Posts Tagged: Crowdfunding


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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Crowdfunded in China: wireless chargers, smart bracelets, and electrical sockets

Welcome to our second installment of Crowdfunded in China, a monthly list of our favorite projects that successfully reached their fundraisi...

  • February 18, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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OneCard - China's version of Coin wants to replace all your pesky plastic credit cards

China’s version of Coin wants to replace all your pesky plastic credit cards

Coin, the much talked about digital credit card, wrapped up its pre-orders (in a record 40 minutes) last November, but it’s still many...

  • January 13, 2014
  • at 12:45 pm
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Vigo, human alertness gauge hits Kickstarter

Fresh out of China’s HAXLR8R, the Vigo human alertness gauge hits Kickstarter

One of the hardware startups that graduated from the most recent HAXLR8R incubator has taken to Kickstarter with its creation. The gadget is...

  • December 18, 2013
  • at 9:37 pm
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Sky Drone hi-def camera now up for pre-order despite missing crowdfunding goal

If you need an eye in the sky for some reason (dont worry, we won’t ask why – we’re not the cops) then you need a video-eq...

  • December 3, 2013
  • at 4:46 pm
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HWTrek, a Kickstarter-esque hardware crowdfunding service, launches in public beta

HWTrek, a Taipei-based crowdfunding service that specializes in hardware projects, launched in public beta today. Why specialize in hardware...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 1:20 am
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Crowdbaron, Real estate crowdfunding

Real estate crowdinvesting site Crowdbaron secures funding to aid expansion

Crowdbaron, a Hong Kong-based startup that wants to make it easier for people to make partial investments in real estate, has secured fundin...

  • October 30, 2013
  • at 9:30 am
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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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Crowdfunded in China: cheap 3D printers, smart thermometers, and glucometers for your phone

All of the projects in this month’s edition of Crowdfunded in China come courtesy of Demohour, the country’s leading tech-focuse...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 4:31 pm
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Crowdfunded in China: smart water cups, smartphone buttons, and sex toys

We're trying something new starting this week: a regular list of our favorite projects assembled from the top crowdfunding sites in the coun...

  • January 23, 2014
  • at 3:30 pm
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Demohour, a Chinese version of Kickstarter, rakes in millions from Intel, Matrix Partners

Chinese crowdfunding site Demohour announced today it has received “millions” of US dollars in funding from Matrix Partners China and ...

  • January 3, 2014
  • at 6:00 pm
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VentureCrowd aims to open equity crowdfunding to early stage Australian startups

Equity crowdfunding websites are taking off in the US, and Australia wants a piece of the action. A movement to give the country’s entrep...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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ERI is a fitness-tracking sports band that's made in Hong Kong

ERI is a new fitness-tracking sports band that’s made in Hong Kong

The 21st century will end with everyone being horrifically obese or fantastically fit. It could go either way. With the number of fitness-tr...

  • November 25, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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Medifund: Can We Crowdfund New Doctors?

Crowdfunding platform Medifund goes live to help medical students fund their education

A few months back, Philippine startup Medifund introduced the idea of helping medical students pursue their education through a crowdfun...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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KitaBisa is Indonesia’s Kickstarter for social causes

Indonesia’s crowdfunding sites are in an okay state – it’s not awesome, nor is it that bad. While there aren’t a lot of new proj...

  • September 25, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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