Tagged: mars

Update: Six New Indiegogo-Funded Products Are Now Available at Brookstone

On Tuesday, Indiegogo announced six of its funded projects are now available at retailer Brookstone’s stores and website. The companies formed a partnership less than two years ago. “You came to Indiegogo to find the latest and most innovative products before they go mainstream. But… Read More

IBM Joins Fintech Hub in Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District

On Tuesday, technology giant IBM announced it is set to join the fintech hub in Toronto’s MaRS Discovery District. The high profile company is said to be the first technology resident that will be located in the space, which is occupied by mainly financial services… Read More

Mars One’s CEO Remains Confident in Space Mission; Clears the Air of Recent Criticism

Back in December 2013, Amersfoort, Netherlands company Mars One hit popular crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to raise $400,000 for a Mission Concept Studies by Lockheed Martin and SSTL for the 2018 mission. As previously reported, the concept and structure has been a long time in process.  Co-f0unded by Bas Lansdorp… Read More

National Crowdfunding Association of Canada Holds Sold Out Inaugural Conference

The National Crowdfunding Association of Canada (NCFA) held a highly successful, sold out event last week in Toronto.  According to event organizers, over 300 attendees gathered for the inaugural event as industry participants and advocates joined to discuss the future of crowdfunding and new forms of finance…. Read More

Crazybaby Extends Levitating Bluetooth Speaker’s Indiegogo Campaign; Raises Nearly $480,000

Last month, Hong Kong-based Crazybaby launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $100,000 for its levitating speaker system, Mars. Within the first week, the project raised its initial goal and continued to be a huge success on the global platform. Now, the startup has announced that it has extended… Read More

Tilt Presents: The Twelve Days of Crowdfunding

With only twelve more days until Christmas, reward-based crowdfunding platform Tilt is ready to present: The Twelve Days of Crowdfunding. Tilt’s Natassia Costa and her team have created a list of twelve hot products from a few different crowdfunding platforms, including Indiegogo and Kickstarter that would… Read More

Crazybaby’s Levitating Speaker Scores Over $310,000 During First Week on Indiegogo

Last Tuesday (December 2nd), Hong Kong-based Crazybaby hit global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to raise $100,000 for its levitating speaker system, Mars. Not only did the project make its way past the initial goal, it is closing in on $310,600 thanks to nearly 1,700 backers. As previously… Read More

Hong Kong’s Crazybaby Hits Indiegogo For UFO-Shaped Levitating Speaker; Scores Over $135,000 in Two Days

Earlier this week, Crazybaby, a Hong Kong-based audio company focused on the intersection of emotion, sound and devices, announced the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its levitation speaker system with a subway, Mars. Set to raise $100,000 the project immediately surpassed the initial… Read More

“Time Capsule to Mars” Launches $25 Million Crowdfunding Campaign

Student-led interplanetary mission Time Capsule to Mars has officially announced the launch of a self crowdfunding campaign in an attempt to raise $25 million for their Mars mission. The team, consisting of Duke, MIT, Stanford, University of Connecticut students/faculty, is setting out to send 4-inch-wide probes to the… Read More

First Private Mission to Mars is Crowdfunding Now

Crowdfunding on Indiegogo, Mars One Intends on Establishing Permanent Human Settlement. There have been plenty of fascinating space technology and exploration campaigns crowdfunded on various platforms.  Now we have a Private Mission to Mars which is scheduled to launch in 2018. This project out of… Read More

Neil deGrasse Tyson On Crowdfunding & Space: “It’s A Matter Of Scale”

In a recent episode of the StarTalk Radio Show, famed American astrophysicist and space dreamer Neil deGrasse Tyson addressed the subject of trying to crowdfund a mission to mars. It seems poignant given our recent coverage of whether crowdfunding could change the world by revolutionizing… Read More

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