Kickstarter Reaches $2 Billion in Pledges

November 7th, 2015 | by

Kickstarter has announced that it has received more than $2 billion in money pledged towards projects hosted on the site. It took about nineteen months for the site to get from $1 billion to $2 billion, a dramatic reduction from the five years it took…

Jide Ultra Remix Android Tablet Becomes Hit On Kickstarter

March 25th, 2015 | by

A new Android tablet from China that was designed to compete with models from larger brands has become a popular item on the Kickstarter website. The discounted Jide Ultra Remix tablets were made available on Kickstarter with a select number being available for $39. This…

PancakeBot: World’s First Pancake Printer

PancakeBot Pancake 3D Printer Kickstarter

March 13th, 2015 | by

If you’ve ever looked down at your drab breakfast and thought that it could be more, you’re in luck. Introducing PancakeBot, the world’s first 3D-Printer for pancakes! No longer will your most exciting pancake shape be ‘mouse ears!’ PancakeBot gives anyone the power to turn…

Pebble Time Kickstarter Campaign Sets a Record

March 8th, 2015 | by

While there are still about three weeks to go in Pebble’s Kickstarter campaign for its Pebble Time watch, the campaign has already set a record. The campaign has grossed $16.9 million through nearly 66,600 backers. The Pebble Time is a smartwatch that has a battery…

Exploding Kittens Sets Kickstarter Gaming Record

February 22nd, 2015 | by

Exploding Kittens, a card game created by the online entertainment site The Oatmeal, set a record for the highest-grossing gaming-related project in Kickstarter history. The game raised $8,782,571, a total that is about $185,000 more than what the game Ouya raised. Nearly 220,000 people contributed…