Tagged: photography

Dublin / Dubai-Based Photography Marketplace Coinaphoto Now Seeking £500,000 Through Crowdcube

Coinaphoto, a Dublin /Dubai-based photography marketplace, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, seeking £500,000 in funding for growth and expansion of its platform. Founded in 2015, Coinaphoto explained it has built a global community of over 200,000 contributors and features 55 million images. The rewards-based… Read More

KODAKCoin Cryptocurrency Coming to the NBA & NHL in New Partnership with Oak View Group

WENN Digital, Inc., the creator and operator of the blockchain-based KODAKOne and the KODAKCoin cryptocurrency, has partnered with Oak View Group (OVG). The partnership will bring the KODAKOne platform and KODAKCoin to six OVG arenas that includes two NHL team and four NBA teams. According… 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

PhotoSpotLand Seeks £75,000 on Invesdor For Growth & Expansion

PhotoSpotLand, a platform dedicated to traveling and photography, recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor to raise £75,000 (max £200,000) as it prepares for expansion.The website is dedicated to those who both love to travel and photography who can share the best location/events for shooting… Read More

British Journal of Photography’s Crowdcube Campaign Awarded Gold Rating From Crowdratings

Less than a week after launching its already successful Crowdcube initiative, British Journal of Photography announced that Crowdratings has awarded the campaign with a gold rating. The publication revealed that it received with Gold (88%) for management, Gold (79%) for product, and Silver (69%) for investment… Read More

British Journal of Photography Smashes £150,000 Funding Goal Just Hours After Crowdcube Launch

British Journal of Photography, a publication that has been dedicated to photography for over 160 years, has recently launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £150,000. Within hours of its debut, the initiative has successfully smashed its initial goal and secured over £220,000 from nearly 145… Read More

Overfunding: Global Photography Community PhotoCrowd Smashes £450,000 Funding Goal on Crowdcube

Success! With less than two weeks until its Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, Photocrowd, a global photography community, has surpassed its initial £450,000 funding goal and is currently sitting at £544,250 thanks to 431 investors. The company’s platform, which is looking to become the Etsy for photography, connects, inspires,… Read More

Update: PhotoCrowd Captures 65% of Target Goal First Week on Crowdcube

Photocrowd, a global photography community, has recently launched a Crowdcube campaign to secure £450,000 for upcoming expansion products. The initiative successfully captured 65% of its targeted goal during its first week on the funding portal. The company’s platform, which is looking to become the Etsy for photography, connects,… Read More

Community for Photography Photocrowd Seeks £450,000 Through Crowdcube

Photocrowd, a global photography community, has recently launched a Crowdcube campaign to secure £450,000 for upcoming expansion products. The company’s platform, which is looking to become the Etsy for photography, connects, inspires, and gives photographers of all abilities an e-commerce platform from which to sell their best… Read More

NASA Reportedly Throws Shade At New York Graphic Artists’ Kickstarter By Releasing 1975 Graphic Standards Manual For Free

A little over a week and a half ago, New York-based graphic designers Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth, who are best known for their New York City Transit Authority Standards Manual project, took to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter once again to raise funds so that they can re-issue the 1975 NASA… Read More

olloclip Returns to Kickstarter With a Mission to Secure $100,000 For iPhone 6 & 6 Plus Photography System

Just four years after finding success on Kickstarter for its original iPhone quick change camera lens system, ōlloclip, California start-up olloclip has returned to the crowdfunding platform with a brand new photography system for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Since its last funding round, ōlloclip is now… Read More

Stick-and-Shoot Camera Podo Quickly Hits the Spotlight on Kickstarter

On Monday, Podo, an app-controlled, “stick-and-shoot” camera, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. Early backers will be able to pre-order Podo and receive the product by August. Podo will be available to the mass market in the fall. The pocket-sized Podo is the first camera to… Read More

Lendio Announces Faces of Main Street Photography & Story Competition Inaugural Winners

Faces of Main Street, a photography and story competition that features submittals of inspiring stories of over 28 million small business owners and entrepreneurs from across America, announced its first three winners. The competition is powered by Lendio, a free online service that helps business… Read More

Petcube Begins Shipping Process For Its Kickstarter-Success Camera

Petcube, the company that keeps people connected with their pets, announced today that it has begun shipping its highly anticipated self-titled camera just in time for the holiday season. The Petcube Camera, launched on Kickstarter in September 2013, is considered the first product that allows… Read More

Panono Launches Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Companisto

Panono Quickly Jumps on Companisto. Easily Beats € 100,000 Minimum Raise in First Day. Panono has made the leap from Indiegogo hit to equity crowdfunding success. All within a matter of months.  Berlin, Germany based Panono raised $1.25 million in a rewards based campaign this past January… Read More

CineStill Launches Kickstarter to Raise $360,000 For Medium Format Film; Quickly Leaps to $44,000

Earlier this week, Hollywood-based company CineStill’s hit Kickstarter to raise funds for a new medium format film, 800Tungsten with a crowdfunding campaign. Within days, the campaign reached well over $43,000 thanks to nearly 450 backers. According to its campaign, the 800Tungsten is “a high speed color film… Read More

Brief: Lucie Foundation Launches Crowdfunding Platform for Photography

Honoring its mission to discover and cultivate emerging photography talent, non-profit organization, Lucie Foundation, has launched a brand new crowdfunding platform that is exclusively for photo-based projects, Fotofund. Media Bistro reports that Fotofund was created “to provide financial backing to photographic projects through online contributions… Read More

New York City Photographer Launches Crowdfunding Campaign For New CBGB Book

Setting out to bring the famous former NYC club, CBGB back to life, New York native David Godlis has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $30,000 so he can publish a limited edition book that is filled with high quality photographs from 1976-1979…. Read More

Peak Design’s Slide and Clutch Kickstarts: Versatile Camera Sling and Hand Strap for Rugged Photographers

Peak Design’s name will surely ring a bell with photographers and crowdfunders alike: the firm led by founder Peter Dering has already has 819%, 2,157% and 3,646% overfunding successes with its prior three Kickstarter campaigns which launched the Capture Camera Clip v2, Leash and Cuff,… Read More

Lomo’Instant Camera Has Raised Over $1M on Kickstarter

With just a day and a half until its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter comes to an end,  Lomography‘s Lomo’Instant Camera, which originally set out with an initial goal of only $100,000, has raised over $1,000,000 from close to 8,000 backers. The camera is considered the world’s… Read More