Tagged: kickstarter

Bonaverde Secures More Than £900,000 Through Seedrs Round; Begins to Ship Delayed Coffee Machines

German coffee start-up Bonaverde has successfully secured over £900,000 in funding through its equity crowdfunding on Seedrs. The initiative was launched last month and quickly raised its initial £750,000 funding target. Bonaverde revealed more details about its growth and development: “Bonaverde isn’t just disrupting one the world’s largest industries…. Read More

Kickstarter Joins More Than 80,000 Websites in the Online Net Neutrality Protest

Nearly three years after Kickstarter joined forces with various internet giants to protest against net neutrality, the crowdfunding giant has made the move to stand against potential changes to the current FCC net neutrality regulations. On Wednesday, visitors to Kickstarter’s main website page were greeted… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Bonaverde Secures £750,000 Funding Target Just Two Hours After Seedrs Launch 

German coffee start-up Bonaverde secured its initial 750,000 funding goal less than 24 hours after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The initiative is now nearing 835,000 thanks to 60 investors. The company, which raised  $681,461 from 2,254 backers on Kickstarter in 2013 for its roast-grind-brew coffee machine,… Read More

Crowdcube Alum Primo Toys Returns to Kickstarter to Raise Funds For Cubetto Play Maps

Crowdcube #FundedClub member, Primo Toys, has launched its third reward-based crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for maps and activity books, called Polar Expedition and Swarmy Swamp, that expand play and STEM learning around its multi-award winning coding system, Cubetto. This initiative comes just one year after the company… Read More

Kickstarter Launches New Initiative to Put A New Spin On Crowd Favorite Projects

Kickstarter announced on Tuesday it is bringing back its popular crowdfunded projects through its latest campaign, Kickstarter Gold. The funding portal revealed from now through July 31st more than 65 artists, designers, musicians, and makers will be returning to Kickstarter to put new spins on… Read More

Second Time Success: Tent Brand Crua Outdoors Surpasses £100,000 Funding Target on Seedrs

Ireland-based tent brand Crua Outdoors has successfully surpassed its second equity crowdfunding campaign’s £100,000 funding target on Seedrs. The initiative was launched last month and is currently offering 8.16% in equity. As previously reported, Crua Outdoors’ first equity round secured £85,371 in 2015, and last year, the company raised $300,003 through its… Read More

In Celebration of Voyager Golden Record Launch Anniversary: Kickstarter Announces New Projects Initiative Inspired By the Record

On Wednesday, crowdfunding platform Kickstarter announced a new initiative specifically for projects inspired by the Voyager Golden Record. The funding portal shared: “Forty years ago, the Voyager Golden Record soared into space aboard NASA’s Voyager 1 space probe. Curated by Carl Sagan and intended to… Read More

Roomba Inventor Launches Kickstarter For Weed-Killing Robot “Tertill”

Roomba inventor, Joe Jones, alongside Massachusetts-based robotics company Franklin Robotics, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter seeking $130,000 for his latest invention, a weed-killing robot called Tertill. The Tertill is described as a solar-powered and weatherproof robot that weeds gardens every day. The campaign’s description… Read More

Kickstarter Announces Collaboration With Qrates For New Initiative “MAKE Vinyl”

Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter recently announced it is collaborating with Qrates, which is described as an award-winning, one-stop service for creating and releasing vinyl records, for a new initiative called MAKE Vinyl. According to Kickstarter, the MAKE Vinyl initiative is set to help music creators access more tools and resources… Read More

Crowdfunding Success Knixwear Launches New Leakproof Undies Line “Knixteen”

Kickstarter and Indiegogo alum Knix Wear recently announced the launch of its new leakproof undies line, Knixteen, which is specifically targeted towards teen girls 12 years old and older. The company previously secured $1,551,287 from more than 19,000 backers through Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns for its 8-in-1 Evolution… Read More

Calling All Inventors: Kickstarter Launches New Invention Challenge

Reward-based crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced the launch of its new Invention Challenge. The funding platform currently offers inventors a chance to share their ideas and invent something to “share with the world” by creating something that completes tasks, solves a problem, or simply makes life… Read More

Museum of the Moving Image Completes Jim Henson Exhibit Kickstarter With Over $144,000 in Funding

On Thursday, Museum of the Moving Image completed the Jim Henson Exhibition Kickstarter campaign. The initiative successfully raised $144,230 from 2,072 backers. As previously reported, the museum stated it was seeking a minimum of $40,000 for the exhibition, which will explore the world of the Muppets… Read More

Kickstarter Set to Bring More Than 100 Funded Projects to the 2017 Bay Area Maker Faire

On Friday, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced it is set to bring over 100 funded projects to the 2017 Maker Faire, which will be held May 19th through the 21st in San Mateo, California. Maker Faire describes itself as a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and… Read More

PicoBrew’s Pico C Named Most Successful Food Project on Kickstarter After Surpassing $1.812 Million

With less than 24 hours until its Pico C Kickstarter comes to an end, PicoBrew announced the project has successfully surpassed $1.812 million, making it the most successful food Kickstarter campaign. Speaking about the campaign’s huge milestone, Dr. Bill Mitchell, PicoBrew’s CEO, stated: “Wow! Thank you… Read More

Unbelievable: Weighted Blanket “Gravity” Surpasses $3 Million in Two Weeks on Kickstarter

Just two weeks after New York entrepreneur, John Florentino, launched a Kickstarter campaign for his weighted blanket, Gravity, the project scored $3 million from more than 15,000 backers. The initiative was launched at the end of April, seeking to raise only $21,500.  As previously reported, Gravity… Read More

Lomography Launches Seventh Kickstarter Campaign: Raises Nearly $450,000 For Neptune Convertible Art Lens System First Week

New York City startup Lomography has recently launched its seventh crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The company sought to raise $100,000 for its new product, the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System and within a matter of days, the project surpassed its initial funding target and is… Read More

Ireland-Based Tent Brand Crua Outdoors Launches Second Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

Ireland-based Crua Outdoors, also known as Thermo Tents, announced on Wednesday the launch of its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Crua Outdoors’ first equity round secured £85,371 in 2015, and last year, the company raised $300,003 through its reward-based Kickstarter campaign. The company stated: “Great ideas happen… Read More

PicoBrew Announces Partnerships With Flying Dog Brewery, Pike Brewing, & Fate Brewing Company As Pico C Kickstarter Surpasses $1.7 Million

Seattle-based startup PicoBrew announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with Flying Dog Brewery, Pike Brewing, and Fate Brewing Company. This news comes less than one week until its latest Kickstarter, dedicated to its product Pico C, is set to close. According to PicoBrew, all… Read More

“Divinity: Original Sin 2” Creator Larian Studios Unveils Details on Game Master Mode (Video)

Larian Studios, the company behind Kickstarter successes Divinity: Original Sin and Divinity Original Sin 2, announced on Tuesday details about Game Master Mode, a feature in Divinity: Original Sin 2 that allows players use Divinity’s combat and roleplaying systems to create their own custom tabletop RPG campaigns. As previously reported,… Read More

MyKronoz’s ZeTime Watch Captures $5.3 Million Through Kickstarter & Moves to Indiegogo For Additional Funding

Swiss brand MyKronoz successfully secured $5,333,792 from 26,828 backers through Kickstarter for its new smartwatch, ZeTime, Following the closing of the campaign, MyKronoz announced it decided to take advantage of Indiegogo’s InDemand feature. ZeTime is described as a hybrid smartwatch that combines mechanical hands with a full round color… Read More