Tag: "Kickstarter"

Kickstarter: Asheville barista asking public for $6,000 to open South Slope coffee shop, Bucktooth Coffee

| January 30, 2014 | Comments (26)
Kickstarter: Asheville barista asking public for $6,000 to open South Slope coffee shop, Bucktooth Coffee

David Manselle, well known in local coffee circles, wants to fill a coffee void he sees on the south side of town.

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Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New La Carreta restaurant location; Weaverville cancer center update; more

| January 6, 2014 | Comments (2)
Ashvegas Hot Sheet: New La Carreta restaurant location; Weaverville cancer center update; more

Also, Moyers on Moral Mondays; a new beer and music blog; more.

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Asheville entrepreneur seeks $15,000 for paleo-friendly food truck, Fuel

| October 17, 2013 | Comments (9)
Asheville entrepreneur seeks $15,000 for paleo-friendly food truck, Fuel

Josh Winnecour and chef Andy Danh are targeting the Crossfit community with a Paleo-friendly, 100 percent gluten-free menu focused on eating clean.

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Filmmaker seeks crowd cash for Possum Drop doc

| May 14, 2013 | Comments (9)
Filmmaker seeks crowd cash for Possum Drop doc

The story is an age-old tale of how outsider influence, in this case PETA, affects a close-knit community, in this case Brasstown.

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Asheville inventor of ‘acoustic synthesizer’ gets rave reviews, seeks funding

| April 12, 2013 | Comments (2)
Asheville inventor of ‘acoustic synthesizer’ gets rave reviews, seeks funding

Paul Vo, the genius behind the Moog guitar technology, has a new invention that can be applied to virtually any instrument.

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Asheville ghost hunter launches $675,000 Kickstarter for movie project

| January 29, 2013 | Comments (4)
Asheville ghost hunter launches $675,000 Kickstarter for movie project

Joshua P. Warren says the movie will be a chilling feature about the scariest haunted house he’s ever investigated.

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$116K local indie Kickstarter doc premieres locally Sunday Jan. 27

| January 16, 2013 | Comments (0)
$116K local indie Kickstarter doc premieres locally Sunday Jan. 27

“I’m Fine, Thanks” explores complacency and how we do (or don’t) make dreams and passions real.

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Underhill Rose to perform in Asheville tonight to raise $$$ for next album

| January 9, 2013 | Comments (4)
Underhill Rose to perform in Asheville tonight to raise $$$ for next album

Underhill Rose is trying to raise $15,000 through Kickstarter to fund their new album.

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Asheville entrepreneur seeks funds for farm-to-front door service

| December 22, 2012 | Comments (2)
Asheville entrepreneur seeks funds for farm-to-front door service

Mike McGirr of Nature/Nurture is asking the public for $6,500 to fund a business to bring organic food to homes.

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Blue Kudzu Sake Brewery is back

| September 13, 2012 | Comments (4)
Blue Kudzu Sake Brewery is back

After a failed fundraiser for $25K, the trio of rice wine entrepreneurs tries one more time to kickstart their business.

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Asheville favorites Sirius.B seek fan support for new album on Kickstarter

| July 17, 2012 | Comments (0)
Asheville favorites Sirius.B seek fan support for new album on Kickstarter

The band looks to head to a real recording studio for its first full-length CD.

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Local creatives fund their dreams on Kickstarter: AC-T tells their stories

| July 15, 2012 | Comments (0)
Local creatives fund their dreams on Kickstarter: AC-T tells their stories

Since 2010, 72 creative ventures in Asheville have been funded successfully through Kickstarter to a tune of $392,067.

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New Asheville Kickstarter seeks $25,000 to construct slick dolly for DSLR, iPhone cameras

| June 15, 2012 | Comments (2)
New Asheville Kickstarter seeks $25,000 to construct slick dolly for DSLR, iPhone cameras

ZipShooter appears to be a new Asheville company that aims to manufacture a new portable camera dolly. You can pre-order for a retail price is $375, with the product coming online in September. The company’s Kickstarter campaign seeks $25,000 for a variety of development work. From ZipShooter’s Kickstarter: Our funding goal of $25,000 is calculated [...]

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In fun Kickstarter video, two former UNC Asheville filmmakers seek cash for new movie

| June 14, 2012 | Comments (0)
In fun Kickstarter video, two former UNC Asheville filmmakers seek cash for new movie

This is one of the most slickly produced Kickstarter videos I’ve seen lately, from two former UNC Asheville students who are asking the public to help fund their next movie project. Check it. Here’s more about the duo, Craig Thieman and Ethan Hunter: Director Craig Thieman has been working in and studying film for the [...]

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“There’s something better out there”: New $100K Kickstarter documentary based out of Asheville explores complacency, chasing our dreams (or not)

| May 29, 2012 | Comments (1)
“There’s something better out there”: New $100K Kickstarter documentary based out of Asheville explores complacency, chasing our dreams (or not)

Man vs. Debt blogger and Asheville transplant Adam Baker is part of the team behind a documentary film being created via Kickstarter, the funding platform that asks fans to personally fund creative endeavors. Exploring the ideas of complacency, convention and how we do or don’t make our dreams and passions real, I’m Fine, Thanks needs [...]

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Couple only has few days left to raise $10,000 in Kickstarter campaign to preserve Appalachian history

| January 11, 2012 | Comments (2)
Couple only has few days left to raise $10,000 in Kickstarter campaign to preserve Appalachian history

Here’s the word from loyal readers Beth and Doodle Chester of Asheville, regarding their Kickstarter campaign to save Appalachian history: Hi Western North Carolina! My husband and I have been residents of Asheville for several years, having been “born and raised” in Appalachia’s Northeast Georgia foothills.  We grew up on small, family farms – pigs, cows, [...]

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The Foreign Orange seeks funding for debut album, film project just outside Asheville

| January 9, 2012 | Comments (0)
The Foreign Orange seeks funding for debut album, film project just outside Asheville

Here are the details about The Foreign Orange project, an Asheville art collective that wants to record an album and shoot a film of the process. More about The Foreign Orange on Kickstarter: The Foreign Orange is independently recording it’s debut album at a studio set up in a cabin outside of Asheville, NC. While [...]

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The funky Decentralized Dance Party wants to come to Asheville, seeking $1,000 from Kickstarter campaign by Feb. 10 to make it happen

| January 9, 2012 | Comments (0)
The funky Decentralized Dance Party wants to come to Asheville, seeking $1,000 from Kickstarter campaign by Feb. 10 to make it happen

The Decentralized Dance Party looks like one helluva good time. Its Canadian organizers want to come to Asheville, but they’re seeking $1,000 through a DDP Kickstarter campaign by Feb. 10 before committing. More: The Decentralized Dance Party (DDP) is a portable, battery-powered Party System. It consists of hundreds of Party people, carrying boomboxes, and a [...]

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