Tagged: wearable

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

Overfunding: Techsixtyfour Surpasses £200,000 Funding Target on Crowdcube For Child Wearable Gator Watch

Just days after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, UK-based Techsixtyfour has successfully secured its initial £200,000 from nearly 175 investors. The funds will be used to continue the growth and European expansion of its child wearable product, the Gator Watch. As previously reported,… Read More

TechSixtyFour Seeks £200,000 on Crowdcube to Bring Gator Watch into European Market

TechSixtyFour, a UK-based wearable tech startup, is seeking to raise £200,000 on Crowdcube to bring its popular wearable, The Gator Watch, into Europe. According to the company, the Gator watch is described as a wearable mobile phone/tracker made for young kids. It can receive calls… Read More

Pebble Receives Backlash as Backers Continue to Wait for Pebble 2, Time 2, & Pebble Core Refunds

Following the weeks after Pebble officially announced it was acquired by tech wearable giant Fitbit, the famous (now might be turning infamous) Kickstarter alum has continued to receive backlash from Pebble 2 backers for lack of refunds. Eric Migicovsky, the founder of Pebble, debuted the… Read More

eyeCam Seeks Funds on Crowdfunder For Advance Development of Wearable Smartphone eyeHand

This week, California-based eyeCam, Inc. announced it is seeking funds on Crowdfunder for the advance development of its latest product, eyeHand. The device is described as a wearable smartphone that turns consumer’s hands and fingers into a touchscreen display. The company revealed it filed its first patent… Read More

Pebble’s Third Crowdfunding Campaign Nears $12M During the Final Week on Kickstarter

With its third Kickstarter campaign set to close on Wednesday, tech startup Pebble has successfully secured nearly $12 million from over 62,700 backers. Pebble launched the campaign on the funding portal last month to raise $1 million for its new products,  Pebble 2, Time 2, and… Read More

Pebble Releases New Health Wellness Platform, Activity Tracking Algorithms, & Happiness App As Third Kickstarter Captures Over $10.6M

This week, tech startup Pebble released its new health wellness platform. This launch comes after the company successfully secured over $10.6 million during its third Kickstarter initiative. Last month, Pebble took to the crowdfunding giant to raise funds for not one but three new wearable… Read More

Update: Pebble’s Third Kickstarter Nears $10M in Less Than Two Weeks

Less than two weeks after Pebble launched its third Kickstarter, the tech startup has secured nearly $10 million from over 50,000 backers. Last year, Pebble hit Kickstarter for its watch, Pebble Time, and surpassed its initial goal within just mere hours. By the end of its funding… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: CARV Wearable Ski Coach, Nurugo Smartphone Microscope & Flo Non-Contact Thermometer

Carv is a wearable device that is designed to become your digital ski coach that was inspired by Olympic technology. Full disclosure: I am a dedicated snowboarder but at one point, back in the day, I was a skier. As time went on I realized… Read More

MasterCard Partners with COIN on Payments with Wearable Tech

COIN, the credit card replacement that stores digital data to streamline payments, has partnered with MasterCard (NYSE: MA) to provide financial transactions with a group of well-known companies selling wearable tech. COIN, now on its 2.0 iteration, will provide both hardware and software which can be… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: An Apple Watch Band with Battery Power, Onagofly Drone & Everykey is Back

About a year ago, Everykey launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter.  A little bit slow out of the gate, the project eventually topped its $100,000 goal with the support of  almost 1700 backers. The concept was pretty simple. In a digital world where everything requires a… Read More

TuringSense Teams Up With Hall of Fame Coach Nick Bollettieri to Launch Indiegogo Campaign For Tennis Wearable “PIVOT”

After successfully securing $3 million during its latest seed funding round, wearable startup, TuringSense, and its partner, Hall of Fame coach Nick Bollettieri, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo for its device, PIVOT. Sharing details about PIVOT, TuringSense stated: “Tennis, throughout its centuries-old history, hasn’t fully… Read More

Wiivv Closes $3.5M Seed Round & Preps For Kickstarter Debut

Wiivv Wearables Inc.,  a bionics company that creates custom, 3D printed gear, announced this week the closing of $3.5M in seed round funding. Wiivv has developed a scalable, enterprise level Adaptive Manufacturing System that features the world’s fastest product customization engine designed to produce custom… Read More

Texas Startup Gest Hits Kickstarter to Secure Funds For Computer-Controlling Wearable Device

  Gest, an Austin-based tech startup, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $100,000 for its self-titled wearable device that controls computers. The company shared: “Gest is a new way of working with your computer. It understands your hand and finger positions with… Read More

AMPY Begins Shipping of Wearable Motion Charger “AMPY+” to Kickstarter Backers; Launches Mobile App & Closes $875,000 Seed Round

AMPY, the company that invented AMPY MOVE, a new wearable motion-charger that turns movement into power for smartphones, today announced that shipping is underway for its wearable charging device to Kickstarter campaign backers. Additionally, AMPY is debuting AMPY+, the company’s new mobile app that forecasts… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Antelope Muscle Activating Wearables, Blocks Modular Smartwatch & Dobot Robotic Arm

“A 20-minute workout wearing Antelope equals up to 3 hours of a conventional workout”.  That is the claim of the next crowdfunding project. Antelope Sportswear, “Muscle Activating Wearables” has convinced enough backers to generate over $350,000 on Indiegogo.  If their product lives up to the… Read More

Apple Watch Competitor Olio Raises $10 Million Series A, Launches New Collection of Premium Connected Watches

Olio Devices has closed a $10 million Series A funding round led by New Enterprise Associates (NEA).  The new funding comes after raising a solid $4 million in an earlier round that helped to create the company founded by an Apple veteran. Olio launched a series… Read More

Coding Friendship Wearables “Jewelbots” Surpasses $30,000 Goal in Under 24 Hours on Kickstarter

Jewelbots, a New York City tech startup, recently launched a Kickstarter campaign with a mission to raise $30,000 for its self-titled friendship bracelet. Jewelbots is described as a technology-enabled jewelry for tween and teen girls. It is not only a great way to show off… Read More

Indiegogo Success NeuroMetrix Announces the Commercial Launch of Wearable Pain Relief Technology Quell

NeuroMetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NURO) announced the full commercial launch of Quell, which is now available on the its product website at QuellRelief.com and at select physicians’ offices. Earlier this year, the device had debuted through a pre-order campaign on Indiegogo and met its $100,000 goal in less than two days. It achieved… Read More

Novalogy Hits Indiegogo With New Wearable Technology that Helps Improve Sleep & Increases Energy

Novalogy, a wearable tech company, unveiled AYO, an advanced, scientifically backed wearable device which uses clinically backed lighting technology to actively improve sleep, increase energy levels and minimize jet lag. In tandem with its U.S. debut at Wearable World Congress 2015, an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign has launched to… Read More