48 saves · From 2015 · Mike Del Ponte co-founded Soma, which raised more than $100,000 on Kickstarter using virtual assistants and free apps. I first met Mike Del Ponte two years ago when he was running marketing at BranchOut, a startup I advise.
~13 min read · 170 saves · From 2018 · Last week marked the fifth anniversary since the Ghost Kickstarter campaign which started it all. It's always fun to use these milestones to take a step back and reflect on the journey so far. On previous birthdays I've talked about about revenue milestones and product updates, but this year I'm
5 min read · 158 saves · From 2017 · About four years ago we launched Ghost on Kickstarter as a tiny little prototype of an idea to create the web's next great open source blogging platform. In the early days we really just focused on…
218 saves · From 2017 · Are you a certified organizational ninja? It’s okay, nobody is–so steal this idea from career kickstarter Amber Rae, who shares her “Work, Play, Fit, Push” framework for getting things done while staying inspired.
7 min read · 251 saves · From 2017 · Shenzhen, ChinaYekutiel Sherman couldn’t believe his eyes.The Israeli entrepreneur had spent one year designing the product that would make him rich—a smartphone case that unfolds into a selfie stick.…
7 min read · 21 saves · From 2016 · The crowdfunding site is now launching more books than all but the very largest publishers. Richard Lea finds out how a resource for small enterprises is making some big changes
3 min read · 14 saves · 2019-04-30 · More than 160,000 creative projects have come to life on Kickstarter over the past decade. That work has challenged us, brought joy into our lives, and given us hope—and there’s more to come.