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Alt-Right Sites Help Crowdfunders, Others

If you think that the Silicon Valley liberals are overreaching, then there are alternatives to go to. For example, if Kickstarter has banned your product, crowdfund on Hatreon. Other alternative sites, catering primarily to “right minded” folks include: Real(dot)Video that … Continue reading

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Crowdfunded Documentary Accuses Apple

The documentary that Apple doesn’t want you to see began as a crowdfunded project on Indiegogo. “Complicit” raised $45,669 as of December 16, 2014. The film covers the use of dangerous chemicals by Apple contractors and sub-contractors that has allegedly … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Goes Underground

Crowdfunding is going underground as the unanticipated result of the disturbance at Charlottesville by white supremacists. The clash has caused an huge backlash by tech companies who previously had turned a blind eye towards their hate speech. Crowdfunding sites have … Continue reading

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Apple Acquires Crowdfunded Sleep App

Another crowdfunding success story is the Finnish company Beddit that raised $503,000 (with an $80,000 goal) on Indiegogo. Beddit sells a bed-based sleep sensor which is iPhone and iWatch compatible. Then the gold strike happened this week when Apple swooped … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Star Pebble Watch Sold

With the acquisition of crowdfunding champion Pebble Watch by FitBit, Variety is forecasting the death of the smart watch. Their premise is there’s no real market for them; they’re just an extension of your smartphone. Apple watch sales are down … Continue reading

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Hip Crowdfunding Store Pops Up in Paris

What’s more hip than Paris? The French crowdfunding site KissKissBankBank has opened the first crowdfunding store in the 10th Arrondissement called La Maison du Crowdfunding (of course). It’s a cross between a branch bank and an Apple store with educational … Continue reading

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Woz Has Stopped Contributing To Crowdfunding

Steve Wozniak, the other Steve founder of Apple, is down on crowdfunding. He’s supported many campaigns in the past but complains that by the time he receives the product “they either didn’t work or didn’t do things as well as … Continue reading

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