Of the thousands of Kickstarter projects launched so far in 2018, only six have raised over $1 million.
What do they all have in common?
It’s safe to say that no other platform on Earth could support both a high-tech anamorphic lens and a 90 second beauty mask.
But that’s what makes Kickstarter so cool.
You never know what’ll take off.
Here’s every Kickstarter fashion, tech, or design project that’s raised $1 million or more so far in 2018.
P.S. 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.
Most Funded Kickstarter projects of 2018
Funds raised: $3.9 million
Number of backers: 21,409
Campaign duration: 2/14/18 – 4/15/18
Why it’s cool: This jacket has 25+ features. Which is about 24 more than your jacket has. Although the BauBax 2.0 travel jacket raised more than any other Kickstarter project in 2018, the first version actually did better — raising $9.2 million in 2015.
Funds raised: $1.6 million
Number of backers: 9,474
Campaign duration: 1/8/18 – 2/22/18
Why it’s cool: Trust me, I do not speak from experience here, but apparently most facial masks are cold, wet, and take 20 minutes to work. This mask is warm and takes just 90 seconds to open up those pores, baby.
By the way, are you gonna eat those cucumbers? Asking for a friend.
Funds raised: $1.5 million
Number of backers: 9,954
Campaign duration: 3/27/18 – 4/19/18
Why it’s cool: Moment’s 4th campaign lets you transform your smartphone into a device capable of making movie-quality videos with their easy-to-use anamorphic lens. Look out Steven Spielberg.
Funds raised: $1.3 million
Number of backers: 2,639
Campaign duration: 2/21/18 – 4/19/18
Why it’s cool: The most frustrating thing about parenthood, you know, besides the pants pooping pant, is that kids constantly outgrow their things. The beauty of this 8-in-1 play table is its versatility. It has four adjustable heights so can grow with your kids.
Funds raised: $1.1 million
Number of backers: 10,061
Campaign duration: 1/10/18 – 2/29/18
Why it’s cool: The team behind this bag kept it real. They admitted that their bag wasn’t necessarily revolutionary, but they more than made up for it with their hilarious campaign page.
Funds raised: $1.1 million
Number of backers: 5,668
Campaign duration: 2/20/18 – 4/21/18
Why it’s cool: Because the only people who still carry briefcases to the office are stuffy old bankers and characters in Mad Men.
Curious about what it takes to run a million dollar campaign?
Read our easy guide to raising $1 million on Kickstarter with 9 simple tricks.