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Kickstarter for iOS Gets First Update Since Launch Kickstarter for iOS Gets First Update Since Launch
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Kickstarter has just updated their iOS app for the first time since launching it two weeks ago, and according to the crowdfunding company v1.1 is “better, faster, and stronger.” First off, users now have a new “messages view” which sorts …

Kickstarter Launches an iOS App for Mobile Crowdfunding Kickstarter Launches an iOS App for Mobile Crowdfunding

Kickstarter has picked Valentine’s Day to debut their first-ever mobile app. The app, launching today on iOS, features tools for project browsers, backers, and creators alike. Browsing projects feels simple and streamlined with the new app. You can look by …

Kickstarter Unveils New #Tags to Track Project Trends Kickstarter Unveils New #Tags to Track Project Trends

Kickstarter wants to make it easier for potential backers to find specific types of projects and browse projects pertaining to certain themes. They also want to be able to display which types of projects are trending on the site at …

Kickstarter Boasts 2.2M+ Pledgers, $319M Pledged, and Many More Year-End Stats Kickstarter Boasts 2.2M+ Pledgers, $319M Pledged, and Many More Year-End Stats

Online crowdfunding leader Kickstarter may be a little late to the game – but late is bette than never, right? They’re finally published their 2012 year-in-review, and it’s in the form of a fun little slideshow that not only displays …

Kickstarter Tops $100M in Film Project Pledges Kickstarter Tops $100M in Film Project Pledges
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Online crowdfunding leader Kickstarter is touting a new milestone – its first $100 million project category. The company has just announced that over $100M has been pledged to independent film since the site opened up in April of 2009. $102.7M, …

Kickstarter UK Sees 30 Successes in the First Month Kickstarter UK Sees 30 Successes in the First Month

On October 31st, Kickstarter finally made good on a promise to open up to UK-based projects. Today, the company is letting us know how the first month has gone. In a word, promising. in the first month, UK-based projects saw …

Kickstarter Finally Goes Live for UK-Based Projects Kickstarter Finally Goes Live for UK-Based Projects

Back in July, crowdfunding site Kickstarter told everyone that they would soon open up in the UK, allowing the people in the region to launch projects on the site. Earlier this month, Kickstarter set October 31st as the official launch …

Kickstarter Finally Opens Up to UK-Based Projects Kickstarter Finally Opens Up to UK-Based Projects

Today, crowdfunding site Kickstarter announced that they will finally open up to folks in the UK. Although we knew that this was coming since July, today’s announcement provides details and a specific date for project-creators to shoot for. On October …

Gambitious, Kickstarter Just For Games, Launches Gambitious, Kickstarter Just For Games, Launches

Kickstarter valiantly declared 2012 to be “The Year of the Game.” The crowdfunding platform has pulled in well over $50 million for game related projects this year alone. Major developers like Obsidian have taken to the platform to help fund …

Uwingu Looks To Crowdfunding For The Future Of Space Exploration Uwingu Looks To Crowdfunding For The Future Of Space Exploration

For years, we’ve entrusted the future of space exploration to public agencies and they have done a great job. NASA was able to land on the moon, send a rover to Mars, and make a satellite out of Android phone …

Kickstarter Bans Product Simulations, Forces Project Creators to Outline Risk Kickstarter Bans Product Simulations, Forces Project Creators to Outline Risk
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You’re making an investment on a not-yet-actualized product, and there are plenty of risks involved in this. That’s the message that Kickstarter wants to give its product backers. “Kickstarter isn’t a traditional retail experience,” they say, and even more bluntly, …

Kickstarter Has Given Birth To An Animation Renaissance Kickstarter Has Given Birth To An Animation Renaissance

Last week, Kickstarter said that 2012 was “The Year Of The Game.” They let it be known that gaming projects had raised over $50 million over the last eight months. It’s an impressive number, but Kickstarter has not just been …

Kickstarter Has Transformed into an Indie Game Haven Overnight Kickstarter Has Transformed into an Indie Game Haven Overnight

If you are a game developer and you have faith in your idea, Kickstarter may be able to help even more than you think. That’s because crowdfunders are absolutely throwing their money at game projects on the site. Seriously, Kickstarter …

Fundable: Helping Startups Become Reality with Crowdfunding Fundable: Helping Startups Become Reality with Crowdfunding

There’s a new startup on the scene that hopes to help other startups take off. The company is called Fundable, and although it looks similar to Kickstarter, it operates on very different approach that takes advantage of the JOBS Act. …

What Will the JOBS Act Do for Startups & the Tech Industry? What Will the JOBS Act Do for Startups & the Tech Industry?

Last week, President Obama signed into law the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act, more commonly known as the JOBS Act. The White House administration is hoping that small businesses and startups will drive recovery and create new jobs.

President Signs JOBS Act for Small Biz Investing President Signs JOBS Act for Small Biz Investing

President Obama on signing the JOBS Act: “For start-ups and small businesses, this bill is a potential game-changer.” — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 5, 2012 With that tweet, the White House announced today the signing of the JOBS (Jumpsart Our …

Crowdfunding Could Be a Game-Changer for Entrepreneurs Crowdfunding Could Be a Game-Changer for Entrepreneurs
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Imagine you have an idea you want to get off the ground. Maybe it’s a children’s book you want to write and need to pay for illustration, layout or cover design. Maybe it’s an animated short film that’s burning a …

Crowdfunded Startup Opening 30 Cafes On Same Day Crowdfunded Startup Opening 30 Cafes On Same Day

New Perspectives Cafe, a start up company, is combining polling and crowdfunding to create a unique event. New Perspectives Cafe is opening thirty stores nationwide, at the same date and time, using a crowdfunding model of finance. In addition to …