Kickstarter Announces Live Stats Page So You Can Watch the Numbers Tick

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Kickstarter, New York’s premier crowdfunding platform, updates the public from time to time with blog posts full of delicious statistics about the number of projects funded, number of dollars raised, and types of campaigns running. These posts tend to inspire fear, awe and commentaries like “Kickstarter Hits 10,000 Projects With $60 M. Raised – Funding Accelerating Fast.”

But it will no longer be necessary to wait for the company’s sporadic memos. Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler just announced a live stats page that will let anyone see the numbers surrounding different projects. The page will display information like total dollars pledged and success rate per category, updated once a day. Read More