TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,934 Reviews & Articles | 38,233 News Posts

Kickstarter stats for 2012: $274 million earned by projects, 18,000 campaigns funded

Kickstarter has an amazing 2012 supporting 18,000 campaigns, raising a total of $274 million

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Jan 10, 2013 11:42 am

I'm sure if you went back to this time last year and told someone that some crowd-funded site like Kickstarter would be cranking through $274 million by the end of the year, they'd laugh at you, well, not anymore.

 

TweakTown image news/2/7/27769_07_kickstarter_stats_for_2012_274_million_earned_by_projects_18_000_campaigns_funded.jpg

 

Kickstarter's 2012 stats show that total pledges amounted to $319,786,629 with a total collected amount hitting $274,391,721. Total backers sat at 2,241,475 - page views and unique visitors were also mammoth with 709 million and 86 million respectively. The $319 million number is huge as its a 221% increase year-over-year compared to 2011.

 

The $274 million total collected amount is a huge 238% increase year-over-year, total backers are up 134%, and the pageviews and unique visitors are up 279% and 252% respectively. Kickstarter is really kicking some serious ass right now.

NEWS SOURCES:Techspot.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Business, Financial & Legal news at our Business, Financial & Legal news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Facebook's acquisition of Oculus VR will...

Improve Oculus Rift Development

Hamper Oculus Rift Development

Completely destroy Oculus Rift Development

Let's wait and see, I'm not sure

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases