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If you are interested in crowdfunding a technology product and start to do a little research on popular sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, you will find that headphones and variants like earphones and earbuds are popular and often successful.  These hearing products for your ears are most often found in the technology category and offer a wide variety of features and functionality, including better form and fit, health monitoring, sleep improvement and personal training.

Listed below are the top 10 biggest fund raises on Kickstarter and Indiegogo for headphones, earphones and earbuds.


Product Name



Crowdfunding Network  

Amount Raised



Axent Headphones Fashionable headphones that are designed as to look like cat ears that also have built-in speakers and LED lights. Indiegogo $3,428,746 November 23, 2014
Dash Earphones Wireless stereo earphones with Bluetooth connectivity. Also tracks steps and heart rate.  Does not require smartphone to work. Kickstarter $3,390,551 March 31, 2014
OSSIC X Headphones 3D audio headphone calibrated to the users head and ears to provide better listening experience for movies and gaming. Kickstarter $2,708,472 April 21, 2016
Revols Earphones Custom fitted Bluetooth earphones that mold to the shaper of your ear. Kickstarter $2,530,756 January 8, 2016
Kokoon EEG Headphones Headphones designed to help you sleep better by monitoring EEG and adjusting music accordingly. Kickstarter $1,936,825 July 10, 2015
Phazon Earbuds Wireless earbuds designed as “One Size Fits All” that are guaranteed not to fall out of your ears. Indiegogo $1,881,041 January 18, 2016
Nura Headphones Headphones that adjust to your hearing to provide optimal audiophile experience. Kickstarter $1,803,988 July 14, 2016
Vi Earphones Earphones designed to help you exercise by serving as digital personal trainer. Kickstarter $1,688,179 July 19, 2016
PUGZ Earbuds Small wireless earbuds that can be charged with your smartphone. Kickstarter $1,433,779 October 8, 2015
FireFlies Wire-free earbuds offering high quality sound that comes with a charging pod Kickstarter $1,115,031 Still open


Although the table above only displays the top 10 headphone, earphone and earbud projects by amount of funds raised, there are many other similar type products you may be interested in researching.  For instance, the following table shows that total number of these projects being crowdfunded on Kickstarter.

Hearing Device Type Number of Projects
Headphones 269
Earphones 80
Earbuds 108

As the table shows, there are 457 different types of headphones, or similar devices being crowdfunded on Kickstarter.