Kickstarter Hits Pledging Milestone
Announced by Kickstarter, the incredibly popular crowdfunding platform has received a total of $1 billion in pledges by 5.7 million people for various creative projects. At the beginning of this year, the platform announced that it had roughly $480 million in pledges coming from around 3 million people during last year, with 2013 bringing in almost half of the $1 billion announced today. Kickstarter has announced some interesting facts behind the service, revealing that pledges have occurred from 224 countries across the world, that the most popular day for pledges is Wednesday, that the first half of any given month receives the most money in pledges, and that the United States Is the most generous support for projects. With the growth that Kickstarter is experiencing, it should be interesting to see the amount of startups that turn to the crowdfunding platform for product and service support.