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Star Citizen: Kickstarter’s Biggest Success

Kickstarter’s popular crowdfunding platform has helped fund the development of major products like the Pebble smartwatch, which raised more than 20$ million during it’s most recent campaign. But even Pebble’s success pales in comparison to the funding campaign for video game/virtual universe “Star Citizen”, which as of April 2015 has raised more than $80,000,000. What […]

Pebble: The Crowdfunding Campaign that Kickstarted Kickstarter

In April 2012, a company called Pebble Technology set out to fund the development of an innovative wearable electronic device. Pebble’s “smartwatch” promised to do for watches what Apple’s iPhone had done for telephones in 2007. After failing to attract traditional investors, Pebble turned to the fledgling crowdfunding website Kickstarter, appealing to prospective consumers in […]