Tagged: pets

Quick Success: HouseMyDog Captures £180,000 Funding Target Less Than Two Days After Crowdcube Launch

Just 36 hours after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, pet service platform, HouseMyDog, has successfully secured its initial £180,000 funding target from more than 100 investors. The HouseMyDog team stated that they are all dog lovers who dream of a simple, cage-free and stress-free solution… Read More

GoFundMe Reports: More Than 850 Campaigns Raise Over $500,000 For Animals & Shelters

On Wednesday, crowdfunding platform GoFundMe revealed that more than 850 campaigns on its website have raised over $500,000 for animals and shelters. This news comes just before the yearly event, Clear the Shelters Day, takes place on August 19th. “Communities across the country have come… Read More

Your Furry Pals’ Ultimate IoT System: Scollar Unleashes Campaign on SeedInvest

Scollar is offering securities under both Reg D and Reg CF on SeedInvest, seeking to raise $1M for its seed round. With the minimum investment set at $500, the modular smart collar for pets company has already exceeded $125K since launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on 13… Read More

Feed Your Dog: Cotswold RAW Crowdfunding on Crowdcube

UK-based raw pet food brand Cotswold RAW has launched a campaign on Crowdcube to raise £250K (approximately $317K) for its next business projects.  Focusing on accelerated growth, the company’s spokesperson said that the team intends to “expand the business’s distribution, production, and innovation capabilities”.  Cotswold RAW is… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Petcube Debuts HD Camera & Announces Cloud Service Expansion

Less than six months after raising $319,193 for its Petcube Bites and Petcube Play on Kickstarter, pet camera company Petcube announced the launch of Petcube Bites, which will described as an all-in-one WiFi pet camera with built-in dispenser designed so users can stay connected to… Read More

Pet Tech Brand PitPat Seeks £500,000 on Crowdcube to Accelerate Growth & Develop Internet-Based Cloud Platform

PitPat, a UK-based pet-tech company, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £500,000 as it prepares to develop its new internet-based cloud platform.  Founded in 2014, PitPat debuted its activity monitor for dogs on Dragons’ Den earlier this year. The company, which… Read More

Petcube Returns to Kickstarter: Seeks $200,000 for New Petcare Cameras

Petcube, the company that keeps people connected with their pets, has returned to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter to raise $200,000 for its new cameras, Petcube Bites and Petcube Play. The startup previously secured $251,225 from 1,758 backers during its first crowdfunding campaign in 2013. The two interactive cameras… Read More

Man’s Best Friend Approved: Woof&Brew Seeks £250,000 on Seedrs to Expand Dog Products

UK-based startup Woof&Brew has recently launched a Seedrs initiative to raise  £250,000 to expand its drinks for dogs line. The company revealed that it believes itself to be the first to create a range of healthy drinks for dogs, including a herbal tea range, a tonic range and… Read More

Canada’s Luuup Litter Box Shatters Kickstarter Record: Becomes First Pet Product to Surpass $1 Million (CAD)

It’s the puuuurfect gift for any cat lover looking to find relief from constantly cleaning the litter box! Canada’s Luuup Litter Box has become a viral sensation thanks to its highly successful crowdfunding initiative on Kickstarter. According to the campaign’s description, Luuup’s three sifting tray system struck a… Read More

BorrowMyDoggy Shuts Down Crowdcube Campaign; Fetches Over £1.5M Through Crowdfunding Event Crowdfinders

BorrowMyDoggy, a Southwark-based startup that connects dog owners with local dog lovers across the UK and Ireland for walks, sitting and happy holidays, announced this week that it has received over £1.5M through Crowdfinders, a crowdfunding event that brings investors and companies together for face-to-face pitches. Sharing details about… Read More

UK’s Love Thy Mutt Seeks £250,000 on Crowdcube For Pet Accessory Brand Expansion

Love Thy Mutt, a Barnet-based pet accessory startup, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company is seeking to raise £250,000 to begin its expansion less than a year after its establishment. While sharing details about Love Thy Mutt’s products and services, founder David Davidian shared: “Love thy… Read More

Monthly Subscription Dog Treat Service Bow Wow Box Seeks $75,000 on PledgeMe

Bow Wow Box, a monthly subscription dog treat service provided by New Zealand’s Delivered 2 You Limited, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe to raise funds so that it can continue expansion along with offer more items for canines and new cat line. The Bow Wow Box delivers a… Read More

“Dog-Namer” is Seeking to Raise $1.2 Billion to Purchase Kickstarter

Well, this seems legit. Campaign organizer, Aaron Schlechter, recently took to Kickstarter to raise funds so that he can name people’s dogs. Creative? Yes. Realistic? Not so much. Unfortunately, the crowdfunding giant informed the ambitious name-creator that his project didn’t fit in any of its… Read More

Toronto Humane Society Reveals No Funds Have Been Received from Indiegogo Kitten Campaign

Last month, a crowdfunding campaign surfaced on Indiegogo for a kitten by the name of Pedro. The kitten was less than 12 weeks old when he was thrown out the window of a vehicle near Canada’s Gardiner Expressway. Due to the impact, Pedro broke all… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Somabar Automated Cocktails, Pip GPS Tracker for Pets & Muck Horror Film

For this week’s edition of Crowdfunding Mailbox we have Somabar – an automated bartending service, Pip – a GPS tracking collar for your pet and a film in the horror genre – Muck. As soon as I saw Somabar the first thing I thought was… Read More

Canadian Singer/Songwriter Jann Arden Shares Details About The Arden Collar & Its Indiegogo Campaign

Earlier this month, Canadian singer, songwriter and author, Jann Arden launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for her new device called, the Arden Collar and Bracelet. The collar and bracelet serves as a halo to help protect loved one from harm by tracking them at… Read More

Indiegogo Selects Crowdfunding Success & Forever Funding Program Participant, PetziConnect, Be Featured in Cyber Monday Sale

Crowdfunding giant, Indiegogo, announced on Wednesday (November 26th) it will be offering “barking mad” savings with the inclusion of PetziConnect in its first ever Cyber Monday consumer sale. The startup, which allows pet parents to see video, speak audio, snap take pictures and videos of,… Read More

Astar Pets Raises Equity to Bring Services to Pet Lovers Everywhere

Seeking to help pet lovers with their needs, Astar Pets is seeking to raise £400,000 through the crowdfunding platform CrowdCube for its extensive services for those who love their fur babies. According to the campaign’s website, Astar Pet’s is on a mission to help pet… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Insight Tech for Athletes, Virtual KnockOut & Tidy Dog

We had some great emails from crowdfunders this week.  It was really tough to narrow down the campaigns for this week’s Mailbox.  Keep them coming as we do look at them all.  There were a couple campaigns emailed to us that I have flagged to… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Clear Speaker System, Beastie Bar & RFID Blocking Wallet

Found in our crowdfunding Mailbox this week we have three campaigns to feature.  All of these projects are crowdfunding on Kickstarter.  Two campaigns from the United Kingdom and one from the United States. On a different note,  Kickstarter is nearing the billion dollar mark  for… Read More