With a few changes to the rules, Kickstarter hopes to remind creators and backers exactly what makes the website special.
What happens if a crowdsourced project fails? Do contributors get their money back?
In an NPR interview, Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler seems to suggest that has never happened … that failed projects which are unable to deliver promised goods are “a bridge that has not yet been crossed.”
We’ve been reporting on a lot of very cool tech and gaming projects that have found huge success on the New York-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter this year. The site, which never had a million dollar project before 2012, keeps breaking its own records, with the Pebble smartwatch, which has now raised more than $5 million, leading the pack.
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