Tagged: kickstarter

Overfunding: Turtleneck Surpasses 255,000Kr Funding Target in a Matter of Days on Invesdor

Less than a week after launching its crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor, Scandinavian fashion-tech accessory brand Turtleneck has surpassed its initial 255,000kr funding target. As previously reported, Turtleneck stated it offers innovative, practical, and functional products, which includes chargers for phones, wire organizers, and anti-lose equipment for… Read More

Scandinavian Fashion-Tech Brand Turtleneck Seeks 255,000kr on Invesdor

Turtleneck, a Scandinavian fashion-tech accessory brand, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor. The company is seeking 255,000kr for its anti-cranky phone accessories.  The company stated it offers innovative, practical, and functional products, which includes chargers for phones, wire organizers, and anti-lose equipment for… Read More

Over Promise & Under Deliver. Will Tiko 3D Printer Become the Next Zano – Like Kickstarter Failure?

There was a brief period in crowdfunding history where 3D Printers were quite the rage. Thousands of backers pumped millions of dollars into all sorts of iterations of the now ubiquitous 3D printers. Of course today the sector is intensely competitive. Just hop on over… Read More

ZTE Pulls the Plug on Hawkeye Phone Kickstarter Intiative

Last week, tech brand ZTE announced it was canceling its Project CSX (also known as Hawkeye) Kickstarter campaign after the project failed to attract more attention. The company was seeking $500,000 through the crowdfunding platform and only ended up securing $35,000 in a month and… Read More

Famous Cartoon Artist Lisa Frank Teams Up With Glamour Dolls to Launch Kickstarter Campaign For Makeup Collaboration

Glamour Dolls Makeup, a New Jersey-based cruelty-free and vegan cosmetic company, has teamed up with famous cartoon artist Lisa Frank to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The duo is currently seeking funds for their new makeup collaboration. Glamour Dolls revealed it is looking to… Read More

Comic Book Company Dark Horse Announces Partnership With Kickstarter-Funded “Mystery Science Theater 3000”

Comic book company, Dark Horse, announced this week it formed a partnership with Kickstarter success and popular SciFi series, Mystery Science Theater 3000. As previously reported, Hodgson launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter in 2015 with a mission to raise as much funds as he could to reboot Mystery Science… Read More

Kickstarter Announces: Enjoy the Best of Kickstarter Live on Homepage & iPhone/iPad App

On Thursday, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced its users may now enjoy its live video and real-time community engagement feature, Kickstarter Live, on both its homepage and iPhone/iPad apps. As previously reported, Kickstarter Live has been used for various projects, including broadcast cooking shows, live product demos, singing… Read More

“Shark Tank” Alum Fizzics Launches Indiegogo Equity Round For Universal Beer Dispenser Expansion

Just a few months after securing $1,086,819 from 7,117 backers through Kickstarter and less than two years after securing $261,808 from 2,078 backers on Indiegogo, Shark Tank alum, Fizzics, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo’s new platform.  As previously reported, Fizzics takes science and puts it… Read More

Bangarang!: “Hook” Star Dante Basco Launches Kickstarter Campaign For Rufio Prequel

Dante Basco, the actor who played Lost Boy Rufio in the 1992 Steven Spielberg film Hook, has launched a Kickstarter campaign seeking $30,000 for the Rufio prequel, Bangarang.  The film’s synopsis reads: “This is the story about Rufio, before the mohawk, before Neverland, before he was… Read More

“Apocalypse Now” Project Set to Move Funding Efforts to Its Own Site During Kickstarter Campaigning

With nearly one week until the Apocalypse Now Kickstarter was set to close, Francis Ford Coppola and his team announced plans to move funding efforts to their own website. Last month, Coppola and his team launched Kickstarter seeking $900,000 for the game, which will be developed by creators,… Read More

“Kingdom Death” Creator Discusses Kickstarter Success (Video)

Just one month after securing more than $11 million on Kickstarter for his new project Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5, creator of the highly anticipated board game, Adam Poots, sat down with the platform to discuss his crowdfunding experience. As previously reported, Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5 is… Read More

Crowdfund Research Founder Jake Fisher: There’s a Need to Educate Investors

Crowdfund Insider interviewed Jake Fisher to discuss his new startup, Crowdfund Research, which launched earlier this month. What can you find on their page? “Our mission is to provide crowdfunding investors with the same level of research a VC fund would perform. We do this by… Read More

“MasterChef” Finalist Andrew Kojima Seeks £50,000 on Kickstarter For Permanent Location For His Japanese Restaurant

Andrew Kojima, a finalist on the hit tv series MasterChef, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise £50,000 for the permanent Cheltenham location for his pop-up Japanese restaurant, Koj Cheltenham. While sharing details about the pop-up restaurant, Kojima stated: “Last October we converted the ground floor of… Read More

Kickstarter Announces Campaigners Heading to the 2017 Grammy Awards

With the 2017 Grammy Awards to be held this Sunday (February 12th), Kickstarter announced campaigners, who have used its crowdfunding platform for funding, that received nominations for this year’s award show. Check out the full list of campaigners nominated: Nominated for Best Rap Album: De La… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Wiivv Secures $4 Million During Series A Funding Round & Acquires eSoles

Bionics company that creates custom 3D printed gear, Wiivv, announced on Wednesday it not only raised $4 million in Series A funding, it also acquired eSoles, a custom insoles manufacturer. This news comes just one year after securing $235,054 from 2,765 backers through Kickstarter for its 3D printed insoles, BASE. According… Read More

Shark Tank Alum PolarPro Launches Third Kickstarter: Seeks $55,000 For Battery-Powered Headphone Case “The WAVe”

On Wednesday, Shark Tank alum and developer of products inspired by adventure, PolarPro, launched its third crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The California startup is seeking $55,000 for its battery-integrated wireless headphone carrying case, WAVe.  WAVe is described as a charge-and-travel storage that keeps user’s wireless headphones protected… Read More

Shark Tank Alum LuminAID Launches Kickstarter For Solar Inflatable Lantern PackLite Max Phone Charger

Shark Tank alum, LuminAID announced on Tuesday the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Chicago-based startup is seeking $15,000 for its solar inflatable lantern, PackLite Max Phone Charger, which allows users to charge their gear anywhere. According to LuminAID, the PackLite Max Phone Charger… Read More

Kickstarter Joins Amicus Brief to Stand Up For America’s Welcoming Immigrants Tradition

Kickstarter announced on Monday it has joined an amicus brief, alongside nearly 100 American companies, to stand up for America’s welcoming immigrant traditions. According to Kickstarter, the brief reads: “Immigrants make many of the Nation’s greatest discoveries, and create some of the country’s most innovative and… Read More

Kickstarter Announces: More Than 460 Creators Joined Make 100 Initiative in January

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced earlier this week its latest creative initiative, Make 100, attracted more than 460 creators. As previously reported, the funding portal stated as 2017 kicks off, it is challenging campaign organizers to bring their brightest idea to life, times 100. It explained: “Being… Read More