Author: Tess Murphy

11 GIFs That Prove Robots are Taking Over

While we haven’t reached a full blown robot-controlled society yet, we might be getting there soon. Not only is there a robot for every boring chore that you don’t feel like doing, but now their skills have grown and have become amazingly diverse. Robots these days can do everything from opening doors to tracking medication. … read more

Super Bowl Sunday? Not without these 5 products

The Super Bowl takes a lot more prep than just sitting down in front of the TV and watching your team bring home the trophy. You need to rally your friends, choose a place to watch it, cook good food and make sure you’re all on the same team. Whether you are cheering for the … read more

Bold thinkers and daring inventors show off the coolest new products at CES 2017

Thank you to everyone who joined us at CES 2017, we hope you had as much fun as we did! Each year, it gets bigger and bigger, thanks to the bold and daring entrepreneurs like you. We spent five days navigating the CES floor to speak with thought leaders, successful entrepreneurs, creative partners and tech-gadget … read more

A look back at 2016’s innovative projects

Together, our backers accomplished so much this year. You helped hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs launch their ideas. New innovations, fueled by over 2 million backers, were created around the world. Let’s look back at all that you’ve accomplished in 2016: We couldn’t have done it without our passionate community of backers. Solutions you’ve supported … read more

$1.2M in 30 days, what Roccbox learned from this success

In March, we wrote about how our community was going bananas over the Roccbox portable pizza oven. In the first 72 hours of their campaign, they raised more than $400k, averaging about $100 per minute. Their campaign wrapped up 30 days later, bringing in over $1.2M in funds. This week, we sat down with one … read more