It’s summer and we are feeling the HEAT around here. But summer isn’t anywhere near as hot as the July 2021 top campaigns. This month’s campaigns are going places — literally. An eBike and a scooter take the top slots, and a handheld game console and hi-res earbuds will help you go places in style. And when you need to recharge, you can check out the coffee grinder that made the top campaign list. 

But don’t forget, y’all: Crowdfunding is not shopping. You won’t immediately get a product in exchange for supporting these campaigns, and patience really is key when it comes to supporting a crowdfunding campaign.

Anyway. Just talking about these hot campaigns has got me heating up under the collar. I’ve got a fever, and the only cure is July 2021 top campaigns. 

Here we go:

Fiido X Folding Electric Bike

  • $1,237,573 USD
  • 1,170 backers
  • Kowloon, Hong Kong

Fiido X has innovated on traditional eBikes by creating a streamlined, minimalist aesthetic. It has a lighter and sturdier body than traditional eBikes, and provides easy-to-use pedal-assisting power and intelligent cycling control. And the folding design allows you to easily pop it in your car or store it in your apartment. The company was founded in 2016 and has already delivered more than 300K Fiido electric bicycles to customers worldwide. This is Fiido’s second Indiegogo campaign — they launched Fiido D11 on Indiegogo last year. And in the time since, they’ve taken all that backer feedback to create the Fiido X, an even better and more streamlined eBike. The future of eBikes starts here.

NIU Commuter Scooter

  • $1,107,487 USD
  • 1,791 backers
  • Kowloon, Hong Kong

Commuting by scooter feels like beating the game. You can avoid traffic, feel the wind in your hair, and take a ride that feels very much like playtime, all while still technically being a responsible adult. But not every scooter feels like it was created for grown-ups. Not so with the NIU eScooter, which was made to help adults accomplish adult responsibilities — like commuting to work. It’s engineered for maximum comfort because the team was thinking WIDE: Wider tires, for a smooth ride. Wider deck, for more stability. Wider handlebar, for better steering. And it has a 75 degree tilt, for a more comfortable and easier-to-control geometry. It’s a scooter that’s sensibly proportioned for adults — even big, tall ones.

KEY Coffee Grinder

  • $3,548,016 USD
  • 2,716 backers
  • Incline Village, United States

A commercial-grade conical burr grinder in a space-saving countertop design? You have our attention, and not just because all this coffee has us hyper-focused. The team behind the KEY Coffee Grinder knows that the key (eh? eh?) to perfect coffee is achieving a consistent grind every time. No matter the method of extraction, coffee ground in the KEY Coffee Grinder will always be consistent for a smooth, even flavor. And because it’s easy to clean, there’s no risk that today’s grounds will get into tomorrow’s batch, letting you taste every cup in all its rich and singular glory. And this grinder was built to last: its heirloom quality ensures that it will be the last coffee grinder you ever need. 

WIN Max 2021: Handheld Game Laptop

  • $487,821 USD
  • 534 backers
  • Shenzhen, China

Handheld game laptop. Does that phrase sound like a paradox? It shouldn’t. Thanks to GPD HK, you can get a laptop that you can use for games, work, and whatever else might come up — but in a size that can easily fit in the palm of your hand. GPD HK knows how to create a quality handheld device. The company has become experts in creating high tech gadgets that can be stored in your pocket and used on the go. WIN Max 2021 makes some upgrades to the popular WIN Max handheld gaming laptop that the company crowdfunded last year by including an Intel Core i7-1195G7 and an AMD Ryzen 7 4800U.

Edifier NeoBuds Pro

  • $420,031 USD
  • 3,641 backers
  • Hong Kong

This one’s for the audiophiles out there. And the travelers. Honestly, anyone who likes to listen to music on the go is going to appreciate the Edifier NeoBuds Pro. Expertly tuned by Edifier’s world-class acoustics team to deliver professional studio-grade sound, the NeoBuds Pro reach a frequency response of 40KHz. They deliver an audio quality that’s head and shoulders (and ears?) above what you’d expect from a wireless, in-ear device. They cancel ambient noise, letting you appreciate your music without distraction, and they contain six built-in microphones (three in each earbud) to give you crystal-clear voice calls.

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