Anker’s Nebula Capsule portable projector is a pocket powerhouse

Anker is a device maker that’s rapidly become a go-to brand for affordable, quality accessories include cables, chargers and backup batteries. More recently, it’s started to branch out int

The Tapplock One is a fingerprint padlock with solid smarts

Apple’s Touch ID was a step change in convenience for securing its mobile devices, and now that same level of convenience is available in a padlock. The Tapplock One is now shipping, and feature

Netflix’s ‘Icarus’ wins the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature

It was a quiet Oscar ceremony for the big streaming services, but Netflix’s doping film Icarus (directed by Bryan Fogel) did win the award for best documentary feature. The Big Sick, distributed

YouCaring acquires as Indiegogo pulls out of personal causes fundraising

Some consolidation is underway in the world of crowdfunding and online fundraising: YouCaring — which competes with GoFundMe and others in the area of sourcing fundraising for compassionate and

Indiegogo now lets you fund via token sale

Crowdfunding service and Kickstarter-competitor Indiegogo is now offering an ICO service alongside its partner, MicroVentures. The company will allow users to participate in SEC-complaint ICOs and, li

Bento Stack is a bento box for your Apple accessories

The only thing I hate more than schlepping around electronics is schlepping around accessories and dongles for those electronics. And even when I’m not traveling it’s still hard to organiz

Indiegogo is now an e-tailer, too

Indiegogo, the nine-year-old, crowdfunding site, is changing things up, it announced today. Not only can startups now raise money through the site, but in what seems like a natural evolution, they can

Ember just raised $13 million for its popular, temperature-controlled mugs

Two years ago, Ember launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to build a mug that keeps hot drinks hot and iced drinks cool. Contributors gave the company nearly $362,000. Fast-forward and the

‘All roads do lead back to Shenzhen,’ according to Indiegogo’s Sandy Diao

Shenzhen has been called China’s Silicon Valley (or at least one of its Silicon Valleys). A panel on hardware startups at TechCrunch Shenzhen took a stab at explaining why. “There’s

Homey’s PowerUp is the MacBook charger Apple should have made

Trust Apple to be courageous enough to strip away all the old-fashioned USB ports. And trust the rest of us to realize that 90 percent of our peripherals still run on the old standard. Apple's retort

The Cinder is the Terminator’s panini maker

Come with me if you want to sear. The Cinder, which we first looked at two years ago, is now selling on Indiegogo and I had the unique opportunity to try this clever sous vide-style meat cooker. Basic

Kickstarter launches a ‘request for projects’ program

You can't be hanging around in the world of crowdfunding for as long as Kickstarter without spotting a few trends here and there. Taking a leaf out of Y Combinator's Request for Startups, the crowdfun

Hayo’s motion-controlled smart home hub hits Indiegogo

Hayo’s pitch video is much better this time out. The New York-based startup had a bit of a misfire last time with a goofy and confusing promo tied to the announcement of an otherwise fairly compelli

New York’s tech community pens letter condemning Trump’s immigration ban

Non-profit technology policy organization Tech:NYC has joined a rising chorus of companies responding to Friday’s sweeping immigration ban, penning a letter condemning President Trump’s actions.

Crunch Report | DJI Opens its Wallet for Hasselblad

CES 2017 day two, Campbell Brown to help Facebook News Publishers, DJI opens its wallet for Hasselblad, and Indiegogo goes equity and goods. All this on Crunch Report.

Indiegogo to add equity investment to perks-based campaigns this year

Since its launch in 2008, you've been able to back crowdfunding projects on Indiegogo in exchange for "perks." Last year, the company added JOBS act equity crowdfunding to the mix. Later this year, it

More wearable woe as Vinaya restructures and seeks pivot to b2b

2016 had a little more woe to deliver in the wearables space as London-based high end connected device maker, Vinaya, went into administration last month.

Vitrima is a hack that brings 3D vision to your GoPro camera

If there was a product that could make you dig out your dust-collecting GoPro from the "misc" drawer and turn it into a 3D-filming camera, would you buy it? Of course you would; 737 people said "yes,

Yeehaw launches 3D printer for kids on Indiegogo

The Yeehaw is a 3D printer aimed at the kids market. The company's Indiegogo campaign carries a $249 early-bird price tag and promises to ship the first 50 units in time for Christmas. There were a fe

Indiegogo enlists MicroVentures for a new investment platform

For sites like Indiegogo, supporting a project generally means a pat on the back, a t-shirt or, best-case scenario, an early delivery of whatever it is that company is selling. Leveraging a recently p
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