Tagged: technology

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

Envestnet Teams Up With SaaS Tech Provider Advicent for NaviPlan Integration

Advicent, a provider of SaaS technology solutions for the financial services industry, announced on Monday a new integration with Envestnet, a provider of an integrated portfolio, practice management, and reporting solutions used by more than 55,000 advisors nationwide. According to the companies, the new partnership… Read More

Smart Navigation for Bikes Brand Beeline Returns to Seedrs to Raise £100,000

UK-based smart navigation for bikes brand Beeline has launched its second Seedrs campaign to raise 100,000. This funding round was launched just one year after the company secured more than 500,000 through the equity crowdfunding platform. Prior to the first Seedrs campaign, the company captured £150,185… Read More

Jumpstartfund’s Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Signs Agreement to License Technology in South Korea

Jumpstartfund’s Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Inc. (HTT) announced on Tuesday it has signed an agreement with South Korea government’s Department of Technological Innovation and Infrastructure, the Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology (KICT), as well as with the country’s engineering research school, Hanyang University, to… Read More

Oracle Now Accepting Applications For Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator Program

Oracle announced on Wednesday it has opened applications for the Oracle Startup Cloud Accelerator Program. The company revealed it is seeking early-stage technology startups to join the program in Bengaluru, Delhi/NCR, and Mumbai. The program is set to start in September 2017. According to Oracle,… Read More

Golf Technology Program VPAR Completes Seedrs Round With More Than £1.2 Million in Funding

VPAR, a UK-based golf technology platform, has completed its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs and has secured over £1.2 million from investors. The campaign was launched in January, and the platform was seeking £1 million. VPAR was founded in 2007 and is seeking to change the golf experience for… Read More

Overfunding: Video Call Service Tellybean Surpasses €375,000 Funding Target on Invesdor

Tellybean, a family video call service company based in Finland, has successfully secured its initial €375,000 Invesdor crowdfunding campaign target. The initiative was launched at the end of February and is set to close on Tuesday (April 11th). The company states its technology brings families together in… Read More

Newegg Teams Up With Indiegogo to Find the Latest & Greatest Tech Innovations

North American e-retailer, Newegg, announced on Wednesday it is teaming up with Indiegogo once again, this time to find the latest and greatest technology innovations. Newegg’s Gregory Rice revealed in a blog post: “At Newegg, we love tech. No surprise there, we’ve been drooling over the… Read More

KPMG Releases Global Technology Innovation Report

  KMPG just released part one of its Changing Landscape of Disruptive Technologies 2017 publication series, Global Technology Innovation Hubs. In the report, KPMG discusses the cities, countries, people and companies that are driving innovative development around the world. The report is based on data… Read More

Success: Golf Technology Platform VPAR Secures £1 Million Funding Target on Seedrs

VPAR, a UK-based golf technology platform, has successfully secured £1 million during its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs. The website launched the initiative earlier this month as it prepares for expansion. As previously reported, VPAR was founded in 2007 and is seeking to change the golf experience… Read More