Tagged: crowdhoster

Middle East’s First All-Women’s Racing Team Turns To Crowdfunding For New Documentary (Video)

For over five years, The Palestinian Motor Sports and Motorcycle Federation has constructed temporary tracks around major cities in the West Bank. Now, The Speed Sisters, are ready to share details about their participation in racing cars. Currently, the first all-women’s racing team are raising… Read More

Soylent Now Shipping

Soylent, the meal replacement dream drink, is now shipping to supporters of the self crowdfunding project launched on the CrowdHoster platform.   Created by computer science geek Rob Rhinehart the powdered drink mix posed the question; “what if you never had to worry about food… Read More

On Crowdhoster: Crowdfunding To Bring The Foo Fighters Back To Richmond, Virginia

There are two types of people, generally… those who like the Foo Fighters and those that are no fun. The band is led by frontman and former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl. They’ve released numerous #1 hits, toured the world and are said to put on… Read More

Crowdtilt’s Top 10 Crowdhoster Campaigns Show CrowdtiltOpen’s Promise

Crowdtilt made a big announcement this week when they dragged their white label crowdfunding solution out of beta and rebranded it as CrowdtiltOpen. Before moving on, Crowdtilt took a look back at the top ten campaigns to run on Crowdhoster while it was in beta,… Read More

Crowdtilt Rebrands Crowdhoster As CrowdtiltOpen, Adds Host Of Features

Crowdtilt has announced the rebranding of Crowdhoster as CrowdtiltOpen today, and it packs what the platform is calling the “most robust feature set of any crowdfunding tool in the world.” A statement from Crowdtilt CEO James Bashara makes it clear both why the platform was… Read More

Balanced Uses Crowdfunding To Float & Fund New Product Feature

We’ve reported on Balanced pretty extensively here at Crowdfund Insider. If there is one thing to know about this innovative online payments company, it’s that they take a really unorthodox approach to building their product, leaning heavily on the tenets of the open source software… Read More

Self-Crowdfunding Superstar Soylent Delays Shipping

Food replacement drink Soylent which was originally rejected by Kickstarter and went on to become Crowdhoster’s very first crowdfunding offering raising over $1.7 million from more than 10,000 supporters, has delayed shipping by several weeks due to the need to alter some ingredients.  First shipments… Read More

Andreessen Horowitz Leads Investment in Crowdtilt

Crowdfunding Platform Crowdtilt Raises $23 Million in Series B Funding. Crowdtilt, self-described as “the fastest and easiest way to pool funds from family and friends” thas raised $23 million in Series B funding led by Andreessen Horowitz.  The new funding will be utilized for building… Read More

Brief: Vybe Self-Crowdfunding Campaign Now Over 200% of Goal

For those of you who feel a need to be connected at all times and anywhere, the Vybe bracelet is for you.  The organizers have been running a self-crowdfunding campaign using Crowdhoster which is part of the CrowdTilt portfolio. This pretail campaign was originally scheduled… Read More

Innovative Glow Republic Luminous Apparel Crowdfunds Their Way

JJ O’Brien is making apparel for a “life less ordinary” and he is self-crowdfunding his fascinating design using Crowdhoster by Crowdtilt. This former finance guy who has a Stanford MBA,  just wanted a cool costume for burning man (of course) and has turned this need… Read More

#Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 10, 2013

The New York Times | Robert Rhinehart: Dreaming of the Skies and Traveling Light Rob Rhinehart is the Y Combinator-backed founder behind Soylent, a meal replacement drink that famously crowdfunded on Crowdhoster. This piece in The New York Times frames Rhinehart as an ardent minimalist, which forms… Read More

On Crowdhoster: Vybe Smart Bracelet Secures 1,400 Preorders

The creators of the Vybe smart bracelet have launched a campaign on Crowdhoster to secure preorders for their smartphone-paired bracelet. Their goal is $43,000, but the team has already amassed over $68,000 at the time of writing with 19 days left in the campaign. Vybe… Read More

On Crowdhoster: DaDa Offers Luxury Undies Made By Happy Workers

Dada Quarterly Underwear Club is currently seeking 100 early backers on dadaunderwear.com to grow their underwear subscription service. Every three months backers can expect to get some luxury underwear in the mail without any hassle. They are able to self-host their campaign on their own… Read More

Crowdfunding Darling Soylent Nets $1.5 Million In VC Funding

One year ago, Rob Rhinehart was a computer scientist and YC-backed entrepreneur who happened to be sick of cooking his own food. Today he’s an entrepreneur with a disruptive startup aimed at creating the perfect meal replacement drink. After netting over $1 million in a… Read More

Crowdtilt Goes Mobile, Releases Crowdfunding App For iOS

San Francisco’s Crowdtilt has just released an app for iOS devices that allows users to create or contribute to crowdfunding campaigns right from their smartphones. Click here to get the app. Features of the app include the following… Quickly start, contribute to and/or manage campaigns… Read More

Crowdtilt Announces Upcoming Mobile App

Crowdtilt is working on a mobile app that will allow anyone to create or back projects directly from their smartphone. Those interested in the app can sign up to be notified of the app’s release on Crowdtilt’s homepage. The announcement was made today at TechCrunch… Read More

Protos Eyewear Creates Kickstarter Widget for WordPress

Protos Eyewear, currently running a self crowdfunding campaign using CrowdHoster, has developed a WordPress widget which allows users to follow crowdfunding progress for their Kickstarter campaign on their web site.  Protos’ current crowdfunding campaign is for their 3D printed custom glasses. Protos created the wordpress… Read More

The Top 10 Crowdfunding Stories Of The Last Year

Today marks one year to the day since we launched Crowdfund Insider. We launched with a simple goal: to help educate people from all walks of life about the crowdfunding space. Whether you own a crowdfunding company, have launched a project or are just passing through,… Read More

Crowdtilt Formally Releases Crowdhoster, Open Source Crowdfunding Platform

Crowdhoster Platform has already been leveraged by crowdfunding campaigns such as Soylent, Protos 3D Eyewear and MeUndies. Crowdtilt  today formally released the first public version of its full-featured, open source, customizable crowdfunding tool:  Crowdhoster. Built using Crowdtilt’s API, Crowdhoster enables anyone, from individuals to businesses, to launch their… Read More

Soylent Rocks Funding Success on Crowdhoster, Raises Over $1 Million

“Free Your Body” is the mantra for the “meal replacement” mix Soylent which has caught the attention and imagination of thousands of supporters fascinated about the thought of being able to not worry about food.  Soylent may now free themselves from financing their product as… Read More

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