Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? 12 Noteworthy Crowdfunded Campaigns
Twice this year, Kickstarter has celebrated its success at funding and marketing new prototypes and business endeavours. (They just celebrated $1 billion raised.) Crowdfunding has become a beneficial alternative to not only financing projects, but also gauging interest, outside of venture capitalist and Gallup polls. Even big-time movie projects like Veronica Mars and the latest from Zach Braff have appealed to the public for help.
For those who still think these social investment sites are only for techies with Winklevoss-ian spokesmodels, you’re wrong. Here are 15 fully funded campaigns with diverse appeal.