Tagged: million dollar

Pono Music Player Climbing Kickstarter’s Rankings, Now 4th Behind Veronica Mars

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The Pono Music campaign continues to ascend Kickstarter’s all-time most funded list. The “end-to-end ecosystem for music lovers” has garnered nearly 15,000 backers at the time of writing and had raised just short of $5 million. Thanks everyone for all of your support. It has… Read More

Inside Crowdfunding Ep. 3: Bragi On The Dash & Their $2.3M (And Counting) Kickstarter Campaign

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Short of a few Google+ hiccups, Alon Goren and myself had a great conversation with Toby Martin and Arne Loermann with Bragi LLC. Bragi is the company behind The Dash, which has raised over $2.3 million on Kickstarter. For a minute there it looked like… Read More

Inside Crowdfunding Ep. 3 Preview: The Biggest Kickstarter Campaign Of 2014

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It isn’t every day you get to interview a crowdfunding campaign creator that is currently sitting on top of a $2 million raise with over a month to go, but that is what Alon Goren and myself will be doing Monday, February 24th at 2:00… Read More

An Engine For Paper Airplanes Just Joined Some Elite Kickstarter Company

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The oft-admired Kickstarter campaign for the PowerUp 3.0 has closed. The grand total? $1,232,612 from 21,412 backers. The average pledge for the campaign was $57.57. RELATED | Smartphone Controlled Paper Airplane Looked to Crowdfund $50,000, It’s Now Over $500,000 on Kickstarter It’s good for sixth on Kickstarter’s all-time… Read More

Brief: Star Citizen Launches New In-Game Feature, Hits Funding Milestone

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Cloud Imperium Games has announced the release of Star Citizen’s Organization system. In Star Citizen, organizations are groups that will persist into the game. Organizations can be created by anyone with the game package on their account. There are a host of available features that are explained in… Read More

Smartphone-Controlled Paper Airplane Crosses $1 Million On Kickstarter

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The PowerUp 3.0 has officially crossed $1 million on Kickstarter, proving that any idea can raise massive amounts of money if the crowd sees it as worthy. Over 18,000 people have pitched into the project to date. This funding comes on a goal of only… Read More

Kickstarter Darling Double Fine Adventure, Now Broken Age, Releases Part 1 Tomorrow

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Tomorrow is a big day in the world of Kickstarter and video games. Double Fine Productions will release part one of Broken Age, the video game previously dubbed Double Fine Adventure. Haven’t shipped a game of my own in 4.5 years, an adventure game in 16, a… Read More

WATCH: Canary, Goji Smart Lock Highlighted At CES 2014

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Crowdfunding continues to take center stage as the International Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, continues this week in Las Vegas. Last night USA Today released a video of three devices to keep your computer and home secure in 2014. Of the three devices featured, two… Read More

On Indiegogo: Panono Camera Nets Rave Reviews, Over $1 Million In Funding

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Indiegogo has been on a roll lately. The Geek Pulse just closed at over $1.1 million, and it seems a campaign in its last week on the platform is set to eclipse that total. The campaign aims to fund the Panono, and it’s an innovative… Read More

Is Star Citizen On Pace To Crowdfund $100 Million?

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You have to love the community that has formed around Cloud Imperium Games’s upcoming release Star Citizen. The crowd that has formed around the game maintains various discussion communities around the Internet, not the least of which is the /r/starcitizen subreddit, which boasts almost 16,000 subscribers…. Read More

Final Hours: Play-i CEO Vikas Gupta On How He Raised Over $1 Million

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The crowdfunding campaign for Play-i is in its final hours. The campaign launched seeking $250,000 to fund and prove a market for an interactive, cost-effective set of robots – named Bo and Yana – that would aid in teaching young children the basics of programming…. Read More

Happy Anniversary: Star Citizen Plans Four Hour Livestream Today, Raised $750K Yesterday

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If any other crowdfunding campaign raised $750,000 in one 24-hour period we’d be screaming it from the rooftops and celebrating a massive success. For Cloud Imperium Games and Star Citizen, it’s just another day at the office. Oh, and they raised over $650,000 on Saturday…. Read More

Brief: Star Citizen Crosses $28 Million In Funding, 300K Backers

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The campaign for Star Citizen keeps marching on. Chris Roberts and the developers at Cloud Imperium just recently crossed two milestones: $28 million in funding and 300,000 backers. This comes on the heels of news that October was one of the most successful months for the Star Citizen… Read More

German Equity Crowdfunding Site Bergfürst Closes First Round, Urbanara Nets €3M

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Urbanara is an “online brand for high-quality home furnishings” that recently turned to upstart German equity crowdfunding platform Bergfürst. It was the first company to be listed on the platform. They have just closed their round, having raised just short of €3 million. The team behind… Read More

For Star Citizen, Cloud Imperium Makes The Rules

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Full disclosure, I was gearing up to report on the end of Star Citizen’s massive, $25-million-plus crowdfunding campaign when I saw that there were only a little over 1,000 “seats” left for the game. Imagine my shock when I check this morning to find that there… Read More

$23 MILLION, And Star Citizen Still Doesn’t Get The Credit It Deserves

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We’re going to unabashedly scream it from the mountaintops: Star Citizen is one of – if not the – biggest crowdfunding stories we’ve seen since we’ve launched this site more than a year ago, and it doesn’t get the attention or credit it deserves. The… Read More

With Second Million-Dollar Kickstarter, Reaper Miniatures Sets Record

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The second campaign for Reaper Miniature Bones is just a week in at the time of writing, but already the campaign has raised almost $1.5 million on Kickstarter. This is especially remarkable when considering the first campaign for these small gaming miniatures raised over $3.4… Read More

Mighty No. 9 Ends At #6 On Kickstarter’s Most Funded List

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$3,845,170. That is how much cash Mighty No. 9 was able to raise from 67,226 backers in just 31 days on Kickstarter. That is about $125,000 a day. The average contribution: $57.20. When combined with funds raised off of Kickstarter through PayPal contributions, the total actually stretched… Read More

FINAL DAY: Mighty No. 9 Climbs Kickstarter’s All-Time Games List

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The Kickstarter campaign for Mighty No. 9 is in its final hours. With a fitting 9 hours to go at the time of writing, the campaign has raised over $3.4 million. This puts it about $800,000 short of the second all-time game-related Kickstarter campaign, Torment: Tides… Read More