Posts Tagged: Crowdfunding

mozbii

This 50-year-old Taiwanese man is making coloring cool enough for adults

Mozbii is a stylus for iPad and Android tablets that uses RGB sensors to detect colors. And it works.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 4:28 pm
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iwatch

Apple’s iWatch is just the icing: $502M invested in wearables this year

Apple's entry into this space heats up wearables by several degrees, and we could see another rush of investments.

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 11:19 am
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Look out Oculus Rift, China’s rival virtual reality headset goes on sale next month

ANTVR was clearly designed for Asian faces with flatter noses. I could see the bottom edge of the screen, and I noticed some distortion in t...

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 11:32 am
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hippo adk robot

This startup turns your Android phone into a fully programmable robot

Hippo-ADK plugs into a user’s Android phone, allowing it to utilize the phone’s proximity sensor, gyroscope, Bluetooth, camera, and othe...

  • August 8, 2014
  • at 5:15 pm
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Another clever Japanese invention: Splash-proof soy sauce ‘foam’ is now on Kickstarter

With global ambitions, Kyoto Soy Foam skipped on Japanese crowdfunding sites and opted for a Kickstarter campaign.

  • July 29, 2014
  • at 11:18 am
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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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mlizhi

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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pirate3d

Pirate3D: our ship isn’t sinking

Yes, Singapore's most prominent 3D printing company made some mistakes with its refunding scheme. But it's far from done for.

  • September 17, 2014
  • at 12:29 pm
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onecard

Crowdfunded in China: Android-powered projectors, steering wheel mods, and all-in-one credit cards

This list of our five favorite successful campaigns is proof that the crowdfunding trend in China is showing no signs of slowing down.

  • August 22, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Good news for hardware startups: VCs like Sequoia, Andreessen are hunting for them on crowdfunding platforms

443 hardware startups have raised US$100,000 or more on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, and one out of every 10 went on to get VC funding, says a...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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xgimi

Smart home projector maker from China sells 50,000 units, gets $16M investment to meet demand

The latest model runs on Android 4.2, projects up to 180 inches diagonally at 1080p resolution, and offers 3D capabilities.

  • August 5, 2014
  • at 12:03 pm
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Crowdfunded in China: personal ECGs, Leap Motion clones, and kegel-controlled Temple Run

JD’s new crowdfunding site launched earlier this month, and two of its projects made our top five list of favorites.

  • July 25, 2014
  • at 1:19 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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jd finance

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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