Tagged: manufacturing

Update: Elemental Digest Set to Close Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.2 Million in Funding

Elemental Digest, a UK-based clean-tech manufacturing business that turns an international food and industrial waste problem into sustainable products with nutritional, economic and environmental benefits, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube with more than £1.2 million in funding. The campaign was… Read More

Clean-Tech Manufacturing Business Elemental Digest Launches Crowdcube Round to Raise £1 Million in Funding

Elemental Digest, a UK-based clean-tech manufacturing business that turns an international food and industrial waste problem into sustainable, high value-added end products with nutritional, economic and environmental benefits, is now seeking £1 million through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. Through its description, the company stated:… Read More

Unibody 3D Printer Tiko Scores Over $2M on Kickstarter; Creators Share Details About G-Codes & Manufacturing

With less than two weeks until its Kickstarter campaign comes to end, Tiko3D’s self-titled 3D printer has successfully raised more than $2 million thanks to nearly 11,600 backers. The creators of the Tiko Unibody 3D Printer designed the device to make it high quality and easy… Read More

Cogobuy Implements Strategic Cooperation with JD.com to Create Intelligent Hardware Ecosystem

Cogobuy Group, an e-commerce company dedicated to serving China’s electronics manufacturing industry, announced it has implemented a strategic cooperation with JD.com, Inc. to jointly build out an intelligent hardware ecosystem. Last month, JD.com announced its crowdfunding platform’s official launch while pulling together domestic enterprises to jointly build an Internet ecosystem…. Read More

CadCrowd Wants To Help Turn Ideas Into Prototypes Without Breaking The Bank

So you’ve got a great idea for a product. Some great pain point in your life would disappear if this product existed, and of course you aren’t unique; in solving your problems you’ll solve the same problem for millions of other people. It’s perfect. The… Read More

Tivitas Interactive Does The Right Thing In Canceling Their Kickstarter Campaign

Could you imagine having raised over $100,000 on Kickstarter only to cancel the campaign with less than 48 hours to go? That is precisely what Tivitas Interactive has done, and they deserve a lot of credit for it. The campaign was for the Sinister multi-platform… Read More

The Single Most Important Piece Of Advice For A Small-Time Kickstarter Project

For every Pebble or Ouya there are hundreds of smaller Kickstarter projects that fight to be recognized and garner funding. One such campaign launched this week for Yes Man Watches, watches that aim to provide a reminder to relax. Yes Man isn’t used in the… Read More

From CES: Three Crowdfunding Campaigns To Watch For In 2014

Popular Mechanics has provided a short list of three upcoming products that will be looking to launch crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter in the coming weeks and months… Solar Cool Tech – A solar-powered cooler that will keep food and drinks (and Coronas!) cold at the… Read More

Lumo Lift Launched: Activity Monitor & Appearance Booster Seeks $200K

Lumo BodyTech is a Silicon Valley-based company that specializes in giving people actionable feedback on body position in order to help them improve their lives. They’ve already crowdfunded one product successfully, and today sees the launch of a second  – the Lumo Lift – that… Read More

On Indiegogo: thingCHARGER Universal Device Charger Over 20 Times Funding Goal

The thingCHARGER is currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo and it is on an absolute roll. The device has crossed the half-million dollar threshold with a week left in the campaign. So why is the device doing so well? As with so many hardware items in the… Read More

On Indiegogo: Panono Camera Nets Rave Reviews, Over $1 Million In Funding

Indiegogo has been on a roll lately. The Geek Pulse just closed at over $1.1 million, and it seems a campaign in its last week on the platform is set to eclipse that total. The campaign aims to fund the Panono, and it’s an innovative… Read More

On Kickstarter: Mr. Postman Brings Mailboxes Into Internet Of Things

Simple Elements LLC is a smart technology device company based in Atlanta, Georgia. Manuel, Pablo and Christy Masri serve as CEO, CTO and CFO respectively. The family hails from Argentina and they have developed a solar-powered smart mailbox that aims to weave mailboxes into the… Read More

FINAL HOURS: Light Harmonic Over $1 Million For “Geek Pulse” Desktop DAC On Indiegogo

We brought you the story of Light Harmonic’s newest crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo back in November. The campaign aimed to raise $38,000 to bring the Geek Pulse to market. It was the second crowdfunding campaign for Light Harmonic. The company raised over $300,000 on Kickstarter… Read More

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

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: myLIFTER Smart Winch For Garages Makes Use Of Ceiling Space

A new Kickstarter campaign aims to make use of unused space in the garage in an effort to help people get organized. The myLIFTER promises to turn your garage ceiling into storage, and it’s almost fully funded with plenty of time left to go. The… Read More

Brief: Goldee Beats $100K Goal For Smart Light Controller

Goldee is in the midst of a crowdfunding campaign using a crowdfunding platform developed in-house, and they just blew past their $100,000 goal. At the time of writing the campaign has raised just short of $130,000 from 339 backers. We first reported on the Goldee… Read More

Farallon Brings Crowdfunding To Established Brands

A new crowdfunding site has launched and it is geared specifically toward brands. It’s called Farallon, and it aims to amplify some of the tangential benefits of crowdfunding – namely market testing and crowdsourced feedback. Farallon founder Alex Blunk believes that niche-focused crowdfunding sites will… Read More

Goldee, The “World’s Smartest Light Switch,” Crowdfunding Now

In-house crowdfunding solutions are becoming the go-to method of crowdfunding new technology products. One such campaign that just launched is for a product called the Goldee, and its creators are billing it as “the future of light control.” The idea for the device came about when… Read More

How Flint & Tinder’s Founder Doubled A Kickstarter Goal For Blue Shoelaces

How does one go about raising over $50,000 on Kickstarter for blue shoelaces? The answer has a lot to do with the man behind the Bluelace Project, Jake Bronstein. The former Road Rules cast member and FHM editor is now the founder of a clothing company… Read More

#Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 18, 2013

Paul Niederer | Crowdfunding and Innovation Paul Niederer is the founder of the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB) and an equity crowdfunding pioneer. On his blog, he explains that crowdfunding is about more than just raising money and goes on to explain how crowdfunding… Read More

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