BIGfish client Christie Street was feautred in VentureBeat this afternoon. The crowdfunding site's first product, DoorBot, reached its funding goal last week and has raised nearly $300,000 to date. "If Kickstarter is the community college for crowdfunded projects, Christie Street is the Ivy League," VentureBeat reported.
Christie Street, a new crowdfunding site dedicated to hardware and products, was featured on MarketWatch after reporter Kelli B. Grant stopped by the Christie Street table at Pepcom Monday evening at CES. The first three products available through Christie Street include a backpack with built-in battery for on-the-go charging ($169), decorative Bluetooth headsets ($49) and DoorBot, Wi-Fi Enabled "Smart" Doorbell ($169). To read the entire article, click the photo above or click here.
After raising $139,170 on Kickstarter to support the creation of POP, a multi-device charging station, Edison Junior CEO Jamie Siminoff announced it would return all that money to backers in the largest Kickstarter refund yet. Backers will receive refunds through Christie Street, Siminoff's new crowdfunding platform created specifically for products. To read the full article from Wired, click the photo above or click here.
BIGfish client DoorBot, a simple yet powerful doorbell that streams live video of a home’s front doorstep directly to a smartphone or tablet, was featured on Mashable today. DoorBot enables residents to communicate with visitors remotely and is the first product to seek funding on the new crowdfunding platform Christie Street. To read the entire article from Mashable, click the photo above or click here.
BIGfish client Christie Street, a new crowdfunding site devoted exclusively to physical products, was featured on Wired today for its innovative approach to crowdfunding. To read the entire article, click the photo above or click here.