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Editor's Note: The following guest post comes to us from Jamey Stegmaier of Stonemaier Games.
Which members of the global elite made the cut this year for the invitation-only World Economic Forum in Davos? Quartz analyzed the confidential list of world leaders, CEOs, and big thinkers expected to attend, many of whom pay steep membership fees for the privilege.
Last October, when Emily Oleson first unveiled “Vaudevival,” using tap, hip-hop and other dance forms to address race and culture-stealing, she was a University of Maryland graduate student and putting on a show was part of getting her degree.
Mention Kickstarter these days and blockbuster campaigns come to mind. There’s Ouya’s blistering $2 million in one day for a new Android gaming console (it’s raised more than $5 million to date), and the Nifty MiniDrive , external memory for Apple MacBooks.
Kickstarter success doesn't depend on whether or not the project gets funded. It depends on whether or not the product gets delivered.
A blogger's new analysis sheds light on what may contribute to a funding project's success or failure. Photo courtesy of AppsBlogger 24 in Share
Crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has come in for a lot of plaudits for creating a new platform on which to fund startups. Certainly, since the passing of the U.S.
10 July 2012 Last updated at 09:31 GMT Kickstarter has been a huge success in the US
When it comes to crowdfunding platforms, the biggest (or at least most well known) kid on the block is Kickstarter. So when the company announced last week it would release stats on the projects within its platform, the analyst in me got all excited.
Crowd Funding - Erster größerer Betrugsversuch auf Kickstarter aufgedeckt
This page is updated at least once a day with the raw data behind Kickstarter. Metrics include funding success rates, dollars pledged, and trends of successfully and unsuccessfully funded projects. Statistics are available for the site overall as well as each of the 13 project categories.
( TL;DR: Kickstarter does not want you to see failed projects.
I recently came across Dan Misener’s article ” Kickstarter hides failure ,” where he talked about how crowdfunding site Kickstarter makes it difficult for you to see/find failed projects.
But he couldn’t even get a foot in the door, let alone secure any money for what he called the Pebble watch.
K ickstarter is starting to look a lot like a venture capital fund, at least when it comes to the amount of money the crowdfunding site has funneled to entrepreneurs and creative projects.