Tagged: development

CoinEx Launches $50 Million Ecosystem Development Fund

  CoinEx, a global and professional cryptocurrency exchange service provider, announced on Thursday the launch of a $50 million Ecosystem Development Fund to back visionary companies whose products and services will facilitate the development of CoinEx’s ecosystem. CoinEx reported that in addition to financial support,… Read More

FinTech Scotland Announces Consumer Panel Launch to Support Fintech Business Development

FinTech Scotland announced on Friday the launch of its new consumer panel to support fintech business development. According to FinTech Scotland, the panel will connect consumer and citizen advocate groups into the fintech ecosystem with the emphasis on citizen financial inclusion, problem-solving, and innovation.   “The… Read More

Snowball Effect: Increasing of Investment Activity, Dealflow, & Launch of Several New Products in 2016 Calls For Expansion

Just one month into the new year, Snowball Effect announced that 2016 was a recording breaking year for the Kiwi equity crowdfunding platform and is looking to expand its team. The funding portal revealed: “2016 was a record year for Snowball Effect with increasing investment… Read More

Creator of Indiegogo Alum Jibo Tests Out Sound Localization on Prototypes (Video)

  Last week, creator of Jibo, Cynthia Breazeal, uploaded a video of her testing out the sound location of the Indiegogo project’s prototypes. Breazeal and her team shared: “One of Jibo’s most useful capabilities is that he can listen for a speaker and turn to face them,… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunding Platform Patreon Introduces New Campaign & Pledges Homepage

Earlier this month, crowdfunding platform Patreon announced the introduction of its new campaign and pledges homepages. The funding portal shared details about the new campaign look: “Designed to optimize your experience viewing content from the creators you pledge to, the new homepage makes it easier for… Read More

Navmii Seeks £1M on Crowdcube For Smartphone GPS App Upgrading

Navmii, the smart navigation and traffic app for drivers, announces on Wednesday the launch of its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Investors can help fund future product development to make Navmii the “ultimate, intuitive driving assistant.” The company aims to raise at least £1M, valuing the… Read More

Video Game Developer Pixeljam Rolls Out New Crowdfunding Platform; Debuts Dino Run Campaign

Seeking to change crowdfunding as we know it, game developer Pixeljam has launched a new platform dedicated to developers and other creative types. According to Cult of Mac, Pixeljam’s co-founder, Miles Tilmann, stated that the new “crowdfunding project’ is an experiment that’s an alternative to other… Read More

Creators of Kickstarter Alum Yooka-Laylee Joins Forces With Publisher Team17; Doesn’t Receive Anymore Funding

On Thursday, Playtonic Games, the creators of the Kickstarter success Yooka-Laylee, announced it has teamed up with Team17 to publish the highly anticipated video game. Yooka-Laylee is an all-new 3D platforming adventure for consoles and PC. During its run on the crowdfunding giant’s platform, the video game successfully… Read More

Folk2Folk, UK People-to-Business Finance Lender, Backs £400M Langarth Farm Development

Folk2Folk, a leading UK people-to-business finance company, has just introduced funding to help deliver the £400 million Langarth Farm mixed-use development on the edge of Truro in Cornwall, England, according to the Western Morning News. Folk2Folk to back £400m Langarth Farm development http://t.co/CljPNJAFrF @Folk2FolkUK pic.twitter.com/Gz9N7UP3it — WMN… Read More

GameSim Set to Develop & Publish Kickstarter-Success Tiny Epic Kingdoms’ Mobile Game

Orlando based video game and simulation company, GameSim, is developing and publishing a mobile version of the successful Kickstarter project by Gamelyn Games, Tiny Epic Kingdoms. In Tiny Epic Kingdoms, a turn-based fantasy game, each player starts with a faction and a small territory. Throughout… Read More

Spark IO Returns to Kickstarter With Cellular-Connected Electron Development Board

Spark IO (Spark) recently returned to Kickstarter to raise funds for its first cellular-connected development board, the Electron. Spark is best known for the Spark Core and Photon, its Wi-Fi development kits for creating products for the connected home. The Electron extends the Spark platform beyond the… Read More

Kickstarter Campaign Creator Accused of Scamming Backers; Runs Off With Over $54,000

Earlier this year, 20-year-old San Diego resident, Taylor Beck, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise a mere $2,000 for his new tutorial called Le arn iPhone App Development. Not only did the project surpassed its initial goal super quickly, it reached well over… Read More

New Property Development Crowdfunding Platform, Build Backer, Opens For Early Bird Registration

Stamford, Lincolnshire-based crowdfunding platform, Build Backer, is currently accepting registrations from investors seeking a unique opportunity to invest in property developments through the fast-growing medium of crowdfunding. The new platform gives investors the ability to invest directly in a property development project alongside a developer… Read More

In Pictures: Indiegogo’s New Website Redesign & Rebranding

It’s something we’ve been waiting for for a long time, and it seemed inevitable on the heels of Indiegogo’s $40 million Series B. Indiegogo will launch a redesigned web site and a new logo to all visitors very soon. Logged-in users of the site will… Read More

Kickstarter Launches Advanced Search Feature

Kickstarter has rolled out a new advanced search feature that stands to make it much easier to find projects on the platform. This revelation was shared in a recent blog post from Kickstarter’s Michael McGregor. Today we’re excited to make a major change in the… Read More

Ruby On Rails Vulnerability Said To Affect Kickstarter, Possibly Other Platforms

This week, online security analysis site ThreatPost outlined a security vulnerability in popular web development framework Ruby On Rails. According to ThreatPost, the vulnerability still affects as many as 2,000 web sites. The threat could allow hackers to log in as Sites using an old… Read More

Crowdinvesting Site “Return on Change” Launches New Voting Feature for Startups

It’s been an exciting time for entrepreneurs here in the U.S., especially those who are looking to raise capital for their startups. On September 23rd, the SEC lifted the ban on general solicitation and now the crowdinvesting community is patiently waiting for Title III to… Read More

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