanding how enterprises are… Read More

Update: HEXO+ Approaches $1M Mark on Kickstarter

Hexo+

On June 15, 2014 the team behind the new autonomous aerial camera, HEXO+, launched a crowdfunding project on Kickstarter with the goal of raising$50,000. Within 72 hours of the campaign’s launch, HEXO+ had reached over $500,000 in funding from early adopters, GoPro owners, gadget collectors, extreme sports enthusiasts and others who think it’s just plain cool. Since its launch, the… Read More

Two Crowdfunded Products Come Together: Misfit Shine & Pebble Join on Activity Tracker

Misfit Pebble iPhone

Misfit Shine, the popular activity tracker, raised over $840,000 on Indiegogo in 2013 – placing the campaign in the top ten campaigns on Indiegogo that year.  Pebble Watch raised over $10 million way back in 2012 on Kickstarter (the Jurassic period in rewards based crowdfunding) and became the poster child hardware crowdfunding.  Both devices have captured… Read More

Smart Earphone FreeWavz Receives Over $20,000 Two Days After Campaign Launch

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Creating a whole new way to enjoy music while staying in shape, Florida-based company FreeWavz launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter  for its smart earphones. The product has a built-in fitness monitoring and is 100% wire-free. Designed by ear, nose, and throat specialist, Dr. Hensen, Freewavz provides complete freedom from wires, have a naturally perfect fit… 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

Item Finder Review (Video)

item finder review Tile Duet

There have been many, perhaps dozens, of item finders / device locating products hit the market in the past 2 years.  Part of this craze was driven by the dramatic success of Tile that ran a phenomenally successful self-crowdfunding campaign that proved profound demand for their service.  Since then (and prior to that actually) there… Read More

Update: TrackR Bravo Zooms Past $200,000 on Indiegogo

Trackr Bravo Search is over

Item tracking device TrackR Bravo has powered onward with their crowdfunding campaign smashing through their goal and besting expectations of the team behind the project.  Crowdfund Insider covered TrackR last Saturday when they stood at $130,000 and since then they have added another $70,000 to the till averaging about $25,000 per day in contributions.  More… Read More

TheBlueprint Online Marketplace Launched by PCH

The Blueprint Preorders shop

PCH Delivers Online Marketplace to Create A New Retail Experience for Tech Products. PCH, the product development and supply chain management company behind some of the world’s best hardware products,  has launched TheBlueprint.com, an online marketplace for well-designed technology and the stories behind it. The Blueprint will sell a curated collection of the very best tech products, rounding… Read More

Crowdfunding Now: 5 Cool Projects For Father’s Day 2014

GeekWave

It seems, every year, kids young and old run to the store to find something special for their dads, but end up just giving him a tie or a sports-related item. This has even turned into a ritual of unfortunate and painful gift giving. Here on Crowdfund Insider, we’re always looking for the next “big… Read More

ANTVR’s Virtual Reality Kit Reaches $200,000 Goal on Kickstarter

ANTVR Kit

With just a week and a half until its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter closes, virtual reality kit ANTVR has surpassed its initial goal of $200,000 and has raised $231,095 from 621 backers. As previously reported, the new kit is noted to provide a crystal clear virtual reality gaming and viewing experience.” Not only does the… Read More

Ringly Launches Jewelry Pretail Campaign: The Wearer of the Ring Stays Connected

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New York-based Ringly launches its pre-sales crowdfunding campaign today after raising its million dollar seed round this past September.  The tech start-up aims to solve the recurring frustrating problem of missed calls and texts with its chic line of smart jewelry that caters to a woman’s simultaneous need for connectivity and independence.  The alerts are… Read More

Brief: Sensibo Passes $70,000 Crowdfunding Goal

Sensibol

  Sensibo, maker of a smart air conditioning system, has surpassed their $70,000 crowdfunding goal on Indiegogo.  The project became memorable due to the excellent pitch video that described a mundane product in a highly entertaining fashion. Co-founder and CEO of Sensibo Omer Enbar shared his pleasure in funding the campaign; “We are thrilled by the… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: tabtag, TurtleCell & Unseen Africa

The Unseen Aftrica

After a busy week hearing all about the future of wearable tech at Glazed, I am all geeked up about the  huge power of crowdfunding and how the hardware space is being transformed by the crowd.  Definitely a forthcoming article on this revolutionary shift that is happening now and picking up pace. Now for this… Read More

NIN Ventures Raises $5 Million on Crowdfunder for its Next Generation Tech Fund

NIN Ventures

Chicago-based NIN Ventures, a venture capital fund that invests in early / growth stage financial services technology, education software, internet and digital media, mobile communication, cloud computing, and other path breaking companies, has reached $5 Million,  50% of its funding goal on Crowdfunder. The VC firm seeks to raise $10 Million for its next generation… Read More