Following the 2017 CES, which was held in Las Vegas last week, global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo shared its very own recap of the annual technology event. The Indiegogo team shared:
“Thank you to everyone who joined us at CES 2017, we hope you had as much fun as we did! Each year, it gets bigger and bigger, thanks to the bold and daring entrepreneurs like you. We spent five days navigating the CES floor to speak with thought leaders, successful entrepreneurs, creative partners and tech-gadget enthusiasts.”
Some of the team’s favorite highlights include:
- Product-launch experts coached entrepreneurs in manufacturing, design, and retail: More than 100 entrepreneurs stopped by the Indiegogo Zone to connect with experts at Arrow, Amazon Launchpad, Motorola, Riverwood Solutions, Brookstone and Target Open House.
- More than 160 proud Indiegogo campaigners showed off the latest technology products: Projects included were Tinkerbots, Evapolar, Ecoreco, PlayDate, Bullrest, and Omnicharge.
- Indiegogo entrepreneurs received recognized for their success: Several Indiegogo entrepreneurs won a CES innovation award, including Ossic X, XGIMI Z4 Aurora Screenless TV, Zera Food Recycler, Mars by Crazybaby, and Motorola with Motomods. The Matrix Powerwatch received CES’ Last Gadget Standing Award, Square Off was named winner of Digital Trends’ Top Tech of CES 2017 award, and Chris McCall from Fotokite won the CES Eureka Park Pitch Competition from IBM Global Entrepreneur
The team added:
“We loved meeting innovators at every stage who are all working hard to get their invention off the ground. You can too, no matter what stage your idea is in.”