Between Kickstarter and private investors, Carmageddon has a budget of around $4 million.
"We want to make it possible for a lot more people to create apps," Jimu founder Linkton Ye told me yesterday via Skype. "Everyone should be able to play with the software that surrounds us."
Developer Lat Ware is aiming for a release this fall or next winter.
Who wouldn't want a Raspbery Pi-powered open source bartending that you control with your phone or tablet?
Editor's Pick In terms of sheer numbers of projects, Kickstarter isn't quite what it used to be.
Hassle-free home security sounds good, right? Perhaps $160,000 good, if you're Scout Alarm ... with none of that money going to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter or Indiegogo.
Memoto is a "life logging" camera that captures photos every 30 seconds.
E-commerce startup Nice Laundry provides colorful, high-quality designer socks at a low cost, and recycles old socks to boot.
Startup advising robot dinosaur FAKE GRIMLOCK has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a new book on entrepreneurship. And good news for us — he blew past his goal of $10,000 in just two hours.
Brian Fargo is raising more Kickstarter money to revive a beloved role-playing franchise, even before he finishes his last crowdfunded title.
Skullgirls set a record on the Indiegogo crowdfunding platform.
Kickstarter emerged the people's winner at the 2013 Academy Awards, second only to Jennifer Lawrence, who earned millions of admirers (and several memes) when she tripped on her dress.
Void Star Creations needs just a little bit more cash to finish Poker Smash for PC.
Kickstarter has finally launched an iOS application that gives you access to many of the site's core features, including tracking projects you've started or funded, commenting on projects, and the ability to find new things to fund.
Casino MMO Chumba World is given the boot on crowdfunding website Kickstarter four days into its campaign for unknown reasons.
Taylor says, "This business is really, really tough."
Everyone knows that mobile, social, cloud, and data are big freight trains of change that are blowing up old business models and old business practices. But let's face it: that train is in the station. What's next?
With last-minute pleas from American McGee, Spicy Horse's Akaneiro: Demon Hunters hits its Kickstarter target.
The Transporter started as a Kickstarter campaign and is now backed by $6 million in venture capital.
Christie Street, the product-focused funding platform, has just funded its first project. Kickstarter should pay attention.