Tagged: bicycle

Crowdfunding Success Sondors Unveils New Sondors Fold & Fold “X” Bicycle Models

Just a little over a year after securing $1.2 million through its most recent Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign, up and coming cycling company Sondors announced the launch of its new Sondors Fold and Fold “X” bike. According to the company, the new bike was pitched to… Read More

Seedrs Success Cycle.Land Expands Into Cambridge

Just a few months after securing £408,315 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, social marketplace for bicycle sharing Cycle.Land announced it has expanded into Cambridge. Cycle.Land was founded in early 2016 and received support from Oxford University Innovation Incubator and launched in Oxford shortly after. The website claims… Read More

Kickstarter Alum See.Sense Secures Over £700,000 During the Final Days on Crowdcube

With less than 24 hours until its Crowdcube initiative comes to an end, Kickstarter alum and creator of intelligent bike light ICON, See.Sense, has raised over £700,000 from nearly 500 investors. The company launched its campaign on the UK-based equity crowdfunding portal last month with a mission to raise… Read More

UK Cycle Centre Seeks Funds on Crowd2Fund For New Products & European Expansion

UK Cycle Centre announced on Thursday it is seeking a minimum of £40,000 on Crowd2Fund as it prepares to grow its product line and begin its European expansion. The company was launched in 2014 by owner Adam Broadhurst. It currently sells new and approved used… Read More

Brief: Sondors’ THIN eBike Campaign Hurdles $1M During the Final Hours on Indiegogo

With less than 12 hours left until its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo comes to an end, Sondors has successfully secured over $1 million for its new THIN eBike. The initiative was launched last month, and the bulk amount ($449,000) was captured within 72 hours of its debut…. Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Hummingbird Folding Bike, Alpha 2 Robot & TStand for Your iPad

The field of robotics has been an interesting crowdfunding category.  Buddy, a pitched as a family companion, raised over $600,000 in September.  Now a new entrant has just emerged and it has easily topped its $100,000 goal on Indiegogo having raised $300,000 in just 48 hours…. Read More

Vulpine Finishes Crowdcube Run & Scores Over £1M

Over the weekend, UK bicycle apparel brand Vulpine announced the closing of its Crowdcube campaign, which was originally supposed to end late November. The company quickly surpassed its initial £500,000 and during the final hours achieved over £1 million. Founder of Vulpine Nick Hussey previously announced… Read More

Connected Bike Pedal Launches Indiegogo Campaign and Secures $50,000 Within First Day

French startup Connected Cycle announced its Indiegogo campaign for the world’s first connected bike pedal has launched and hit its $50,000 funding goal within the first day. The autonomous pedal that garnered rave reviews at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show is slated to ship holiday 2015 to… Read More

UK’s Crispin Sinclair Innovation Seeks £50,000 on Indiegogo For the Babel Bike

On Tuesday, Crispin Sinclair Innovation launched Babel Bike, the self-titled “world’s safest bicycle,” on crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo. Featuring a revolutionary advanced safety cell, seat belts and steel foot protectors, the bike is designed to protect cyclists from the leading cause of road fatalities, offering them unparalleled protection… Read More

Affordable RadRover Electric Bike Quickly Zooms Past Campaign Goal on Indiegogo

Rad Power Bikes, an electric bike company out of Seattle, Washington, is redefining the affordable electric bike with their electric fat bike, the RadRover. In just five days, the company surpassed their funding goal on Indiegogo and sold over 80 of their electric fat bikes. The RadRover combines quality, dependability,… Read More

Sondors eBike Finishes Its Crowdfunding Run & Captures Over $5M; Becomes Indiegogo’s 2nd Most Funded Project

On Thursday, Sondors’ eBike campaign on Indiegogo finally came to end. The project surfaced back in February (originally known as Storm eBike) and was originally seeking only $75,000. During its final days on the global crowdfunding platform, the eBikes successfully captured over $5 million, making it… Read More

Bicycle Gearbox Efneo Rides Sondors eBike with Complimentary Crowdfunding Campaign

This is a bit of an interesting strategy.  Efneo, a company based in Poland that is operated by a father / sons team, has created an aftermarket 3 speed front bicycle gearbox. The gears are enclosed so the hardware is pretty sleek looking. This is… Read More

Jyrobike Leaves Supporters in Limbo; Project Goes Dark with $185,0000 from Crowdfunding

Last summer, Jyrobike launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $100,000 for its self balancing children’s bicycle. The project quickly generated backer interest and captured $185,818 from 872 supporters. The Jyrobike is said to correct steering while stabilizing both the bike and the rider. As a result, children may learn to… Read More

Storms eBike Quickly Zooms Pasts $285,000 on Indiegogo in Less Than Two Days

Wanting a new alternative to your car? Tired of dealing with the usually rush hour gridlock or paying for gas? With Storm Electronic Bike, users can enjoy a nice ride to work without having to deal with the traffic. On Sunday (February 1st), Storm eBike… Read More

Update: iCradle’s COBI Scores Over $300,000 During Its Final Days on Kickstarter

With only five more days until its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter comes to an end, iCradle’s COBI continues to be a huge success on Kickstarter by raising nearly $322,000 thanks to over 1,500 backers. As previously reported, COBI is considered a “world-first” in many ways. It’s… Read More

Update: iCradle’s COBI Continues to Be a Huge Hit on Kickstarter; Reaches Over $160,000 First Week

Last week, Frankfurt-based iCradle launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for its new connected biking system, COBI. The project immediately became a huge hit, scoring its initial goal within four days. It is currently at $165,676 thanks to 842. COBI is considered a “world-first”… Read More

Occam Cycle Easily Hits $25,000 in First Week of Crowdfunding

There have been numerous cool crowdfunding campaigns to fund the next awesome rid.  Now we have something new from, Great Scott Technology, a company that has developed a foldable – standing bike.  Jim Gibson, Chris Wlezien, and Sean Hannon launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for their… Read More

Crowdfunding Now: Skylock Guards Your Bike & Let’s You Rent it Out

Created by ex-Boeing and Jawbone engineers, Skylock, from Velo Labs, is a unique connected device that locks your bike but also allows you to share it (for a fee if you want).  As our ever-connected world grows and a “sharing” ecosystem becomes an integrated way… Read More