Articles tagged “crowdfunding”

Ex-Lehman Trader Faces Headwinds in Launch of Crowdfunded Airline

Ex-Lehman Trader Faces Headwinds in Launch of Crowdfunded Airline

Anurag Kotoky, Bloomberg

There's no need to sign up for Pop Airline's frequent flyer program yet. Questions about the viability of this idea could fill an entire Pop Airline plane -- if it had one.

2 years ago

Hotel Owner Turns to Crowdfunding for New D.C. Lifestyle Hotel

Hotel Owner Turns to Crowdfunding for New D.C. Lifestyle Hotel

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

It's an odd experiment from an unconventional brand.

3 years ago

Bluesmart’s Diego Saez-Gil on Building a Travel Company Using Crowd Funding at Skift Forum

Bluesmart’s Diego Saez-Gil on Building a Travel Company Using Crowd Funding at Skift Forum

Alexandra E. Petri, Skift

Saez-Gil knows the ways in which companies, which once could get away with bad customer service and bad design, are realizing that the Internet has made open innovation possible.

3 years ago

The Smart Travel Jacket That Has Raised $7.2 Million and Counting on Kickstarter

The Smart Travel Jacket That Has Raised $7.2 Million and Counting on Kickstarter

Dennis Schaal, Skift

The Baubax Travel Jacket is the modern-day equivalent of the geeky pen holder/pocket protector and shows how freaked out a lot of people are about the stress of the airport and passenger experience. Warning: Don't give a romantic hug as a sendoff at the airport to someone wearing one of these contraptions. You might puncture something.

3 years ago