Tagged: technology

Onfido News: Now Offers 2 Billion Unbanked Individuals Worldwide with Machine Learning-Based Solution

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Onfido, a global identity verification company, announced this week it is helping to bring financial services to the 2 billion unbanked individuals worldwide with its Machine Learning-based solution. The company stated it plans to use its proprietary technology to verify people’s identification by comparing an identity document… Read More

Seedrs Alum GearBox Records Hits Kickstarter to Raise £100,000 For Autostreaming HiFi Turntable

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Seedrs alum Gearbox Records has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise £100,000 for its GearBox Automatic, an autostreaming, HiFi turntable. The Gearbox Automatic is described as a small footprint, plug and go turntable with high-quality components, such as a vacuum tube tone, and… Read More

Northwestern Mutual Unveils $50 Million Fintech Venture Fund

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Northwestern Mutual announced on Thursday it designated $50 million to launch the Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, which will be dedicated to engaged startups that’s technologies have the potential to transform how consumers experience and achieve financial security. According to the insurance company, the venture fund’s… Read More

Indiegogo Success Oomi Smart Home Named 2017 CES Innovation Award Honoree

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Just a few days before the 2017 CES took place in Las Vegas, Indiegogo success Oomi Smart Home announced it was named an innovation award honoree of the event. The CES Innovation Awards are notably sponsored by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)TM, the producer of this… Read More

Kickstarter Presents: Guide to CES 2017

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With the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) set to kick off in Las Vegas next Thursday, Kickstarter unveiled its very own guide to the annual event. The crowdfunding giant stated: “Even in a city that embraces sensory overload, Las Vegas’ Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is… Read More

Eve Tech Closes Indiegogo For EVE V Computer & Secures $1.4 Million in Funds

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Finland-based Eve Tech closed the Indiegogo campaign for its crowd developed computer, EVE V. The company launched the campaign last month looking to raise $75,000 and quickly secured $500,000 in a matter of hours. It finished its run with a total of $1,416,280 from 4210 backers. The initiative… Read More

Pebble Receives Backlash as Backers Continue to Wait for Pebble 2, Time 2, & Pebble Core Refunds

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Following the weeks after Pebble officially announced it was acquired by tech wearable giant Fitbit, the famous (now might be turning infamous) Kickstarter alum has continued to receive backlash from Pebble 2 backers for lack of refunds. Eric Migicovsky, the founder of Pebble, debuted the… Read More

Indiegogo Forms Partnership With Manufacturing & Supply-Chain Advisory Firm Riverwood Solutions

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On Tuesday, Indiegogo announced it teamed up with manufacturing and supply-chain advisory firm, Riverwood Solutions. While sharing details about the new partnership, the global crowdfunding platform stated: “For first-time entrepreneurs—or even business veterans—manufacturing a hardware product can seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. That’s… Read More

Update: eyeCam Secures $1.5M in Reservations on Crowdfunder

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California-based eyeCam, Inc. has successfully secured $1.5 million in reservations through Crowdfunder. The startup was originally seeking $500,000 for its wearable platform. The company stated its patented 3-D interfacing and adaptive display system would change the way consumers use wearables to communicate, perform tasks,  and interface with the… Read More

Indiegogo Success Touchjet Wave Hits Best Buy’s Website

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On Monday, Indiegogo alum Touchjet announced, following the final round of the FCC approval, its WAVE TV tablet system will now be available on Best Buy’s website. The Touchjet WAVE turns any flat screen TV or monitor into a smart touchscreen. This is Touchjet’s second… Read More

Meetzoo Set to Close Crowdcube Initiative With Nearly £175,000 in Funds

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Meetzoo, a company that aims to make business meetings more productive by combining business calendars with collaborative note taking and social networking, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with nearly £175,000 from more than 120 investors. The company launched the initiative last month,… Read More

IT Networks Company Teneno Seeks £150,000 on Seedrs

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Teneno, a IT networks company, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The company is currently seeking £150,000 for growth and development of its products.  The company, which is based in London and has offices in New York and Hyderabad, offers technology that simplifies… Read More

Update: Eve Tech Surpasses $1M First Week on Indiegogo For “Eve V” & Breaks European Funding Record

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Less than one week after launching its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Eve Tech has successfully secured over $1 million from more than 1,900 backers for its crowd developed computer, Eve V. The Finland-based electronic company originally sought to raise $75,000 and quickly captured its funding target within… Read More

Finland’s Eve Tech Quickly Captures Over $550,000 on Indiegogo For New Crowd Developed Computer “Eve V”

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On Monday, Finland-based electronic company Eve Tech has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its new crowd developed computer, Eve V. Originally seeking $75,000 for the project, the initiative has already secured more than $550,000 from over 600 backers. The company also sold 500… Read More

Kickstarter Success Wearhaus Secures $4M in Series A Funding Round

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A little over two years after securing $247,379 on Kickstarter for its flagship product, Wearhaus Arc wireless headphones, San Francisco-based Wearhaus announced it raised $4 million during a Series A funding round. The company stated its Wearhaus Arc is a Bluetooth headset to allows friends… Read More

“Project Blue” Seeks $1M on Kickstarter to Photograph an Earth-like planet Orbiting Another Sun-like Star

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San Francisco-based science initiative Project Blue has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $1 million for its space photograph telescope. The project hopes to discover a habitable planet orbiting a Sun like star (and perhaps one that is already inhabited). According to the… Read More

InAuth Dubbed Winner of Corporate LiveWire’s 2016 Fintech Excellence Awards

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InAuth, a digital device intelligence company, announced on Monday its products received recognition for “Excellence in Providing Mobile-First Products for Authentication” at Corporate LiveWire’s Fintech Excellence Awards for the second year in a row. The company stated its products deliver intelligence capabilities to authenticate, reduce risk,… Read More

Former Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins and Virgin Money Partner on New FinTech Startup

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Former Barclays CEO Antony Jenkins launched yesterday a fintech startup called 10x Future Technologies. The startup’s mission statement is “10x exist to create a new banking ecology — one that is more diverse, open and fair.” Partnering with Virgin Money to build a new digital banking platform,… Read More

Pet Tech Brand PitPat Seeks £500,000 on Crowdcube to Accelerate Growth & Develop Internet-Based Cloud Platform

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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