Tagged: apparel

Hitting the Road: Cycling Clothing Brand Vulpine Turns to Crowdcube to Secure £500,000 For International Expansion

Vulpine, a UK-based cycling clothing brand, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with a mission to raise £500,000 for product and international expansion. The company, which was started in 2012 by cyclist Nick Hussey, is hoping to change the way cycling clothing is made:… Read More

UK’s Redfoot Seeks £400,000 on Seedrs For Shoe Brand Expansion

Redfoot Shoes Limited, a Manchester-based shoe company, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £400,000 so that it may begin expansion.     Redfoot shared that it has developed a number of “successful” footwear products under its two brands – Redfoot and Goodwin. The… Read More

BauBax Travel Jacket Surpasses $10M in Total Crowdfunding Contributions as it Moves from Kickstarter to Indiegogo InDemand

BauBax, the creators of the already popular 15-feature travel jacket, has surpassed $10-million in total crowdfunding contributions. Following its record breaking Kickstarter campaign, BauBax has transitioned to Indiegogo InDemand where backers continue to take advantage of reduced pricing by pre-ordering. Yoganshi Shah, founder and Chief… Read More

All-In-One Greatness: BAUBAX Travel Jacket Captures Nearly $9.1M During the Final Hours on Kickstarter

Mere hours of the closing of its Kickstarter initiative, fashion apparel BauBax Travel Jacket neared $9.1 million thanks to over 44,500 backers. The project has not only gained its fame by being a perfect piece of clothing for the outdoors, it also became the fourth most funded project… Read More

Brief: BauBax “World’s Best” Travel Jacket Reaches Over $5.4M; Takes Over “Reading Rainbow” Spot on Kickstarter’s Top 10 Most Funded Campaigns List

BauBax, the self-dubbed world’s best travel jacket, has joined the Top 10 most funded Kickstarter campaigns of all-time by passing Reading Rainbow, which raised just over $5.4M in 2014. Already the most funded clothing item ever, BauBax has two weeks remaining in its campaign to… Read More

Chicago Startup Baubax Secures Over $2.2M on Kickstarter for the Ultimate All-in-One Travel Jacket

Look out Northface and Columbia, you might have a new competitor thanks to crowdfunding! Chicago startup Baubax has successfully captured $2.2 million on Kickstarter for its new all-in-one “travel jacket.” As previously reported, the jackets have 15 features that makes it perfect for those traveling. Such features… Read More

All-In-One Apparel: TRAVEL JACKET Gains Over $1M in Less Than Two Weeks on Kickstarter

Baubax, an apparel brand from Chicago, recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise only $20,000 for the TRAVEL JACKET. Within a week and a half, the project not only surpassed its initial goal, it has captured well over $1 million thanks to nearly… Read More

Cocolico Launches on WiSeed: Exclusive French Children’s Clothes

Cocolico, an exclusive brand for children’s clothing collections made in France by Blue Poppies for international stores and department stores, recently launched its crowdfunding campaign on WiSeed seeking to raise €300,000, with a minimum €100 investment. Oohed and aahed for decades if not centuries, notable contemporary French-made children’s clothing… Read More

UK Cyclist Apparel Startup LUMO Overfunds on Crowdcube

LUMO, a UK-based cyclist apparel startup, has successfully overfunded during its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company surfaced on the platform last month with a mission to raise 200,000 so that it can start expanding globally. The company notably designs jackets and bags for cyclists… Read More

Motorcycle Clothing Line Arc-On Launches Crowdcube Initiative For New Gloves

Earlier this month, established British motorcycle clothing company, Arc-On, took to equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube to raise £65,000 to continue the development of its new gloves. The company was launched by Ian Gillett to design and manufacture top quality motorcycle clothing. Its description reads: “[Arc-On is] an established,… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Crankcase for Smartphones, Go Sockless with Soul Socks & Friday Smart Lock

While it is usually the big name crowdfunding campaign that capture headlines we do like to acknowledge some of the smaller projects that are looking for market approval or funding. Many of these are small businesses, or perhaps will become a small businesses if they generate… Read More

Denied by Shark Tank, Hip Chixs Takes Premium Jeans for Women to Kickstarter

The co-founders of Hip Chixs recently visited the “Sharks” of Shark Tank to pitch an investment in their company that has developed a line of premium denim jeans that “highlights a women’s natural body”.   On Shark Tank Hip Chixs founders asked for a $150,000 investment… Read More

Miami University Students Launch Kickstarter For Space Technology Jacket; Captures Nearly $240,000

Earlier this month, three college students from Miami University (of Ohio) launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for their  one-of-a-kind winter jacket using insulation from NASA and used in space suits, Lukla Endeavor jacket. The winter apparel is considered the thinnest, warmest and most breathable… Read More

Greendaddy Sets New Dutch Crowdfunding Record While Securing $331,707 For Bamboo-Based Clothing

Kudos to Greendaddy for setting a new Dutch crowdfunding record! The European-based e-commerce retail formula in basic clothing and household textiles based on bamboo, has reached its crowdfunding goal of $331,707 with the help of 407 Symbid investors for the 14% equity offered. The self-financed company was founded… Read More

Barbell Apparel Scores Over $200,000 in Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign

Ready to create the “perfect fit” trousers, Barbell Apparel launched its own denim campaign Kickstarter earlier this month.  The jeans are “made for your active lifestyle” and were designed by weight lifters, snowboards and rock climbers from Nevada, who grew tired and frustrated with the… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Geek Wave, iXtreme for iPhone & Tamagear

We have two great tech products this week for the Crowdfunding Mailbox plus some hot outdoor / active apparel from Colorado. First up we have Geek Wave – a device that improves the audio of your smartphone while giving it a charge.  I must note… Read More

energyDNA Gets Endorsement Deal with Two Pro Athletes

Recently Crowdfund Insider covered energyDNA in our weekly Mailbox feature.  energyDNA is performance enhancing apparel from a LA based 1st Round Athletics.  In a release from 1st Round the company states they have signed endorsement deals with Kansas City Chiefs linebacker player Jordon Campbell and… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: My Dream RPG, Energy DNA, OSCAR Portable LED Screen & Timesulin

We have four great crowdfunding campaigns this week to share.  Before I get on with sharing these projects, I want to remind everyone of a video of Slava Rubin talking about crowdfunding tactics when he presented at Disrupt last year.  It is a crowdfunding rule… Read More

Second Time Around is Magic for STANTT Shirts Crowdfunding on Kickstarter

What a difference a few weeks have made in the STANTT crowdfunding campaign.  The apparel / tech startup launched a crowdfunding campaign in August this year which closed just short of their goal.  The concept was unique then – just as it is today. The… Read More

Tribesports Crowdfunding Success with Sportswear (Video)

Tribesports, a crowdfunding campaign recently covered on these pages, was recently covered on CNBC regarding their attempt to disrupt the $250 Billion sportswear industry.  Jenna Anians, one of the company’s founders, was interviewed about their company and recent crowdfunding success.   _____________________ Have a crowdfunding… Read More

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