Tagged: deal focus

Deal Focus: Talking Strategy, Marketing & Platforms With Sean Folkson Of NightFood

Sean Folkson has created a product called NightFood, a bar meant for those that have a hard time making it through the evening without snacking. There is plenty of research to suggest that eating late at night can contribute to an unhealthy lifestyle. NightFood aims… Read More

Deal Focus: Gigabot 3-D Printing Crowdfunding on Kickstarter

  Crowdfunding and 3-D Printers have been quite the rage of late.  Other companies have successfully crowdfunded their 3-D printer projects.  A recent search on Indiegogo revealed 4 pages associated with the term 3-D printing – but then more than a few were looking for… Read More

Deal Focus: Whiskey Rox Keep Your Booze Cold Without Watering It Down

Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake. W.C. Fields The folks at Crowdfund Insider have been known to enjoy a whiskey from time to time. I’m a bourbon fan myself. Sipping a whiskey on the… Read More

Deal Focus: LobbyPlag on Krautreporter

Crowdfunding LobbyPlag from OpenDataCity on Vimeo. So what is Krautreporter?  As  reported previously, The goal of the platform is to establish a Crowdfunding site for journalism in German speaking countries.  Now what is Lobbyplag? An open source European Union transparency tool on Lobbying.  They are crowdfunding… Read More

Deal Focus: Costa Rican Surf School Crowdfunds to be Carbon Neutral

The Safari Surf School located in Nosara, Costa Rica has launched a crowdfunding campaign for their ongoing pursuit of becoming carbon neutral.  Crowdfunding on Indiegogo their goal is to raise only $5000.00 to accomplish their objectives.  As of this writing they were well on their at… Read More

Crowdfunding Tech: Three Cool Tech Products Crowdfunding Now

I am a tech junkie constantly lurking the pages of the umpteen different tech sites hunting down the “next big thing”.  Crowdfunding has turbo charged the creativity and innovation in the tech world.  Now the market analysis is completed prior to product launch.  The customers… Read More

Deal Focus: Crowdfunding Axis Game Factory

Matt McDonald, Chief Creative Officer of Heavy Water (also dba as Vision Scape Interactive), has been in the gaming industry for a long time.  He achieved international recognition in the 90’s with such titles as Assasin 2010 (for which he won a Cody’s award) and he… Read More

Crowdfunding Deal Focus: Kamm & Sons Ginseng Spirit

Here is an interesting crowdfund pitch I recently stumbled across.  Discoverd on the successful equity crowdfunding platform CrowdCube based in the UK, this offering comes from Kammerling’s Investment Holdings LTD. The offering details are as follows: Investment Target of £ 325,000 Equity Offered 20% As of… Read More

Deal Focus: 28-Year Army Veteran Hopes to Open a FitGolf Franchise

  Gerhard Schulz is set to retire from the Army in the spring of 2013 after 28 years in the service.  He is leveraging crowdfunding web site Sprigster in hopes of raising $50,000 to open a new FitGolf franchise in Houston, Texas. From the Sprigster… Read More

Deal Focus: Plasma Thrusters Are Important for Space Travel!

A team of three scientists; Dr. Doug Witherspoon, Dr. Andrew Case and Dr. Sam Brockington plus Space Entrepreneur Chris Faranetta have posted a Kickstarter to finance the next step in Plasma jet thrusters to further the advancement of “High Performance, Low Cost, Interplanetary Space Transportation…. Read More

Deal Focus: Malala Yousufzai

Update:  10.24.12 as of Today they have raised over $38,000.00 towards their $100,000.00 goal.  Unless you have disavowed news  you have certainly heard about this tragic story of the young Pakistani girl who was viciously attacked and shot by Taliban thugs.  Malala Yousufzai, a heroic… Read More