Tag Archives: Robotics

Free Money Crowdfunding Experiment Peters Out

This may be a sign to the Silicon Valley titans who believe that there should be a minimum Universal Base Income. A scheme (in the British sense) to provide one man a minimum income via crowdfunding ran out of steam … Continue reading

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Major Corporations Embrace Crowdfunding

Major corporations now embrace crowdfunding as a way to test market appeal for new products. Sony, the Japanese consumer product giant, is on Indiegogo crowdfunding its new education toy called Koov. Koov is a robot building kit (a la Lego) … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Badly Planned Can Look Like Fraud

In a recent round table, scientists discussed why robot crowdfunding campaigns fail. Some reasons were: unpredictability with components and timeframes; ┬ánew unpredicted constraints that occur after funding; lack of substantial planning before funding; and failure to plan for over subscriptions … Continue reading

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Robotic Crowdfunding

Yes, you can raise money by crowdfunding, but is it the best way to do that? A recent Wired article suggests that some companies may be missing out on the strategic value add that comes from a respected VC team … Continue reading

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