Hong Kong Design Startup RUBIX Launches Kickstarter Project, Giving Your Smartphone Battery a 60% Boost

Augment We kicked off 2014 with a sold out Startup Saturday event on crowdfunding, and ever since, this year has been bustling with cool news from the community.

While crowdfunding for equity platform Bigcolors fully funded two startups ‘Oddup’ and ‘Verxigo,’ multi-faceted social network Fund2.Me has helped fund seven projects with US $170,000 since their launch in December 2013. In the Kickstarter realm, two Hong Kong projects received full support from backers in the month of March alone. All in all, it’s been a busy time for crowdfunding. See our story on all of these updates.

On our radar is yet another Hong Kong Kickstarter project called AUGMENT from independent design house RUBIX. This campaign particularly piqued our interest because it’s a smartphone battery solution that promises a boost of up to 60%. We had a chat with founder and industrial designer Will Matters to learn more about his startup.

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Startup Saturday: Crowdfunding Hong Kong 2014 is on 25 January at The Landmark


Kickstarter, IndieGoGo, RocketHub, FringeBacker, Big Colors, Crowdrise, Quirky, AngelList – crowdfunding is definitely the future of getting your ideas off the ground and we’re putting together the first Startup Saturday around this topic on January 25. Register now at this link and see the latest list of speakers and agenda.

We’ll be coming at from a few angles:

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