Kickstarter Posts

Saffron Fix Wants to be the Blue Apron of Indian Food

Saffron Fix Wants to be the Blue Apron of Indian Food

Saffron Fix {Kickstarter} is a food ingredient delivery service, like Blue Apron, but what makes it unique is that it focuses on Indian cuisine, and it allows customers to choose whether they want their ingredients to come chopped, grated or sliced. Co-founder Ankita Sharma says she has seen two contrasting scenarios in the U.S. and India. […]

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Veronica Mars the Movie Raises $2.4 Million In Less Than 24 Hours

Veronica Mars the Movie Raises $2.4 Million In Less Than 24 Hours

In what may be prove to be a viable funding option for programming with a loyal audience that doesn’t quite make it into a mainstream success, Veronica Mars creator Rob Thomas has raised $2.4 million through a Kickstarter project in less than 24 hours. Fans of the canceled TV show put their money where their mouths are and broke records for the amount of money raised, surpassing the $2 million goal to see the series developed into a movie in less than a day.

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How TikTok + Lunatik Became Kickstarter’s Million Dollar Baby

How TikTok + Lunatik Became Kickstarter's Million Dollar Baby

Kickstarter didn’t start until April 2009, but has quickly become the crowdfunding platform of record for everything from independent music and film, to an array of prototype products.

Of those prototype products, none has demonstrated the power of crowdfunding quite like TikTok + Lunatik, two watch kits designed to put the iPod nano on your wrist. Scott Wilson’s goal of raising $15,000 to bring his idea for the watch kits to market went far beyond that and raised $941,718 from more than 13,000 people who pledged financial backing to see them put into production. How do you go from a $15,000 goal to nearly $1 million in pledged support?

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Imran Amed's Signature9

Imran Amed's Signature9
The Business of Fashion editor introduces us to his signature style items

Diane Pernet's Signature9

Diane Pernet's Signature9
Fashion blogger and film festival creator, Diane Pernet, shares nine of her favorite things

Video interview with Vogue Paris editor Carine Roitfeld

90 Seconds with Carine Roitfeld
In a Signature9 exclusive, we catch up with the Vogue Paris editor-in-chief

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