Tagged: james beshara

Tilt Up for Sale. Crowdfunding Platform Said to be in Talks with AirBnB

While it should come as no surprise that Tilt (née CrowdTilt) is on the auction block the suitor sounds a bit odd. Tilt is reportedly in talks with AirBnb to be purchased by the iconic home-sharing platform. First reported by TheInformation, Tilt has been pegged at… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunding Platform Tilt Launches New Hosting Event Feature

Last week, crowdfunding platform Tilt announced the launch of its new event hosting feature, Ticketing With Tilt. Co-founder and CEO of Tilt, James Beshara, stated Ticketing With Tilt gives users the ability to automatically issue tickets with a QR code, which will quickly check in… Read More

Tilt Prepares For Global Launch By Announcing Rollouts in The Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and Norway

This week, crowdfunding platform, Tilt, announced it is making the final preparations to launch globally starting in November by hitting five additional international markets by early 2016. Tilt, which was founded in 2012 by James Beshara and Khaled Hussein, recently placed a foothold in the European market… Read More

Hall of Shame: Whatever Happened to the OM/ONE Levitating Speaker?

“The Death Star has a sick sound system” – Yahoo “The gravity defying speaker that floats above the rest” – Maxim “The OM/ONE is the Criss Angel of Bluetooth speakers” – NBC The above quotes are posted on the OM/ONE web site highlighting the media… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Tilt Unveils Top Five New Features For Smartphone App

  Ready for an upgrade, crowdfunding platform Tilt announced the top five new features for its smartphone app. Co-founder and CEO of Tilt, James Beshara, declared in a blog post: “Tilt Nation! We’ve taken your feedback over the last few months, and we’re excited to announce… Read More

Tilt’s James Beshara & Khaled Hussein Discuss International Expansion

Following the announcement of its recent funding round capturing $30 million, Tilt’s co-founders James Beshara and Khaled Hussein sat down with TechCrunch to share their thoughts on the investment and the future of the crowdfunding platform. The media outlet revealed that Tilt has already expanded to the… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Tilt Captures Around $30M During Recent Funding Round

Continuing to find success, sources have revealed that crowdfunding platform Tilt has raised around $30 million during its recent funding round. Co-founder and CEO of Tilt, James Beshara, told TechCrunch: “We weren’t in fundraising mode – there was strong outside interest with minimal dilution, and… Read More

CRAVE Hits Huge Crowdfunding Milestone For Its Adult Necklace on Tilt

With 3721 backers for a total of $275,420 collected on crowdfunding platform Tilt, the functional and elegant Vesper vibrator necklace becomes the most successful (having shipped to all its backers) sex toy project on a crowdfunded pre-order platform. As CoolHunting raved, “Wearable tech has never been… Read More

Brief: Tilt’s James Beshara Talks The Future of Crowdfunding

Taking a time out from his duties at crowdfunding platform, Tilt, co-founder and CEO James Beshara shares his thoughts about the funding method and its future with Fortune magazine. While discussing funding method’s growing popularity over the past few years, Beshara explained,”The amount of attention… Read More

Tilt Launches iOS8 Mobile App Making Crowdfunding Free for All

San Francisco-based Tilt has announced its new 2.0 version of its mobile application specifically designed for Apple’s iOS8 mobile operating system which aims to make collecting, fundraising or pooling money for groups and communities easier.  The new Tilt app includes a host of new functionality including campaign creation, social sharing and… Read More

Tilt Now Offers “Free” Crowdfunding

Tilt (the crowdfunding platform formerly known as CrowdTilt) is now free to use. Yep that’s right.  According to a post by Tilt Leader James Beshara; “Starting today, we’re dropping the fees on our ‘Collect’ feature! It is now FREE for organizers to collect money with… Read More

Tilt & ESPN Fantasy Football Partner Up

Tilt (formerly Crowdtilt), has announced that it will enable ESPN Fantasy Football players to pay, collect and manage league dues simply using a customized online tool on their crowdfunding platform. Effective immediately, fans playing ESPN Fantasy Football can navigate to Tilt’s online tool and set… Read More

Crowdtilt Changes Name to “Tilt”

In a posting by CEO and founder James Beshara, maverick crowdfunding platform Crowdtilt announced a significant branding change as they shortened their name to just “Tilt”. (I wonder how much they paid for that domain name) CrowdTilt – now Tilt – has always championed their agnostic… Read More

Snoop Dogg is Crowdfunding on Crowdtilt. Better Hurry.

Yes it was inevitable.  Snoop Dog (AKA Snoop Lion – according to his website), a well known crowdfunding proponent, as well as being a rapper and YouTube star, is crowdfunding on Crowdtilt.  It’s possible that he was in the Rose Garden during the signing of… Read More

Crowdtilt Offers Up New Crowdfunding Tool with Sell Something

Crowdtilt, the crowdfunding platform that prides itself in its ability to pool money for “literally anything” has just announced a new feature for their growing application.   Sell Something, is a new tool that allows brands and individuals to pre-sell products, tickets, or whatever to their networks through… Read More

Jamaican Bobsled Team Wins Webby, CrowdTilt Shares the Joy

Crowdtilt is proud to share that the Jamaican Bobsled Team has been recognized with a Webby Award for their ingenuity in using a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdtilt to fund their trip to the Sochi Olympics. Although the two-man bobsled team of Winston Watts and Marvin… Read More

A Crowdtilt Campaign Will Send A TechCrunch Reporter To Find Flappy Bird Creator Dong Nguyen

A bit of history: Flappy Bird was an annoyingly difficult and incredibly addictive game for iOS and Android. I played it once on a friend’s phone, and after ten frustrating minutes I handed the phone back and swore not to download it lest I spend… Read More

Crowdtilt Rebrands Crowdhoster As CrowdtiltOpen, Adds Host Of Features

Crowdtilt has announced the rebranding of Crowdhoster as CrowdtiltOpen today, and it packs what the platform is calling the “most robust feature set of any crowdfunding tool in the world.” A statement from Crowdtilt CEO James Bashara makes it clear both why the platform was… Read More

Crowdfunding Tools from Crowdtilt Now on NationBuilder

NationBuilder Users Can Quickly Add Political Crowdfunding Campaigns. NationBuilder, a “Community Organizing System”  that helps leaders grow and organize communities has partnered with Crowdtilt to integrate their crowdfunding functionality on the NationBuilder platform.  With this integration, any NationBuilder nation can supplement fundraising efforts by adding,… Read More

Updated: Jamaican Bobsled Team is Going to Sochi. #CoolRunnings2 is a Go!

Well that did not take long. The crowdfunding campaign on Crowdtilt now stands over $105,000 on the goal of raising $80,000.  Dogecoin, a peer-to-peer digital currency, and their 1600 members put together a $30,000 donation which boosted the amount over the $100,000 level. “It is… Read More

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