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Indiegogo Invites Tintag to Its Forever Funding Program

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Tintag, the first wireless rechargeable item tracking device, was invited by crowdfunding giant, Indiegogo, to continue its funding campaign on the platform by being a part of the “Forever Funding” program. The startup ran a successful two-month crowdfunding campaign, which surpassed its initial goal of $50,000 in less than a month. When it finally came a close… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Mantry Craft Cocktails, Archt Wireless Audio & Fugu Luggage

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I have been known to consume a cocktail or two in my day. I must admit that a touch of bourbon is frequent sentry when I am working late at night.  So when I saw the crowdfunding page for Mantry “Craft Cocktails” I was more than intrigued. Artisan food is all the rage. Mantry has… Read More

Axent Wear’s Cat Ears Nears $2.5M on Indiegogo; Announces Extension on Campaign & Pricing

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During the final hours of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Axent Wear’s very popular Cat Ears has continuing to remain in the spotlight and has scored $2,469,071 thanks to 15,291 backers. Now, the projects’ creators have announced exciting news about the famous campaign and headphones’ retail pricing. As previously reported, the California startup, which was created by Berkley alums… Read More

Scotland Police Investigate Delayed Kickstarter Project

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One of the most challenging aspects of rewards based crowdfunding are the all too frequent delays in product deliver.  There is a blurry line where backers, frustrated by extended delays and potentially lost funds, assume fraud versus a struggling young company attempting to hit unrealistic goals. vrAse, an Edinburgh, Scotland based startup, ventured into the… Read More

UK’s Lumejet Launches Equity Campaign on CrowdBnk to Raise £2M For Expansion

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Coventry-based printing technology company, LumeJet, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdbnk to raise £2 million to continue expansion of its growing brand. According to its campaign, LumeJet has developed and brought to market a new  concept in light-based, inkless digital printing, which, experts such as Professor Frank Romano and the London School of Photography, has… Read More

Pozible Partners with Shanghai-Nanxiang Government, IDG Capital on Crowdfunding Match Program

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Australia based Crowdfunding Platform Pozible Partners with China Government Office  to Connect Entrepreneurs with Capital, Manufacturing Support, Chinese Entity Setup and More. Pozible, an international crowdfunding platform based in Australia, has partnered with IDG Capital Partners and the Shanghai-Nanxiang government to award matching funds and other support to the entrepreneurs behind the seven strongest Internet of… Read More

Update: Mass Fidelity’s The Core Hits $1M During Final Days On Indiegogo

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With less than two days until its Indiegogo campaign comes to an end, Mass Fidelity’s The Core has scored  over $1 million dollars, thanks to its 3,155 backers. The Toronto-based startup announced it was extending its campaign earlier this month and continuing to be a huge success on the global crowdfunding platform. As previously reported on… Read More

Great Parents Academy Launches Rockethub Campaign to Increase STEM Workers in U.S.

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By 2018, the United States is expected to have 2.4 million unfilled jobs within the Science, Technologies, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields. To help curtail these numbers, on Tuesday (October 28th), Great Parents Academy announced the launch of a RocketHub crowdfunding campaign to provide low-income students across the country with the company’s flagship product, GPALOVEMATH™. In an effort to increase math scores and… Read More

First Feature Length Movie for Oculus is a Horror Film (Video)

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The Oculus Rift is one of the most well known rewards crowdfunding campaigns ever.  The VR headset that is a gamers dream raised over $2.4 million on Kickstarter as thousands backed the campaign.  Oculus went on to raise many millions from VCs – only to be acquired by Facebook in a deal that valued the… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Packed Pixels Extra Monitor, Sonic Decanter & Tespack Solar Power

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Three super practical products for this weeks #CrowdfundingMailbox.  We have the Packed Pixels “Extra Monitor” for your laptop when you are on the go, Sonic Decanter for all of the wine lovers out there, and Tespack solar panels that may be the solution to your charging problems when you need it most. So Packed Pixels… Read More

Crowdfunded Fitness Device Moov Raises $3 Million in Funding from Banyan Capital

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Moov, a device that has claimed the mantle of the “most successful crow funded fitness device of all time” has raised $3 million in a series A run led by big name investor Banyan Capital.  Moov raised $1 million in a crowdfunding round earlier this year  - in less than 2 weeks.  This new investment will assist in furthering… Read More

Panono Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Companisto

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Panono Quickly Jumps on Companisto. Easily Beats € 100,000 Minimum Raise in First Day. Panono has made the leap from Indiegogo hit to equity crowdfunding success. All within a matter of months.  Berlin, Germany based Panono raised $1.25 million in a rewards based campaign this past January and remains one of the top funded campaigns of all… Read More

Look Ma, No Wheels: Hendo Hoverboard Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign Launches Today

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In one of Silicon Valley’s most remarkable (and eagerly anticipated) feats of innovation, a small but passionate team has resolved the issues surrounding hover technology by using magnetic field architecture (MFA™) to transmit electromagnetic energy more efficiently than ever before possible. As proof of concept, the company — Arx Pax — has created a working… Read More

Denmark-Based Airtame Receives Backlash After Signing Up For Indiegogo Forever Funding Program

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Although it was a huge success on crowdfunding giant, Indiegogo, it seems Denmark-based company AIRTAME is now facing severe backlash from its backers not only after failing to set an actual delivery date, but also signing up for the platform’s new “forever funding” program. According to VentureBeat, the campaign, which closed earlier this year after… Read More

Indiegogo-Success Panono Panoramic Ball Camera Nears Market Availability

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The Panono Panoramic Ball Camera, which debuted last year in a highly successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo that raised more than $1.2 million, is making rapid progress towards market readiness, according to its inventor Jonas Pfeil. On Monday (October 20th), Panono shared news with its backers that it has completed its final mechanical design and that the… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: LovePop 3D Holiday Cards, Zumby Fights Dog Breath & ClickStick Smart Deodorant Applicator

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Three really innovative and creative crowdfunding campaigns for this weeks crowdfunding mailbox.  Two from Kickstarter and one favorite from Indiegogo.  Please keep them coming.  Just email us at Info@CrowdfundInsider.com. First up we have one for the fast nearing holiday season.  LovePop is a 3D card company founded by two Harvard Business School students who apparently… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Swarm Announces Its First Class of Startups

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Bitcoin-powered crowdfunding platform Swarm announced its first class of startups that will be featured on its website earlier this week. According to its description, Swarm is “Kickstarter powered by Bitcoin technology.” It allows regular people to fund the startups they like, while entrepreneurs raise more by engaging with more people. The platform is considered perfect for… Read More

Raspberry Pi-Powered Pi-Top Hits Indiegogo; Raises $66,000 in Three Days

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Earlier this week, UK-based Pi-Top decided to turn to global crowdfunding giant Indiegogo to raise $80,000 for its new self-titled raspberry pi laptop. According to the campaign, the Pi-Top provides a platform to expand your knowledge in hardware creation. Its kit takes you through each of its components and their functionality, so that you can… Read More

Manchester’s Wedg Surpasses £71,000 Goal on Indiegogo; Shares Expansion Plans

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Last month, Manchester-based tech startup WEDG launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise £71,000 for its self-titled personal cloud sharing device. Within only one week, the project surpassed its initial goal and is currently at £83,832 from 539 backers. Now the company announced its ready to start expanding and become a competitor to other major cloud sharing… Read More

Mass Fidelity’s Wireless Speaker System Dubbed Top-Funded Canadian Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign

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Toronto-based tech startup, Mass Fidelity, debuted a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo last month for its new wireless speaker system, The Core, with a mission to raise only $48,000. During its 30-day run, the project exceeded its funding goal and also managed to receive $711,229 thanks to 2,000 backers. Not only has the company announced it has extended… Read More