Tagged: kickstarter

Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5’s Kickstarter Scores $7.1M in Less Than Two Weeks


Less than two weeks after launching Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5’s already epic Kickstarter, board game developer Adam Poots has already scored well over $7 million for his latest project. The campaign quickly gained funding momentum and secured its initial $100,000 in a matter of minutes… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Peak Design Ships Majority of The Everyday Backpack, Tote, & Sling

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Less than three months after securing $6,565,782 from 26,359 backers on Kickstarter for its latest project, The Everyday Backpack, Tote, and Sling, California-based Peak Design announced it has officially started to ship the highly anticipated products. The new Everyday collection now offers four bags, the Everyday Backpack… Read More

“Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5” Captures $6.4M First Week on Kickstarter & Named Third Most Funded Game on the Platform


Just one week after board game creator Adam Poots launched a Kickstarter campaign for Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5, the new game has successfully secured more than $6.4 million from over 13,275 backers. Poots raised $2,049,721 for the original Kingdom Death: Monster game from 5,410 backers in November 2012…. Read More

The End of Pebble Watch


The Pebble Watch saga has become an epic tale of crowdfunding success and entrepreneurial struggle. Eric Migicovsky, the founder of Pebble, launched his wearable tech on Kickstarter in 2012.  The very first rewards campaign generated over $12 million “brought to life by 68,929 backers” proving… Read More

Suffolk Celebrates National Entrepreneurship Month, Supports 7 New Startups


November is National Entrepreneurship Month and Suffolk University in Boston celebrated by organizing experiential courses on crowdfunding.  During Global Entrepreneurship Week on November 14, students partaking in the programs launched campaigns on Kickstarter and Indiegogo to support their startups.  Seven startups and campaigns have launched… Read More

“Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5” Board Game Scores Over $5.1M Less Than a Week on Kickstarter


Kingdom Death, a “boutique” nightmare horror tabletop game project created by board game creator Adam Poots, launched a Kickstarter campaign on Friday to raise $100,000 for the new game Kingdom Death: Monster 1.5. Within a matter of days, the initiative has successfully secured more than… Read More

Brief: Creators of Kickstarter Success “Exploding Kittens” Announce First Expansion “Imploding Kittens”

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Earlier this week, creators of the hilarious Kickstarter-funded card game Exploding Kittens, Elan Lee, Matthew Inman, and Shane Small announced the Russian Roulette-inspired game was getting its first expansion, known as “Imploding Kittens.” Exploding Kittens is described as a highly strategic kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette…. Read More

Kickstarter to be Showcased at London’s Design Museum (Video)

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Earlier this week, Kickstarter announced London’s Design Museum’s inaugural exhibition is set to show how designs are using its rewards-based crowdfunding platform. The funding portal revealed: “We’re proud that the museum’s inaugural exhibitions include a look at how designers are using Kickstarter to explore bold… Read More

Four Years Later: Last of “Double Fine Adventure” Perks Ship to Kickstarter Backers


Just four years after the hit game, Double Fine Adventures, secured $3,336,371 from 87,142 backers on Kickstarter, Double Fine’s Tim Schafer announced all campaign perks have officially be shipped to backers. Double Fine, which was founded in 2000 by Schafer, has created some of the… Read More

“Bears vs Babies” Finishes Kickstarter Run & Takes Third Spot in Most Backed Games on the Crowdfunding Platform


Elan Lee and Matthew Inman, the creators Exploding Kittens, closed the Kickstarter campaign for the highly anticipated card game, Bears vs Babies, on Thursday evening. The project secured a total of $3,215,679 from 85,581 backers during its highly successful crowdfunding run. Playing the game is… Read More

Kickstarter Success Wearhaus Secures $4M in Series A Funding Round

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A little over two years after securing $247,379 on Kickstarter for its flagship product, Wearhaus Arc wireless headphones, San Francisco-based Wearhaus announced it raised $4 million during a Series A funding round. The company stated its Wearhaus Arc is a Bluetooth headset to allows friends… Read More

Card Game “Bears vs. Babies” to Finish Kickstarter Round With More Than $3.1M in Funds


Bears vs Babies, the hilarious card game created by the Exploding Kittens creators Elan Lee and Matthew Inman, is set to capture more than $3.1 million on funds from its Kickstarter campaign, which is set to close this evening. The card game has one goal: for players to create… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Particle Secures $10.4M During Series A Funding Round


On Thursday, a prototype-to-production platform for developing an Internet of Things (IoT) product and Kickstarter alum, Particle, announced it has secured $10.4 million during a Series A funding round, which was led by Root Ventures, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, and Rincon Venture Partners. The company revealed it… Read More

“Project Blue” Seeks $1M on Kickstarter to Photograph an Earth-like planet Orbiting Another Sun-like Star


San Francisco-based science initiative Project Blue has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $1 million for its space photograph telescope. The project hopes to discover a habitable planet orbiting a Sun like star (and perhaps one that is already inhabited). According to the… Read More

Kickstarter Opens Crowdfunding Platform For Artists & Creators in Mexico


On Tuesday, Kickstarter CEO and co-founder, Yancey Strickler, announced the crowdfunding platform is now welcoming artists and creators to its website for the first time. In a blog post called Build Bridges, Not Walls, Yancey stated he and his team are now removing the barrier… Read More

Update: “Bears vs Babies” Scores Over $2.5M During the Final Days on Kickstarter


With Elan Lee and Matthew Inman’s Bears vs Babies Kickstarter campaign set to close on Thursday (November 17th), the hilarious card game has successfully captured more than $2.5 million from over 58,000 backers. Bears vs Babies is described as a card game with one goal: for… Read More

Update: Smithsonian’s “Conserve Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers” Campaign Nears $350,000 During the Final Days on Kickstarter


With its Kickstarter campaign set to close on Wednesday (November 16th), Smithsonian Institute has successfully secured nearly $350,000 for its “Conserve Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers” project. The organization launched the initiative last month originally seeking $300,000. The Ruby Slippers were made nearly 80 years ago for… Read More

One Week To Go: Bears vs. Babies Surpasses $2.4M on Kickstarter


With seven days left until the closing of its wildly popular Kickstarter campaign, Elan Lee and Matthew Inman’s new card game Bears vs Babies has secured more than $2.4 million from over 64,500 backers. Bears vs Babies is a card game with one goal: for players to create monsters… Read More

New York’s Dame Products Launches First Adult Toy Campaign on Kickstarter


Dame Products, a New York City startup, has recently launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise a minimum of $50,000 for its new vibrator, Fin. The project not only surpassed its initial funding target easily, it also is known as the first ever sex toy to… Read More

“Bears vs Babies” Crowdfunding Success Continues: Captures Over $2.1M on Kickstarter & Unlocks New Stretch Goal


With just two weeks until its Kickstarter campaign comes to an end, hilarious card game Bears vs Babies has officially surpassed $2.1 million from more than 56,000 backers. Bears vs Babies, which was created by Elan Lee and Matthew Inman, the creators of Kickstarter success Exploding Kittens, is described… Read More