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CEO of Indiegogo Alum Canary Confirms: First Year Sales Were ‘Bigger than Fitbit, GoPro, & Dropcam’s First Year Combined’

Adam Sager, the CEO of home security company and Indiegogo success, Canary, recently revealed to Business Insider that the business has had a great year in terms of sales. While at CES last week, Sager, shared details about the past twelve months: “We’ve had an incredible year…. Read More

IVP Ends 2015 on a High Note By Raising $1.4 Billion Fund XV; Announces 14 New Investments

IVP, a later-stage venture capital and growth equity firms in the U.S., announced on Thursday that it has raised a new $1.4 billion fund and distributed over $500 million in capital back to its Limited Partners, including the proceeds from three significant M&A transactions: Business… Read More

Seedrs CEO Jeff Lynn Shares Details About Upcoming U.S. Expansion

Back in October, UK-based equity crowdfunding platform, Seedrs, announced plans to expand in the U.S. in early 2016. The website declared one year ago its intent broaden its investment crowdfunding platform into the US with the acquisition of US-based Junction Investments.  Junction, at least initially, had… Read More

Pavegen’s CEO Offers Advice on Crowdfunding Following Crowdcube Success

Last month, London start-up Pavegen successfully secured over £2 million during its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company’s technology converts footsteps into electricity, making it possible to power services in high-footfall locations, as well as provide real-time data for analytics. While discussing Pavegen’s products, founder of Pavegen, Laurence Kemball-Cook, told Business Insider: “Each… Read More

Kickstarter Guru Alex Daly Shares Her Ultimate Crowdfunding Success Secrets

She has helped raise over $9 million for 26 campaigns, including Neil Young’s Pono Music Player,   NYC Transit Authority Graphics Standards Manual, TLC’s final album. Now Alex Daly, founder of crowdfunding consulting agency Vann Alexandra, is ready to share her ultimate secret to funding success. During her… Read More

Mars One’s CEO Remains Confident in Space Mission; Clears the Air of Recent Criticism

Back in December 2013, Amersfoort, Netherlands company Mars One hit popular crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to raise $400,000 for a Mission Concept Studies by Lockheed Martin and SSTL for the 2018 mission. As previously reported, the concept and structure has been a long time in process.  Co-f0unded by Bas Lansdorp… Read More

Officials Announce Oculus Rift Should Hit Stores In 2015

It’s been a long time coming, and now an representative from Oculus Rift virtual reality announced a headset for consumers may go on sale as early as next year. The Irvine, the management at Oculus VR and the company that was bought by Facebook for… Read More

There is No Miracle Machine for Water to Wine

A few days ago I covered an impending crowdfunding campaign which appeared to have serious merit.  Widely covered in the press, the product was reportedly prepping for a big launch on Kickstarter.  The story had caught the imagination and attention of millions of readers.  The description… Read More

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