Kickstarter’s Busy Q1 Includes $112 Million in Total Donations

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Kickstarter has had a busy start to 2014 — and donation figures are only part of the story

The crowdfunding platform released its first-ever quarterly report on Wednesday, revealing $112 million in total pledges and 680,000 new backers in the first three months of this year. Nearly 4,500 projects were successfully funded, and donors pledged more than $1.25 million per day to Kickstarter campaigns, slightly less than the $1.32 million pledged on average last year

Those numbers put the company slightly behind the pace needed to reach last year’s $480 million in total pledges, which was a record-setting year for the crowdfunding platform …

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Via: Mashable: Startups

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