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Kickstarter Reaches $1 Billion in Pledges

kickstarterCrowdfunding site Kickstarter has revealed that project’s on the company’s site have generated more than $1 billion in pledges by 5.7 million people to creative projects. That money has gone towards funding books, films, records, apps, TV shows, games, and even public works.

In addition, the company reported that more than half of that money was pledged in the last year. Donors from the U.S., the U.K. and Canada pledged the most money. Almost 1.7 million people have backed more than one project and almost 15,932 have backed more than 50 projects.

March 13th, 2013 was the day that generated the most pledges ever. Kickstarter also named author Neil Gaiman as one of the most influential Kickstarter user. Follow this link to read more fun facts about Kickstarter funding.

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