Kickstarter helps artists, inventors, and other creative folks crowdsource the funding of their projects—how cool is that?
Project creators ask people to make a “pledge” to fund their project, if they reach their funding goal. They can also offer incentives for people to support their project. For example, The New York Times article, A Few Dollars at a Time, Patrons Support Artists on the Web, tells the story of a music producer who offered an advanced copy of his album to people who pledged $15. Continue reading