Tagged: genetics

Overfunding: UK-based DNA Data Storage Company Genomes.io Quickly Secures £800,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube

Genomes.io, a UK-based secure and private DNA data storage and sharing application, has successfully secured its initial £800,000 funding target and is now nearing £900,000 through its recently launched equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Founded in 2017, Genomes.io stated it believes individuals should be able… Read More

Crowdfunding News Roundup: October 26, 2013

Reuters | Indiegogo Co-Founder Says Become Obsessed With the Problem, Not the Solution Indiegogo’s Danae Ringelmann shares her tips on entrepreneurship. She knows a bit about it having co-founded the world’s first widely-recognized rewards-based crowdfunding platform. Business News Daily | How to Benefit From New… Read More

Kickstarter Bans GMOs In Wake Of Glowing Plant Campaign

A recent Kickstarter project that aimed to reward backers with seeds for glowing plants was very well funded, having raised over $450,000. These seeds were said to produce glowing plants that had been modified with genes from fireflies and bioluminescent bacteria. Thousands of people backed… Read More

Biohackers Are Kickstarting Some Unregulated Experiments

You may have heard of Kickstarter — the darling crowdfunding site where artists, designers, moviemakers, and others pitch pet projects to an online funder audience. Kickstarter may have just taken on a new and unwelcome role — as the one-stop shop for risky biotech companies looking to… Read More

Kickstarter for Glowing Bioluminescent Plants Crosses $250K

What if we used trees to light our streets instead of electric street lamps? The first sentence in the video pitch should give some idea as to the ambition of the crowdfunding campaign for bioluminescent plants. The Kickstarter campaign has crossed a quarter of a… Read More

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