Tagged: water

Kickstarter Success & Techstars Alum Fathom Launches Reg CF Campaign on Netcapital

Fathom Drones, a Michigan-based drone startup, has launched a Reg CF campaign on Nextcapital, seeking funds as it prepares to expand. Founded in 2014, Fathom’s team has technical backgrounds range from mechanical, to electrical, to software engineering. They also have entrepreneurial experience through the Yale Entrepreneurial… Read More

Phrooti Set to Launch Crowdcube Initiatve: Aims to Secure £150,000 For Fruit Infused-Water Company Growth

Earlier this week, UK-based Phrooti announced it is set to launch an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £150,000 as it prepares to grow its fruit infused water business. The company currently produces fruit-infused waters that are based on naturally dried fruit powders. Each… Read More

Cheers!: UK Craft Brewer Brewgooder Successfully Secures £50,000 Through Indiegogo Initiative

Success! Last week, UK-based craft brewery, Brewgooder, smashed its initial £50,000 Indiegogo goal. The company launched the initiative last month so that it could provide clean water to the masses. Co-founders of the startup, Alan Mahon and Josh Littlejohn, revealed that they created the concept… Read More

Rapper Big Sean Opens Up About Flint’s Water Crisis & Crowdrise Initiative

Earlier this week, E News! caught up with Michigan-born rapper, Big Sean, to discuss his organization Sean Anderson Foundation and his recent project to help stop the Flint water crisis. The musician recently launched a crowdfunding campaign through Crowdrise to raise funds for the Michigan town, which has been… Read More

Nearly 100 GoFundMe Campaigns Secure Over $300,000 For Flint’s Water Crisis So Far

Seeking to help the residents of Flint, Michigan during their water crisis, over 8,000 supporters have taken to crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to raise $300,000 for 92 campaigns that are dedicated to the cause. The GoFundMe team shared: “Over the past several days, we have seen… Read More

Crowdrise Forms Partnership With Craig Newmark to Provide Flint Residents With 25,000 Cases of Water

On Monday, CrowdRise announced its Water for Flint challenge in partnership with Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and craigconnects, to deliver 25,000 cases of water to the residents of Flint, Michigan. The crowdfunding platform stated that for every $20 donation made to any fundraiser through the Water for Flint Challenge, Newmark will match the donation with… Read More

Rock Band Pearl Jam Launches Crowdrise Initiative to Aid Flint Water Crisis

Showing support to those affected by the Flint Water Crisis, rock band Pearl Jam has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdrise to help get clean water to the Michigan city. Flint’s water system has been containment and research showed that lead poisoning was found and… Read More

GoFundMe Launches Funding Contest to Help Provide Clean Drinking Water For Flint Residents

  On Friday, crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced it has launched a crowdfunding contest to help funds for the Flint Water Crisis. For those who don’t know what has happened, Flint’s water system has been containment and research showed that lead poisoning was found and as… Read More

Droppler Water Monitor Empowers Consumers With Live Water Use Feedback To Immediately Reduce Water Consumption

Nascent Objects, a modular marketplace for designing and buying cost-effective consumer electronics, announced today at the Consumer Electronics Show the debut of Droppler, an unobtrusive water monitor that uses one of the first audio water recognition technologies to track water consumption in real time, according… Read More

Underwater Drone: California Startup OpenROV Returns to Kickstarter to Raise Funds

Earlier this week, San Francisco tech startup OpenROV launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $50,000 for its new underwater drone, Trident.  The project is pretty much killing it having quickly topped $450,000 with the support of 685 backers. The funding effort has 42… Read More

Indiegogo + Shock Top Launch Round 2 Of ‘Shock The Drought’ Initiative, Joined By MLB’s Padres And Angels

  First, Indiegogo and Shock Top asked everyone to drop a brick in their toilet, as part of their partnership to battle the California drought. Now comes round 2 of the program, with funding for a new invention: EvaDrop, a water-saving shower head. Americans use more than… Read More

Nebia Showerhead Surpasses $2M First Week on Kickstarter

Just one week after its Kickstarter debut, the Nebia showerhead successfully raised $2 million. The project was originally seeking only $100,000 but achieved the initial within mere hours of its initiative’s launch. The Nebia Shower is a showerhead that you can install yourself.  The system claims to create a… Read More

Nebia Shower Scores Over $1.3M in Two Days on Kickstarter

Just two days after launching its Kickstarter campaign, Nebia has successfully surpassed over $1.3 million thanks to 3,800 backers. The Nebia Shower is a showerhead that you can install yourself.  The system claims to create a shower like you have “never experienced before.” The company explained its engineering hardware:… Read More

Indiegogo & Shock Top Partner Up To Battle California Drought. They Ask Everyone to Drop A Brick in Your Toilet.

Shock Top Brewing and Indiegogo have created a formidable partnership to battle the California drought head-on.  Indiegogo will be launching crowdfunding campaigns that tackle the drought – and Shock Top will be supporting with cash.  Shock Top, part of Anheuser-Busch, will be dedicating hundreds of… Read More

Apple’s Timothy Cook & Google’s Eric Schmidt Among Backers of Nebia Kickstarter Project; Showerhead Captures $400,000 Just Hours After Campaign Launch

On Tuesday, San Francisco startup Nebia hit Kickstarter with a mission to raise $100,000 for its high tech showerhead.  That first $100K took just 8 hours but the velocity is accelerating on this crowdfunded product. The Nebia Shower is a shower head that you can install yourself…. Read More

Supporters Flock to GoFundMe to Raise Nearly $150,000 For Paralyzed University of Michigan Student

Last month, Taylor Janssen, a brother of the University of Michigan Phi Kappa Psi fraternity, dove into Lake Sherwood from his platoon boat without knowing how shallow the water was. The young man broke his neck at one of the low-cervical nerves, his C5 vertebrae. This accident left him partially paralyzed…. Read More

Hot Tub + Hammock = Crowdfunding Success: Hydro Hammock Campaign Overfunding on Kickstarter

  With summer in full swing, a hammock and a slight breeze can instantly improve the evening, whether you’re on vacation or just looking forward to one–sometime. A new crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, Hydro Hammock, combines the hot weather comfort of a hammock with the cool weather luxury… Read More

Destination Healthy: Consumer Tech Company OAXIS Returns to Pozible With New “Wellness Line”

This week OAXIS, a consumer technology company based out of Singapore, announced the launch of the OAXIS Wellness Line. OAXIS’ body analyzer, Bluetooth water bottle, and fitness bands can be ordered through its crowdfunding campaign on Pozible and purchased on the company’s website in September. The OAXIS… Read More

Brief: British Indie Group The 1975 Launches Cadence & Cause Campaign to Provide Clean Drinking Water to Those in Need

British indie rock band, The 1975, have had an intense past two years and have toured almost constantly across the globe to theaters, festivals and TV performances. Now that they’ve settled back into their home in Manchester, they’ve partnered with their label, Dirty Hit Records, to launch… Read More

American Rapper Lil Wayne Cameos in Fred Water Flask Kickstarter Video

Taking time away from preparations for the release of his eleventh album, Carter V, American rapper Lil Wayne, also known as Weezy, decided to lend a hand to Fred Water Flask crowdfunding campaign by remixing Aaron “Jaws” Homoki’s techno beat in the California startup’s hilarious… Read More

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