It’s a Router. It’s a Android Tablet. It’s Home Automation. Its Soap! And its Vapor! Serial crowdfunding project SOAP may have another issue on its hands. Backers of the ill-fated project have created a petition on Change.org to enlist the Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman… Read More
On Friday, the company behind SOAP, a do everything wireless router, issued a meandering press release that is more than a bit cringeworthy. Backing up a bit, Crowdfund Insider covered the first (of several) crowdfunding campaigns for SOAP back in March of 2014. There were… Read More
Last year, We shared some details about the Kickstarter- crowdfunding success SOAP Rablet, the all-in-on home automation router. The device was described as 2 GB/S WiFi 802.11AC, BLE, Zigbee, Zwave, Insteon, RFID/NFC, Home Media Server, Your Own Cloud and Domain. Kind of a swiss army knife of… Read More
Business crowdfunding platform Fundable and office supply retailer Staples have teamed up to launch the first Crowd2Shelf Contest. The event drew in thousands of startups across the U.S. to compete for a chance to fund their way to Staples’ shelves. A panel of innovation experts, including Fundable and… Read More
Every year, startups have been bringing many innovative and super cool products to the market. Most of these products are making their ways to the consumer house to create a new state-of-the-year environment. With just one push of a button, these products turn a home… Read More
If you want a case study in how a Kickstarter can go horribly wrong, look no further than the campaign for SOAP, a touchscreen home automation router. The campaign is fully funded despite bleeding almost $4,000 since we caught wind of scam allegations surrounding the campaign… Read More
The above comment sums up the general tenor surrounding a currently-running Kickstarter campaign for the Soap home automation router. The device’s campaign promises to deliver an Android-based home automation unit that allows the user to control all of his or her at-home digital devices. The… Read More
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