LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 27: A general view at Hub Talk Kickstarter and Creative during the Sundance London Film And Music Festival 2013 at The Hub on April 27, 2013 in London, England.
In the spirit of Kickstarter it would be disingenuous of us to cut out this process and not give those backers the opportunity to comment on and help perfect the UI prior to completion
Because the Kickstarter for One True Thing was so incredibly successful, I was able to make exactly the album I wanted to make
We reached our $30,000 goal quickly because Jackery Air is simply a great product that is ideal for today's mobile users ... Without these initial funds from Kickstarter backers, we wouldn't be able to cover the customized manufacturing which is essential to the Jackery Air's small footprint and leading performance. This product is a real game changer for the industry because it offers users an extremely portable charging option that matches or exceeds the design aesthetics of their own devices.More quotes »
Small Business: Crowd-funding campaigns
Southold Farm + Cellar. They were also able to build a community around their business before starting.Crowd-funding sites like Kickstarter .com are growing in popularity as individuals and businesses look to raise small amounts of funds from a large group Read more »
'Veronica Mars' (the movie!) gets a green light
in 2007, "Veronica Mars" lives again: as a movie.But this rebirth is unconventional. The show's creator, Rob Thomas, started a Kickstarter campaign that surpassed the $2 million in donations mark that Warner Brothers said would be needed to revive the show-to-movie Read more »
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Did A So-Called Sexual Assault How-To Manual Just Get Funded Via Kickstarter?
upon” is the potential that he will include the inflammatory advice that has been excerpted around the internet enough to get Kickstarter to cancel his campaign? Given the platform’s traditional laissez-faire stance on all manner of projects – they’re reviewed 7:39 PM from Forbes Read more »
Should Kickstarter have killed that creepy "Guide to Getting Awesome With Women"?
Rosenberg at Slate's XX blog explores the ethics dilemma surrounding a Kickstarter for a "how to get chicks" guide for men that included what sounded to her, and me, and a lot of other women and non-stupid men, like a HOWTO sexual assault explainer. In before 7:06 PM from Boing Boing Read more »
Why jeans brand Bluer is far from singing the blues
pair they purchase to buy back their old jeans and redistribute them to people in need. The concept was launched through a Kickstarter campaign with a modest goal of raising $20,000 from investors, who would then become customers. I got an update from the 5:54 PM from Business Journal of Portland Read more »
Terminally ill patient finds solace in song with Assembly of Dust
The couple, who were fans of Genauer’s work for many years, had learned of Jan’s diagnosis just prior to hearing about the Kickstarter program. They’d decided together that it would be most optimal to maintain a good attitude until Jan had to say goodbye; 5:45 PM from death + taxes Read more »
Should Kickstarter Have Taken Down Gross "Guide to Getting Awesome With Women"?
Director of Marketing and Outreach Kendel Ratley speaks at the Outreach Future Film Makers at Cineworld 02 Arena on April 25, 2013 in London, England. It's been a busy couple of weeks in the world of social media and sexism. The latest company to feel the 5:38 PM from Slate Read more »