Hardware Crowdfunding Platform, Dragon Innovation, Offers $100K Seed To Projects That Raise $1M

TechCrunch

Makers looking to squeeze a little cash from the crowd to get a project off the ground have more choice than ever before about which crowdfunding platform to position their project on. From big names like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, to a the go-it-alone route (Selfstarter) or a raft of smaller platforms with various targeted/niche approaches.

And with crowdfunding becoming increasingly, well, crowded, these platforms are having to work harder to poach promising projects off each other.

Case in point: relative newcomer to the crowdfunding platform space, Dragon Innovation, which is focused on hardware and has put in years as a manufacturing consultancy but only months as a crowdfunder platform, nabbed Internet of Things hardware catalyst project, the Wunderbar, out of the clutches of Kickstarter earlier this month.

“After first being accepted to launch on Kickstarter and planning it, we were approached by the expert team at Dragon…

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