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According to Indiegogo, the Flow Hive project
is the new record holder for the largest internatial crowdfunding campaign ever on the global platform. The Australian based project has raised an impressive $4.2 million in just 9 days. Over 10,000 backers have committed funding so far. This amount beats the previous amount by 92% – so it is not even close. For comparison the largest successful crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to date is for “An Hour of Code
” that raised just over $5 million. Flow Hive still has over 30 days left in the campaign so it should easily surpass the current platform record holder.
Flow launched on February 22nd and hit its initial goal of $70,000 in 477 seconds. In 24 hours Flow had raised $2.18 million – another platform record. Supporters have signed up from over 111 different countries with average funding per hour pegging a respectible $53,000 / hour.
Flow Hive is raising money to produce a beekeeping system that is supposed to make harvesting honey simple. Created by father and son team of Cedar and Stewart Anderson they developed their Flow design over the course of the last 10 years in an effort to make harvesting honey easier.
Indiegogo has provided an infographic on the Flow campaign below.
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