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 Thin Ice, World’s First Weight-Loss Clothing Line (funded 3,000%+)

Tell us about Thin Ice, how did this project come about? Thin Ice is the very first, technology-enhanced weight-loss clothing line. It’s embedded with specialized...

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...

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...

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...

Kickstarter Interview with Phil and Spencer, authors of “Could You Hug...

If you ever wanted to publish a book, get inspired by this duo who made it happen on Kickstarter! "Could You Hug A Cactus?"...

Interview with Bevel, world’s first smartphone attachment for capturing real 3D...

The first accessory of its kind, Bevel turns your ordinary smartphone or tablet into an amazing 3D camera. Tell us how Bevel came about, what...

Interview with The Sensel Morph, The first pressure-sensitive, multi-touch input device

How did this project come about? And who is the team behind Sensel? Is there anything similar on the market? Ilya Rosenberg and I ...

Interview with Helix: The World’s First Wearable Cuff with Stereo Bluetooth...

The Helix is the first wearable with headphones on your wrist. Tell us how the product came about, what inspired it? Here at Ashley Chloe...

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...

Successful Kickstarter: Interview with $5 Drawings by Dada

Note from Jumpstart: What caught our eye about this successful Kickstarter (funded 200%+) was that $5 drawings already exist as widely popular micro-gigs on platforms such as fiverr.com where...

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...

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...

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...

The Maker Movement And The Rise of Crowdfunding

From where I sit, Hong Kong has already been crowned a new role and is well on its way to becoming a very important...

4 Essentials for Crowdfunding Success

Jumpstart talked to three startups that have successfully navigated the choppy waters of crowd funding to hit their target and get the funding needed...

Hong Kong Crowdfunding Roundup

Every month, Jumpstart will provide readers with an update on new and interesting crowdfunded campaigns to watch in Hong Kong. In this week's posts we are...

Interview with Fringebacker.com

Tell us about Fringebacker! FringeBacker is the world’s only entirely bilingual crowdfunding website, with everything in English and Chinese. It's an online platform for creative,...