Kickstarter is one of the largest websites related to crowdfunding. According to Kickstarter’s statistics page, it is nearing $1 billion in pledged dollars. This morning, Kickstarter was around $999,209,752, meaning that they are at around $791,000 away from the $1 billion milestone.
Bill Watterson has taken out his pen and paper again and has created another cartoon after a 19-year hiatus. Watterson is known as the creator of “Calvin and Hobbes.” Watterson agreed to illustrate the movie poster and interview for the feature-length documentary about comics called “Stripped.”
Kickstarter, the popular crowdfunding platform, has been hacked. Hackers found their way into the database and stole some information from users of the website. No credit card information was taken because the crowdfunding platform does not store the full numbers.
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Wally is a new project that is considered a minimalist wallets. Wally hit their Kickstarter funding goal in only three hours. Wally wallets have slim pull-tab pockets that gives access to credit cards by lifting them from the inside. The Wally Sleeve can carry up to six cards and the Wally Bifold can carry cash and 10 cards. Check out the Kickstarter video above.
Bringrr is a company that is working on a personal item tracker product. Bringrr is planning to raise $75,000 through a Kickstarter campaign. So far Bringrr has raised over $41,000 with a $75,000 goal with 20 days to go. Bringrr uses tags, a mobile app, and a car charger to help you find personal items.
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Kickstarter, the popular crowdfunding source for independent projects, has put up some amazing numbers for the year 2013. Kickstarter helped connect $480 million to projects from 3 million sources. This is around $1.3 million donated per day ($913 every 60 seconds).