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Kickstarter

Kickstarter may have kickstarted the crowdfunding movement, but it did so with arbitrary and capricious rules that embraced some projects while refusing to host others, and limited its own growth. But the company underwent a leadership change in late 2013, and last year reengineered itself as an integral part of the startup hardware boom. It saw two companies that started on its platform, Oculus and SmartThings, get acquired by Facebook and Samsung, for $2 billion and $200 million respectively. And it neared in on $1.5 billion in money pledged to projects.
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A Kickstarter exec is accusing Indiegogo of fudging its numbers

A new shot has been fired in the war of the crowdfunding platforms. Today Kickstarter executive Julio Terra published a Medium post, “Indiegogo’s Odd Numbers,” that essentially accuses the rival platform of taking credit for campaigns that began on Kickstarter, before the campaign owners transferred them to Indiegogo. Terra, who is Kickstarter’s head of technology … Continue reading “A Kickstarter exec is accusing Indiegogo of fudging its numbers”

A Kickstarter exec is accusing Indiegogo of fudging its numbers
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