Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform. The company’s stated mission is to help bring creative projects to life. Kickstarter claims it has received over $1 billion in pledges from 5.7 million donors to fund 135,000 projects, such as films, music, stage shows, comics, journalism, video games, and food-related projects.People who back Kickstarter projects are offered tangible rewards and special experiences in exchange for their pledges. This model traces its roots to subscription model of arts patronage, where artists would go directly to their audiences to fund their work.
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  • Former Disney Exec Forms Like Pizza, Announces Bunny Rappid Mobile App

    … games such as platformers, shooters and beat ’em ups, as well as a story mode that will contain “narrative-based games” like puzzle-solving and adventure games. The video channel, meanwhile, will include video episodes from the series. Each episode will be five to seven minutes long. Like Pizza launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund its…

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  • BoomZap Entertainment Announces Legends of Fire & Steel for Tablets

    … actually played out in real time. BoomZap is developing Legends of Fire & Steel for mobile tablets, as well as PC and Mac, and is seeking funding from the community via Kickstarter. As of this writing, the campaign has reached over $2,600 of its $50,000 goal, with 12 days remaining. BoomZap hopes to release the game in November 2015, even if the Kickstarter campaign isn’t successful. …

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  • Crowdfunding 101: Testing the Waters with TeeSpring

    … By Kiki Schirr, {grow} Contributing Columnist It seems like everyone and their mom is doing a crowdfunding campaign … “Coolest Cooler earned $13 million on Kickstarter.” “Hour of Code made 2 and a half million dollars with Indiegogo.” “Did you know UNYQ raised more than 2 million through crowdfunding?” Chances are, you’ve heard stories like…

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  • Zoombinis: Classic Educational Game Being Revived for Tablets

    … can be tossed back to Zoombini Isle, but players can go back for them later. To support the game’s development, TERC has launched a Kickstarter for Zoombinis, requesting $50,000 from the community. The campaign’s reward tiers include copies of the game, digital copies of the soundtrack and more. The campaign has hit over $21,000 of its goal…

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