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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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