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Shark Tank Failure? See What The Show Did For The DoorBot’s Sales

Jamie Siminoff is the definition of “serial entrepreneur.” He has six startups to his name including a successfully funded (and eventually refunded) Kickstarter campaign. He launched a crowdfunding platform called Christie Street that is currently dormant, but before it went dormant he also crowdfunded a second product… Read More

DoorBot Turns Down Offer From Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary (Video)

Jamie Siminoff, inventor of the DoorBot and founder of crowdfunding platform Christie Street, appeared on ABC’s Shark Tank over the weekend. In the end only one shark was interested in providing capital for Siminoff and his product, which is set to appear in Staples stores… Read More

BRIEF: Christie Street Alum DoorBot To Appear On ABC’s Shark Tank Tonight

Tonight at 9 PM, James Siminoff will pitch the DoorBot to the sharks on Shark Tank. The DoorBot was a pilot project of sorts for crowdfunding platform Christie Street, which Siminoff created after being frustrated by the shortcomings of other rewards-based sites for hardware projects…. Read More

In Pictures: DoorBots Being Prepared For Delivery

The DoorBot was the first campaign on product-centric crowdfunding platform Christie Street. It was also the first success on the platform, having raised over a quarter of a million dollars. RELATED: As ChristieStreet Prepares Launch, Crowd Feedback Means An Improved DoorBot For Backers Now the team… Read More

As ChristieStreet Prepares Launch, Crowd Feedback Means An Improved DoorBot For Backers

On September 1, 2012, Jamie Siminoff closed a successful Kickstarter campaign for the POP Charging Station. The POP was to be a multifunctional charging station that could power multiple smart devices. 1,000 backers pledged just short of $140,000 to the campaign. At the time, he… Read More

Intellectual Property And Christie Street’s Patent Filing Service

We recently became aware of a patent filing service from Christie Street, a crowdfunding platform that specializes in inventions and bringing new products to market. It makes a lot of sense. Christie Street’s slogan is “Supporting Inventors, Protecting Buyers.” One of the most contentious aspects… Read More

Interview with Jamie Siminoff: The POP Charger, Apple, Kickstarter, and Christie Street

A couple of months ago, we covered a story that appeared straightforward enough at first but took an odd turn just a day or so later. When the story first gained traction in the media, it appeared as though Apple had hamstrung a Kickstarter project for a… Read More

How Christie Street is removing risk from the crowdfunded gadget

If Kickstarter is the community college for crowdfunded projects, Christie Street is the Ivy League. The product-focused funding platform has just funded its first project and lead inventor James Siminoff is feeling pretty good about its future. “As far as first projects go, we were pretty aggressive,” Siminoff said of… Read More

Fully Crowdfunded on Kickstarter; POP by Edison Junior to Return Funds

Fully Crowdfunded project POP by design house Edison Junior achieved their Crowdfunding dreams on September 1st of this year.  The original goal for funding was a $50,000 target – the proceeds of which were to take to market their product POP also known as Portable… Read More

New Crowdfunding Site Seeks to Protect Backers of Industrial Design

Entrepreneur Jamie Siminoff wants to build more credibility into crowdfunding — so he’s launching a new platform that takes responsibility for ensuring the viability of new projects. The crowdfunding process, pioneered by sites like Kickstarter, has had its share of huge successes, as well as… Read More

Christie Street Launches a Kickstarter for Products

Christie Street today launches a service that aims to ensure that people who buy fun new hardware products before they exist actually receive them — or get their money back. In a very literal sense, it’s a Kickstarter for hardware products. Christie Street will evaluate… Read More

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