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.
Jamie Siminoff's new crowdfunding platform, Christie Street, was featured in TIME today. Reporter Doug Aamoth stopped by the Christie Street booth at Pepcom to catch up with Jamie during CES last week. Click the photo above or click here to read the full article and to see a video of Jamie explaining how Christie Street works.
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.
Last week, Edison Junior announced that after raising $139,170 on Kickstarter to support the creation of POP, a multi-device charging station, it would return all money to backers in the largest Kickstarter refund yet, because of restrictions from Apple. Due to the media attention surrounding this announcement, Apple then responded that it will change its guidelines and allow the creation of POP to continue, as VentureBeat reports above.