5 crowdfunded products that actually delivered on the hype


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Online crowdfunding platforms — such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo — can make you an overnight success if you play your cards right. 

Whether it’s bankrolling a movie continuation of a cult TV show, or getting a VR prototype off the ground (before being sniped by Facebook, of course), funding large projects with pledged donations can work if the scale is right. 

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Of course, for every Oculus, there is a Smarty Ring waiting to gobble up cash from optimistic backers. Blindly giving money to nonexistent technology isn’t enough to make it real, no matter how many angry comments you leave.  Read more…

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