Tagged: security

SoFi Introduces New Two-Step Verification Feature to Offer Users Next Level of Account Protection

Online lender SoFi recently announced the launch of its new two-step verification feature that will offer users the next level of account protection. The company revealed that two-factor authentication (or 2FA) would provide an additional layer of security to help protect accounts from unauthorized access. While sharing… Read More

Update: Cocoon Nears £2.3 Million During the Final Week on Crowdcube

With its Crowdcube initiative set to close this upcoming weekend, UK-based home security company Cocoon is nearing £2.3 million thanks to 925 investors. The company previously captured $252,538 from 860 backers in 2014 through reward-based crowdfunding portal, Indiegogo, for its one device home security system. Prior to the… Read More

Overfunding: Home Security System Cocoon Surpasses £2 Million Funding Target on Crowdcube

With nearly two weeks until its Crowdcube campaign comes to an end, UK-based home security company Cocoon successfully secured its new £2 million funding target (originally £2.5 million) from nearly 750 investors. Before launching the initiative, the company raised £1,025,000 from Aviva Group Holdings and Breed Reply… Read More

Australia: Can Government & Industry Come Together to Advance FinTech Security?

In a follow-up to Australia’s National Fintech Cyber Security Summit in May 2016, Data61 published a new report called “Startup Secrets: How Australia Can Create New Businesses with Fintech and Cyber Security Industry Collaboration”.  The report highlights how the government and private sector can invest… Read More

Capgemini: Fintech Disrupts Testing and Quality Assurance

Renu Rajani, Vice President of Capgemini, opined earlier this week that Fintech’s revolution this past year has disrupted trends in testing and quality assurance (QA).  The observation is based on findings further described in the firm’s latest fintech report, World FinTech Report 2017, which was published earlier… Read More

Brief: Russell Investments Picks Qumram For Digital Compliant Record-Keeping

On Thursday, Qumram, a global provider of digital interaction audit solutions for the financial services industry, has been selected by global asset managing company Russell Investments, to provide compliant digital record-keeping. Qumram stated because client demand for digital communication and transaction has increased, so has compliance risk. It will… Read More

Creators of Kickstarter Alum “Armello” Announce House Rules, Quick A.I., & New Items Update

League of Geeks has released the first major post-launch update on Steam for Kickstarter success Armello. The PlayStation 4 and DRM-free versions of Armello will get the Armellians Roar update on Tuesday, Nov. 10. In response to requests from players and the press, the Armellians Roar… Read More

Westinghouse Security Hits Indiegogo to Raise $50,000 For “Nucli” Smart Deadbolt

On Tuesday, Westinghouse Security announced the release of its brand new smart deadbolt, Nucli. Exclusively available through a crowdfunding campaign Indiegogo, Nucli gives homeowners and business owners the ability to see who is at the door and interact with them from wherever they may be, home or… 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

Checkmarx Secures $84M Investment From Insight Venture Partners For Expansion

Checkmarx, a software application security company, announced on Thursday a $84M investment from New York-based venture capital and private equity firm, Insight Venture Partners. The new round of capital will be primarily used to further accelerate growth through product innovation and global expansion. Founded in 2006… Read More

People Power Launches Indiegogo Campaign for a Modern Mobile Security Solution

People Power, creators of Presence, a award-winning mobile app that transforms unused smartphones and tablets into free Internet security cameras, launched its Indiegogo campaign earlier this week. Presence Security is said to combine industry-leading security technology with its powerful software app to not only protect user’s home from intruders, but also monitor… Read More

Indiegogo Success Fantem Forms Strategic Partnership & New Home Security Solution With netTALK

Fantem, the creators of already Indiegogo success Oomi, an innovative smart home system, announces a strategic partnership with netTALK, a leading provider of home phone and smartphone communications, to provide a cost effective alternative to current home security options. The solution, Oomi Personal Home Monitoring… Read More

Brief: Canary Redefines Home Security With Retail Debut of Crowdfunded Product

Canary today announced the much anticipated launch of their award-winning home security product with major retailers throughout the U.S. Since its successful Indiegogo campaign came to an end, which gained over $1.9 million, the New York City startup has shipped tens of thousands of units to 78 countries…. Read More

Founder of Nashville Smart Lock Startup Haven Reveals How Failing on Kickstarter Didn’t Stop It From Finding Funds

Last September, Nashville-based Haven launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $150,000 for its smart lock system. The self-titled device is described as a new smart lock that is anchored at the strongest point of the entryway, inside at the base of the door, preventing… Read More

Amsterdam Startup Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Domestic Robot That Tracks Intruders

Ready to bring a whole new security system to the market, Amsterdam-based Amaryllo International, Inc. recently hit Indiegogo to raise funds for its new product, the iCamPRO FHD. The device is considered the first domestic robot that tracks intruders that enter a home. iCamPRO FHD… Read More

The Defender Returns To Indiegogo & Participates in the Platform’s Forever Funding Program

Earlier this month, Pangaea Services, Inc., the creators of Indiegogo-success The Defender, announced that it is participating in the crowdfunding giant’s new forever funding program.  As previously reported, The Defender is made to provide confidence and peace of mind, by taking crime prevention to the… Read More

Time3 Global Chooses Fundable For Its Final Round of Crowdfunding Investments

New Zealand startup, TIME3 Global Limited, has launched its final round of funding through crowdfunding platform, Fundable. The company is seeking US $2.8M to commercialize its flagship product known as the Total Information Management Environment (TIME3). TIME3 is a Virtual Internet Operating System (VIOS) which offers a… Read More

Florida Startup Launches Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign For Security Products; Raises Nearly $150,000

Last month, Clearwater, Florida startup, Sandbox, Inc., launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its advanced, fully-featured, all-wireless security system that is designed specifically for families. Not only has the project already raised $148,904 thanks to 515 backers, it has already signed up over 200 families in 15… Read More

eCoinConcepts Launches Bitcoin Industry’s Most Secure Storage Device, BitStash

eCoinConcepts, a provider of storage for digital currency, announced on Wednesday (October 22nd) that it is set to launch its first consumer facing product, BitStash, dubbed to be the safest and most secure device for storing and spending Bitcoin in the market today. CTO of… Read More

Kuna Hits Indiegogo to Raise Funds for Home Safety Solution for Break-In Prevention; Reaches $41,000 Within 24 Hours

On Tuesday (October 21), San Francisco-based Kuna launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $50,000 for what’s considered the first effective break-in prevention solution. Kuna is a smart WiFi camera with intercom built in to an outdoor light fixture that detects people coming to your door and… Read More