Knight Foundation semi-finalist!
Just an update on my earlier message: I'm happy to say that we are on the short list for a grant from the Knight Foundation News Challenge program.
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We're closing in on our year-end deadline and the pieces are finally coming together.
The t-shirts are ready, our new application server is deployed, and we're ready to start taking... Read more
We have been very busy. I mainly want to give you a sense of how things have progressed in these past six weeks as we're still a few... Read more
Funded: 701 backers, $65224, 136% of goal!
The conventional wisdom is to end your campaign on a Friday night, so we ended ours at midnight US-Pacific time. That's 3 am in our home US-Eastern time, so this... Read more
You did it! with 24 hours to spare.
This is a most excellent way to wake up: your spouse looking at her phone in the dark, punching you, and saying "wtf?!" So I wanted to first thank all of... Read more
90%+ complete, 600+ backers, 30 hours left!
30 hours ago we were at 80%. Now we're over 90% with 30 hours left. Assuming we keep the pace, we can reach our goal and start building it.
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A Great Start to the Final 48 Hours
This is another very short update because it's early morning here, but I wanted to let you know we raised more money *overnight* than the majority of *entire days* during... Read more
80%+ with 2.5 days left! Help us close the gap!
Just a short update -- you are sharing, tweeting, emailing, and increasing your pledges and we see it and it's working! Please keep it going as we cross the 48-hour mark.... Read more
Over 50% funded and 9 days to go!
9 days ago we were at 25% funded.
Now we've doubled that to over 50% funded with 9 days remaining.
We just have to double once more... Read more
33%+ funded, 325+ backers, home page of Wired!
Great news: we were the top story on Wired.com most of today, resulting in another new peak traffic day on the web site.
That article sent us over the... Read more
Almost 20% funded, 150 backers, and press!
Can't thank our supporters enough. Your early pledges are the credibility and clout that lets us accelerate in the next three weeks.
As a result, we're getting more media pickup,... Read more
We're on the home page of Tech Crunch!
Thanks SO MUCH for all of your early support. You gave us the credibility to get covered by the most influential tech venture web site on the planet.
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