21 Mar — JAC< Electric Scooter gathers €60.000 with their international crowdfunding campaign
The electric, eco-friendly and ultra light scooters “JAC<” from LEEV Mobility are popular. The popular concept of crowdfunding made it possible that 44 people could order a JAC< scooter and help raise €60.000 via financing platform Symbid so that the scooters can be produced. The crowd donated €1120 on average per person, an unprecedented high amount.
16 Jan — Crowd enables SolarS3C to bring electricity to 80% of Africa!
SolarS3C has only one goal: to provide the masses in Kenya and Ethiopia with clean tech and affordable electricity. An initiative gratefully welcomed by the people living without electricity in sub-Saharan Africa. Through a crowdfunding campaign on Symbid, the equity-based crowdfunding platform in the Netherlands, SolarS3C has managed to gather €50.000 from the crowd.
6 Sep — European Space Agency’s incubator selects Symbid for incubation track
Symbid, the equity-based crowdfunding platform from The Netherlands, is ESA's new incubatee, meaning that from now on Symbid can start building their Location Based Contract Management System, automatically providing investors with the right contract.
14 Aug — Symbid helps entrepreneurs gather over €1 million in its first 11 months of active crowdfunding
The crowdfunding industry is growing rapidly. Estimated on an astonishing $1.5 billion in the last year, TechCrunch reports an expected growth of 60% in 2012. The same is happening on a micro level. Symbid, a Dutch equity-based crowdfunding platform, helps entrepreneurs get funded via direct equity investments from the crowd. Since the start of the award winning platform, Symbid has helped entrepreneurs gather over €1 million in funds. That’s almost €100K per month, reflecting the growth potential of the industry.
26 Jul — iCarezz creates both online physical contact and online funds, reaching its €20.000 goal capital via Symbid!
Despite all the internet connections, the amount of PC’s per household, online phone services and webcams, it wasn’t possible to touch each other via internet. Until recently, that is. iCarezz changes the game by developing a contact membrane that enables online physical contact. Gaming and entertainment, family contact, health care and hospitals or educational use: everyone is waiting for the iCarezz contact membrane. And now that the goal funding has been achieved, iCarezz is ready to start developing the prototype!