On the surface Kickstarter seems unbelievable -- a way for anyone with a dream and a game plan to get the funding they need to make that dream reality. In some cases, from LunaTik to Olloclip, that's exactly what it's turned out to be. For others, many others, it's ended in failure to launch and loss of money to the backers involved. Sascha Segan of PCMag A success rate of 33 percent is good for a venture capitalist, because actual investors expect to hit it big often enough to offset other losses.
Two Kickstarter users are looking for funding for a peripheral that turns spilling blood in a video game into a reality. It’s dubious, to say the least, that it’s a serious proposition. Blood Sport is described as a hacked version o... Read Post
About a month ago, we wrote about how the TikTok and LunaTik multi-touch watch kits were about to become the all-time leader in funding through Kickstarter, the crowdsourced fundraising startup. The project needed over $345,000 to g... Read Post