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Xiaomi, JD.COM, GVV Invest in Misfit, Creator of Activity Tracker Shine

Misfit Shine is a wearable activity tracker that successfully raised funding on Indiegogo in early 2013.  The company went the crowdfunding route not for the money but for the marketing exposure for the sleek device.  The product closed its crowdfunding campaign with just shy of… Read More

Two Crowdfunded Products Come Together: Misfit Shine & Pebble Join on Activity Tracker

Misfit Shine, the popular activity tracker, raised over $840,000 on Indiegogo in 2013 – placing the campaign in the top ten campaigns on Indiegogo that year.  Pebble Watch raised over $10 million way back in 2012 on Kickstarter (the Jurassic period in rewards based crowdfunding) and… Read More

Misfit Wearables Spent $20,000 Making Their Crowdfunding Pitch Video

Misfit Wearables CEO Sonny Vu recently spoke at Seattle Pacific University, and as a part of his visit he sat down and was interviewed about his experience in running Misfit Wearables. He shares revelations including the fact that Misfit had VC backing before they launched… Read More

Misfit Wearables Raises $15.2 Million, Plans More Products For 2014

Misfit Wearables has raised $15.2 million in a round led by Horizons Ventures. According to an article in TechCrunch, all previous investors in Misfit Wearables also participated in the round. It’s a big vote of confidence for this emergent wearable tech company from Silicon Valley…. Read More

Crowdfunded Activity Tracker Misfit Shine Hits Stores Around the World

Crowdfunding on Indiegogo where the “Activity Tracker” hit its goal on first day of crowdfunding, Misfit Shine has announced official launch of device in the United States, Canada, Japan and Hong Kong. The activity tracker will also be in Apple Stores in Europe and Australia… Read More

The Misfit Shine Pulls Android Support, Are The Refund Requests To Follow?

Sonny Vu and the team at Misfit Wearables are not starting the holiday weekend on a strong note. Misfit Wearables spokesperson Sophia Ouyang posted the following message early Saturday morning… Big update guys: we have some good news and bad news. The good news is… Read More

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