Category Archives: Crowdfunding

Meet DOT from Iota Labs- A customisable push notification app for your daily life

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Smartphones are getting smarter with a host of new-age lifestyle apps. While developers are writing down lines of codes to make your life simpler, we bring you one such app that will join all the dots of your daily life. Meet DOT, a physical push notification from a group of five Berkeley engineers aka Iota Labs. Continue reading

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Christmas Blockbusters: Our Top 10 Favorite Kickstarter Projects of the Year

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This look back at our favorite Kickstarter crowdfunding projects of the year is the second in our series of Christmas Blockbusters. Why Kickstarter? Because this is the year when crowdfunding came of age as a legitimate fund-raising tool for startups. Continue reading

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The Only Coin You Need To Replace All Your Cards

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Forty minutes after the Coin crowdfunding campaign was thrown open, they crashed through the target of $50,000. Tweets about Coin were flying around at the rate of one per every five seconds, and their Youtube video now has 6.67 million views. Continue reading

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3Doodler by WobbleWorks, the first 3D printing pen you definitely want to own

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This week’s 5 Completely Different Kickstarter Projects With just One Thing in Common- Awesome Design!

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Once upon a time not so long ago, artists and inventors would flock to great cities such as Paris, London, Munich and Vienna, seeking rich patrons of the arts willing to support up-and-coming penniless creative geniuses. Continue reading

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Rise of social commerce – Influencing how people spend for shopping online

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Foreword by By Kevin Lee, Co-Founder and CEO, of We-Care.com (@WeCare) & didit.com (@DiditMarketing) “Marketers are discovering that social commerce helps overcome some of the biggest marketing challenges, awareness, education and trust/influence. Continue reading

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Philippines based startup Medifund looks forward to fund budding doctors across the globe

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If crowdfunding has democratized the way of raising funds, then medical startups are also leveraging the same. Capital is no more a constraint for those who want to become the next gen changemakers and change our planet for good. A new player rising up to reach out to budding doctors and make way for them so that they can reach out to patients who need them Continue reading

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Kickstarter vs Indiegogo – By the Numbers

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The Ubuntu Edge campaign, which raised $10,267,352 on Indiegogo from more than 22,053 contributions, highlighted the enormous potential of crowdfunding campaigns. At the same time, it also highlighted the limitations of Indiegogo as compared to Kickstarter, since the campaign fell far short of its desired goal of $32 million. Continue reading

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Top 5 Kickstarter Projects topping the charts and getting the community in action

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Kickstarter as a platform has its own beauty and is a niche community that has been supporting insanely creative projects across the planet. Currently Kickstarter is also reaching out to Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Continue reading

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StartupsFM and The ING Project Announce Online Campaign Support Partnership

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StartupsFM is proud to announce an online campaign support partnership with “European Crowdfunding Machine” The ING Project. StartupsFM will be The ING Project’s media partner, providing access to our vast network of contacts and active social media support for The ING Project campaigns. Continue reading

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