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Is this the Steve Tan of Kreyos Fame Pumping E-commerce Success?

The Kreyos smartwatch pre-sale campaign is one of the biggest fails in a hardware project to date. Launched on Indiegogo in 2013, the Kreyos product actually shipped but was widely panned as inoperable and at worst, a scampaign. In brief, many of the Kreyo’s watches… Read More

The Collapse of Kreyos and How Not to Run a Crowdfunding Campaign

This one is almost too painful to write.  As many people know the Kreyos Smartwatch was one of the most successful Indiegogo crowdfunding campaigns of all time.  It is also probably one of the most spectacular crowdfunding failures ever.  Trust me – this one is… Read More

Kreyos Founder Steve Tan Responds to Disgruntled Backers

In a posting on Facebook the elusive Steve Tan, founder of the Kreyos Smartwatch, responded to his critics.  For those of you who are just catching up now,  Kreyos launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo in 2013 that was hugely successful.  The campaign closed as… Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Called Scam As Backers Demand Refunds or Resolution

Here is another crowdfunding campaign that is being labeled a “scampaign”.  Android Police published an article  last night on the odyssey of the Kreyos Smartwatch.  This was preceded by a post on Medium by Jonathan Barronville – another backer. Kreyos ran an enormously successful crowdfunding campaign… Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Inches Closer to Shipping

In a recent update from the project creators, Kreyos Smartwatch teased along backers as they “inched closer” to shipping the backer rewards. The original delivery date for the Kreyos was scheduled for November 2013.  The watch has been delayed several times already as the creators… Read More

Kreyos Delays Shipping Again of Meteor Smartwatch

Kreyos Meteor smartwatch, the 3rd most successfully funded crowdfunding campaign on the Indiegogo platform ever, has announced another delay in shipping of their anticipated product.  In a backer update targeting their over 11,000 backers, the company explained their dilemma: Hi Everyone! As you may already… Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Shares Video of Product at CES

Kreyos Meteor Smartwatch, one of the top crowdfunding smartwatch campaigns to date having raised $1.5 million in August 2013, released a much anticipated video of their wearable tech during their stint at CES 2014.  Delivery of the Kreyos was delayed this past November but expectations… Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Misses November Ship Date, Announces Showing At CES

The Kreyos Meteor, the “Only smart watch with voice & gesture control”, originally had a rewards ship date of November 2013.  With November long gone and 2104 fast approaching some backers of the hot tech crowdfunding campaign have become frustrated by the delay. Back in… Read More

Kreyos Smartwatch Closes Over $1.5 Million on Indiegogo

Smartwatch Kreyos Meteor easily hit their initial goal of raising $100,000 on Indiegogo and now their crowdfunding campaign has ended having raised $1,505,219 from 11,730 backers.  Kreyos is now the second most funded campaign on Indiegogo to date.  Kreyos joins the growing list of smartwatches… Read More

$1 Million And Counting For The KREYOS Smartwatch On Indiegogo

Indiegogo has just added a fifth million-dollar crowdfunding campaign to it’s roughly five year history: the KREYOS smartwatch. We first reported on the KREYOS back in June. I found myself impressed by the featureset the developers of the KREYOS aimed to integrate into their crowdfunded… Read More

KREYOS: iPhone Compatible Smartwatch Fully Funded On Indiegogo

The KREYOS smartwatch is fully funded on Indiegogo with plenty of time left in the campaign, and it promises to bring hands-free smartphone use to the masses. According to the Indiegogo campaign page, the KREYOS integrates a microphone and a three-axis gyroscope to allow the… Read More

Kanoa Fail: In Ear Wireless Headphones Company Collapses as Review Slams Worst Headphones Ever

We have another contestant for the Hall of Shame when it comes to failed pre-sale campaigns. Kanoa, a company that was attempting to compete with Apple and bring wireless earbuds to market, shut down their company this week as they encountered a one two punch… Read More

Denied Twice on Kickstarter, Blu Smartphone Attempts to Raise $1 Million on Indiegogo

Perhaps the 3rd time is a charm. Blu Smartphone, a wearable, flexible phone concept out of Perth, Australia, launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to raise $600,000 AUD this past February. The idea of combining a watch and smartphone is not unique.  The design remains quite… Read More

Where Are They Now? The Top Ten Tech Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaigns

The crowdfunding ecosystem continues to evolve allowing companies to prove concepts or services with crowd validation. Tech, while not the biggest money category, is one of the highest profile segments.  Hardware and crowdfunding is a perfect match.  Crowdfund Insider thought it would be interesting to review… Read More

Suspended on Kickstarter, Parashoot Successfully Crowdfunds on Indiegogo and then Delivers

  Blast from the past. Parashoot was rocking up the crowdfunding ladder on Kickstarter way back in 2013.  The campaign for a wearable smart camera had topped $117,000 when the campaign was abruptly shut down.  Kickstarter, not always known for excessive disclosure, was quiet on… Read More

Is SOAP Another Scampaign? Questions Persist as to Projects Viability

  Last year, We shared some details about the Kickstarter- crowdfunding success SOAP Rablet, the all-in-on home automation router. The device was described as 2 GB/S WiFi 802.11AC, BLE, Zigbee, Zwave, Insteon, RFID/NFC, Home Media Server, Your Own Cloud and Domain.  Kind of a swiss army knife of… Read More

Bragi Dash Has Successful Trip to CES, Pushes Back Shipping One More Time

Bragi Dash, one of the most successful Kickstarter campaigns from 2014, has once again pushed back their shipping date for their wireless smart headphones.  The young German company announced the delay in an post to crowdfunding backers.  The update came after sharing a highly successful trip… Read More

Crowdfunding Predictions for 2015

With 2014 finally at an end and 2015 just kicking off it is that time of year when predictions on the future of crowdfunding roll in.  Crowdfund Insider has already published more than a few interesting predictions for 2015 and we expect more to follow…. Read More

Largest Crowdfunding Campaigns of 2013: Indiegogo & Kickstarter

Bigger does not always mean better but we all find high profile, big money crowdfunding campaigns interesting and of note.  They may act as a barometer for new products, or services, and can distill future industry trends. The top rewards campaign for 2013, the Veronica… Read More

Smartwatch Crowdfunding Campaigns: The Top Six

For many reasons crowdfunding smartwatches has been a hot crowdfunding category for 2012 – 2013.  Wearable technology is going to be huge and everyone knows it.  While Samsung has released their Galaxy Watch to much fanfare, the Samsung smartwatch was widely panned by the technorati…. Read More

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