Hidden Radio was an early Kickstarter success. Co-founded by John Van Den Nieuwenhuizen and Vitor Santa Maria their very first rewards project raised over $930,000 for a stylish blue-tooth connected radio. Over 5300 backers signed up to receive one or more of the speakers. The response was… Read More
Rewards-based crowdfunding has become a vibrant eco-system of diverse and creative funding campaigns. From thousands of dollars to multiple millions, platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have become an important variable in the startup space. Some VCs have asked businesses to validate their products via crowdfunding… Read More
Business crowdfunding platform Fundable and office supply retailer Staples have teamed up to launch the first Crowd2Shelf Contest. The event drew in thousands of startups across the U.S. to compete for a chance to fund their way to Staples’ shelves. A panel of innovation experts, including Fundable and… Read More
Since the last time we compiled this list some interesting trends are emerging, not the least of which is the sheer dominance of gaming-related campaigns on the Kickstarter platform – both tabletop games and video games. Interestingly enough, none of the top 10 have changed,… Read More
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