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Re: [newtech-1] Kickstarter 2012 - $300m Pledged

From: user 1.
Sent on: Tuesday, January 8, 2013 10:26 PM
37% Technology Success Rate...

What constitutes Games? 32% Success


On Tue, Jan 8, 2013 at 9:51 PM, Michael Mellinger <[address removed]> wrote:
I'm surprised no one mentioned Kickstarter's 2012 numbers.

http://www.kickstarter.com/year/2012

There's a lot of money going into crowd sourcing.

I took these numbers from HN, in case anyone just wants a summary:
(http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=5028545)

-Mike

  Total pledged
  $319,786,629
  +221% from 2011
  
  Total collected
  $274,391,721
  +238% from 2011
  
  Total backers
  2,241,475
  +134% from 2011
  
  Pageviews
  709 million
  +279% from 2011
  
  Unique visitors
  86 million
  +252% from 2011
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  Category      Launched        Successful      Pledged         Pledges
  Art           3,783           1,837           $10,477,939     155,782
  Comics        1,170           542             $9,242,233      177,070
  Dance         512             381             $1,773,304      23,807
  Design        1,882           759             $50,124,041     536,469
  Fashion       1,659           434             $6,317,799      83,067
  Film & Video  9,600           3,891           $57,951,876     647,361
  Food          1,828           688             $11,117,486     138,204
  Games         2,796           911             $83,144,565     1,378,143
  Music         9,086           5,067           $34,953,600     522,441
  Photography   1,197           427             $3,283,635      46,550
  Publishing    5,634           1,666           $15,311,251     262,738
  Technology    831             312             $29,003,932     270,912
  Theater       1,787           1,194           $7,084,968      95,225









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