Kickstarter: more than half of game projects fail

USD 215m have been tried to raise within the games category, only 43 percent of projects have been successful with a total of USD 23 million collected. Film and video are leading at Kickstarter in number of projects submitted, followed by music. The games category takes 7th place.

Link: Kickstarter: more than half of game projects fail – report | GamesIndustry International.

Pebble Smart Watch Raises Over USD 3M On Kickstarter After Asking For Only USD 100K

The Pebble is a slim, water resistant watch with an e-paper display connecting to your smartphone via Bluetooth. It will show alerts for notifications, messages, mails or similar.

Alerta, the company behind the Pebble, has aked for USD 100k on Kickstarter and collected an impressive more than USD 3 million over a month before their stated goal.

Full article: Pebble Smart Watch Raises Over $3M On Kickstarter After Asking For Only $100K | TechCrunch.