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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

Successful Kickstarter: Interview with Free Your Feet

How did this project come about? It’s simply the best way to introduce and fund a new consumer product to the mass market and by...

Interview with SmartHalo, Turning Bikes into Smart Bikes

SmartHalo is a smart biking system that lets you focus on what matters the most - the road. SmartHalo finds the quickest, safest routes to...

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...

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...

Successful Kickstarters: Interview with Decadent Minimalist, raised $519K from 4,000 Backers

1. Tell us how DM1 came about, what inspired it? I was a student at Stanford Graduate School of Business and had the opportunity to...

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...

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...

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...

Successful Kickstarters: Interview with BedJet

The award winning BedJet is the world's first ultra rapid cooling, heating and climate control system made just for your bed.  It's silky quiet...

Interview with SunPort, $120,599 raised on Kickstarter (160% funded)

Tell us about SunPort! SunPort is a device that allows anyone to plug in and use solar power out of the grid, without needing to...

Successful Kickstarters: The Garlic Shaker

How did this project come about? Have you ever heard people say they started their business on a cocktail napkin? Well, ours started during a conversation...

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...

Successful Kickstarters: Interview with Zondo

1. Tell us how Zondo came about, what inspired it? How did you come up with the name? Zondo is a sister company of Sports...