Kickstarter (and RocketHub and others) are new type of funding platforms for all you “artists, designers, filmmakers, musicians, journalists, inventors, explorers.” (no, you do not have to be a Client.). Described as a “new way to fund and follow creativity. Kickstarter aggregates pledges online — if the project does not meet its target within a specified time frame the pledges are cancelled. Another example of online community getting it done. (Several Rhode Island projects are being funded). Click here for details.
Think it’s crazy? Project at right got 14 backers and raised more than the modest $600 it needed – there are plenty out there that have raised thousands. Fascinated. What do you think? Click on title of article (top of page) to link to comment page.