Tag Archives: Kickstarter

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New Jersey Educator Launches STEM Comic Book

An African American superhero is the protagonist in a new comic book that's a Sci-Fi thriller and designed to teach STEM skills

Nat Cummings is a talented computer hacker using his skills to pay his college tuition.…

By Samara Lynn

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Travel Pillow

Black Entrepreneurs Introduce the Last Travel Pillow You Will Ever Buy

The Journey Pillow, Anthony and Candace Williams' innovative product, helps travelers relax and get comfy

Recently, entrepreneur siblings Anthony and Candace Williams successfully kick-started their premium travel product, the Journey…

By Chanel Martin

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Levitating CUP

The Perfect Levitating CUP for Harry Potter Fans

Levitating CUP is a new Kickstarter project that really has no point, but is so much fun

It’s always risky to write about Kickstarter tech projects. First, there is always the chance…

By Samara Lynn

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How to Easily Double Your MacBook’s Storage

TarDisk solves the tricky problem of upgrading MacBook storage in a unique way

Additionally, there are no tools required to install TarDisk nor need to open up…

By Samara Lynn

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Minute Weave Raises Over $15,000 On Kickstarter

This black family business got 101 backers for their hair weaving system in 30 days using crowdfunding

Minute Weave is a quick-weave installation and styling system founded by a family of engineers,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Here’s How Ugly Things Get When You Don’t Deliver on Kickstarter

Here's how not to manage your Kickstarter campaign

“…they came up with the somewhat misguided idea to charge customers who had not yet…

By Samara Lynn

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Meet the Engineer with a Revolutionary Idea for ‘Smart’ Plants

Aja Atwood is co-founder of everblume, a smart solution poised to change the way we grow plants

Everblume is a futuristic way to grow plants, no matter what natural environmental conditions the…

By Samara Lynn

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Entrepreneurs Raise $2.8 Million On Shark Tank And Kickstarter

Luggage line receives highest valuation in show’s history at $28 million

Trunkster is a new innovative luggage concept that offers zipperless entry, USB ports for charging,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Amazon Partners With Startups To Sell Crowdfunded Products

Online retailer to help entrepreneurs market and distribute orders from their crowdfunding campaigns

Online retailer to help entrepreneurs market and distribute orders from their crowdfunding campaigns.

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$9 Computer Surpasses Kickstarter Campaign Goal

C.H.I.P. is a motherboard that connects to peripherals and is a low-cost option for your computing needs

The makers of a $9 computer have already surpassed the goal of raising $50,000, pulling…

By Joel Lyons

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Report: Repeat Crowdfunding Leads to More Successful Fundraising Campaigns

Kickstarter data shows increased success with each successive crowdfunding campaign

A recent report proves that repeat crowdfunding reaps returns for entrepreneurs.

By Joel Lyons

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Zips Rings

Kickstarter Spotlight: Black Inventor Seeks $12,000 for Dental Product

Techpreneur Victor Prince's Zip Rings offers an easier and better way to floss

Techpreneur Victor Prince has invented a better way to floss with his Zip Rings, which …

By Carolyn M. Brown

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TLC to Fund Final Album Through Kickstarter Campaign

Living members Chilli and T-Boz ready to make a music comeback

R&B group TLC announces new Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for the production of their…

By Courtney Connley

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Kickstarter Reveals Which Day People Are Most Likely to Support Your Campaign

Kickstarting your project on certain days may maximize pledges

Kickstarter, the platform creators use to seek financial backing for their projects, released breakdown data…

By Essence Gant

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10 Things Black People Need To Know About Crowdfunding

Financial power for local minority-owned businesses

Before investing your time and resources creating a campaign, take heed to these tips to…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Kickstarter Spotlight: Mix Luv Seeks $50,000 For Social Site

Company offers global community that can write, compose and produce songs

Mix Luv has set out to create a place where people anywhere can access a…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Young Entreprenuer Talks Educational Clothing Line and Kickstarter Success

Orane Barrett details how he's using his Kool Nerd brand to advocate for youth

Kool Nerd Clothing CEO, Orane Barrett, talks his new kickstarter campaign and how he’s using…

By Courtney Connley

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Coolest Cooler Raises Over $11 Million, New Kickstarter Record

After a first failed attempt, latest campaign for the high tech cooler is hot

The Coolest Cooler is the new record holder with more than 52,000 Kickstarter backers pledging…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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This Entrepreneurial Inventor Raised Nearly $1 Million On Kickstarter

Check out six fastest campaigns to raise hefty funds in under 24 hours

These crowdfunding campaigns have been able to raise a million within 24 hours.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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LeVar Burton Reading Rainbow

Top 5 Highest Banking Crowdfunding Campaigns

LeVar Burton’s 'Reading Rainbow' and Veronica Mars projects make list

LeVar Burton’s Reading Rainbow among the highest-funded Kickstarter campaigns at more than $5 million in…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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