Tagged: children

Round Two: UK’s Tidy Books Returns to Crowdcube to Raise An Addition £150,000

Earlier this month, London-based Tidy Books  hit crowdfunding platform Crowdcube for the second time to secure £150,000 in additional expansion funds. The company stated it designs award-winning storage products for children. It raised £3 million in sales through its website, John Lewis, Amazon, and other big name retailers. “We believe we meet… Read More

Crowdcube #FundedClub Member PrimoToys Launches Kickstarter For Coding Toy; Overfunds in Less Than 24 Hours

On Tuesday, new Crowdcube #FundedClub member PrimoToys turned to reward-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for its new coding toy, Cubetto. Cubetto is a toy for both boys and girls and is powered by what is described as a “tangible” programming language. Children help… Read More

Overfunding On Crowdcube: Primo, Maker Of Smart Toys To Help Young Children Learn To Code

Now overfunding on Crowdcube, Primo is a smart-toy maker that aims to help young children learn computer coding before they can read. I can’t say that’s the order in which I learned these two skills (probably because the company was then but a spark in its founders’ eyes), but… Read More

Reading Rainbow’s Sangita Patel Discussing the Ups & Downs of Crowdfunding Success

Back in Spring 2014, famous children show Reading Rainbow captured over $5 million on Kickstarter to reboot the series for the next generation. Now, nearly two years later, Reading Rainbow’s COO, Sangita Patel, is ready to sit down and share his thoughts about the show’s success – and the criticism… Read More

Creators of cuddle + kind Dolls Talks Crowdfunding Success with Indiegogo

Following the success of their Indiegogo campaign, creators of the cuddle + kind dolls, Jennifer and Derek Woodgate, sat down with the platform to discuss their crowdfunding success. According to global crowdfunding platform, Woodgates’ goal is to feed 1 million meals each year to children in need, providing… Read More

Lifestyle Brand “Life is Good” Continues to #GrowTheGood By Launching $125,000 CrowdRise Challenge

Life is Good, the optimistic lifestyle brand, launches its first ever fundraising challenge with CrowdRise on Monday. The Life is Good Challenge features close to 100 children’s charities in a friendly fundraising competition. The company will donate $125,000 in prize money.  The Challenge asks participating… Read More

Parents Approve: EdPlace Seeks £400,000 on Crowdcube to Expand Educational Resource Business

EdPlace, a UK-based online subscription service providing comprehensive curriculum coverage, has launched a Crowdcube initiative to raise £400,000 for the expansion of its services. The company shared that it empowers parents in their children’s education by providing adaptive learning resources in English, maths and science… Read More

Director Jeffrey Brown Teams Up With Oscar Winner Emma Thompson Launch Indiegogo Initiative For Human Trafficking Film “SOLD”

Academy Award-winning director Jeffrey Brown, alongside Producer Jane Charles and two-time Oscar-winning Executive Producer Emma Thompson, recently launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for his first feature film, Sold.  The film was created to spread awareness about human trafficking and protect children from being trafficked. It… Read More

Digital Parenting Router “Torch” Quickly Gains Nearly $20,000 Just Hours After Kickstarter Launch

Seeking to make the Internet safer for children, Tennessee startup Torch has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $150,000 for its self-titled digital parenting router. Explaining the importance of Internet safety, the Torch team stated: “If you are raising children today, you know… Read More

Kickstarter Forms New Partnership With The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

Seeking to help the next generation of entrepreneurs, Kickstarter announced it has formed a partnership with the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. The crowdfunding platform declared in a recent blog post: “People are getting more and more into making things. From the White House to the… Read More

Canada’s cuddle + kind Launches Indiegogo Initiative to End Worldwide Child Hunger With Knitted Dolls

Earlier this week, cuddle + kind, a startup created by a Ontario family, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds for its new knitted doll collection. The dolls are not only cute and perfect for young children, they each represent the fight against child… Read More

Crowdcube Announces Support For Techbikers to Help Bring Literacy & Gender Equality in Education

On Monday, UK equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced it has joined forces with organization TechBike to help bring literacy and gender equality in education. Crowdcube’s Matt Cooper declared in a recent blog post: “Like many of the Crowdcube team I’m an avid cyclist which is why we’re… Read More

Eat My Lunch Seeks to Raise $180,000 on PledgeMe to Help Eliminate Child Poverty in New Zealand

Startup Eat My Lunch today launched a project crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe to support the work it is doing to alleviate child poverty in New Zealand. Eat My Lunch operates a ‘buy one give one’ model for lunches, which has allowed them to provide more… Read More

Holly and Beau Seeks Funds Through Crowdcube Campaign to Expand Color-Changing Children Rainwear Business

Giving kids a reason to love rainy days, Northfolk-based startup Holly and Beau has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £50,000 for its color changing rainwear. The company was founded in 2012 by brother and sister duo Jack and Fleur Passant. They were inspired to create… Read More

Priority Bicycles Returns to Kickstarter With New Bike Concept For Children

New York-based Priority Bicycles announced this week the launch of its second Kickstarter campaign to fund its newest bicycle concept, the Priority Start. The latest development offers a simple and safe learn-to-ride solution for children and a virtually maintenance-free bicycle that will last for generations to come. After launching its… Read More

Reading Rainbow Fulfills Kickstarter Promise & Debuts New Online Service: SKYBRARY

Beloved children’s brand Reading Rainbow launched SKYBRARY, the all-new web-based digital library of hand-curated children’s books and story-driven educational video field trips, created for kids ages 2-9. Designed to entice and excite children’s natural sense of curiosity about their world, SKYBRARY delivers an adventure-based unlimited book reading and… Read More

Washington D.C. Mothers Launches Kickstarter to Put an End to the “Girly Girl” Stereotype

Earlier this month, Washington D.C. moms, Rebecca Melsky and Eva St. Clair launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $35,000 for their new kids fashion company, Princess Awesome. The name may at first give a mind image of “typical” stereotype girly girl ensembles that will leave… Read More

Humans of New York Blog Launches Indiegogo Project to Send Brooklyn Middle Schoolers to Harvard; Captures Nearly $540,000 in Two Days

On Thursday (January 22nd), Brandon Stanton, the face behind the popular photography blog Humans of New York, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $100,000 to send the students of Mott Hall Brides Academy in Brownsville, Brooklyn to prestigious university, Harvard. The campaign reads,… Read More

Kickstarter Chats With Cinematographer Christopher Doyle About Project Preschooled Preoccupied Preposterous

With only 18 more days until the crowdfunding campaign of their new film Preschooled Preoccupied Preposterous comes to an end, award-winning cinematographer Christopher Doyle and producer Jenny Suen sat down with Kickstarter to share details about his latest project. Doyle wrote on the campaign’s website,… Read More

Norway-Based Kuddle Announces New Fundable Campaign; Seeking to Raise $4.7M

Picture sharing app for kids, Kuddle, announced the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Fundable. The Norwegian company revealed it is aiming to raise $7.4 million so that it may continue to expand. According to Reuters, Kuddle launched last August and allows parents to monitor… Read More

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