Tagged: computers

London Insurtech InMyBag Now Seeking £500,000 on Seedrs

InMyBag, a London-based specialist tech insurer, is now seeking £500,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2016, InMyBag is described as the “savior” of mobile professionals because it protects devices and data from loss, theft, and damage through its insurance plans. “InMyBag offers insurance… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Kano Secures $28 Million During Series B Funding Round & Launches New Computer Kits to Over 4,500 North American Retailers

On Wednesday, DIY computer company and Kickstarter success Kano announced it secured $28 million during its Series B funding round, which was led by the Thames Trust and Breyer Capital, with participation from Index Ventures, the Stanford Engineering Venture Fund, LocalGlobe, Marc Benioff, John Makinson,… Read More

Kano’s Second Kickstarter Achieves $500,000 Goal; Receives Funding Support From Apple Co-Founder & Grammy-Winning Composer

With nearly one week until its second Kickstarter comes to an end, tech startup Kano has successfully secured its initial $500,000 funding target. The company launched the initiative last month for its new creative computer systems. Reportedly, the project received return support from backer Steve Wozniak, the… Read More

Kano Returns to Kickstarter: Seeks $500,000 For New Creative Computer Systems

Earlier this week, technology startup Kano returned to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter to raise $500,000 for its new creative computer systems. The company previously secured $1,522,160 from 13,387 backers for its small, DIY Raspberry Pi-powered computer. According to Kano, the new computer sets are the following: The Camera… Read More

Turning Android Smartphones Into Laptops: Andromium Scores Over $400,000 on Kickstarter For Superbook

On Thursday, California startup Andromium launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for The Superbook, which turns Android smartphones into laptops. The device is described as a smart laptop shell that consists of an 11.6″ HD screen, keyboard, and multi-touch trackpad. It offers over 8… Read More

Project Management Software Company MindGenius Seeks £1M Through Crowdcube to Launch Online Solution

On Monday, UK’s tech startup, MindGenius, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £1 million as it prepares to debut its new online solution, Barvas. The company, which has been actively operating for 7 years, has sold its desktop product to over 90,000 users… Read More

Kickstarter-Success Kano Announces First Shipment of Its Learn-to-Code Computer Kits

Last year, London-based company Kano launched a crowdfunding campaing on Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for its learn-to-code computer kits. The project was a huge success on the platform, banking $1.5 million dollars from over 13,000 backers. Recently, the company announced it is ready to ship… Read More

Update: Novena Computer Walks Away From Crowd Supply Campaign With $703,000

With its crowdfunding campaign on Crowd Supply ending this weekend, technology company Bunnie Huang walked away with a grand total of $703,020 from 1,019 backers for its new “all-in-one” desktop, the Novena. The company originally sought out to only raise $200,000. As previously reported by… Read More

On Indiegogo: DopaMINE, A Case For Your Bitcoin Mining Rig

If you’re still trying to make sense of how cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin work, you aren’t alone. It may be worth learning; It isn’t every day that a new technology comes along with the power to disrupt a basic tenet of life on Earth. (I’m looking… Read More

On Kickstarter: Kano Crosses $1 Million In Funding For DIY Raspberry Pi PC

Kano is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter to bring a new PC kit to market. The kit is touted as a “computer and coding kit for all ages, all over the world,” and the campaign to fund it has already crossed $1 million in funding with… Read More

Indiegogo Campaign Crowdfunding Rooted 10″ Android Tablet

An Indiegogo campaign is seeking $185,000 to create a $169 10″ tablet computer for the masses. The tablet promises to be based on the open-source Android platform and come with absolutely no “bloatware.” Bloatware is the software that comes on carrier-supported hardware that is specific… Read More

BrickPi Is A Raspberry Pi Brain For Your LEGO Cyborgs

BrickPi has a hugely successsful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The goal? To crowdfund Raspberry Pi-based brains that work with off-the-shelf LEGO® Mindstorms hardware to create your very own robots. The Raspberry Pi is a small, cheap ($25) computer that has a footprint roughly similar to… Read More

SafeSleeve Will Protect You From Laptop Radiation

Very recently, new research is suggesting that nearly all the human plagues which emerged in the twentieth century, like common acute lymphoblastic leukemia in children, female breast cancer, malignant melanoma and asthma, can be tied to some facet of our use of electricity. There is… Read More

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