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Canadian Smartwatch Entrepreneur Raises Surprising $2.1 Million Thanks To Kickstarter

When Canadian smartwatch entrepreneur Eric Migicovsky launched a Kickstarter campaign he hoped to raise $10,000 from the small-scale funding website, instead his project that hopes to create iPhone and Android based smartphones has raised $2.1 million. That amount of money amounts to nearly 17,000 watches that start at $115 each with bulk orders costing even [...] Canadian Smartwatch Entrepreneur Raises Surprising $2.
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Android Game Console OUYA Raises $2.5 Million On Kickstarter

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (2 years ago)

Unusual new gaming console OUYA, a tiny peripheral based on Android and targeted at a $99 launch price, has now raised over $2.5 million on Kickstarter at the time of writing and still has 28 days of funding yet. Speaking to Venture... Read Post

A Smart Watch, Created by the Crowd, Debuts in Vegas

Technology : Technology Review Editors' Blog (2 years ago)

The Pebble, created thanks to $10 million raised on Kickstarter, is a notable crowdfunding success story. When Eric Migicovsky took the stage at the Consumer Electronics Show this morning, he looked nervous by comparison with the sl... Read Post

An Interview With Eric Migicovsky, A Product Designer Who Had To Ramp Up From $0 To $10 Million In Funding In A Month

Technology : TechCrunch (2 years ago)

The Pebble Smart watch is one of the best-known Kickstarter projects. A compact e-ink device designed to work with almost any smartphone, the Pebble grabbed attention when it hit $10 million and sold 85,000 watches after expecting t... Read Post


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