Tagged: technology

Overfunding: Mobile Technology Platform Thyngs Surpasses £300,000 on Crowdcube

Thyngs, a UK-based mobile technology platform, has successfully secured its initial £300,000 funding target through equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube. As previously reported, Thyngs was founded in 2016 and is described as a mobile technology that transforms physical objects and locations into smart, connected experiences that are more engaging,… Read More

Home Security Solution Company Angee Technologies Now Seeking £1.1 Million on Seedrs

Angee Technologies, a company that combines smart hardware and cloud intelligence to deliver a home security solution,  is now seeking £1.1 million through its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs. Founded in 2015, the California-based company has corporate offices in London, Prague, and Shenzhen. It is on… Read More

Mortgage Transaction Tech Provider Roostify Announces Integration With LendingTree

Roostify, a California-based provider of automated mortgage transaction technology, announced on Thursday it has integrated with real estate marketplace lending platform LendingTree (NASDAQ: TREE). According to Roostify, the new integration makes it easier for consumers to locate and apply with the right lender. Roostify also reported… Read More

London Insurtech InMyBag Now Seeking £500,000 on Seedrs

InMyBag, a London-based specialist tech insurer, is now seeking £500,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2016, InMyBag is described as the “savior” of mobile professionals because it protects devices and data from loss, theft, and damage through its insurance plans. “InMyBag offers insurance… Read More

TD Bank’s 2017 Treasury Management Survey Reveals: Finance Professionals Preparing For Technological Innovation & Disruption

On Monday, TD Bank released its 2017 Treasury Management Survey, which revealed that technological innovation and disruption is set to greatly influence the investment priorities and business plans of financial executives. The report noted that for 2018 and beyond, financial professionals cite process automatic at… Read More

Amazon Acquires Kickstarter Funded Home Monitoring Camera Startup Blink

Kickstarter alum and home monitoring camera startup, Blink, recently announced it has been acquired by online retail giant, Amazon. This news comes just two years after the company secured $5.8 million from private investors. As previously reported, Blink surfaced on the crowdfunding platform in 2014 and secured over… Read More

Singapore Blockchain Startup VeriME Announces Partnership With WeShop & Moin

VeriME, a Singapore-based blockchain decentralized digital identity verification platform, announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with cross-border retail import-buy facilitation brand WeShop to provide secure customer verification and authentication services. According to VeriME, the new partnership comes after the platform completed its deal… Read More

NYU Stern Secures $8 Million to Establish New Hub for Technology, Business, & Innovation

On Monday, New York University’s Stern School of Business announced it secured $8 million to establish The Fubon Center for Technology, Business, and Innovation. The funds were given by alumnus Richard Ming-Hsing Tsai (MBA ’81), Chairman and CEO of Fubon Financial Holding Co., Ltd. together with Fubon Financial Holding… Read More

Nordic Edtech LIG Set to Close Invesdor Round With More Than €400,000 in Funding

Nordic edtech business development group,Learning Intelligence Group (LIG), is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Invesdor with more than €400,000 from over 75 investors. The company was launched in 2013 when serial entrepreneurs Vesa Perälä, Mervi Palander, Micke Paqvalén and Antti Pasila founded CLANED, a cloud-based social… Read More

Users of Acorns May Now Use PayPal For Investment Accounts

On Monday, PayPal announced users may now use its payment processing to fund an investment account with Acorns. According to the company, over 2.3 million people around the U.S. are investing through Acorns to help save for long and short-term expenses. PayPal revealed that once they link… Read More

Square Now Letting Some Users Buy & Sell Bitcoin Through Cash Mobile App

Financial service company Square is reportedly now testing out bitcoin on some of its Cash mobile app users. The new feature will allow users to buy and sell the cryptocurrency through the app.  The Square Cash App claims to be the simplest way to pay… Read More

Update: eyeCam Attracts More Than $5 Million in Reservations Through Crowdfunder

On Thursday, California-based eyeCam, Inc. announced it has attracted more than $5 million in reservations through equity crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder. The company is currently seeking funds to build the prototype of its eyeHand, which is described as a standalone wearable smartphone that turns hands and… Read More

Indiegogo Funded STEMosaur Scores $125,000 in Flash Funding From Arrow

On Wednesday, Indiegogo announced STEMosaur, a smart toy and learning tool for young entrepreneurs, coders, and engineers, is the latest crowdfunding project to receive flash funding from Arrow as part of the Arrow Certification Program. The project secured $125,000 in the flash funding. According to Indiegogo,… Read More

Spain-based Music Tech Startup Oval Sound Seeks £500,000 on Crowdcube For Global Launch

On Thursday, Barcelona-based music tech startup Oval Sound launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The company is currently seeking £500,000 as it prepares to expand globally. Founded in 2014, Oval Sound offers music technology solutions for professional musicians, music therapy applications, and music entertainment/education. The… Read More

Update: UK Tech Startup Verv Completes Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.2 Million in Funding

Technology startup Verv successfully secured more than £1.2 million from over 1200 investors through its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding round closed on Wednesday. As previously reported, Verv, which was launched in 2014, stated it has developed an intelligent energy assistant which uses high-speed energy analytics and… Read More

Three Years After Indiegogo Success: Social Robot Jibo Now Available For Public Pre-Ordering

Jibo, Inc. announced on Wednesday the official public launch of the anticipated its self-titled social robot. The news comes three years after the startup secured $3,711,958 through global crowdfunding platform, Indiegogo.  As previously reported, the family robot is supposed to help bring technology to life with personal and emotive… Read More

Overfunding: Verv Secures £500,000 Funding Goal Through Crowdcube Round

With less than two weeks until its Crowdcube funding round comes to an end, technology startup Verv has secured its initial £500,000 target thanks to more than 500 investors. Launched in 2014, Verv revealed it has developed an intelligent energy assistant which uses high-speed energy… Read More

Indiegogo Success TouchPoint Scores $75,000 in Flash Funding From Arrow

Indiegogo announced on Thursday that TouchPoints, which raised $245,392 on the global crowdfunding platform earlier this summer, has received $75,000 in flash funding from Arrow. TouchPoint is described as a neuroscience wearable that alleviates stress and aids with homework, focus, and sleep. The wearable notably reduces body… Read More

Indiegogo & Arrow Electronics Announce Technology Lab Launch in Hong Kong

On Monday, Arrow Electronics (NYSE: ARW) announced the expansion of its Arrow Open Lab in Hong Kong and its new technology lab with partner and crowdfunding platform Indiegogo.  According to Arrow, Hong Kong-based tech startups will have access to invaluable design-for-manufacturing support and go-to-market resources from Arrow and Indiegogo… Read More

Overfunding: Beeline Secures £100,000 Through Latest Seedrs Round

UK-based smart navigation for bikes brand Beeline has successfully secured its initial £100,000 from nearly 250 investors through its latest equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs.   Beeline’s describes its products as beautifully designed, affordable pieces of connected navigation hardware for urban cyclists that notably makes it easier,… Read More