end date Campaign
Kickstarter, Independent 29 Dec 2016
watch. Became the most crowdfunded timepiece in history with the first campaign raising 926’960 EUR. The second Kickstarter campaign beat the record again, raising 4,809,548 EUR.
Torment: Tides of Numenera
Kickstarter, Independent 13 May 2016
role-playing video game. Succeeded as the highest funded Kickstarter video game. It raised $4,188,927 on Kickstarter. Including private backers, the project’s developers said they had enough to reach their goal of $4.5M. InXile’s second Kickstarter project, after Project Eternity in April 2012. Wasteland 2
  
Blockchain BnktotheFuture, independent
18 Oct. 2016
Decentralized computation and hosting platform, allowing Web-Application to exist without centralized servers. Synereo raised over $4.7M, selling AMPs, the organization’s native cryptocurrency, as well as shares of Synereo LTD.
Indiegogo, Kickstarter Dec 12, 2015
 Carry-on smart luggage with a built-in tablet stand, charging station, two USB ports, a 23,000 mAh battery pack, a location tracker and a wireless proximity tracker. In the first day of the funding campaign, G-RO raised $360,000 in pledges, nearly three times its initial $125,000 goal.
Ethereum Sep, 2016
The Chinese Ethereum as it is commonly known.[
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Super Troopers 2
Apr 25, 2015
Sequel to the 2002 movie
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
Fig Feb 24, 2017
 Sequel to Pillars of Eternity.
WAVES, Independent Ongoing (planned to end Jun 9, 2017)
Funds earned from the ZrCoin crowdsale will be used to a fund
zirconium dioxide plant in Russia
Return to Dark Tower
Kickstarter Feb 4, 2020
cooperative board game and the sequel to . The project raised over $4M. Dark Tower
Mighty No. 9
Kickstarter Oct 1, 2013
action/ platform video game. Including private backers, the project raised over $4M.
Pillars of Eternity
Kickstarter, Independent Oct 16, 2012
role-playing video game. Succeeded Double Fine Adventure as the highest funded Kickstarter video game. Was succeeded by Torment: Tides of Numenera in April 2013. Including private backers, the project raised over $4.5M.
  
Fig Jan 12, 2016
 Sequel to Psychonauts (2005)
Micro Drone 3.0
August 16, 2015
small size Drone featuring a Camera, live
streaming video and micro gimbal. Extreme Fliers is founded by Vernon Kerswell, a London-based robotics startup.
Reaper Miniatures Bones
Kickstarter Aug 25, 2012
Miniature figures by
Reaper Miniatures with various miniature lines: Dark Heaven Legends, Pathfinder, Warlord, Legendary Encounters, Chronoscope, Savage Worlds, Bones, Legon of Justice, Master Series, Collect, Combat Assault Vehicle, Robot Supply Depot, The Boneyard
Kickstarter May 7, 2014
3D printer supporting PLA or ABS, as well as proprietary Micro filament spools or standard 1.75 mm filament spools.
The Dash Computing hardware
Kickstarter Mar 31, 2014
Double Fine Adventure
(Subsequently renamed to ) Broken Age
Kickstarter Mar 13, 2012
Point-and-click adventure game by Tim Schafer, designer of and Full Throttle . Accompanied by a Grim Fandango 2 Player Productions documentary. 87,142 backers, the most backers until surpassed by the in April 2013. Highest funded Kickstarter project until surpassed by the Veronica Mars Movie Project Pebble smartwatch in April 2012. Highest funded Kickstarter video game until surpassed by in October 2012. Credited with bringing in 60,000 first time backers on the Kickstarter platform, increasing the viability of Project Eternity crowdfunding in video games.
   
Kickstarter Feb 11, 2015
Miniatures board game based on the works of
Robert E. Howard, in which players take on the roles of Conan the Barbarian and his heroic companions.
Reaper Miniatures Bones II
Kickstarter Oct 26, 2013
Continue expanding the Reaper’s Bones line by
Reaper Miniatures that was previously funded on Aug 25, 2012.
Video game World of Mass
Development Nov 11, 2012
Racing simulation video game by Slightly Mad Studios due to be released in November 2014. Note that Slightly Mad Studios themselves also contributed $2,072,400 to the overall funding for the game, amount raised is the total of public funding only.
Fig Nov 3, 2016
Next iteration in the Wasteland franchise.
Wish I Was Here
Kickstarter May 24, 2013
Comedy drama film directed by Zach Braff and co-written with Adam J. Braff. Opening in Theaters 18 July 2014.
Kickstarter, BackerKit early 2016
turn-based strategy video game by Harebrained Schemes set in the Battletech universe. Total includes $2,785,537.13 raised on Kickstarter (with an additional $79,850 raised through PayPal during the campaign) and $130,898.95 raised in BackerKit as of December 19, 2015. The Kickstarter campaign ended on November 3, 2015.
Kickstarter Oct 26, 2012
Stereolithography (SLA) 3D printer created by Formlabs. High-resolution printing with plastic resin that creates layers as thin as 25 microns. Shipping began in May 2013.
Kickstarter Apr 17, 2012
Role-playing video game. Sequel to 1988’s , by members of the original team. Wasteland
Axent Wear Cat Ear Headphones Computing hardware
Indiegogo Nov 22, 2014
external cat ear speakers and LED lights.
Växande hyresbestånd i centrala lägen
Opal Nugget Ice Maker
Indiegogo Aug 27, 2015
Opal is an icemaker
The Vegetarian Butcher Plant-Based Plant
October 27, 2015
€2,499,500 (legal limit)
On October 4 a campaign was started to raise money for the Vegetarian Butcher plant-based plant in Breda. Bonds were issued at a value of €500 each. €2.5 M bonds were sold in three weeks.
SCiO: Your Sixth Sense Computing hardware
Kickstarter Jun 15, 2014
A tiny spectrometer (molecular sensor) that allows one to receive instant relevant information about the chemical make-up of food, medicine, and plants, sent directly to one’s
Angels Den Feb 2012
Parcel Genie raised enough funds to create a new gift delivery service, allowing customers to send gifts to family and friends without having to enter their address. The recipient receives a notification and arranges for the gift to be delivered to whatever address they enter.
Milo – The Action Communicator
Milo lets you speak with friends while you ski, ride or surf. Hands-free, no Wi-Fi or cell signal needed. For adventures on slopes, trails and water.
Stone Groundbreaking Collaborations
Indiegogo Aug 29, 2014
Stone Brewing Co. will open a brewery in Berlin, Germany and partially fund expansion by pre-selling beer from the Berlin brewery. The beer will be collaborations with other established breweries, released between late 2015 and 2017, and only available from the pre-sale.
Jolla Tablet Computing hardware
Indiegogo Dec 9, 2014
Tablet powered with the
MeeGo-based Linux Sailfish OS. It hit the goal for 380k in 2h15min. It reached the $1 million milestone by selling 4,467 tablets in less than 37 hours.
Homestuck Adventure Game
Kickstarter Oct 4, 2012
Adventure game based on the webcomic. Succeeded Homestuck as the highest funded comic-related Kickstarter project. The Order of the Stick
Indiegogo Jul 6, 2014
Rooster Teeth, the company behind , Red vs. Blue Achievement Hunter, and , in their first feature-length movie tell the story of an extraterrestrial intelligence project that received a one-time signal from outer space. This is a RWBY live action sci-fi comedy that takes place decades later in the aftermath of that event. Lazer Team is the highest successfully funded film project on Indiegogo.
Kickstarter Sep 1, 2012
Virtual reality head-mounted display designed for gaming. The campaign video featured support from Michael Abrash, Mark Bolas, John Carmack, Cliff Bleszinski, David Helgason, Jack McCauley, Gabe Newell, Chris Roberts and Tim Sweeney. Development units began shipping in March 2013. Sold to Facebook for $2 billion in March 2014.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance
Kickstarter, independent Ongoing
Open-world sandbox medieval RPG video game from Warhorse Studios lead designer Dan Vavra, writer and director of . Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven
Kickstarter Mar 25, 2013
3D printing pen developed by Peter Dilworth and Maxwell Bogue of WobbleWorks LLC.
Hex: Shards of Fate
Kickstarter Jun 7, 2013
MMO fantasy trading card game.
Snapmaker: The All-Metal 3D Printer
Kickstarter Mar 14, 2017
A desktop 3D printer developed by Snapmaker.
PlexiDrone Camera Drone
Indiegogo Dec 3, 2015
drone. Snap-together in 1 Minute. Capture Stunning Aerial Film & Photos with Ease!
Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer
Indiegogo May 12, 2014
Film about abortion doctor
Kermit Gosnell who was convicted of 3 counts of first degree murder and one count of involuntary manslaughter and is currently serving a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
The Wonderful 101: Remastered
Kickstarter Mar 6, 2020
Remaster of the 2013
Wii U game by PlatinumGames and Hideki Kamiya.
Kickstarter May 2, 2013
Realm versus realm MMORPG. The success of the Kickstarter allowed City State Entertainment to secure an additional $3M of private funding.
Kickstarter Sep 14, 2012
Real-time strategy video game by members of the team. Total Annihilation
Solar Roadways Computing hardware
Indiegogo Jun 20, 2014
LUMI by ROLI
Kickstarter Jul 18, 2019
illuminated keyboard and app.
Bluesmart Inc. Computing hardware
Indiegogo Dec 1, 2014
Bluesmart Inc. created the world’s first smart, connected carry-on luggage featuring location tracking, remote lock and battery charger.
Strongholds and Streaming
Kickstarter Mar 20, 2018
Hardcover rule book “Strongholds and Followers” for
Dungeon and Dragons 5th edition, and to fund for live streaming Matthew Colville’s DnD campaign on Twitch.
Tilt.com Apr 20, 2013
The success of the campaign allowed the team to secure an additional $1.5M of private funding.
CHIP – The World’s First 9 Dollar Computer Computing hardware
Kickstarter Jun 6, 2015
A computer with a 1 GHz processor, 512MB RAM, and 4GB onboard storage. It was successfully funded in its first 6 hours. It is the size of a
Kingdom Death: Monster
Kickstarter Jan 8, 2013
Cooperative board game.
Curing Batten Disease Other
Experiment.com Sep 1, 2015
Scientific research project to find a cure for
CLN6-specific rare genetic disease, also called Batten disease, which has no cure.
Canary home security Computing hardware
Indiegogo Aug 26, 2013
Canary is a device with smart
sensors to keep homes secure — controlled through mobile devices.
Greek Bailout Fund Other
Indiegogo Jul 6, 2015
Campaign to fund the bailout charge for the Greek financial crisis.
Blue Mountain State: The Movie
Kickstarter May 15, 2014
comedy based on the spike TV series
Kickstarter Apr 29, 2012
Single-player tactical role-playing game in the universe, not to be confused with Shadowrun Shadowrun Online.
Kickstarter, Independent Jan 4, 2013
Space trading and combat simulator from Frontier Developments, fourth game in the series. Elite
Kickstarter Nov 6, 2015
Scythe is a board game for 1-5 competitors by
Oomi Computing hardware
Indiegogo June 19, 2015
Provides home security, entertainment enhancement, and ambiance control. The first smart home to incorporate NFC-based technology to simplify the device pairing process.
Crowfall Video Game
March 26, 2015
Throne War PC MMO from ArtCraft Entertainment, Inc.
TrackR bravo Computing hardware
Indiegogo August 8, 2014
Tracking device for organization.
Hyphen Wireless Earbuds
Indiegogo Feb 1, 2019
wireless stereo with integrated wireless charging.
Ashes of Creation
Intrepid Studios Jun 3, 2017
Upcoming MMORPG Ashes of Creation hit its goal of 750 thousand dollars in less than 12h
  
LIV Swiss watches Jun 3, 2017
Rebellious Swiss Automatic Watch Ever – LIV Watches Raised 470K in just 48 hours.
Kickstarter Jul 17, 2019
Clan Invasion box set produced by
Catalyst Game Labs.
Scanadu Scout Computing hardware
Indiegogo Jul 20, 2013
The first Medical
July 6th, 2018
Scribit is a write & erase robot that allows you to draw any content sourced from the web – and update it in real time.
Panono Computing hardware
Nov 19th, 2015
Kickstarter Aug 10, 2013
turn-based tactics video game set in the Warmachine universe.
Dreamfall Chapters: The Longest Journey
Kickstarter Mar 10, 2013
Adventure game, third game in series. The Longest Journey
LOVE ARMY FOR SOMALIA Other
A charitable fundraiser partnering with
Turkish Airlines to send aid to disadvantaged Somalian citizens.
Kano Computing hardware
Kickstarter Dec 19, 2013
Mass manufacture a
DIY computer kit
  
ARKYD: A Space Telescope for Everyone Computing hardware
Kickstarter Jun 30, 2013
Launching and maintaining a publicly accessible
Space Telescope. Partly funded by agreeing to take picture of funders’ personal image from space with any background except for the sun. Launch is scheduled in 2015
Indiegogo Aug 12, 2013
Smartwatch with voice and gesture control
Freygeist Computing hardware
12 kg light E-Bike
Mass Fidelity Computing hardware
Indiegogo Nov 30, 2014
A compact portable wireless speaker with claimed ‘better than stereo’ sound.
Elevation Dock Computing hardware
Kickstarter Feb 11, 2012
Elevation Dock: The Best Dock For
2017 Women’s March on Washington
Social movement Bonfire
Sep 16, 2018
 The money raised from this t-shirt fundraiser helped support the
2017 Women’s March that was held on January 21, 2017.
Noob, le jeu vidéo !
Video game Ulule
Nov 12, 2017
role-playing video game based on the French web series Noob, created by Fabien Fournier.
FundAnything Aug 2, 2013
comedy-drama film co-written, produced, starring and directed by Adam Carolla and co-written with Kevin Hench. It is a comedy about the lives of aging road comics. Adam has since confirmed through a press conference that the film will co-star David Alan Grier, Illeana Douglas, Diane Farr, and Larry Miller.
Kickstarter Jul 27, 2014
A typography and publishing project by Adam Lewis Greene, the Bible published in four volumes, using a modified American Standard Version and published without chapter or verse numbers.
Kickstarter Jun 29, 2013
Consumer 3D Printer created by Pirate3D
The Newest Hottest Spike Lee Joint
Kickstarter Aug 21, 2013
horror comedy directed by Spike Lee .
Tabletop Season 3 – With Wil Wheaton!
Indiegogo May 10, 2014
Season 3 of Tabletop starring
Petzval Portrait Lens Other
Kickstarter Aug 24, 2013
Lomography recreation of the Petzval camera lens for modern cameras. Shipped to backers in the first half of 2014.
Octopus Watch, training wheels for good habits Watch
Kickstarter, Indiegogo July 30, 2017
Octopus watch by JOY Familytech inc., the training wheels for good habits. The first icon-based watch that teaches kids good habits and the concept of time. Shipped to backers June 2017.
Tesla Museum Other
Indiegogo Sep 29, 2012
Nikola Tesla’s old laboratory, known as the Wardenclyffe Tower, for turning it into a museum. Property purchased on May 2, 2013.
Million Dollars, But… The Game
Kickstarter Jun 10, 2016
Card game version of the popular show produced by
Kickstarter Nov 30, 2015
A complete remake of the genre defining classic computer game from 1994
LimeSDR Wireless hardware
Crowd Supply Apr 5, 2017
Software defined radio board for 2G, 3G 4G, 5G cellular / various IoT / WiFi / generic wireless systems between 100 kHz and 3.8 GHz. Backed by EE and Ubuntu. Crowd Supply’s first $1m crowd fund.
Kickstarter Nov 30, 2015
Kickstarter Nov 16, 2013
Adventure game from the creators of Myst and Riven
LIFX Computing hardware
Kickstarter Nov 14, 2012
WiFi enabled, multi-color, energy efficient LED light bulb controlled with an iPhone or Android.
Airtame Computing hardware
Indiegogo Jan 21, 2014
Wireless HDMI screen-sharing on a TV, Projector or Monitor, compatible with almost all operating systems and computers.
Kickstarter Nov 3, 2015
localization of Muv-Luv visual novel trilogy, consisting of Muv-Luv (which comes in two parts: “Muv-Luv Extra” and “Muv-Luv Unlimited”) and its sequel Muv-Luv Alternative.
The Order of the Stick Other
Kickstarter Feb 21, 2012
Rich Burlew’s out-of-print “The Order of the Stick” comic books to reach new readers
Lima Computing hardware
Kickstarter Sep 8, 2013
OpenWRT Linux-based hardware adapter for unifying USB-connected storage as Network-attached storage.
Kickstarter Jun 27, 2013
turn-based tactics video game. Double Fine Productions’ second Kickstarter campaign, after in March 2012. Double Fine Adventure
Kickstarter May 29, 2014
LIX is a 3D Printing Pen.
SmartThings Computing hardware
Kickstarter Sep 22, 2012
Shadowrun: Hong Kong
Kickstarter Feb 17, 2015
Harebrained Schemes‘ next Single-player tactical role-playing game in the universe. Developed with an improved version of the Shadowrun engine. Shadowrun Returns
Theatre Is Evil Other
Kickstarter May 31, 2012
Amanda Palmer to create a new record, art book, and tour.
Luna Sleep Computing hardware
Indiegogo Mar 26, 2015
“Smart” bed cover that allows for bed cooling/heating and
IFTTT integrations to other integrated Internet of Things products.
Robot Dragonfly Computing hardware
Indiegogo Dec 31, 2012
UAV designed for aerial photography, advanced gaming, R&D and security.
Indiegogo Jun 26, 2015
Zombie comedy movie.
LIV Swiss Watches
Kickstarter Feb 19 2016
At the time this campaign ended the LIV GX1-A was the most funded Swiss timepiece in crowdfunding history.
Turris Omnia Computing hardware
Open source SOHO network router.
Kickstarter Dec 11th, 2015
Remote camera trigger which allows DSLR cameras to be controlled via a smartphone. Campaign funded between November and December 2015.
Kickstarter Jul 22, 2013
Omnidirectional treadmill-like device for use with virtual reality head-mounted displays such as the Oculus Rift.
Friday the 13th: The Game
13 May 2016
$700K / Pre-order on BackerKit
survival horror multiplayer video game in which 8 people play: 1 plays Jason Voorhees while the rest play counselors at Camp Crystal Lake trying to survive
Kickstarter May 10, 2013
A customizable 3D printer.
Kickstarter Jan 14, 2013
Sandbox style MMORPG in the universe. Second successful Kickstarter campaign for the game, contributing towards the full version. Pathfinder Roleplaying Game
Molecular ice cream
THE 10-YEAR HOODIE Other
Kickstarter Apr 21, 2013
sweatshirt guaranteed for a decade
Restore the Shore Other
Indiegogo Jan 31, 2013
As part of the effort to help rebuild
Seaside Heights, New Jersey – the heart of the Jersey Shore, which was devastated by Hurricane Sandy
CST-01 Computing hardware
Kickstarter Feb 22, 2013
A 0.80mm thin flexible wristwatch with an E Ink display housed in a single piece of stainless steel.
Structure Sensor Computing hardware
Kickstarter Nov 1, 2013
Created by Occipital, a
Structured light 3D scanner for iPad and other mobile devices that captures objects, people and rooms in 3D for augmented reality games, 3D scanning and indoor mapping.
Open source social networking service
Equity Crowdfunding Jun 10, 2017
] citation needed Broke the regulation crowdfunding record for fastest to raise $1 million
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