Source: Nicole Chow – CFB – Staff Writer Recently, Ubuntu Edge, a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo has managed to raise more than $12 million dollars from a number of backers and supporters. Although it fell short of its $32 million goal, the funds collected are definitely sufficient for the company to put their smartphone into production. The crowdfunding industry has made an impact on the way we develop and market products especially in the technology industry. Since this industry is considered as one of the toughest for startups to break into, there have been no shortages of campaigns requesting for funding from various crowdfunding platforms. Therefore, this article is going to list the top 3 most successfully funded technology campaigns on Kickstarter. #1: Form 1, 3D Printer Form 1 is the most successfully funded technology campaigns on Kickstarter so far. Started on September 26, 2012 until October 26, 2012, it officially pulls in more than $2.9 million from 2,068 backers. Created by Formlabs, Form 1 is the first low cost 3D printers in the market during that period of time. Although 3D printing is not a new concept, what really spurs the success of this campaign is the ability to […]
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