Tagged: technology

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

Overfunding: See.Sense Tops £500,000 Funding Goal on Crowdcube

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Success! Kickstarter alum and creator of intelligent bike light ICON,  See.Sense, has successfully secured its initial £500,000 funding goal on Crowdcube. The company took to the equity crowdfunding platform earlier this month and quickly raised over £400,000. As previously reported, See.Sense was founded in 2013 by husband and… Read More

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