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Kickstarter Success HUDWAY Hits Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2016 in the Automotive Sector

Last week, Fast Company announced its 2016 Top Innovative Companies in the Automotive Sector. Among those listed was Kickstarter alum, HUDWAY.  In November 2015, the company raised $622,725 on Kickstarter to launch manufacturing of its self-titled glass with the help of over 9000 backers. Sharing details about… Read More

Brief: Alternative Finance on List of World’s Most Innovative Companies

  Multiple Fintech companies are on the list of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies for 2016. OurCrowd, one of the largest investment crowdfunding platforms in the world, was recognized at number 7 for Israel. Affirm, founded by PayPal founder Max Levchin, came in second place… Read More

Kickstarter Alum BioLite Receives $5M During Series B Round to Fuel Growth in Off Grid Markets

BioLite, a Brooklyn based social enterprise best known for turning cooking fires into electricity, announced today that it has raised $5 million in growth capital to accelerate the expansion of its off grid energy products. The funding consisted of a Series B equity round led by Acumen… Read More

Kickstarter Revamps iOS App Nearly Two Years After Release

Earlier this week, Kickstarter debuted its redesigned iOS app. This release comes nearly two years after the app first surfaced on iPhones everywhere, and it comes with new features that will draw in more and more backers of the crowdfunding giant’s platform. According to Fast Co. Design,… Read More

Brief: DonorsChoose’s Charles Best On Live Q&A Today With Tim Ferriss, Alexis Ohanian

Fast Company editorial director Jill Bernstein will be holding a live Q&A today discussing how to “harness the power of the crowd to make something positive happen.” The session starts at noon EST. The session features Charles Best, Founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org (pictured, right). DonorsChoose… Read More