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CLEAR Partners With Seattle Seahawks, Sounders FC, & Mariners to Launch Biometrics Payment & ID Check Initiative

CLEAR, a U.S.-based company that is using biometrics to build a connected, secure and frictionless world, announced on Tuesday three new initiatives in Seattle enabling fans of the Seahawks, Sounders FC, and Mariners to move through security quickly and to purchase concessions with the tap… Read More

PicoBrew’s Pico C Nears $1.5 Million: Announces Free Fermentation Monitor if the Project Becomes Most Successful Food Campaign on Kickstarter

With less than two weeks until its Kickstarter comes to an end, PicoBrew’s latest project, Pico C has successfully raised nearly $1.5 million from more than 3,600 backers. The campaign was launched last month, originally seeking $350,000, which was quickly achieved in a matter of hours…. Read More

PicoBrew Announces New Distilling Attachment PicoStill As Pico C Kickstarter Nears $1 Million in Funding

Just two weeks after launching its Pico C Kickstarter campaign, PicoBrew unveiled its latest product, the distilling attachment PicoStill, which is compatible with the company’s Pico countertop brewing appliances and Zymatic professional grade appliance. According to the Seattle-based startup, PicoStill is described as a device topped with… Read More

Update: PicoBrew’s Pico C Kickstarter Nears $500,000 in Less Than 48 Hours

Less than 48 hours after launching the Pico C Kickstarter campaign, PicoBrew has surpassed the project’s initial $350,000 funding target and now nearing $500,000 thanks to 1,500 backers. The company reports that Pico Model C is a smart craft beer brewing appliance that allows anyone to… Read More

PicoBrew Launches Fourth Kickstarter Campaign: Seeks $350,000 For New Craft Beer Product “Pico C”

Seattle-based startup PicoBrew announced on Monday the launch of its fourth reward-based crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The company is currently seeking $350,000 for its latest craft brewing product, C and has already secured more than $115,000 thanks to nearly 400 backers. While sharing details about… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Meld Announces Acquisition & Begins Backer Refund Process For High-Tech Oven Knobs

Earlier this spring, Seattle-based stove knob-maker, Meld, took to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for self-titled temperature controlling stovetop knobs. The company, which consists of former Amazon, Pinterest, and RichRelevance employees, revealed that each knob is automated range and attaches to cooktops along with wirelessly communicates with a precision temperature… Read More

Fundrise Expects to Invest $50 Million in the Seattle Market in Coming Months

Fundrise expects the Seattle market will be one of their strongest markets over the next year as they’ve seen growing demand from investors from around the country. Fundrise states they are very bullish on the Seattle market as it continues to be on the top five strongest markets in… Read More

Seahawks Fans Gather on GoFundMe to Unrealistically Help the Team Re-Sign Quarterback Russell Wilson

Taking a page or two from New England Patriot fans, Seahawks admirers have gather on crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to raise $5 million dollars for the team. The funds from the campaign will go towards re-signing quarterback Russell Wilson. Sharing details about the situation, the campaign’s… Read More

Kickstarter Alum nutpods Brings Almond-and-Coconut-Based Dairy-Free Creamer to Seattle

Green Grass Foods Inc. has chosen Seattle for its limited test market launch of nutpods, a dairy-free creamer made from almonds and coconuts. The product, in 300ml Tetra Paks, will be on shelves in 10 PCC markets in the Seattle area in mid-May. Since its Kickstarter campaign was launched in October… Read More

Affordable RadRover Electric Bike Quickly Zooms Past Campaign Goal on Indiegogo

Rad Power Bikes, an electric bike company out of Seattle, Washington, is redefining the affordable electric bike with their electric fat bike, the RadRover. In just five days, the company surpassed their funding goal on Indiegogo and sold over 80 of their electric fat bikes. The RadRover combines quality, dependability,… Read More

buddingSTEM Creator Shares Details About Science-Inspired Girl Clothing & Kickstarter Campaign With GeekWire

On Wednesday (March 11th), Seattle mothers Jennifer Muhm and Malorie Catchpole took to crowdfunding giant Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for their new all-girl clothing line, buddingSTEM. buddingSTEM is notably unique because it is a complete line of girls’ clothes celebrating science, space, dinosaurs, and basically helps to drop the… Read More

Tommy Chong & Cannadabbadoo’s Cheryl Shuman Set to Headline Cannabis Convention in Seattle

From Thursday (February 19th) to Saturday (February 21st), the nation’s largest cannabis expo CannaCon, will take place in Seattle, Washington at the beautiful Bell Harbor International Conference Center located on Pier 91 at Smith Cove. Marijuana icons Tommy Chong, best known as one-half of the… Read More

Seattle Musicians Launch Kickstarter Campaign For New Electronic Music Collaboration; Raises $25,000 in Two Days

Seeking to share their music with the rest of the world, Seattle musicians, Ryan Clark and Randy Torres, have launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for their NYVES and its upcoming album. Sharing a brief history about the collaboration between he and Torres,… Read More

Connecticut Tech Council Names Reality Crowdfunding TV, 2014 Tech Company to Watch

The crowdfunding industry has been frequently highlighted in the media over the last few years because of the high profile projects that have been brought to market using this new model. The industry is also expanding at a brisk pace with impressive year over year revenue… Read More

Google Continues to Surprise Schools With “Fast Funding;” Last Stop Seattle

Google strikes again! Mayor Ed Murray announced on Monday (September 15th) that the Internet giant has fully funded the classroom requests of every teacher in King, Pierce, and Snohomish Counties on the education crowdfunding platform DonorsChoose.org. As a result of Google’s $338,542 donation, 295 teachers will receive materials for their 36,000 students –… Read More

#HowSeattleRiots: Crowdfunding Riot Relief On GoFundMe

Let’s begin with some stereotypes of the northwest, shall we? It’s more relevant than it may seem… [View the story “#HowSeattleRiots” on Storify] The #HowSeattleRiots hashtag became the place to be for laughs about how insanely well the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl victory parade went. Not… Read More

On GoFundMe: 49ers Fans To Troll Seahawks Fans With Crowdfunded Billboard

The San Francisco 49ers are one of the best teams in the NFL again this year. There’s just one problem: there is one team in their division that may be better. This year’s Seattle Seahawks are something special. A chart recently published on Business Insider… Read More

On Indiegogo: xNT, An Implantable NFC Chip That Spells The Future Of Cyborg Body Mods

Imagine waving your hand over a certain spot on your car to unlock it, or high fiving a smartphone to share contact details. Sound ridiculous? It’s actually said to be possible now with an implantable NFC chip called the xNT, which is currently crowdfunding on… Read More

Kickstarter School Seattle

An Insider’s Guide to Running a Successful Kickstarter Campaign  Doors: 5PM Presentation: 6PM  Join us for a special presentation from Kickstarter’s Art Program Director Stephanie Pereira for a primer on how to bring a Kickstarter project to life. We’ll be joined by a panel of successful… Read More

Seattle Launches Curated Page on Kickstarter

Seattle just announced this past week, the city of Seattle has launched their very own curated page on Kickstarter.  The “Office of Film + Music”,  part of local government  – is using Kickstarter to help spread the word on Seattle based film and music projects… Read More

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