Tagged: open source

Luxoft Update: Forms Partnership With R3 & Now Set to Lead Integration of Identity Management Applications on Corda

Luxoft Holding, Inc (NYSE: LXFT), a global IT service provider, announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with blockchain software firm, R3. The company also reported it will leading the integration of identity management applications on Corda, which is R3’s open source blockchain platform…. Read More

Kickstarter’s Engineering Team Begins to Open Source Crowdfunding Platform’s Android & iOS Apps

Last week, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced its engineering team has begun to open source its Android and iOS apps. The platform revealed that it is currently focused on writing well-tested code built with parts that can be easily understood on their own and it has adopted… Read More

Igniting a Microbiome Revolution: Era7 Bioinformatics Syncs with Capital Cell

This Capital Cell crowfunding campaign is a unique opportunity to co-invest with an undisclosed VC firm in Era7 Bioinformatics, a Spanish company focused on the revolution of the Microbiome and providing new solutions to address the problem of antibiotic resistance. Era7 Bioinformatics uses its own algorithms… Read More

‘The Lines Between Hardware & Software Are Blurring’: Crowd Supply Founder On Endorsement From Founder Of Free Software Foundation & GNU Project

Richard Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation (FSF) and the GNU Project, has formed a type of partnership with Crowd Supply, a crowdfunding company mainly focused on open source hardware and software projects, according to Ars Technica. According to Crowd Supply founder Josh Lifton, the partnership… Read More

Former Kickstarter Project anonabox Makes Its Way to Indiegogo; Promises New Tor Hardware Router Features

Just when everyone was getting over anonabox’s crowdfunding campaign controversy on Kickstarter, the plug-in tor hardware router has unveiled new campaign on the global platform’s competitor, Indiegogo. As previously reported, Kickstarter shut down anonabox’s campaign after backers began to called foul on the project through Internet community, Reddit, when its creator, August… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Tilt Launches Pre-Order Tool; Delivers Hosted Payments & Processing

Earlier this week, crowdfunding platform Tilt announced the official launch of Tilt/Open Pre-Orders. It is considered the easiest way to turn any website, such as static, WordPress, Squarespace, SpaceCraft, or any other, into an online store, taking pre-orders, all by dropping in two lines of… Read More

Novena Nears Its $250K Crowdfunding Goal on Crowd Supply

Hoping to change the way people see computers, Bunnie Huang announced its seeking $250,000 through crowdfunding on Crowd Supply for its brand new computer Novena. The new computer was designed for “users who care about open source, and/or want to modify and extend their hard wear.”… Read More

Crowdtilt Rebrands Crowdhoster As CrowdtiltOpen, Adds Host Of Features

Crowdtilt has announced the rebranding of Crowdhoster as CrowdtiltOpen today, and it packs what the platform is calling the “most robust feature set of any crowdfunding tool in the world.” A statement from Crowdtilt CEO James Bashara makes it clear both why the platform was… Read More

Quora Roundup: Tips On Big Rewards, Glowing Plant Dangers, Github Crowdfunding & Rule 506 Strategy

There are a bunch of interesting crowdfunding topics on Quora, so we wanted to round up a few of the best recent answers and share them here. First, how can crowdfunders use expensive rewards to find success? Some thoughts… Read Quote of Kevin Flint’s answer… Read More

On Indiegogo: Linux Voice Meets Crowdfunding Goal For Free Software Magazine

Andrew Gregory, Mike Saunders and Ben Everard produce a podcast called Linux Lifestyle. They were also all writers at Linux Format, a news source for Linux enthusiasts and those passionate about free software. Earlier this year the trio quit in order to bring a new publication… Read More

Bountysource to Crowdfund Open-Source Software

Bountysource, the first crowdfunding platform dedicated to supporting open-source software, has announced that it has raised a $1.1 million seed round. The total investment is a combination of contributions from Bountysource founder Warren Konkel, a longtime entrepreneur, and True Global Ventures, an investment firm comprised… Read More

Tutorial Shows How To Build Basic Crowdfunding Site In 300 Lines Of Code

Let’s face it: building a basic crowdfunding platform is easy. This is at least in part why the space is so exciting. Many disruptors will come and go, and those that execute best will stay. A recent post on Mozilla Hacks includes a tutorial to… Read More

Catincan Brings Crowdfunding To Open-Source Software

Open source software is extremely important to technology, innovation and entrepreneurship. Numerous companies (including Crowdfund Insider) may not exist if it weren’t for excellent open source software being available to the public. Since open source software is free by definition, developing it can be a… Read More

Join Thrinacia a 100% Open Source SaaS Canadian Crowdfunding Initiative

I recently had the pleasure of connecting with Alex Pavlovic , CEO and Co-founder of Taskforce-1 Industries Ltd., a Vancouver based web solutions company currently focused on delivering a 100% open source SaaS white label multiverse crowdfunding platform called THRINACIA. Thrinacia is the first 100% Open Source SaaS White… Read More

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