Kickended is the site of stranded Kickstarter Campaigns – watch tons of “brilliant” ideas not having found enough supporters (which is really somekind of surprise)…..
“Elemento” is an excellent example on a near endless list: Kickended | Silvio Lorusso, 2014.
This is not only a multifunctional awesome cooler, but also the highest funded Kickstarter-project so far – with more than USD 10 million collected…
Link: COOLEST COOLER: 21st Century Cooler that’s Actually Cooler by Ryan Grepper — Kickstarter.
The first restaurant was funded by a Kickstarter campaign in 2010 – “Homeroom” in Oakland / Calif.
Nowadays, a total of more than 300 bars and restaurants have been launched with the support of the crowd-funding site. Here is an overview:
Link: Kickstarter Places.
Out of a total of USD 320 million raised. 3.000 out of the total 18.000 projects were game-related.
Full story: $83 million pledged to Kickstarter games | GamesIndustry International.
Funding by category in 2012 (so far):
1. Games — $50 million
2. Film — $42 million
3. Design — $40 million
4. Music — $25 million
5. Technology — $16 million
Full story: Kickstarter Calls 2012 The “Year Of The Game” Thanks To $50M Raised, Up From $48,190 In 2009 | TechCrunch.
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.
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.