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Smartcard Maker Plastc Shuts Down, Screwing Thousands of Backers

Smartcard Maker Plastc Shuts Down, Screwing Thousands of Backers

It sounded like a great idea: having a single Smartcard to replace multiple credit cards; less cards to carry and manage. This was the idea of a startup company called Plastc ...

April 20, 2017 at 11:20 pm by

$1m Crowdfunded Robot Dragonfly Crash-Lands

The company behind Robot Dragonfly, one of the earliest crowdfunding success stories, raising over $1 million via Indiegogo back in 2012, is in desperate financial trouble, ...

November 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

Exploding Kittens Kickstarter Ends, Raising $8.7 Million

Card game Exploding Kittens asked for $10,000 on Kickstarter. Thirty days later, the Kickstarter funding period ended, raising in excess of $8.7 million, with over 200,000 ...

February 20, 2015 at 10:58 pm by

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