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airfy begeistert Indiegogo

Eric Schreyer, 13.01.2014 – $20.000 innerhalb von nur acht Stunden. Das Münchner Startup ist im Aufwind und hat nicht nur den Nerv der Crowdfunder Community getroffen, sondern fasziniert auch Early Adopter. John Biggs von TechCrunch: “Airfy is one of the sexiest Wi-Fi routers I’ve ever seen.” Kein Wunder also, dass die Kampagne auf Indiegogo mit einem Fundingziel von $20.000 jetzt bei mehr als $57.000 steht und der Betrag stündlich weiter ansteigt. Nur noch 70 Stunden kann man ab $10  zum Gelingen dieses ehrgeizigen Unternehmens beitragen. Als Belohnung wird der Name des Unterstützers in den Source Code…

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Crowdfunding-Projekt der Woche: airfy

Crowdfunding-Projekt der Woche: airfy

Von Eric Schreyer, 12.01.2014 – Wolfgang Gumpelmaier empfiehlt die Indiegogo Kampagne von  airfy – world’s first smart WiFi HotSpot als Crowdfunding-Projekt der Woche. Die airfy GmbH – ein Start up-Unternehmen aus München – bietet überall, jederzeit und kostenlos einen WLAN-Zugang. Nutzen kann es jeder: Ob nun Privatpersonen oder Besitzer von Hotels, Geschäften oder auch öffentliche Verwaltungen, die es ihren Kunden oder Besuchern zur Verfügung stellen. Für eine Stunde Surfen wird lediglich ein Zehn-Sekunden-Werbespot vorgeschaltet. Das Surfen im WLAN geht ganz einfach. Erstmalig meldet sich der Nutzer am airfy WLan an und erhält ein persönliches WLAN Passwort (WPA2). Ab…

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Crowdfunding Case Study:Goji Smart Lock

Crowdfunding Case Study:Goji Smart Lock

Matthew Modawell – Nov. 15, 2013 - The Goji Smart Lock brings modern technology to the everyday deadbolt lock. It allows you to grant access to your home—even when you aren’t there—and provides real-time photo alerts of visitors, all via your smartphone. For instance, you could unlock your door so the neighbor kid could walk your dog and lock the door again when he finishes—all while you’re relaxing on the beach. However, Goji ran into the problem most product start-ups encounter: insufficient capital to fund production. Unfortunately, Goji was not successfulin going straight to angel investors and…

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MakerBot Launches Crowdfunding Effort To Put 3D Printers In Every US School

MakerBot Launches Crowdfunding Effort To Put 3D Printers In Every US School

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports – Your Universe Online – 3D printing company MakerBot wants to put a desktop 3D printer in every school in America, and is asking teachers and donors to help make the goal a reality through crowdfunding. The Brooklyn-based company launched its DonorsChoose initiative on Tuesday, a website that allows individuals and businesses to invest in the project, and select which schools they wish to fund. Teachers can also use the website to register for a MakerBot Academy bundle, which includes a printer, three spools of filament (in red, white and blue) and a one-year MakerBot protection plan.…

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CrowdFunding is test market for product launch

CrowdFunding is test market for product launch

by Mathew Ingram,  [Video]The hardest part about designing a new product or service is that you don’t really know what your potential users might want — but using crowdfunding services like Indiegogo allows you to test the demand for various features before you spend a lot of time on them, designer Mladen Barbaric of Pearl Studios told attendees atGigaom’s Roadmap 2013 conference in San Francisco on Tuesday. Barbaric, whose design agency helped create the Misfit Shine — a wearable activity monitor that was one of the highest-funded projects on Indiegogo, raising close to $900,000 over the course of…

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Entrepreneurs Windley & Fulling launch Fuse streaming device on Kickstarter

Entrepreneurs Windley & Fulling launch Fuse streaming device on Kickstarter

By Cheryl Conner,  I posed that question this week to my friend Dr. Phil Windley, an expert technologist, Executive Producer of IT Conversations and a serial entrepreneur. He and co-founder Stephen Fulling have launched multiple ventures together beginning with iMALL Inc., which they sold to Excite@home in 1999. Disclosure: I have no current business relationship with Windley and Fulling but provided PR counsel to their company Kynetx in 2009-2010. This week Windley and Fulling crossed another horizon together when they pressed the Launch button on their first crowdfunding campaign with Kickstarter to fund a project called Fuse. Fuse is a device…

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Crowdfunding Site Makes it Easier For Startups to Stand Out

Crowdfunding Site Makes it Easier For Startups to Stand Out

BY MICHELLE GOODMAN   Ryan Feit and James Han wanted their crowdfunding site to be more than a listing service for startups in search of cash. So when the former investors launched New York City-based SeedInvest in February, they handpicked the companies they wanted to include. The idea was to make it easier for startups to stand out from the crowd and give accredited investors the highest caliber of companies from which to choose. So far more than 400 startups have applied to SeedInvest, and more than 600 accredited investors have signed on. “Right now about 1.5 percent of the companies that apply…

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Wearables the star at San Francisco conference

Wearables the star at San Francisco conference

  By Robert Mullins – Sr. Staff Writer – CrowdFundBeat Evidence that the wearable computers space is quickly gaining traction was on display at the Glazed Conference in San Francisco Sept. 30 that drew makers of smart watches, smart phones, music players, health and fitness devices and an abundance of people wearing Google Glass. Attendees learned about how a rush of startups is getting into the wearable computers space, many of which interact with existing smartphones, and about how crowdfunding is helping many of these startups get off the ground. The first ever Glazed Conference was…

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Mighty No. 9 Crowdfunding Ends At More Than $4 Million

Mighty No. 9 Crowdfunding Ends At More Than $4 Million

Yet another video game mega success story on Kickster, Comcept USA’s Mighty Number 9wrapped up its run yesterday morning with a final pledged total of $3,845,170, ever-so-slightly surpassing its initial goal of $900,000. Quick to help fans make their future gaming dreams come true, however, Comcept also opened up a PayPal account in conjunction with the closing of their Kickstarter campaign with the promise that any monies earned there would go directly into the game’s remaining stretch goals. That PayPal option pulled in another $186,380, pushing the entire run over the $4 million mark. Originally planned for…

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Mosaic’s latest crowdfunding project lets you invest in the military

Mosaic’s latest crowdfunding project lets you invest in the military

Mosaic, the California startup that allows the public to invest in solar projects, is now letting folks put their money into a military solar installation. People can invest—and then a return—in a 12.3-megawatt solar photvoltaic installation project across 547 homes at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey. The solar installations will meet 30 percent of each household’s electricity needs and help the Department of Defense meet its renewable energy goals. The DoD has committed to a goal of deploying three gigawatts of renewable energy on Army, Navy and Air Force installations by 2025—enough to power 750,000 homes.…

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