Tagged: coin

Plastc Credit Card Replacement Tech Shuts Down, Considers Bankruptcy Filing

Another credit card replacement company has died. Plastc, a company that raised more than $5 million in 2014 on a presales campaign, posted a backers update stating the company has exhausted all of its options to raise funding it needs to continue. Plastc said it… Read More

COIN Tossed Into Class Action Lawsuit by SF Lawfirm

COIN, the one card to rule them all, has been slapped with a class action lawsuit filed by Kronenberger Rosenfeld, a San Francisco-based law firm that specializes in internet, tech and media law.  The suit was filed against COIN alleging they “knowingly marketed a defective product”…. Read More

MasterCard Partners with COIN on Payments with Wearable Tech

COIN, the credit card replacement that stores digital data to streamline payments, has partnered with MasterCard (NYSE: MA) to provide financial transactions with a group of well-known companies selling wearable tech. COIN, now on its 2.0 iteration, will provide both hardware and software which can be… Read More

Brief: Crowd2Fund’s ‘Smart Money’ Investor Coin To Be Revealed At Exclusive Mayfair Launch

Crowd2Fund has developed one of the first crowdfunding coins, “Smart Money,” exclusively for members of the Crowd2Fund Investor Club, according to the company’s press release. It entitles members to receive a coin about the size of a £2 piece which has an RFID (radio frequency identifier) chip… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Tilt Launches Pre-Order Tool; Delivers Hosted Payments & Processing

Earlier this week, crowdfunding platform Tilt announced the official launch of Tilt/Open Pre-Orders. It is considered the easiest way to turn any website, such as static, WordPress, Squarespace, SpaceCraft, or any other, into an online store, taking pre-orders, all by dropping in two lines of… Read More

Plastc Card Banks on Ongoing Need for Physical Card for Payments

Plastc Card wants to replace your wallet with a single digital credit card and they are upping the competition to first mover COIN.  Plastc recently launched a pretail campaign to fund their high tech plastic and they are betting that Apple Pay won’t swamp the… Read More

Perspective: Permanent Crowdfunding and Sustainable Growth

Indiegogo recently announced the launch of a new pilot program called Forever Funding  that will allow campaigners to raise money indefinitely, a sort of never ending crowdfunding round. If the rewards campaign closes with a successful result the platform gives the organizer the opportunity to… Read More

Marketing Company that Launched Crowdfunding Megahits Coin and Tile Forms New Firm: Wareness.io

Wareness.io Will Focus on Crowdfunding Hardware Startups, May also Provide Up to $6 Million in Investment Capital for Entrepreneurs. Vijay Chattha, the founder of Silicon Valley and New York based marketing firm VSC, has announced the launch of Wareness.io, a new studio division of VSC… Read More