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Yancey Strickler / The Kickstarter Blog:
Study: Kickstarter has created 8.8K companies, 29.6K full-time jobs, and $5.3B for project owners and their communities   —  A new study by the University of Pennsylvania provides the first comprehensive look at how the Kickstarter community impacts the creative economy.  The study finds that Kickstarter projects have:
Jul 31, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Michael McGregor / The Kickstarter Blog:
Kickstarter now available for projects in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Ireland   —  Kickstarter in Scandinavia and Ireland!  —  We're so excited to announce that Kickstarter is now available to creators in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Ireland — four countries with amazing cultural histories and creative populations.
Sep 15, 2014, 11:20 AMIn context
Perry Chen / Kickstarter Blog:
Introducing the Kickstarter App for iPhone and iPod Touch   —  We're excited to announce that the first official Kickstarter app launched in the iTunes Store this morning!  It's available for iPhone and iPod Touch, it's free, and you can download it here.  —  The app is a whole new way to experience Kickstarter.
Feb 14, 2013, 11:15 AMIn context
Kickstarter Blog:
The Year of the Game   —  Last week, Reaper Miniature Bones and Planetary Annihilation became the 10th and 11th Kickstarter projects to cross $1 million in funding.  Both projects belong to the Games category.  In fact, seven of the eleven projects that have crossed $1 million this year are games, and an eighth is a comic about a game.
Sep 6, 2012, 3:35 PMIn context
Perry Chen / Kickstarter Blog:
Accountability on Kickstarter   —  Yesterday, NPR's “All Things Considered” asked, “When a Kickstarter campaign fails, does anyone get their money back?”  The story questioned what would happen if a Kickstarter project failed to follow through on its promises.
Sep 4, 2012, 4:30 PMIn context
Yancey Strickler / Kickstarter Blog:
24 Hours   —  There are crazy days and then there are days like yesterday.  Kickstarter has experienced some frantic hours but nothing like what happened in the 24-hour span between Wednesday at 6:54pm and Thursday at 6:44pm.  Two million-dollar projects, a major political speech involving Kickstarter …
Feb 10, 2012, 8:50 PMIn context
Yancey Strickler / Kickstarter Blog:
One Million Backers   —  Last week a woman named Rachel Perrie pledged to a film project called Cargo.  At that moment she became the millionth person to have ever backed a Kickstarter project.  —  Rachel backed the film because she knew the creator.  People often support people they know on Kickstarter.
Oct 11, 2011, 3:35 PMIn context

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