Tagged: reddit

Ethereum Quickly Catching Up to Bitcoin’s Transaction Volume

According to an article published on Trustnodes today, Ethereum is now handling almost half the transaction volume of Bitcoin. That might not sound impressive but you have to consider the fact that Ethereum launched less than 2 years ago whereas Bitcoin is over 9 years old…. Read More

Harmonix Team Conducts Reddit AMA to Discuss Details About Fig Project “Rock Band 4 For PC”

In an effort to share more details about Rock Band 4 for PC, the team from studio Harmonix took to Reddit to chat with fans and answer questions in regards to the game. Last month, Harmonix launched a campaign on crowdfunding portal Fig to raise $1.5 million for… Read More

Kickstarter Becomes One of Sixteen Companies to File Amicus Brief in Support of Apple’s Privacy Case

On Thursday, Kickstarter announced it has filed an amicus brief with sixteen other companies to support Apple in its fight to protect the privacy and security of its millions of customers. Following the devastating shooting in San Bernardino last December, a federal court ordered the technology giant… Read More

Another Scampaign? SmartTracker 2 Goes Dark on Indiegogo

Question: What do the following have in common? Smart Tracker 2 Smart Tracker Swiss White Teeth Last Crime Answer: They are each crowdfunding projects on Indiegogo involving a Mr. Julian Buschor. Another fun fact regarding the above campaigns, none of the promised rewards have delivered for… Read More

Double Fine’s Tim Schafer Discusses “Psychonaut 2’s” Future During Reddit AMA

Earlier this week, Double Fine boss, Tim Schafer, took to Reddit to discuss the future of the developer’s highly anticipated video game, Psychonauts 2. The game captured $3.8 million through its crowdfunding campaign on Fig. During AMA chat, Schafer stated: “The story for Psychonauts 2 is something… Read More

Divinity: Original Sin 2 Surpasses $1.5M on Kickstarter; Announces New Canadian Team, AMA, TwitchCon, & Single Player Mode

With less than a week until its Kickstarter campaign comes to an end, highly anticipated game Divinity: Original Sin 2 has successfully secured over $1.5 million. Divinity: Original Sin first hit the crowdfunding platform in spring 2013 and is described as an Isometric cRPG that can be played in single-player mode or cooperative… Read More

Unlicensed Animated “Zelda” Series Hits Kickstarter; Has Yet to be Shutdown by Nintendo

In an effort to bring a fan favorite video game to the small screen, Salt Lake City’s Aeipathy Industries has launched a Kickstarter to raise funds for an unlicensed Zelda animated series, Zeldamotion. Since its establishment in 2011, Aeipathy Industries has a variety of projects under development… Read More

“Shenmue” Series Creator Yu Suzuki Confirms During Reddit AMA: “Shenmue IV” Depends On the Success of “Shenmue III”

Taking time away from his record-breaking Shenmue III Kickstarter campaign, creator of the franchise, Yu Suzuki, conducted a Reddit AMA over the weekend to chat about the upcoming game. Shenmue III surfaced on the crowdfunding giant just a week ago and gained over $3 million in… Read More

UPDATED: Scampaign Alert: Beware of Crowdfunders Re-Labeling Already Made Products

Recently we have had discussions with several people about a problematic issue with rewards based crowdfunding.  Some campaign creators may be finding products on Alibaba, repackaging them and launching crowdfunding campaigns posing as new creations.  Is this illegal?  Probably not. Is it wrong. Yes – definitely…. Read More

Update: Kickstarter-Suspended anonabox Project Lacks Support on Indiegogo; Raises Only $29,000 in Two Weeks

Earlier this month, creator of the infamous tor hardware router anonabox, August Germar, turned to Indiegogo to raise funds for the project after dealing with some drama (and suspension) on the platform’s competitor Kickstarter. While it had a great start on Indiegogo, and even raised its… Read More

Former Kickstarter Project anonabox Makes Its Way to Indiegogo; Promises New Tor Hardware Router Features

Just when everyone was getting over anonabox’s crowdfunding campaign controversy on Kickstarter, the plug-in tor hardware router has unveiled new campaign on the global platform’s competitor, Indiegogo. As previously reported, Kickstarter shut down anonabox’s campaign after backers began to called foul on the project through Internet community, Reddit, when its creator, August… Read More

Online Community Reddit Launches New Crowdfunding Platform

Reddit, the online community and self-dubbed “front of page the Internet,” announced a new crowdfunding platform, known as Redditmade, on Wednesday morning (October 29th). According its recent post, Redditmade is described as a new place to turn the best designs and products by the community into reality…. Read More

Actress Gillian Anderson: We Could Crowdfund A Third “X-Files” Film

Gillian Anderson believes the truth is still out there! While chatting with Bloomberg TV about her new book, A Vision of Fire, The X-Files beauty revealed that crowdfunding might help bring the show’s third film to the big screen. Anderson, who appeared on the hit series from 1993… Read More

Piranha Games Kills “Transverse” Crowdfunding Campaign; Begins Backer Refund Process

Earlier this week, developer Piranha Games announced the $1 million crowdfunding campaign for its new video game Transverse was officially canceled. The project failed to attract as many attention as the company had hoped and now the company is planning to refund all backers with the game. Piranha Games’… Read More

Zach Braff Talks “Wish I Was Here” Kickstarter Campaign & Its Criticism

The Kickstarter film success Wish I Was Here received mixed reviews over the past couple months, and now Zach Braff has started to discuss the film’s popularity along with his project on the crowdfunding platform.  During an interview with the New Zealand Herald and on Reddit, the former Scrubs star has spoken… Read More

Kickstarter Teams Up With Internet Giants To Launch “Day of Action” In Protest Against FCC Net Neutrality Proposals

With the FCC preparing to close public comments on its net neutrality proposal, crowdfunding giant, Kickstarter, is teaming up with Mozilla, Namescheap, Reddit, Etsy, Foursquare, Vimeo, and other major Internet companies to raise awareness about the situation by declaring to be “Day of Action.” According… Read More

Dogecoin and Reddit Team Up to Help Australian Racecar Driver

Dogecoin is making another appearance on the racetrack! The cybercurrency and Reddit.com are teaming up once again to help another driver in need and this time it’ll be going to the Australian V8 Supercar Series. The crowdfunding effort, which is called #SuperV8Doge, is aiming to sponsor… Read More

Crowdfunding & NASCAR: The Crowd’s Cash Filling The Gaps In Sports Sponsorship

This past week, Reddit did something previously unthinkable yet again, and it’s thanks in part to a crowdfunding campaign. At an upcoming NASCAR race at Talladega, Josh Wise’s #98 car will don Dogecoin livery. Yes, Dogecoin… the niche cryptocurrency created by a marketing junkie and… Read More

Brief: DonorsChoose’s Charles Best On Live Q&A Today With Tim Ferriss, Alexis Ohanian

Fast Company editorial director Jill Bernstein will be holding a live Q&A today discussing how to “harness the power of the crowd to make something positive happen.” The session starts at noon EST. The session features Charles Best, Founder and CEO of DonorsChoose.org (pictured, right). DonorsChoose… Read More

Final Hours: Unsung Story Seeks Last Push Over $600K Kickstarter Goal

A Kickstarter campaign with some serious star power behind it is dangerously close to losing out on over half a million dollars in crowdfunding cash. Of course, that also means they’re on the precipice of closing a huge $600,000+ crowdfunding round. The next 33 hours… Read More