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.
Posts about Kickstarter
    • Kickstarter launches Patreon rival on .RIP domain hack

      They’re deadly serious. Crowdfunding service Kickstarter has relaunched its Drip subscriptions service on a .rip domain. It’s a domain hack using a single-character domain: It’s actually a case of a migration away from a .com domain, which is not something you see every day from a major online brand.

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  • SPI 284: Crowdfunding Secrets for Success with Clay Hebert

    … This month I’m exploring all things crowdfunding. How do you validate and fine-tune your project? What’s the best way to go big with a Kickstarter campaign, not only to earn income, but for exposure as well? What mistakes do failed campaigns make and how can you avoid them? Here to answer those questions and more is crowdfunding expert Clay…

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  • Former Disney Exec Forms Like Pizza, Announces Bunny Rappid Mobile App

    … Former Disney executive Jeff Nuzzi and Bob Spang, an award-winning director and animator, have partnered to form a digital media studio called Like Pizza. The company will develop original animated properties across “games, mobile, digital platforms and more.” Like Pizza’s first project is an animated action comedy series called Bunny Rappid…

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  • Social Autopsy: A Platform for Online Shaming and Mob Rule?

    … issues. Social Autopsy started as a Kickstarter campaign created by Candace Owens, CEO of creative agency Degree180. Unfortunately, the campaign was suspended April 14 for violating the Kickstarter terms of service; however, Owens vows that the team still intends to launch Social Autopsy. The stated purpose of the site is to analyze the digital…

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