5 Unexpected Benefits of a Crowdfunding Campaign That Help You Grow

You develop an engaged audience Believe it or not, the audience you develop throughout the course of a crowdfunding campaign is the most engaged customer...

Social robot teaches children a foreign language

Built by Flash Robotics, EMYS is an interactive robot capable of expressing emotion and teaching children one word of a foreign language per day. Helping...

Smart speaker reads emotions to play music

MOODBOX can sense your mood on any day, at any time. By keeping a diary of your moods, you can easily find out if...

Crowdfunding campaign buys private beach for the public In New Zealand

In New Zealand, 40,000 public donations helped the government buy the NZD 2 million Awaroa Inlet, which will be turned into a national park. Crowdfunding...

Crowdfunding Roundup in Hong Kong May 2016 Edition

Crowdfunding is a way for entrepreneurs to raise funds and build a community around their project or invention. Here is a roundup of the...

Crowdfunding Roundup in Hong Kong April 2016 Edition

Crowdfunding is a great way for entrepreneurs to raise funds, build awareness and community around their innovation or invention. Here is a roundup of the...

My Experience Crowdfunding a Kids Book in Hong Kong

Last year I crowdfunded "My Hong Kong Vehicles Book" through Next Chapter Ventures. Here's what I learned. Something you need to know upfront: crowdfunding is hard...

Why use a Hong Kong-based crowdfunding platform?

You’ve got an idea in mind and you want to bring it to life, but you don’t have the funds for it. You’re convinced...

What is Crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding seems to be a hot topic these days - you hear about it all the time, but chances are you might not know...

How to Produce a GREAT Crowdfunding Video

The purpose of a crowdfunding video is to ask people who you’ve never met to believe in something that you feel so strongly about....

Crowdfunding Regulations

What more natural place than Hong Kong to assume the role of Asia’s FinTech hub. Hong Kong has emerged as a global financial centre,...

Crowdfunding for the Start-up Ecosystem

“I really need a platform that can allow me to reach Asian audiences…” explained Wouter van Marle at a recent SparkRaise crowdfunding meetup. Wouter’s hydroponics...

Why do CrowdFunding Campaigns Fail?

Crowdfunding…… it’s the very latest catchphrase that promises to “make your dream a reality.” Got a great idea? You’re in business. Whack it up on one...

How to Launch Your Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

This is an excerpt from Kristen Palana’s new book, Crowdfunding Confidential: Raise Money For You and Your Cause.  It’s Fundraising Time! We’re halfway up the mountain...

10 Highest Grossing Crowdfunding Campaigns from Hong Kong

When people think of crowdfunding, they tend to associate it with big campaigns like the Pebble Time Smartwatch (made 20 Million!) generating global buzz on...

Atom, the portable battery with a built-in power outlet on Indiegogo

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2F92U27gDk] Tell us about the built-in power outlet. How did you come up with the idea? In 2014, ATOM began as a project in our...

Interview with Oura Ring, a sleep-wellness device backed by $650K on...

We interviewed OURA, a sleep-wellness device that that fits on your finger! They used Kickstarter to crowdfund it and had 2,383 backers pledge $651,803 to...

Kickstarter Interview with Kevlar Playing Cards 175%+ funded

Tell us how Kevlar Playing cards come about, what inspired it? Are they really bullet proof? All of my Kickstarter Projects have be inspired by...

Interview with Wuju Hot Sauce funded 300%+ on Kickstarter

Tell us about Wuju, how did this project come about? How did you come up with a name? I saw a gap in the hot...

Interview with Slick Stabilizer funded 400%+ on Indiegogo

Tell us about Slick Stabilizer, how did this project come about? Are there similar products on the market? To begin with, let me tell you...