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Author Topic: Kickstarter on CNN Money  (Read 994 times)

wraith808

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Kickstarter on CNN Money
« on: December 18, 2012, 08:21:47 PM »
An interesting article on CNN Money entitled "Why 84% of Kickstarter's top projects shipped late"

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If you pledged cash for a crowdfunded product, be prepared to be very, very patient: A CNNMoney examination of the top 50 most-funded projects on Kickstarter found that 84% missed their target delivery dates.

More at link.

Most interesting, at least to me, was the interactive infographic.

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Re: Kickstarter on CNN Money
« Reply #1 on: December 19, 2012, 04:09:57 AM »
I think the problem for the *most* funded projects is that they usually havent expected such support, and they then have to supply whatever was promised to the unexpectedly large amount of people...
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Re: Kickstarter on CNN Money
« Reply #2 on: December 19, 2012, 11:02:54 AM »
I think the problem for the *most* funded projects is that they usually havent expected such support, and they then have to supply whatever was promised to the unexpectedly large amount of people...

That seems pretty obvious to *me*.  But for some reason, it seems to escape the reasoning of most.

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Re: Kickstarter on CNN Money
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2012, 03:27:55 PM »
^ we're just too logical wraith ;)




... of course it could well be that CNN see that too but just want to have a go
Tom