Tagged: drones

London Insurtech Flock Raises £2.25 Million Through Seed Funding Round to Expand On-Demand Drone Insurance

Flock, a London-based insurtech, announced on Tuesday it raised £2.25 million through its Seed funding round from a range of global investors. Flock reported that the round was led by Anthemis, a VC focused on Fintech and Insurtech investments. Other investors included Silicon Valley’s Plug and… Read More

Kickstarter Success & Techstars Alum Fathom Launches Reg CF Campaign on Netcapital

Fathom Drones, a Michigan-based drone startup, has launched a Reg CF campaign on Nextcapital, seeking funds as it prepares to expand. Founded in 2014, Fathom’s team has technical backgrounds range from mechanical, to electrical, to software engineering. They also have entrepreneurial experience through the Yale Entrepreneurial… Read More

Vantage Robotics Wins Extreme Tech Challenge

The Extreme Tech Challenge 2017 (XTC) completed this past week with the three finalists competing for the grand prize at Sir Richard Branson’s Necker Island in the Caribbean (no word if former President Obama was in the audience). Calling it a “photo-finish”, Vantage Robotics was… Read More

Snowball Effect Shares Preview of New Offers, Tips Hand on Forthcoming Site Changes

Kiwi equity crowdfunding site Snowball Effect started offering investments online this past August launching with crowd favorite Renaissance Brewing followed by film project The Patriarch and CarbonScape.  Each crowdfunding campaign successfully surpassed its minimum funding target closing over-funded.  The three investment offers raised in aggregate… Read More

Four Fully-Funded, Pretail-Powered Kickstarter Campaigns Raising Big Money Now

Kickstarter and similar crowdfunding platforms are becoming the go-to way for proving a market for a hardware product. Today, we want to share four campaigns that are raising huge sums of money on Kickstarter. Some are in familiar verticals, like 3D printing and smartwatches, while… Read More

Fully Funded Indiegogo Campaign Offers Protection From New Drone Overlords

Drones have taken center stage in the fight for privacy in the United States as more police forces and government agencies announce plans to employ drones in a variety of ways. DroneShield is a product crowdfunding on Indiegogo that allows preorders of their proprietary drone… Read More

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