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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

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 (last year)

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

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

Technology : Technology Review Editors' Blog (last year)

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


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