Tagged: design

Crowdfunding Mailbox: CleverPet “Dog Game Console”, Gi Bike & Slimbs Jeans

Sorting through the mail from the past week I stumbled across several crowdfunding campaigns that were cancelled.  Why?  Well – some of them really sucked.  Let’s be honest please, not all crowdfunding campaigns are great.  But there are many more that simply have not taken… Read More

New Site That Uses Crowdfunding to Build Unique Architectural Projects

Make Architecture Happen, a crowdfunding platform exclusively for architects and designers, has launched. The site is presently featuring 15 innovative projects ranging from a walkable boardwalk made from over 200 pieces of laser-cut recycled lumber to a community center that will provide jobs in a… Read More

The New Craftsmen Successfully Funds on Crowdcube

The New Craftsmen has closed their successful equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube having raised £171,580 from 70 investors.  This represents 6.18% equity in the young company.  Organizers originally targeted a raise of £150,000.  The single largest contribution was posted at £100,000. The funding round was… Read More

StandDesk Fills Void and it is Crowdfunding on Kickstarter

So not too long ago I was searching for a standing desk and I encountered the exact same issue that Steven Yu discusses in his pitch video.  Standing at your desk is known to be good for your health and productivity, but most good ones… Read More

The Dash Wireless Headphones Raises Over $3.3 Million

Crowdfunding on Kickstarter, the Dash has closed their funding round having raised $3,390,551 as 15,998 backers came together to fund this innovative product.  Dash is a wireless, smart headphone that bests any device in the market today (at least that I know about). The Dash… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: MeMover, SmartMat & FC United Kit It Out

This first crowdfunding campaign for Mailbox is pretty exciting.  Recently we have seen a wave of new transportation devices using crowdfunding to finance new innovative approaches to moving people.  Today we are sharing Me-Mover the “next step in urban mobility”.  This is project that is… Read More

CadCrowd Wants To Help Turn Ideas Into Prototypes Without Breaking The Bank

So you’ve got a great idea for a product. Some great pain point in your life would disappear if this product existed, and of course you aren’t unique; in solving your problems you’ll solve the same problem for millions of other people. It’s perfect. The… Read More

Dash Wireless Headphones Surges Past $3 Million Crowdfunding

The Dash, a wireless – two piece headphone – crowdfunding on Kickstarter has broken the $3 million dollar mark as over 14,000 backers have signed up to support the project.  Their crowdfunding goal was initially just $260,000.  Created by Munich, Germany based BRAGI, the unique… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Clear Speaker System, Beastie Bar & RFID Blocking Wallet

Found in our crowdfunding Mailbox this week we have three campaigns to feature.  All of these projects are crowdfunding on Kickstarter.  Two campaigns from the United Kingdom and one from the United States. On a different note,  Kickstarter is nearing the billion dollar mark  for… Read More

Prodigy Design Lab Launched for 17John “Cotel” in NYC

Prodigy Network, one of the first crowdfunding for real estate platforms, has announced the launch of “Prodigy Design Lab”, the very first crowdsourcing platform dedicated to real estate, architecture, interiors, and urban planning. The first competition hosted on this new platform is for the design of the… Read More

Monument of Love Failed to Hit Crowdfunding Goal, Starts Over

The Lovemark Monument of Love was supposed to raise $175,000 just in time for Valentines Day 2014.  Unfortunately the $175,000 target was a bit too steep and the project fell far short raising raising only $47,005. Fearing momentum was not quite there, the campaign organizers… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Slab Wallet, MyTennisCam, Brew Cutlery & TRIMR Shaker Bottle

Four great campaigns for this weeks mailbox.  Two from the United States, a single campaign from Canada and a final campaign from Israel.  Before I get started I want to point out the importance of doing your due diligence when backing a crowdfunding campaign.  Make… Read More

HiddenRadio Finds Crowdfunding Success for 2nd Time, Closes at $720,000

Crowdfunding on Kickstarter, HiddenRadio2 – a bluetooth speaker – has closed their funding round after raising $720,991 from over 3600 backers.  The company founded by two industrial designers, John Van Den Nieuwenhuizen and Vitor Santa Maria, blew away their crowdfunding goal of raising $90,000.  This… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Modarri Cars, Spoonzey Baby Spoon, Woodster for iMac & EzFlop

For this week’s version of Crowdfunding Mailbox we have four smaller campaigns.  It is a lot easier to write about the big, high-profile campaigns with professional teams and big budgets for PR.  But we do not want to ignore the smaller campaigns.  Not just because… Read More

Watch by William Shatner Closes on Indiegogo Raising Over $680,000

Asteroid Dusted Watch Blasts Crowdfunding Goal. Crowdfunding on Indiegogo, “Passages” watch by Star Trek star William Shatner and partner Egard Watches closed on Indiegogo this past week having raised $681,721 on a goal of $75,000.  This represents a 900% beat of the original fundraising objective…. Read More

Amazing Lenses for Mobile Photography Crowdfunding on Kickstarter

I take a profound numbers of photos. Like many of you, I have long since given up on the “point & shoot” cameras and I just cannot lug around a DSLR camera.  I take take really great images too (honest!).  My iPhone 5 does a… Read More

FINAL HOURS: Kano Eyes Top 3 Spot On Kickstarter’s All-Time Design List

We recently reported on the Kano project on Kickstarter. Just a couple of weeks ago the campaign was celebrating a huge milestone after crossing $1 million in funding. Quartz recently tipped the world to the fact that even the famed Steve Wozniak has chipped into the… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: The Sim+, Nuke Venom Sunglasses, Declan Squared & Ironthread Wallet

Happy Holidays to everyone from Crowdfund Insider.  We will be the first to suggest that you consider giving the gift of crowdfunding this season.  Yes for most items being crowdfunded you may have to wait to actually receive the gift but there is something very… Read More

Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane Looked to Crowdfund $50,000, It’s Now Over $500,000 on Kickstarter

The PowerUp 3.0 Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane is some kind of awesome.  The crowdfunding campaign launched just before Thanksgiving and topped the $50,000 goal in less than 8 hours.  Over 1000 backers rushed to support this cool project launching it into Kickstarter stratosphere.  The stretch… Read More

Hybrid Crowdfunding Platform FundedByMe Relaunches With Improved Look & Feel

FundedByMe has relaunched their crowdfunding platform with an improved look and feel. The site offers both rewards- and equity-based crowdfunding models. Over the past couple of months the team has been hard at work creating a web and brand experience that is focused on our… Read More

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