Tagged: headphones

Kickstarter Success OSSIC Shuts Down; Leaves Backers With No Highly Anticipated OSSIC X Headphones

Just a little over two years after securing $2,708,472 from 10,263 backers through its Kickstarter campaign, tech startup OSSIC announced it was officially shutting down and will not be delivering its highly anticipated OSSIC X headphones. As previously reported, the OSSIC X headphones supposedly calibrate… Read More

Kokoon to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.3 Million in Funding

With its equity crowdfunding campaign set to close on Crowdcube later today, VC backed and Kickstarter alum Kokoon has successfully secured more than £1.3 million from more than 850 investors. The UK-based sleep device company launched the initiative last month raised its £750,000 funding goal during the first week… Read More

Update: Kokoon Surpasses £1 Million During the Final Week on Crowdcube

VC backed and Kickstarter alum Kokoon has successfully surpassed more than £1 million during the final days of its equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. The sleep device company launched the initiative last month raised its £750,000 funding goal during the first week. As previously reported, Kokoon is seeking… Read More

Update: Kokoon Attracts £900,000 on Crowdcube; Announces Manufacturing Update

With its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube set to close on October 24th, VC backed and Kickstarter alum Kokoon has successfully secured more than £900,000. The company launched the initiative last month seeking £750,000, which was achieved within the first week. As previously reported, Kokoon was founded… Read More

Overfunding: Kokoon Secures £750,000 Funding Target During First Week on Crowdcube

Less than a week after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, VC backed and Kickstarter alum Kokoon has successfully secured its initial £750,000 thanks to more than 300 investors.  As previously reported, Kokoon was founded in 2013 and stated it is seeking to bring the… Read More

Kickstarter Success Kokoon Seeks £750,000 Crowdcube For Sleep & Relaxation Headphones

VC backed and Kickstarter success Kokoon has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £750,000 as it prepares to grow its sleep and relaxation headphone enterprise. The company, which was founded in 2013, stated it was established to bring the world a better… Read More

Update: PUMP Audio’s Latest Seedrs Campaign Achieves £100,000 Funding Target

Less than a month after launching its new equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, PUMP Audio has successfully secured its initial £100,000 funding target from more than 100 investors.  PUMP Audio has created club sound specific headphones. The company reported that while other brands are seeking to produce… Read More

Pump Audio Returns to Seedrs to Raise Additional £100,000 For Club Sound Specific Headphones

Just a little over a year after securing £142,770 through its first equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, PUMP Audio has returned to the funding platform seeking an additional £100,000. As previously reported, PUMP Audio has created club sound specific headphones. The company reported that while other brands are seeking to… Read More

Kickstarter Success Wearhaus Secures $4M in Series A Funding Round

A little over two years after securing $247,379 on Kickstarter for its flagship product, Wearhaus Arc wireless headphones, San Francisco-based Wearhaus announced it raised $4 million during a Series A funding round. The company stated its Wearhaus Arc is a Bluetooth headset to allows friends… Read More

Nura Breaks Kickstarter Aussie Record: Secures Over $1.2MAUD For Innovative Headphones

  Nura, an Australia-based startup, has officially broken Kickstarter’s Aussie record. The company launched a campaign on the crowdfunding portal back in May for its self-titled in-ear and over-ear design headphones. The previous Aussie record was held by Knog’s bike bell “Oi,” which raised $1 million AUD… Read More

PUMP Audio Headphones Smashes £100,000 Goal Less Than Two Weeks on Seedrs

Less than two weeks after launching its Seedrs initiative, PUMP Audio has successfully secured its initial £100,000 goal for its club sound specific headphones. As previously reported, PUMP Audio reported that while other brands are seeking to produce what is called “flat frequency response,” the company is looking… Read More

Indiegogo Co-Founder Danae Ringelmann Reveals What Her Favorite Crowdfunding Project Is (Video)

Danae Ringelmann, co-founder of global platform Indiegogo, recently sat down with Inc. to discuss which crowdfunding project is in fact her favorite. During her interview, Ringelmann stated: “You know, I’m an underdog person. I always like rooting for the underdog, the crazy ideas, the ones… Read More

Dance Music Appove: PUMP Audio Seeks £100,000 on Seedrs to Create Club Sound Specific Headphones

Seeking to change the way people listen to dance music, UK startup PUMP Audio has launched an crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs to raise £100,000 for its “club sound specific” headphones. Pump Audio reported that while other brands are seeking to produce what is called “flat frequency response,”… Read More

San Diego’s OSSIC Scores Over $1 Million For 3D Audio Headphones Less Than 2 Weeks on Kickstarter

Last month, San Diego-based OSSIC Corporation launched a Kickstarter initiative to raise $100,000 for its self-titled 3D audio headphones. Within 2.5 hours, the project exceeded its initial goal and 12 days after its debut secured over $1 million. The OSSIC X supposedly calibrates to the individual… Read More

PUGZ Creators Fail to Receive Apple MFI Approval; Announces Delivery Delay

Earlier this summer, Swedish startup PUGZ took to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to raise funds for its new wireless earbuds. Described as “world’s first” wireless earphones that  allow users to charge them through smartphones, the key differentiator in PUGZ earphones UX is the company’s patented self-guiding… Read More

Former NFL Wide Receiver Mark Clayton Hits Kickstarter With New Over-Ear Wireless Headphones “LIVV”

Earlier this week, former NFL wide receiver Mark Clayton took to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter with a mission to raise $75,000 for his new over-ear headphones, LIVV. Clayton teamed up with audio specialist Dale Lott to create the headphones for active lifestyles. The project’s description reads:… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: The Coolest Sunglasses, PUGZ Wireless Earbuds & FABTotum Returns with Updated Desktop Factory

Hawkers, based in Madrid, wants to “disrupt” the sunglass market.  Thinking Warby Parker? So am I. But once you dig in a bit, and then you look at their price, you may come to the conclusion they are on to something a bit different. Most… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: RXActive Resistance Wear, Lightbug Solar GPS Tag & AfterShokz Bone Conduction Headphones

I have many different pairs of headphones – both bluetooth and connected.  Several of them have been sourced from crowdfunding campaigns. Whether I am sitting at my desk making phone calls or on the go – inevitably I am plugged into something.  When I bike… Read More

Tiny Headphone Amplifier Uamp Takes to Kickstarter With A Soul Shaking Mission

On Tuesday (February 24th), Australia-based startup Uamp launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds for its self-titled “soul shaking” headphones. Uamp is a tiny headphone amplifier that easily fits in the coin pocket of your jeans and works with all your music devices. Now for the… Read More

Googler Captures $270,000 on Kickstarter in Four Days For New Smart Headphones

On Thursday (January 29th), San Francisco-based Glow Headphones debuted its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Seeking only $100,000, the new headphones quickly surpassed its initial and within four days raised nearly $270,000 from over 1,300 backers. According to its campaign’s website, Glow has been dubbed the world’s… Read More

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