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Is Star Citizen On Pace To Crowdfund $100 Million?

You have to love the community that has formed around Cloud Imperium Games’s upcoming release Star Citizen. The crowd that has formed around the game maintains various discussion communities around the Internet, not the least of which is the /r/starcitizen subreddit, which boasts almost 16,000 subscribers…. Read More

IgnitionDeck To Add Feature Allowing Kickstarter Grads To Continue Crowdfunding

IgnitionDeck is an increasingly-popular WordPress plugin aimed at powering crowdfunding campaigns. For prices starting at $79, crowdfunders can buy a license for IgnitionDeck and crowdfund on their own WordPress-powered standalone web site, skipping the traditional success fees of popular crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter. IgnitionDeck is… Read More

Happy Anniversary: Star Citizen Plans Four Hour Livestream Today, Raised $750K Yesterday

If any other crowdfunding campaign raised $750,000 in one 24-hour period we’d be screaming it from the rooftops and celebrating a massive success. For Cloud Imperium Games and Star Citizen, it’s just another day at the office. Oh, and they raised over $650,000 on Saturday…. Read More

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

Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 7, 2013

BBC | Blogger raises funds to tweet from phone-hacking trial Peter Jukes has been following the News Of The World phone hacking scandal since the news broke. However, financial hardship was going to force him to stop following the proceedings in person for the rest… Read More

IgnitionDeck Compares Crowdfunding On Their WordPress Plugin To Popular Platforms

IgnitionDeck is a popular plugin for WordPress that turns WordPress installs into fully-functioning crowdfunding platforms. It is a solution that has been used in part by Star Citizen to raise a staggering $27 million and counting. The team behind the plugin recently published an article… 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

Crowdfunding News Roundup: October 29, 2013

The Lane Report | OP-ED: Kent Oyler – Let the 2014 crowdfunding rule games begin Kent Oyler says that initially the cynics are outnumbering the fans when it comes to the SEC’s proposed rules for equity crowdfunding. He postulates that equity crowdfunding will provide a… 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

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