Tagged: safety

Jumio Launches Biometric Video Self Identity Verification Feature

Jumio, a U.S. fintech, announced on Monday the launch of its new end-to-end biometric verification feature, Jumio Authentication. According to Jumio, this new approach starts with identity proofing where the user captures their government-issued ID and a selfie, which are then compared to each other… Read More

Crime Survivor Seeks to Stop Assault Violence By Unveiling New Panic Button Ring; Launches Kickstarter For Funds

Seeking to help prevent more assault crimes from happening, California-based Nimb has launched a Kickstarter to raise funds for its self-titled panic button ring. According to its description, Nimb is a ring with a concealed button that notifies family, friends, emergency services and the Nimb community… Read More

Digital Parenting Router “Torch” Quickly Gains Nearly $20,000 Just Hours After Kickstarter Launch

Seeking to make the Internet safer for children, Tennessee startup Torch has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $150,000 for its self-titled digital parenting router. Explaining the importance of Internet safety, the Torch team stated: “If you are raising children today, you know… Read More

Philadelphia Startup “Roar For Good” Hits Indiegogo to Raise Funds For Women’s Smart Safety Jewelery

  Ready to create a safer world for women everywhere, Philadelphia tech startup Roar for Good has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise funds for its new smart safety jewelry known as “Athena.” Athena is described as a simple device with a big mission… Read More

Indiegogo Alum Korner Debuts Fundable Initiative to Expand Security Services

Last summer, Washington startup Korner hit Indiegogo to raise funds for its security system. During its funding run, the project raised over $420,000 from 3,100 backers. Now, just a year later, Korner is seeking more funds through equity crowdfunding platform, Fundable. Korner’s system is designed for apartments… Read More

Cyclist Apparel Startup Lumo Seeks £200,000 on Crowdcube Following Kickstarter Success

Lumo, a West Sussex-based apparel company for cyclist, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, to raise £200,000 for expansion. The startup previously made an appearance on reward platform Kickstarter and secured £74,118 from 458 backers. According to the company, Lumo designs jackets and bags for cyclists that… Read More

Priority Bicycles Returns to Kickstarter With New Bike Concept For Children

New York-based Priority Bicycles announced this week the launch of its second Kickstarter campaign to fund its newest bicycle concept, the Priority Start. The latest development offers a simple and safe learn-to-ride solution for children and a virtually maintenance-free bicycle that will last for generations to come. After launching its… Read More

UK’s Crispin Sinclair Innovation Seeks £50,000 on Indiegogo For the Babel Bike

On Tuesday, Crispin Sinclair Innovation launched Babel Bike, the self-titled “world’s safest bicycle,” on crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo. Featuring a revolutionary advanced safety cell, seat belts and steel foot protectors, the bike is designed to protect cyclists from the leading cause of road fatalities, offering them unparalleled protection… Read More

Inspired By Tragedy, Life-Saving Swimming Pool Alarm Launches Thanks to Funding Tree

An entrepreneur who was inspired to develop a foolproof swimming pool alarm for children after a neighbor’s toddler drowned is about to put his vision into production, thanks to the crowdfunding platform Funding Tree. John Barstead was running an electrical engineering business in Johannesburg, South Africa,… Read More

The Gun Box Meets Goal On Indiegogo, Shifts Focus To Fulfillment

We first reported on The Gun Box earlier this month. The tech-packed firearm storage device promised safe gun storage for backers. At the original time of writing the campaign had amassed $25,000, but has since added over $100,000 in funding to end the campaign just… Read More

On Indiegogo: The Gun Box Promises Secure Firearm Storage

The Gun Box aims to provide safe and secure storage for firearms. The project is currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo, seeking $100,000 in funding. We believe in responsible home defense and we know there are a lot of other people who think the same way. That’s… Read More

WATCH: ‘Freeloader’ Secures Shark Tank Deal After Indiegogo Success

Erick Jansen and Nathan Jones successfully raised $31,752 on Indiegogo for their take on the child carrier, which they dubbed the “Freeloader.” Jansen had a background in the outdoor industry as a retailer and product manager, and he met Jones on the job as both… Read More

Oakland Citizens Fed Up With Crime Crowdfund Private Police Forces On Crowdtilt

Enough is enough.  The crime in lower Rockridge north and west of the Rockridge BART station is completely out of hand.  My neighbor two doors down was mugged walking home from BART at night.  My neighbors next door were mugged midday.  My neighbors across the… Read More

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