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Update: Star Citizen Breaks $30 Million in Crowdfunding

We just reported just last week that Star Citizen had leaped over $28 Million in funds raised having captured the support of 300,000 backers and now that amount is a distant memory in the rear view memory of this never ending crowdfunding campaign.  The campaign… Read More

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

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

Shroud of the Avatar Follows Star Citizen’s Lead, Crowdfunding Continues After Kickstarter

Shroud of the Avatar is taking an approach to crowdfunding that some may find familiar. First, Lord British and his team raised just short of two million dollars on Kickstarter, but that wasn’t the end of crowdfunding for the game. They later launched a standalone… Read More

Star Citizen Added $5 Million In October

The campaign for Star Citizen is aging like a fine wine. Chris Roberts and his friends at Cloud Imperium Games raised over $5 million in the month of October alone, almost 20% of their ridiculous $26-million-plus raised thus far. That $26 million total has been… Read More

For Star Citizen, Cloud Imperium Makes The Rules

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

Star Citizen: Biggest Crowdfunding Campaign Ever (And it’s Not Over Yet)

As Crowdfund Insider published earlier this month, the Star Citizen crowdfunding campaign still doesn’t get the credit it deserves.  The campaign had just surpassed $23 Million raised on the 17th of October.  As of today – according to a Letter from the Chairman now the never… Read More

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

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

Star Citizen Hits $18 Million, RSI Aims For Much More Than Money

What if I told you the biggest, most ambitious rewards-based crowdfunding campaign in history wasn’t a Kickstarter project or an Indiegogo project? The Pebble watch is somewhat widely recognized as the largest campaign of its type. I’m guilty of making the assertion myself. Some will… Read More

Star Citizen’s Never Ending Crowdfunding Campaign Tops $17 Million Raised

Chris Roberts Sets New Stretch Goals of $18 & $19 Million. Stands as Most Successful Crowdfunding Campaign Ever. We just recently covered Star Citizen and their ongoing crowdfunding campaign as they had just passed $16 Million raised and now they have surpassed the next milestone… Read More

Star Citizen Hits $16 Million, Begins Delivery To Backers With Hangars

Star Citizen has raised over $15 million in a crowdfunding campaign that has been operating for the better part of the last year. Now Chris Roberts and the rest of the team charged with bringing the video game to reality are beginning delivery to backers…. Read More

Star Citizen’s Crowdfunding Voyage Continues, Rockets Past $15 Million

When we last reported on crowdfunding video game Star Citizen it stood at $14 Million.  This was back in early July.  The ongoing crowdfunding voyage now stands at over $15 Million supported by over 221,000 “Star Citizens”. For those who have not been following the… Read More

Star Citizen Continues to Crowdfund, Almost at $14 Million

Video game Star Citizen, created by Chris Roberts and his Roberts Space Industries (RSI), is ready to surpass $14 Million raised.  This crowdfunding campaign has the potential to be the single largest campaign ever and already stands in the top crowdfunding campaings to take place… Read More

Chris Roberts celebrates Star Citizen’s $10 million crowdfund

Chris Roberts is feeling good. He has persuaded over 150,000 people to kick-in $10 million for a product that doesn’t exist and won’t be completed until the end of 2014. But it’s not the pile of cash that’s lighting him up, not even the opportunity… Read More

Star Citizen funding climbs to $9 million total

After reaching more than $2 million in crowdfunding on Kickstarter, the Star Citizen developer kept donations open via its Roberts Space Industries website. It now has a pool of $9 million from both sources combined. That’s an increase of $1 million since mid-February. Star Citizen… Read More

Austin video game ‘Star Citizen’ raises more then $6.2 million via crowdfunding

Needing to raise millions to make his plan space video game a reality, veteran Austin game designer Chris Robert didn’t bother going the usual industry route. Instead, he took his funding drive to the people. Roberts — the man behind the famed “Wing Commander” series… Read More

‘Star Citizen’ Crowd Funding Campaign Surpasses $3 Million

Chris Roberts, who helped define the space sim genre in computer games during the 1990s with his Wing Commander and Privateer franchises, is back in the cockpit again with a new title he says will change the way people perceive games for the PC and will breathe new life… Read More

WATCH: “Citizen Koch” Approaches 200% Of Goal On Kickstarter

A documentary about the interplay of private funds and politics is approaching $150,000 in funding, which would double the original goal of $75,000. We first reported on Citizen Koch earlier this month when the campaign had just surpassed the stated goal. Kickstarter has stepped in as a… Read More

Online startups are rallying citizens to revamp their neighbourhoods

NAMES, wedding dates and declarations of love cover the Luchtsingel, a new pedestrian walkway straddling a busy main road in central Rotterdam, a Dutch city. Asked by a website to help fund the project, locals paid €25 ($32) each for the right to etch a… Read More

U.S. Cross-Border Consumer Credit Reporting Startup Nova Credit Unveils “Ellis” Financial Marketplace Specifically For Newcomers to the U.S.

Nova Credit, a U.S. cross-border consumer credit reporting startup, announced on Tuesday the launch of Ellis, which is a financial marketplace specifically for newcomers to the U.S. to apply for credit cards with confidence based on their international credit report. The platform’s description reads: “Ellis… Read More

Survey from Fintech Lender and Digital Bank Zopa Reveals UK Millennials Aim to Save More than Senior Citizens for Emergencies After COVID-19

Nearly a third or 33% of UK residents say they were financially unprepared for the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting challenges. Around 38% of UK residents responding to a survey conducted by Fintech Zopa said they’re now preparing their savings for another potential emergency situation that… Read More

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