Posts Tagged ‘Kickstarter’

The Top Ten NY Startups To Watch Out For This 2012

Needless to say, New York City is where the action is for tech startups. Keep your eye out for these top 10 that will surely make some noise this year. 1. Flow Flow Corporation was founded by Eric Alterman in 2010 and, since then, the company has raised $3.4M. Flow has been hyped as one of [...]

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Kickstarter Honored With Technology Pioneer Nod By World Economic Forum

The crowdsourced social funding platform Kickstarter got new bragging rights, along with a few other hot nascent technology companies. The list included Dropbox, Palantir, CloudFlare, DoubleVerify, and Lending Club. What makes such mentions by the World Economic Forum so prestigious is that their Technology Pioneer lists includes major game changers such as Google and Mozilla. [...]

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Kickstarter Reaches New Milestone

10,000 crowd funded projects as of Tuesday. Quite a feat, considering it launched a mere two years ago, so the Kickstarter crowd should definitely be in a celebrating mood. Hugs and fist pumps abound, no doubt. The milestone was commemorated in a lengthy data-driven and graphic-laden blog post that analyzed Kickstarter’s success. What’s interesting about [...]

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Kickstarter Revenues Are Going Up, Up, Up

The crowdsourced funding hub garnered some $50 million in pledges to date. Revenue is a lot more conservative though, standing at just $2 millions thanks to Kickstarter policy that it keep only 5% of money raised for a project. This isn’t the first time Kickstarter is featured here at NY Tech Blog either. At two [...]

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Kickstarter Startup Turf Is Becoming Well Known

Remember Turf? It’s the mobile game from the mind of Michael Tseng, ex-ad agency creative and current WeWork Labs resident. Since the exciting world of NY tech is an eco system teeming with different creatures, among which are the games segment, Michael thinks he’s got what it takes to unleash the next trend that’ll suck [...]

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Kickstarter Enjoying The Limelight

Since launching in 2009, Kickstarter has become a haven for underdogs who need to access funds outside traditional patronage. Of course, anyone with a passing familiarity with Kickstarter is aware it still relies on patronage to make its product work: collecting money for anyone with¬† a mission. With Kickstarter however, it’s patronage from people who [...]

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