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Epic Games Announces $2B Round from Sony, KIRKBI to Build the Metaverse

Epic Games has announced a $2 billion round of funding to advance the firm’s vision “to build the Metaverse and support its continued growth.” This massive investment round includes contributions from existing investor Sony Group Corporation and KIRKBI, the family-owned holding and investment firm behind… Read More

UK Fintech Curve Expands Wearable Offering By Forming Partnerships With Garmin, Fitbit, & Sony’s Wena Pay

Curve, a banking platform that consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one smart card and even smarter app, announced on Thursday it has expanded its wearables offering by partnering with Garmin, Fitbit and Sony’s Wena pay. According to Curve, the partnerships enable wearable users to… Read More

Sony Partners With Wirecard For Digital Payment Technology

Wirecard announced on Wednesday it has formed a partnership with Sony for digital payment technology. According to Wirecard, Sony is officially launching the wena watch range in the UK and Ireland and the fintech reported that by using its boon app for iOS and Android, customers… Read More

Sony Seeks $100,000 on Indiegogo For Coding & Robotics Kit “KOOV”

Tech giant Sony, in conjunction with Sony Global Education, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $100,000 for the coding and robotics kit, KOOV. KOOV is described as a robotics and coding educational kit that is made up of blocks, sensors, motors, and… Read More

Banks, Startups and Trolls to Duke Over Blockchain?

Reports came out during the holiday season last year of banks quietly stocking up on blockchain patents.  Banks will compete with startups making the same moves.  They will also compete for patents with trolls who suppress innovation. The future of blockchain innovation depends on who… Read More

John Smedley Returns to Crowdfunding: Seeks $200,000 For “Hero’s Song” Project

Less than nine months after pulling the plug on his Hero’s Song Kickstarter campaign, former Sony President, John Smedley, has relaunched the project on Indiegogo. The new campaign is seeking to raise $200,000. As reported, Hero’s Song is an open world rogue-like fantasy game that is done in 2D pixel… Read More

Sony Launches Campaign on Self-Running Crowdfunding Platform First Flight For E-Ink Timepiece “FES Watch U”

Nearly one year after launching a crowdfunding campaign for its smartwatch, Wena Wrist, electronic giant Sony announced it is using the funding method once again to raise funds for its new timepiece, FES Watch U. The company recently debuted the initiative on its platform, First Flight…. Read More

Brief: Sony Teams Up Cryptozoic Entertainment For Second Ghostbusters Board Game & Announces Kickstarter Return

Cryptozoic Entertainment, a board game and collectible cards studio, and Sony Pictures Consumer Products announced on Friday they are teaming up once again to launch a Kickstarter campaign for Ghostbusters: The Board Game II.  Following on the heels of last year’s successful Kickstarter campaign, which captured over… Read More

Fans of Kesha Launch GoFundMe Initiative to Help Her Break Sony Contract

Last week, singer Kesha was hit a major legal blow when a judge refused to allow her to end her contract with Sony. The Tik Tok songstress asked to leave the mega music giant after admitting she was mentally abused and raped by record producer,… Read More

Former Sony President John Smedley Opens New Studio & Launches “Hero’s Song” Kickstarter

Following his departure from Daybreak Games this past summer, former Sony president, John Smedley, has unveiled a new studio called Pixelmage Games. As part of the company’s launch, Smedley has debuted a Kickstarter for its first game, Hero’s Song. Hero’s Song is described an as open… Read More

Oculus’ Palmer Luckey: I Knew Some People at Sony Working on VR Before I Even Started My Kickstarter

Following the announcement that Kickstarter backers were officially getting the Oculus Rift headset, founder of the highly anticipated system, Palmer Luckey admitted that he knew that electronic giant Sony was preparing to enter the virtual reality world. During his recent interview with International Business Times, Luckey… Read More

Sony & Cryptozoic Entertainment’s “Ghostbusters: The Board Game” Now Available

On Wednesday, Cryptozoic Entertainment announced its Kickstarter success, Ghostbusters: The Board Game, a cooperative tabletop game that lets fans relive classic moments from the beloved film series, is now available at retail stores and online. The new game is the first officially licensed Ghostbusters tabletop game in nearly… Read More

Sony Launches Funding Initiative on Crowdfunding Platform First Flight For New Smartwatch “Wena”

Electronic powerhouse, Sony, recently announced that it has launched a crowdfunding campaign on its own platform, First Flight, to raise funds for the brand new smartwatch, Wena Wrist. Sony first debuted First Flight in June, which is dedicated to plans inside its company. The platform is said to not… Read More

Brief: Sony Announces New Crowdfunding Platform For Employees’ Business Ideas

Giving employees a chance to share their ideas, tech giant Sony announced its very own crowdfunding platform, First Flight, that’s dedicated to plans inside its company. According to Wall Street Journal, although Sony has resolved its financial issues and expects to make a huge comeback… Read More

Shenmue III’s Yu Suzuki Confirms: “Sony & Shibuya Productions Are Not Seeing A Cent of the Kickstarter Funds”

Ready to set the record straight,  Shenmue III creator Yu Suzuki revealed some details about the situation between the already successful Kickstarter game and its supporters Sony and Shibuya Productions. Shenmue III surfaced on the crowdfunding platform last week and gained over $3 million in three days. The game is… Read More

Sony Reportedly Contributes to “Shenmue III’s” Kickstarter Success

Continuing to be a huge success on Kickstarter, Shenmue III has secured over $3.3 million from nearly 43,000 backers in just five days. The game is described as the true sequel to the classic open world action RPG games, Shenmue and Shenmue II Not only has Shenmue III continued to be a huge hit with the crowd,… Read More

Sony Uses Indiegogo As Test Ground for New Products

Sony Corporation (NYSE:SNE), a global conglomerate with its headquarters based in Tokyo, is a company valued at over $30 billion with hundreds of subsidiaries and thousands of product lines. Best known for its electronic products, Sony has not been known for innovation since it cooked up… Read More

Update: Sony & Cryptozoic Entertainment’s “Ghostbusters” Board Game Scores Over $450,000 on Kickstarter

Just a few days after its crowdfunding campaign hit Kickstarter, Sony and Cryptozoic’s Ghostbusters: The Board Game has managed to raise well over its initial $250,000 goal all thanks to nearly 3,000 backers. As previously reported, Ghostbusters: The Board Game is for 1-4 players, ages 15 and… Read More

Sony Pictures Consumer Products & Cryptozoic Entertainment Team Up to Launch Kickstarter Initiative For Ghostbusters Board Game

The streams have been crossed and the Keymaster and the Gatekeeper have come together! Cryptozoic Entertainment, creators of board and collectible card games, is bringing the world’s most highly respected group of paranormal investigators/exterminators to the table top with Ghostbusters: The Board Game. The game’s creators launched… Read More

Brief: Former Sony VP Joins Kickstarter-Success FreeWavz as CEO

Today, FreeWavz, the developer of smart ear wearable technology announces the appointment of Mike Kahn as CEO. Kahn brings more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience in the consumer electronics industry to the FreeWavz team. Most recently, Kahn came as Vice President of Partnership Marketing… Read More

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