Posts Tagged: Crowdfunding



A digital frame that displays custom fine art is killing it on Kickstarter

Framed is more than a high-end digital art frame - it’s the vehicle for an online digital artwork marketplace.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 5:00 pm
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Crowdfunding in Japan: waterproof coating, stackable circuit boards, and ‘good smelling balls’

Tech in Asia rounded up six Japanese crowdfunding projects, ranging from interesting to absurd, with time still remaining. Things get weird ...

  • July 8, 2014
  • at 12:42 am
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Crowdfunded in China: voice-controlled speakers, Google Glass knockoffs, and smart skip ropes

Crowdfunding projects in China are starting to receive more and bigger pledges than in the past, as exemplified by a couple of gadgets in th...

  • July 1, 2014
  • at 3:48 pm
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Crowdfunded in China: smart pianos, skin moisture detectors, and smartphone-controlled drones

We had a hard time choosing from all the projects on the Kickstarter-esque Demohour that successfully hit their fundraising goals.

  • May 23, 2014
  • at 10:57 am
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ANTVR - This is China’s answer to the Oculus Rift, and it

This is China’s answer to the Oculus Rift, and it’s now on Kickstarter

On the optics front, ANTVR uses an aspherical lens, which produces a true 4:3 display without the edge distortion produced by spherical lens...

  • May 15, 2014
  • at 8:58 pm
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This USB cable on Kickstarter charges your phone in half the time

DouBBleTime is a USB charging cable that helps charge your phone in half the time of traditional chargers.

  • May 9, 2014
  • at 11:20 am
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Crowdfunded in China: tablet assault rifles, smart cooking pots, Roomba’s Chinese nephew, and more

Come one, come all, and feast your eyes on the latest creations vying for the crowd's cash in China. Here's our top five favorite crowdfundi...

  • April 25, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Giftlauncher

This Philippine startup lets friends and family crowdfund your perfect gift

Giftlauncher offers a crowdfunding platform for gifting.

  • April 11, 2014
  • at 1:00 pm
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new Xiaomi MiKey extra button for smartphones

Xiaomi rips off a Kickstarter project to give your smartphone an extra, configurable button

Over the weekend, Chinese phone-maker Xiaomi added to its growing repertoire of accessories with the MiKey. It’s an extra, configurabl...

  • April 1, 2014
  • at 1:27 pm
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StarHub’s crowdfunding site launches to the public; here are 5 of the best projects

Crowdtivate is a rewards-based crowdfunding site by StarHub where projects are selected by a team. The projects could receive further suppor...

  • July 22, 2014
  • at 12:28 pm
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China’s second-biggest ecommerce firm JD launches Kickstarter-like crowdfunding site

Coufenzi has 12 projects so far, sporting a combination of gadgets, movies, charity drives, and concerts.

  • July 2, 2014
  • at 12:37 pm
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Man sued by Singapore

Man sued by Singapore’s Prime Minister crowdfunds legal fees

In lieu of his court case with the Prime Minister of Singapore, Ngerng has turned to the public to help fund his legal fees.

  • June 4, 2014
  • at 7:18 pm
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Crowdfunding in both China and the US, these headphones sync wirelessly so people can listen together

Dubbed "Arc", the headphones can sync up with other nearby Arc users' headphones to listen each other's music in real time, without lag or l...

  • May 22, 2014
  • at 3:57 pm
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Here are 5 indoor air quality monitors for homes in China

this new wave of devices designed for home use is quickly driving prices downward, and it won't be long before they become a staple of ever...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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haystakt crowd-pricing crowdfunding

Crowd-pricing and crowdfunding: what does the crowd have to say about it?

Singapore-based Haystakt has taken yet another angle on crowdfunding with Projects, which they claim to be the world’s first crowd-pricing...

  • May 8, 2014
  • at 4:52 pm
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HaxAsia accelerator looks to Asia for next Oculus Rift

HaxAsia accelerator looks to Asia for next Oculus Rift

Investment firms Ruvento Ventures, IncuVest, DI Group, and SpinUp Partners have joined forces to launch HaxAsia, a 180-day accelerator progr...

  • April 15, 2014
  • at 10:43 pm
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Singapore’s StarHub launches world’s first telco-backed crowdfunding site

Could this be the start of a wave of corporatized crowdfunding sites serving as part of a global arms race to work with promising tech?

  • April 9, 2014
  • at 11:45 am
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Ditch that designer bag and crowdfund local fashion brands instead

Couture designer bags are overrated. They often don’t look good, and they’re ridiculously expensive. In many cases, your money i...

  • March 24, 2014
  • at 10:11 pm
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