Crowd Funding

Crowdfunding Platform Kickstarter’s New Arts Director Wants Galleries to Get in on the Action, Too

Art World<p>Meet Patton Hindle, the new director of Kickstarter's arts program.<p>,<p>Kickstarter has appointed Patton Hindle as its new director of arts—and …

The Arts

Specdrums App Connected Rings Create Beats And Sounds (video)

A new and very unique way to create music has been launched via Kickstarter this week called Specdrums, which consists of app-connected rings that …

Kickstarter

RovR RollR 60 Wheeled Cooler Unveiled From $269 (video)

If you are in the market for a rugged wheeled cooler box you might be interested in the RovR RollR 60 which has used previous technology to take the …

LEO Connected Smart Analogue Watch Hits Kickstarter (video)

A new analogue smartwatch is launched by Kickstarter this week in the form of the LEO which has been designed to provide a balance between …

Watches

GoFundMe shuts down campaigns for Charlottesville suspect

Crowdfunding platforms are taking a no-tolerance approach to campaigns raising money in support of James Fields, the man accused of driving a car into protesters at a white-supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday.<p>GoFundMe has already removed "multiple" campaigns for Mr Fields. …

Raise Your Virtual Dog with RoVR

Lots of you will remember the craze for<i> Tamagotchi</i> pets back in the 90s, or will remember playing <i>Nintendogs</i> on the Nintendo DS. Ridgeline Labs are …

Nintendo DS

Stress Relieving Mini Fidget Cube

Take fidget spinning to new heights with the Stress Relieving Mini Fidget Cube. This mini fidget cube has different operations on different sides of …

Fidget

cPlay Unique Audiophile Music Player Hits Kickstarter (video)

Audio connoisseurs looking for a new music player may be interested in cPlay, created by Olek based in London. The new “audiophile music player” has …

Audiophile

Right wing ship runs out of money after their crowd funding account shut down

A right-wing group that set sail on the Mediterranean to stop refugees reaching Europe is facing a cash crisis after a crowd-funding company …

Refugees

Where to find the best wallets for men under $75: Coach, Nike, Fossil & more

One of the differences between men and women is the use of personal accessories. Wallets for men, remain to be an essential storage for important belongings such as IDs, credit cards, cash and your photos. This season upgrade your wallet without having to shell out the big bucks for a designer one. …

Gear & Gadgets

BAUBAX – The World’s Best TRAVEL JACKET with 15 Features

Price: $149Introducing the BauBax Travel Jacket which is equipped with 15 different features to make it perfect for travelers. These features have …

Kickstarter alternatives: Choosing a crowdfunding platform

CNET@Work: Before launching a crowdfunding campaign, it's worth exploring the differences between Kickstarter and its competitors.<p><i>With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business,</i> CNET@Work <i>can help you -- from prosumers to small businesses with fewer than five employees -- get</i> …

Startups

LeVar Burton Is Being Sued by a Public Broadcasting Station Over Reading Rainbow

In today’s episode of <i>Black People Can’t Have a Damn Thing, Not Even if We Played a Major Role in Building It From the Ground Up,</i> actor LeVar Burton …

African-American News

What is Indiegogo for Entrepreneurs?

Crowdfunding platforms have turned traditional funding on its head, so much so it is poised to surpass venture capital or VC funding. With more than …

Small Business

Lauco car mount, SparkMaker 3D printer, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

It must be a slow week for cool crowdfunding projects because I’ve only found 4 Kicstarter and Indiegogo projects to tell you about. Click through to …

3D Printing

TriLens Keeps Your Camera Lenses Close (video)

Originally launched via a successful Kickstarter campaign earlier this year the development team behind TriLens, based in Stockholm Sweden have taken …

People are so excited about this wallet that it's become the biggest one in Kickstarter history

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from</i> …

Shopping

A Timeline Of Unsung Story, One Of The Biggest Kickstarter Failures Ever

It was supposed to be a dream game for fans of strategy-role-playing games, but instead it became a disaster. <i>Unsung Story</i>, which crowdfunded over …

Q-TRAQ and Q-BLOQ Slim Wallets with Bluetooth Tracker or RFID Blocking

With a minimal and sleek design Q-TRAQ and Q-BLOQ slim wallets let you take your financial essentials in style, and optional Bluetooth tracker and …

Gear & Gadgets

Rollbe EDC ruler, Vizy smartphone car mount, the best alarm clock, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

Happy Wednesday! Here’s a new batch of five Kickstarter crowdfunding campaigns that I think are interesting and/or worthy of your pledges. Click …

Cool Stuff

Australia needs more pressing plants, and SunPress Vinyl looks like a major contender

Florida’s SunPress Vinyl is hoping to expand to Japan, Seoul and Melbourne with the help of a crowd funding campaign.<p>Stretching their label and …

Music (Australia)

Step Smart Ladder Stability Sensor Hits Kickstarter (video)

If your profession requires that you use a ladder on a daily basis, you may be interested in a new piece of safety equipment which has been …

7 Crowdfunding Rules That Can Boost Your Campaign

Once a novelty act reserved for indie band albums and curious art projects, crowdfunding is starting to play a major role in the world of startups …

Ahead-Of-Time

Classic ZX Spectrum magazine Crash resurrected through Kickstarter campaign

Crash 2018 Manual crowdfunding campaign smashes target.<p>ZX Spectrum fans have flocked to support a crowdfunding campaign to fund the publication of a …

Protractor Angle Measuring Proximity Sensor (video)

Electronic enthusiasts that need to measure angles on their robotic arm or other projects may be interested in a new proximity sensor that has been …

Arduino

False Claims On Kickstarter: What’s New?

Kickstarter and its ilk seem like the Wild West when it comes to claims of being “The world’s most <i>(Insert feature here)</i> device!” It does add …

Fidgeting Showdown: Fidget Spinner vs. Fidget Cube

If you’re desperate for distraction or want to get your friend’s kid something that they’ll love but their parents might hate, an on-trend fidget toy …

Fidget Spinner

This Week in 3D Printing on Kickstarter: A New SLA 3D Printer, 3D Pen Drawing Aid and 3D Printed Sunglasses

It’s hard to keep up with all the Kickstarter campaigns out there, and more and more crowdfunding campaigns are showing up featuring 3D printers or …

3D Printing

Fidget Shuffler Audio Feedback Fidget Device

Price: $14Occupy your hands and reduce your stress with the Fidget Shuffler Audio Feedback Fidget Device. Humans are natural fidgeters and this …

Fidget

How we did it: Eight entrepreneurs on the emotional rollercoaster of crowdfunding

If you’re in need of cash for your project, there are three major choices: bootstrap things entirely, search for key investment partners, or draw on …

Startups