Empowering young girls everywhere.

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Solving social issues through technology.

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$5,460,881,699

Breathing life into a niche Japanese industry.

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Preserving history for the future.

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18,940,444

Bringing a city together through dance.

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Keeping cyclists safer on city streets.

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300,000+

Staying local and true to your roots.

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creative projects brought to life through Kickstarter
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Empowering young girls everywhere.
Kazoo Magazine
Kazoo Magazine
Erin Bried
3136
backers
$171,215
amount raised on Kickstarter
Kazoo magazine 2@3x min
2
Solving social issues through technology.
Gigabot
Gigabot
re:3D
270
backers
$250,474
amount raised on Kickstarter
13
grew from six employees to 13 after first successful project
Open Gigabot
re:3D
57
backers
$50,239
amount raised on Kickstarter
20
grew from 13 employees to 20 after second successful project
Gigabot 2@3x
3
Breathing life into a niche Japanese industry.
Ukiyo-e Heroes & Mokuhankan in Asakusa
Ukiyo-e Heroes
Jed Henry
2422
backers
$313,341
amount raised on Kickstarter
10,000+
woodblock prints shipped to date in the Ukiyo-e Heroes Portraits subscription series
Mokuhankan in Asakusa
Dave Bull
297
backers
$40,250
amount raised on Kickstarter
15
number of people employed in Dave’s print shop
Woodblock 2@3x
Jed Henry
4
Preserving history for the future.
Reboot the Suit
Reboot the Suit
Smithsonian Institution
9477
backers
$719,779
amount raised on Kickstarter
270
approximate number of spacesuits in the museum’s collection
Smithsonian 2@3x
5
Bringing a city together through dance.
Vital Matters
Vital Matters
BodyCartography
195
backers
$15,257
amount raised on Kickstarter
22+
number of new dance works, workshops, artist talks, and dance parties at the festival
Vital matters 2@3x
Olive Bieringa
6
Keeping cyclists safer on city streets.
Blaze
Laserlight
Emily Brooke
782
backers
£55,000
amount raised on Kickstarter
65+
number of countries The Laserlight ships to
The Burner
Emily Brooke
2208
backers
£153,636
amount raised on Kickstarter
10
number of full-time employees
Blaze 2@3x
7
Staying local and true to your roots.
North Drinkware
The Oregon Pint Glass
Nic Ramirez, Matt and Leigh Capozzi
5620
backers
$531,581
amount raised on Kickstarter
5
number of full-time positions created
29,000+
handblown pints and tumbler glasses produced to date
North drinkware 2@3x
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