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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

Dragon’s Den Success GripIt Fixings Seeks £1.5M on Crowdcube For International Expansion

On Monday, Dragon’s Den success and DIY firm, GripIt Fixings, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £1.5 million as a way to help fund international expansion plans. The company’s description reads: “GripIt is the ‘World’s Ultimate Plasterboard Fixing’, holding extreme loads of up to 225kg and is… Read More

arkOS Crowdfunding An Open-Source, Raspberry Pi-Powered Google Fighter

What did you do when Google killed Google Reader, much to the chagrin of many of the service’s fans? Jacob Cook declared war. Well, not literally. What he did do was begin to work on arkOS, a Linux-based operating system that aims to replace all-knowing… Read More

Franklin WordPress Theme For Crowdfunding Sites Released

WordPress developers Studio 164a have released their fourth WordPress theme on Themeforest, and this one is geared specifically for bootstrapped crowdfunding platforms running WordPress and the increasingly popular (and free) Astoundify crowdfunding plugin. The Franklin theme professes to be fully responsive, so it should display nicely… Read More

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