Tagged: iot

German IoT Startup Ameria Nears €4M Crowdfunding Milestone on Companisto

The German IoT platform Ameria has returned to Companisto for its third crowdfunding raise and this run is surely the most successful to date.  Having already raised €3,941,900+ from more than 127 investors toward its €5.5M goal, Ameria provides Connected Experience®, a worldwide unique, highly scalable cloud platform… Read More

P2P Lender Lendable Receives Dutch Development Bank FMO Convertible Grant

Kenyan-based Fintech platform Lendable has been extended a convertible grant from Dutch Development Bank FMO to provide a “first loss” backstop.  The $450K convertible grant, provided by the Dutch government’s FMO managed MASSIF fund, aims to reach targeted end-beneficiaries through financing local financial intermediaries and institutions that… Read More

OurCrowd Launches “Cognitiv” – a $100 Million Fund Targeting Early Stage Companies in AI, Robotics, IoT & More

OurCrowd, one of the largest crowdfunding platforms in the world, has launched a new $100 million global fund labeled “Cognitiv.” This specialized fund will focus on early-stage companies that leverage AI, IoT, robotics, digital manufacturing and more. Cognitiv is on a mission to fund tomorrow’s category… Read More

Yeti Spotting! Netbeast’s SmartHome Tech Campaign Goes Untamed on Crowdcube Spain

A yeti has been spotted… but with a tech twist. Fear not! Yeti SmartHome from Netbeast is set to take control of your home, if you let it. By connecting the devices in users’ homes through wireless technologies, Yeti allows users to control all the… Read More

Meeting at the Intersection of Blockchain and IoT: Rivitz Joins the Trusted IoT Alliance

Rivetz Corp., a platform focused on solving problems associated with consumer and machine-to-machine digital transactions, has joined the Trusted IoT Alliance, an open-source software foundation supporting a secure, scalable, interoperable, and trusted IoT ecosystem. As a member of the Trusted IoT Alliance, Rivetz will collaborate with… Read More

Blockchain Solutions Company Chronicled Adds Ajit Kulkarni and Abhishek Gutgutia to Team

Chronicled, the blockchain-based smart supply chain solutions company, recently announced Ajit Kulkarni and Abhishek Gutgutia as its new Vice Presidents of Product. Kulkarni and Gutgutia are set to fill two essential roles as Chronicled continues to expand upon its client offerings and technological capabilities in… Read More

LATTICE80, World’s Largest Fintech Hub, Partners with Germany’s IOTA on New Innovation Lab

LATTICE80, a Singapore based Fintech hub that is the largest of its kind, has partnered with IOTA Foundation to open up a new innovation lab in Singapore. IOTA Foundation, based in Germany, holds a mission to support the development and standardization of distributed ledger technologies (DLT… Read More

Your Furry Pals’ Ultimate IoT System: Scollar Unleashes Campaign on SeedInvest

Scollar is offering securities under both Reg D and Reg CF on SeedInvest, seeking to raise $1M for its seed round. With the minimum investment set at $500, the modular smart collar for pets company has already exceeded $125K since launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on 13… Read More

Blockchain for the People: Russian Crowdfunder Waves Now Available on Microsoft Azure Blockchain

Waves Platform, a decentralized crowdfunding platform developed in Russia, is now available in the Microsoft Azure Blockchain as a Service cloud (BaaS). With Waves integrated in BaaS, developers are getting vast opportunities for offering a wide range of blockchain solutions. “We welcome the integration of… Read More

WISeKey Plans for New Crypto Valley IoT Blockchain Center of Excellence Center

  WISeKey International Holding Ltd (WIHN.SW), a leading Swiss cybersecurity and Blockchain IoT company announced today its intention to establish an IoT Blockchain Center of Excellence Center in the Canton of Zug aiming to deploy a Trusted Blockchain as a Service platform. The Center will… Read More

Indiegogo, IBM & Arrow Electronics Partner on Internet of Things Venture

Indiegogo, IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Arrow Electronics (NYSE: ARW) have joined together to help launch the next big thing in the Internet of Things (IoT).  Qualified entrepreneurs will now have access to IBM’s Watson platform, Arrow Electronics production service and Indiegogo’s crowdfunding platform to bring new IoT… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin Set to Speak at Internet of Things World 2016

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin has been announced as a speaker at Informa-sponsored Internet of Things World 2016. Internet of Things World is considered the world’s largest and most comprehensive IoT event. Over 10,000 attendees, 300+ industry though leaders and 150+ exhibitors are present during the event: “With… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Orison Home Battery, Battalion 1944 FPS & Radiomize Smart Steering Wheel Cover

I happen to live in an area where power outages are all too frequent. Be it the wind, snow or a mischevious squirrel, losing power to the lights and computer is a regular occurrence.  I have considered on many occasions taking the plunge and purchasing a… Read More

FitPay Raises $3.1 Million Seed Round to Fund Contactless Payments Platform

FitPay has announced the closing of $3.1  million in seed funding led by Giesecke & Devrient (G&D). FitPay was founded by payment industry veterans Michael Orlando, Scott Stevelinck and Chris Orlando. Th co-founders have worked at companies like Visa and CyberSource.  G&D is a supplier of mobile… Read More

OurCrowd & GE Ventures Lead $20 Million Investment in mPrest, IoT Software Provider

mPrest, a software provider of “mission critical monitoring” and control software for the Internet of Things (IoT) has received a $20 million Series A investment led by OurCrowd and GE Ventures. mPrest, an Iron Dome software provider, will use the new capital to expand its… Read More

MasterCard Partners with COIN on Payments with Wearable Tech

COIN, the credit card replacement that stores digital data to streamline payments, has partnered with MasterCard (NYSE: MA) to provide financial transactions with a group of well-known companies selling wearable tech. COIN, now on its 2.0 iteration, will provide both hardware and software which can be… Read More

Many Crowdfunding Alums to Be Sold at b8ta Bricks & Mortar IoT Shop

Founded by Nest veterans, b8ta has opened its first physical location to retail Internet of Things (IoT) products. Located on Bryant Street in downtown Palo Alto, b8ta has recognized a unique challenge for new IoT devices: consumers want to a better experience in purchasing IoT… Read More

Brief: Bluetooth TrackR Returns to Indiegogo to Raise Funds For New IoT device

On Monday, Indiegogo-success TrackR launched a new crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for the TrackR Atlas, an IoT device that automatically keeps track of all belongings tagged with TrackR bravo or other Bluetooth tracker.  The company shared that Atlas plugs into the user’s home or office… Read More

Quadriga: CEO Gerald Cotton Leads Canada’s First R&D Lab for Blockchain Technology

  Quadriga Fintech Solutions Corp. claims that it launched Canada’s first R&D lab for blockchain technology. The lab’s first project will be the development of a platform with two core functions: handling the onboarding and client data management for financial crime systems using the blockchain and… Read More

Smart Button Can Flip Your Switches (And More) From A Distance: Microbot Push

With the push of a button, a new device allows you to silence that single question and peace of mind on your vacation (or perhaps just another workday): Did I turn off the straightening iron/light/air conditioner/coffee pot? For those who prefer not return home solely to confirm… Read More

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