Kickstarter, an online threshold pledge system, celebrated its new year with successful 27,086 projects and approximately $100 million in last year. That was what the total amount company pledged on the crowd-sourced website during the year 2011. The stats states that a total of 27,000 projects, 11,836 of which reached their funding goals (with a success rate of 46%).
The company even stated that its most popular rewards of 2011 were the Cosmonaut (having variable price of 5,623 backers) and the Coffee Joulies ($40 with 4,246 backers). The mobile game Zombies, Run! (With a tag of $10 with 2,620 backers) was the most popular reward for $10 or less.
Kickstarter is an online threshold pledge system for funding creative projects. Kickstarter has funded a diverse array of endeavours, ranging from indie film and music to journalism, solar energy technology and food-related projects