Tagged: max temkin

Cyanide & Happiness’ New Card Game “Joking Hazard” Scores Over $550,000 in Less Than Two Days on Kickstarter

On Tuesday, popular webcomic Cyanide & Happiness launched a Kickstarter to raise $10,000 for its card game, Joking Hazard.  Within less than an hour of launch, the project managed to surpassed its initial target and now, two days later, it has achieved well over $550,000… Read More

Cards Against Humanity Max Temkin Takes To Kickstarter With New Monthly Zine

Hoping for yet another Kickstarter success, Cards Against Humanity creator Max Temkin has launched his fifth campaign on the crowdfunding giant’s platform for his new project, Maxistentialism Zine. For those who don’t know what a zine is, Rookie defines it as self-published, small circulation, often nonprofit books, papers,… Read More

Elan Lee’s Exploding Kittens Secures $8,782,571 from 219,382 Kickstarters: Booming Business & Kickstarter History for Fat Cats

To paraphrase Alicia Keys, those cats are on fire.  Exploding Kittens Kickstarter campaign came to an booming finish last night hitting $8,782,571 from 219,382 backers…and secured a record in Kickstarter history.   Booming Cats is “The Most-Backed Kickstarter Project of All Time,” dethroning  Bring Reading Rainbow Back for Every Child, Everywhere! campaign…. Read More

Exploding Kittens Nears $5.5M on Kickstarter; Cards Against Humanity’s Max Temkin Shares His Thoughts About the Game

  With less than two weeks left until its Kickstarter campaign comes to an end, Exploding Kittens is gearing up to hit another milestone in its successful crowdfunding experience. The project has raised $5,463,316 from 138,284 backers (as of this morning). Exploding Kittens captured over a million the first… Read More

New Entrepreneurial Course Introduces University of Illinois At Chicago Students to Crowdfunding

Seeking to share the ins and outs of crowdfunding with the younger generation, Chicago designer Craighton Berman, introduced a new year-long professional development course to University of Illinois at Chicago students. According to the Chicago Reader, Berman, who successfully launched a series of products on Kickstarter, created… Read More

TED Interview: Crowdfunding Creative Projects (Video)

Recently TED corralled a group of crowdfunding cognoscenti including Yancey Strickler, Amanda Palmer, Tim Schafer (Double Fine), Ivan Askwith (Veronica Mars), Neil Gaiman, Max Temkin and several others to talk about crowdfunding their creative projects. This is an interesting discussion as each participant shares their… Read More

Kickstarter Heads to PAX, Holds Office Hours for Potential Crowdfunders

The first gathering was held in 2004 – not so long ago – but PAX has grown to become one of the most important Gaming conferences in the world.  The event has doubled in size every year tapping on the ceiling of capacity until organizers… Read More

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