After two years of research and development in an industrial warehouse in Sydney, Australian aeronautical startup Alauda has unveiled the Alauda Mark 1 Airspeeder, Australia’s first flying racing car. Today, Alauda launches their Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign to give everyone a chance to be involved. Pledges start at A$5 to buy the...
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    Nura headphones are about to be overfunded on Kickstarter to the tune of 1613%. That makes it easily Australia’s biggest success story on the crowd funding platform. The project has raked in a staggering $1.6 Million in funding from an original $100,000 goal, thanks to 7,119 backers. So what’s...
  • Lightpack 2 successfully funded, HDMI pass-through will support 4K

    After successfully crowd-funding the development of the original Lightpack, the project from Woodenshark is back and Lightpack 2 is now once again on Kickstarter. Despite having 35 days to go, they’ve already smashed their $198,000 goal, with 1,172 backers providing $254,698 so far. This time around Lightpack has evolved into a...
  • Aussie Kickstarter has a new take on the clock, meet The Light Clock

    There’s always plenty of new and exciting ways to make your home smarter, leveraging new technology to make things faster, smarter and better. A couple of talented Aussie inventors Chris and Joe have leveraged their experience in industrial and manufacturing engineering, information systems and digital media to produce a brand...
  • PancakeBot is a 3D pancake maker, now on Kickstarter

    Over the years we’ve seen plenty of 3D printers come and go through Kickstarter. The latest is PancakeBot, a 3D printer that does one, thing, prints pancakes. In development since 2013, the PancakeBot has gone through a few iterations, with the early models built from lego. After partnering with...
  • Mark Pesce would rather eat a bullet, than do another Kickstarter

    The story of Moore’s Cloud Light project is a troubled one. The ambitious goal of $750,000 on Kickstarter was always going to be tough and not surprisingly the project fell short. The 1,950 backers helped raise just $275,000. Creator Mark Pesce says he’s learnt a lot through the process...
  • Kickstarter is coming to Australia

    Crowd funding website Kickstarter have announced they are bringing the service Australia and New Zealand. This is great news for ambitious creative types down under, that need new ways of funding innovative projects. While Aussie’s have been able to fund projects from the US site, their origin means we’re...
  • Watch China stamp out a kickstarter project

    Anyone who has backed a Kickstarter project will know the long wait and often delays that occur in production. One such project is ASTRO. The time-lapse camera controller unit was successfully funded in August of 2012 and backers are still waiting. When you see their latest update video, you...
  • GlassKap is a lens cap for Google Glass, ridiculous and about to be funded on Kickstarter

    Google Glass is potentially scary piece of technology for some, usually not the person wearing it, but the general public that encounters Glass wearers. The fear of being recorded is such a problem that Todd Blatt has created a KickStarter for a Google Glass lens cap. Yep, a lens...
  • LIFX Kickstarter delayed again, now mid-July at best

    LIFX, the smart phone controlled LED light from Kickstarter has unfortunately been delayed again. In the latest update from the LIFX team, they have confirmed they have returned from another visit to the manufacturing plant in Shenzhen, China with bad news. The revised date for the initial 500 is...

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