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ReTiSense raises under $20K in crowdfunding for fitness-tracking device Stridalyzer

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Bangalore-based Internet of Things (IoT) startup ReTiSense Technologies Pvt Ltd has raised under $20,000 (Rs 12.6 lakh) via crowd-funding platform Kickstarter for its wearable device ‘Stridalyzer’, which it claims can provide real-time feedback on performance for runners. ReTiSense, which launch...

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Kochi-based SectorQube raises under $125K in crowdfunding for smart microwave oven

Kochi- and San Francisco-based  has raised under $125,000 (under Rs 80 lakh) via crowdfunding platform Kickstarter for its smart microwave oven, called MAID. SectorQube, an incubatee of Kochi-based Startup Village, started its Kickstarter campaign early last month. The funds will be used to manu...

3 December, 2014 | More »

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Kochi-based SectorQube raises under $50K in crowdfunding for smart microwave oven

SectorQube Technologies Pvt Ltd, a Kochi-based Startup Village incubatee, has raised over $48,000 (around Rs 30 lakh) via crowdfunding platform Kickstarter for its flagship product Microwave Android Integrated Device (MAID). “We are happy that we nearly reached the target within just five days o...

3 November, 2014 | More »

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Security device startup Rico raises $120K in crowdfunding via Kickstarter

Kochi Startup Village incuabtee Mindhelix Inc. has raised under $120,000 through crowd-funding platform Kickstarter for its product ‘Rico’ that converts one’s spare smartphone into a home security device. The startup, which was actually targeting $100,000 via kickstarter, got backing from mo...

31 October, 2014 | More »

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Security device startup Rico raises over $66K in crowdfunding via Kickstarter

Kochi Startup Village incuabtee Mindhelix Inc. has raised over $66,000 through crowd-funding platform Kickstarter for its product ‘Rico’ that converts one’s spare smartphone into a home security device. The startup aims to raise $100,000 via Kickstarter with seven days left to reach the target...

22 October, 2014 | More »

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Crowdfunding website Kickstarter hacked, recommends users change passwords

Kickstarter, the fundraising platform used by millions of people to raise capital for creative projects and businesses, said on Saturday that hackers had gained access to some of its customers’ data earlier this week but that the breach had been repaired. “No credit card data of any kind...

17 February, 2014 | More »

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DIY app developing platform Appy Pie secures $10,000 from Kickstarter

Delhi-based ONS Interactive Solutions Pvt Ltd, which offers a cloud-based do-it-yourself (DIY) app developing platform Appy Pie, has raised $10,000 from Kickstarter, a funding platform for creative projects in sectors like technology, arts and films. Founded in January this year by Abhinav Girdhar, ...

29 August, 2013 | More »

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Project delays anger Kickstarter backers

Kickstarter is on course to triple the amount of money pledged to projects on its crowdfunding site this year, with $277m offered to would-be creators in the first 10 months of 2012 compared with about $100m in 2011. But as creators and entrepreneurs flock to Kickstarter with ever-more-ambitious id...

15 November, 2012 | More »

Start-ups eye crowd-funding for capital

In the start-up culture in US creative industries, fledging businesses often look to a few key, angel investors for their first funding. Now some start-ups are tapping thousands of individuals online for money – though the cash for these “crowd-funded” projects comes mainly in the form of adva...

13 July, 2012 | More »