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2014-07-10 23:03:36

The autonomous aerial camera had passed its original fundraising goal of $50,000 within 24 hours and eight days remain in the campaign. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 The autonomous aerial drone, HEXO+, broke the $1 million mark on crowdfunding site Kickstarter on July 8, 2014. Launched less than one month ago, the drone has been tagged as “the ultimate GoPro accessory” and has since attracted almost 2,000 backers. HEXO+ launched its campaign with an original funding goal of...

2014-07-10 08:33:52

BATON ROUGE, La., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Voters, politicians and elected officials will soon have a new way to talk politics following the launch of the crowdfunding campaign for Freagle's 'Virtual Town Square' platform July 7 on Indiegogo. (Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/125838) "When you mention politics, lots of people disengage," Niki Papazoglakis, founder of Freagle, said. "It's become a dirty word because there is so much negativity and...

2014-07-09 23:06:59

The world’s secure idea auction site for innovators of all kinds, Bideas.com turns to crowdfunding to build the global platform that will in turn crowdsource ideas, to connect top companies with brilliant innovations. Silicon Beach, Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Bideas.com (“bid-ee-uhs”) is an exciting new startup based in Los Angeles, founded by successful inventor Chris Simpson. The site and app will be a secure bid-and-auction marketplace for the...

2014-07-03 23:08:51

The Indiegogo campaign is the first step toward Compassion, Inc.’s novel new business model. They will use the profits generated from their hostel operations to support up to ten low cost animal clinics & rescues throughout Nicaragua. Paonia, Colorado (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Compassion, Inc. (http://www.compassionincorporated.org) has launched an Indiegogo campaign in support of their pioneering non-profit business model. They will use donations to open or purchase hostels in...

2014-06-30 08:34:53

-Indiegogo campaign will utilize unique personal crowdfunding method to help educators receive a SmartHub - SALT LAKE CITY, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Solving the problem of expensive and platform-specific media hubs, LUMOS Technologies (http://golumos.com/), has launched the SmartHub through Indiegogo. The LUMOS SmartHub is an easy-to-implement, operating-system agnostic way to incorporate all technology in the classroom from speakers to projectors....

2014-06-30 08:28:21

With less than 48 hours to go, Pebble, OUYA, Pono and Veronica Mars provide exclusive rewards to help classrooms in need LOS ANGELES, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- LeVar Burton's Reading Rainbow crowdfunding campaign is now in the top five most successful Kickstarter projects of all time, and receiving the latest round of support from unexpected sources - the top four highest earning campaigns ever. Pebble, OUYA, Pono and Veronica Mars announced that they would each offer rewards from their...

2014-06-25 23:10:52

Santa Barbara technology startup exceeds its funding goal on Indiegogo.com. Santa Barbara, CA (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 FuelBox Inc., a Santa Barbara-based technology startup company has successfully reached its Indiegogo.com crowdfunding goal of $50,000 and plans to offer its universal mobile-device charging system in large retail stores later this year. In October, more than 425 donors to FuelBox Inc.’s Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign will begin receiving powerStation™ wall-mounted...

2014-06-24 23:14:43

Dreamcloud Productions Company, and Jim de Cordova, inventor of the Dreamhelmet sound-blocking sleep-mask pillow have launched a Kickstarter campaign for what de Cordova calls the ‘SuperMask’. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 “We are on a mission!” he claims – “to find the Holy Grail of sleep masks - one that blocks the maximum sound possible, but still is comfortable to sleep with.” In 1998, de Cordova invented the first adjustable sleep mask attached to sound...

2014-06-20 23:09:16

Indianapolis tech startup earns 25k in less than 48 hours for travel size ‘smart’ charging device. Indianapolis, IN (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Emerging technology start up, SP Technologies, introduced the new POWERQUBE MINI on Kickstarter.com, a popular crowdfunding website, on June 9th. This travel size version of the POWERQUBE earned well over a third of the funding goal within 48 hours of going live on Kickstarter. The POWERQUBE MINI was developed based on user feedback on the original...

2014-06-19 23:11:46

Ballast IP Capital leverages the power of crowdfunding to help companies raise the capital necessary to fuel growth and protect a company’s most valuable assets. BIPC provides IP consulting services to help increase valuations, pave a path to market entry, and optimize the likelihood of a profitable acquisition event and/or future expansion. Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Ballast IP Capital Group, LLC (BIPC) will announce its launch today at the “Power of Crowdfunding...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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