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Kickstarter Alum Kano Secures $28 Million During Series B Funding Round & Launches New Computer Kits to Over 4,500 North American Retailers

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On Wednesday, DIY computer company and Kickstarter success Kano announced it secured $28 million during its Series B funding round, which was led by the Thames Trust and Breyer Capital, with participation from Index Ventures, the Stanford Engineering Venture Fund, LocalGlobe, Marc Benioff, John Makinson,… Read More

Kano Set to Close Second Kickstarter With Nearly $600,000 in Funds

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Less than 48 hours until its second Kickstarter comes to an end, Kano has secured nearly $600,000 from close to 2,200 backers. The tech startup launched the campaign last month to raise $500,000 for its new creative computer systems, which are the following: The Camera Kit: a… Read More

Kano’s Second Kickstarter Achieves $500,000 Goal; Receives Funding Support From Apple Co-Founder & Grammy-Winning Composer

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With nearly one week until its second Kickstarter comes to an end, tech startup Kano has successfully secured its initial $500,000 funding target. The company launched the initiative last month for its new creative computer systems. Reportedly, the project received return support from backer Steve Wozniak, the… Read More

Kano Returns to Kickstarter: Seeks $500,000 For New Creative Computer Systems

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Earlier this week, technology startup Kano returned to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter to raise $500,000 for its new creative computer systems. The company previously secured $1,522,160 from 13,387 backers for its small, DIY Raspberry Pi-powered computer. According to Kano, the new computer sets are the following: The Camera… Read More

Kickstarter Album Kano Heading to U.S. Retail Stores: Set to be Stocked at Toys “R” Us And Barnes & Noble

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On Tuesday, Kickstarter alum, Kano, announced it was making its way to U.S. retail stores. The startup’s computer kits and screen kits will now be available to purchase online through Toys “R” Us and Barnes & Noble for the price of $149.99.  Alex Klein, CEO and co-founder of Kano, stated: “As… Read More

Brief: Kickstarter Success Kano Announces New Computer Kit “Raspberry Pi 3”

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This week, Kickstarter alum Kano announced its latest upgrade, Raspberry Pi 3. The DIY computer kit reportedly has new games and art-making challenges that are all sharable through Kano World, a creative community for tech beginners. Alex Klein, Kano founder and CEO, stated: “For three years,… Read More

Kano Debuts New Computer Kit After Securing $15M During Series A Round

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Kano, the computer you build and code yourself, launched the new version of its computer kit at the technology conference TechCrunch Disrupt. Now powered by the Raspberry Pi 2, the New Kano is six times faster, and loaded with games and projects that are learned,… Read More

Kickstarter-Success Kano Announces First Shipment of Its Learn-to-Code Computer Kits

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Last year, London-based company Kano launched a crowdfunding campaing on Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for its learn-to-code computer kits. The project was a huge success on the platform, banking $1.5 million dollars from over 13,000 backers. Recently, the company announced it is ready to ship… Read More

Brief: Kano Kickstarter Ends, Raises Over $1.5 Million

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Kano’s Kickstarter campaign has ended. The small, DIY Raspberry Pi-powered computer raised $1,522,160 from 13,387 backers. The raise was good enough to push the campaign to third on Kickstarter’s all-time list for design products. Kano leaped the Elevation Dock for that spot. It wasn’t quite… Read More

FINAL HOURS: Kano Eyes Top 3 Spot On Kickstarter’s All-Time Design List

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We recently reported on the Kano project on Kickstarter. Just a couple of weeks ago the campaign was celebrating a huge milestone after crossing $1 million in funding. Quartz recently tipped the world to the fact that even the famed Steve Wozniak has chipped into the… Read More

On Kickstarter: Kano Crosses $1 Million In Funding For DIY Raspberry Pi PC

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Kano is currently crowdfunding on Kickstarter to bring a new PC kit to market. The kit is touted as a “computer and coding kit for all ages, all over the world,” and the campaign to fund it has already crossed $1 million in funding with… Read More

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