Author: Grant Stimmel

Kickstarter vs. Indiegogo in 2018 (7 Crucial Things to Know)

Is Kickstarter better than Indiegogo in 2018? The short answer is yes. (Most of the time.) Here’s why.   1. Kickstarter has a better reputation than Indiegogo     Kickstarter has higher project standards than Indiegogo. That’s a fact. Their review process is much more stringent. You have to have a working prototype to launch a Kickstarter project. And that’s not the case with Indiegogo. At the end of the day, Kickstarter doesn’t care how much money your project has raised. If they think you’re trying to scam backers, they’ll shut your project down. Which is good news for...

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The 5 Best Kickstarter Projects Live Right Now (Updated weekly)

Nothing is worse than outdated lists. That’s we update this one. A lot. So come back each and every week for our 5 best Kickstarter projects funding right now. Want these awesome projects delivered directly to your inbox? Sign up for the HypeSquad. Join the HypeSquad by entering your email address below* EmailThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.   October 12th – 19th, 2018 5. Soundbrenner Core – 4-in-1 Smart Music Tool     I have about as much musical talent as a tone-deaf muskrat, so I never really made it past the recorder...

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The 21 Most Funded Kickstarter Projects of 2018 (Updated monthly)

Of the thousands of Kickstarter tech, fashion, and design projects launched so far in 2018, only 21 have raised over $1 million. Want to launch a million dollar Kickstarter campaign? Make a game. There have been more million dollar Kickstarter game projects in 2018 than in any other category… COMBINED. The Most Funded Kickstarter Projects of 2018     The Travel Line – Versatile Travel Backpack + Packing Tools   Funds raised: $5.2 million Number of backers: 13,752 Campaign duration: 7/23/18 – 9/20/18 Why it’s cool: It looked like the BauBax 2.0 Jacket would cruise to victory as the...

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Zip Top Containers – The greatest kitchen product ever made?

There’s a place in my house that’s far more frightening than the deepest layers of hell. And no I’m not talking about my toilet bowl. It’s my tupperware drawer. A land of mismatched lids and broken dreams. Well at least it used to be. Zip Top containers offer a lid-free alternative to traditional Tupperware. And they’re totally badass.     Zip Top containers are indestructible (and awesome)   I haven’t been this excited about a food storage solution in a long time. Ok, I’ve NEVER been excited about a food storage container before. But these are delightfully different. Zip...

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Kickstarter Technology – Best Projects of 2018 (Updated Monthly)

The absolute best Kickstarter technology projects of 2018. Updated each and every month. Because, you know, out-of-date stuff kinda sucks.   October 2018 5. Kimblade – The last windshield wiper you’ll ever need   You know those black buckets of mystery liquid they have at gas stations? The ones with the 30-year-old squeegee inside? Yeah, those are pretty damn gross. But you’ll be using them A LOT less with these revolutionary wiper blades. Their brilliant design whisks away just about 100% of rain water instantly. So now the only thing you’ll have to worry about at gas stations is...

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