Tagged: kickstarter

Museum of the Moving Image Completes Jim Henson Exhibit Kickstarter With Over $144,000 in Funding

On Thursday, Museum of the Moving Image completed the Jim Henson Exhibition Kickstarter campaign. The initiative successfully raised $144,230 from 2,072 backers. As previously reported, the museum stated it was seeking a minimum of $40,000 for the exhibition, which will explore the world of the Muppets… Read More

Kickstarter Set to Bring More Than 100 Funded Projects to the 2017 Bay Area Maker Faire

On Friday, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced it is set to bring over 100 funded projects to the 2017 Maker Faire, which will be held May 19th through the 21st in San Mateo, California. Maker Faire describes itself as a family-friendly festival of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and… Read More

PicoBrew’s Pico C Named Most Successful Food Project on Kickstarter After Surpassing $1.812 Million

With less than 24 hours until its Pico C Kickstarter comes to an end, PicoBrew announced the project has successfully surpassed $1.812 million, making it the most successful food Kickstarter campaign. Speaking about the campaign’s huge milestone, Dr. Bill Mitchell, PicoBrew’s CEO, stated: “Wow! Thank you… Read More

Unbelievable: Weighted Blanket “Gravity” Surpasses $3 Million in Two Weeks on Kickstarter

Just two weeks after New York entrepreneur, John Florentino, launched a Kickstarter campaign for his weighted blanket, Gravity, the project scored $3 million from more than 15,000 backers. The initiative was launched at the end of April, seeking to raise only $21,500.  As previously reported, Gravity… Read More

Lomography Launches Seventh Kickstarter Campaign: Raises Nearly $450,000 For Neptune Convertible Art Lens System First Week

New York City startup Lomography has recently launched its seventh crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The company sought to raise $100,000 for its new product, the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System and within a matter of days, the project surpassed its initial funding target and is… Read More

Ireland-Based Tent Brand Crua Outdoors Launches Second Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Seedrs

Ireland-based Crua Outdoors, also known as Thermo Tents, announced on Wednesday the launch of its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Crua Outdoors’ first equity round secured £85,371 in 2015, and last year, the company raised $300,003 through its reward-based Kickstarter campaign. The company stated: “Great ideas happen… Read More

PicoBrew Announces Partnerships With Flying Dog Brewery, Pike Brewing, & Fate Brewing Company As Pico C Kickstarter Surpasses $1.7 Million

Seattle-based startup PicoBrew announced on Tuesday it has formed a partnership with Flying Dog Brewery, Pike Brewing, and Fate Brewing Company. This news comes less than one week until its latest Kickstarter, dedicated to its product Pico C, is set to close. According to PicoBrew, all… Read More

“Divinity: Original Sin 2” Creator Larian Studios Unveils Details on Game Master Mode (Video)

Larian Studios, the company behind Kickstarter successes Divinity: Original Sin and Divinity Original Sin 2, announced on Tuesday details about Game Master Mode, a feature in Divinity: Original Sin 2 that allows players use Divinity’s combat and roleplaying systems to create their own custom tabletop RPG campaigns. As previously reported,… Read More

MyKronoz’s ZeTime Watch Captures $5.3 Million Through Kickstarter & Moves to Indiegogo For Additional Funding

Swiss brand MyKronoz successfully secured $5,333,792 from 26,828 backers through Kickstarter for its new smartwatch, ZeTime, Following the closing of the campaign, MyKronoz announced it decided to take advantage of Indiegogo’s InDemand feature. ZeTime is described as a hybrid smartwatch that combines mechanical hands with a full round color… Read More

Update: Intrepid Studios’ “Ashes of Creation” Nears $1.5 Million First Week on Kickstarter

Just one week after launching a Kickstarter campaign for the upcoming MMORPG game Ashes of Creation, Intrepid Studios has successfully secured nearly $1.5 million from close to 8,300 backers. The initiative quickly attracted attention and raised $1.1 million within 48 hours of its debut. Ashes… Read More

Slacker Backers: Last Chance to Join “Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire” Fig Campaign

Crowdfunding platform for video games, Fig announced Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is set to close the initiative for slacker backers. The funding portal launched the slacker backer feature at the end of March, which is dedicated to those who didn’t have a chance to invest in various… Read More

Goodbye Restless Nights: New York Entrepreneur Launches Kickstarter For “Gravity” Sleep,Stress, & Anxiety Weighted Blanket

Anxiety and stress sufferers – worry no more about sleepless nights. New York entrepreneur, John Fiorentino, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for Gravity, a weighted blanket that is engineered to be 10% of your body weight to naturally reduce stress and increase relaxation…. Read More

Set To Close Soon: Fizzics Achieves Indiegogo/Microventures Equity Campaign Funding Target

Kickstarter, Indiegogo (rewards), and Shark Tank alum, Fizzics, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo/Microventures this Monday (May 8th). The initiative has successfully secured its initial funding target. Fizzics seeks to use science as a way to create a beer dispenser like no… Read More

Kickstarter Alum Oculus Pulls the Plug on Virtual Reality Shop Story Studio

In an effort to continue its creative development in virtual reality (VR), Kickstarter success Oculus announced it was shutting down its Story Studio. According to the company, Story Studio has created a series of VR shorts, which includes Lost, Henry, and Sea Angelica. Sharing details… Read More

Reed and Smyth’s EPA Standards Manual Reissue Nears Kickstarter Goal

Kickstarter alums Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth have tapped again into again with their third Kickstarter campaign. Their timely reissuing of design firm Chermayeff & Geismar’s 1977 US EPA Graphic Standards System has garnered over $128,900 from more than 1,498 backers with 21 days remaining on the campaign.  The former… Read More

Intrepid Studios’ MMORPG Game “Ashes of Creation” Surpasses $1.1 Million in Two Days on Kickstarter

Intrepid Studios, an independent game company located in San Diego, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter this week, seeking to raise $750,000 for its MMORPG game, Ashes of Creation. Within a matter of days, the game project not only surpassed its initial funding target, it… Read More

Kickstarter Milestone: 10,000 Art Projects Have Been Funded on the Crowdfunding Platform

Less than one week after announcing more than 12.7 million backers have raised $3 billion to go towards independent creators on its crowdfunding platform, Kickstarter shared that 10,000 art projects have been funded through its funding portal. While sharing details about the latest milestone, the Kickstarter… Read More

PicoBrew’s Pico C Nears $1.5 Million: Announces Free Fermentation Monitor if the Project Becomes Most Successful Food Campaign on Kickstarter

With less than two weeks until its Kickstarter comes to an end, PicoBrew’s latest project, Pico C has successfully raised nearly $1.5 million from more than 3,600 backers. The campaign was launched last month, originally seeking $350,000, which was quickly achieved in a matter of hours…. Read More

Gloomhaven Second Printing Kickstarter Set to Close With Nearly $3.7 Million in Funding

Isaac Childres’ Gloomhaven Second Printing project is set to close on Kickstarter later today with nearly $3.7 million. The campaign was launched last month, originally seeking $100,000, which was quickly achieved within a matter of 24 hours. Gloomhaven is described as a cooperative card-drive game… Read More

Kickstarter Debuts Creators-in-Residence Pilot Program

On Friday, Kickstarter announced as part of its mission to bring creative projects to life, it has launched the pilot of its new Kickstarter Creators-in-Residence program. The crowdfunding giant stated that during the pilot, it will open its Brooklyn headquarters doors to various campaign alumni… Read More