Have you ever had a great plan or even a dream of creating something that would reform the world we live in? It might be the beginning of your own video game company or creating a new gadget, or even writing a book.
Regardless of your goal, it costs some stiff dough that many people do not have. In the past, those ideas would only remain the idea but, hearty thanks to Kickstarter that is no longer the case.
Kickstarter is the most comprehensive platform in the world for creative funding projects.
All you have to do is type up your pitch of the project you need to have funded and, if people think that this is a very unique and useful idea, they’ll pledge money toward your project.
Sadly, not every project takes off; but those who have often exceed their wildest dreams, gaining millions of dollars in support.
Here is a look book of the top 10 most funded Kickstarter campaigns:
1. The Ultimate Travel Shoe 2.0 -$2.3 MILLION
“We are back, travel lovers.” The team behind the no.1 shoe in the Kickstarter history is back and better than ever with Canyon by Tropic feel — hands down the most fabulous hybrid shoe ever made.
Outfitted with 5x more exceptional, durability, quick-dry technology, and slip-resistant soles, these are the only pair of shoes you will need on your upcoming trip.
From the roads of Sicily to the beaches of Cancun, these 4-in-1, all-terrain sneakers will go with you to every corner of the earth and back again.
2. XERIC APOLLO 11 50TH ANNIVERSARY AUTOMATIC WATCHES -$5.4 MILLION
This one was all about the timing. This campaign overlapped perfectly with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
Think it was all a hoax? Put on your tinfoil hat and stop reading now, buddy. How’d a watch raise $5.4 million? Well, they are freaking cool.
Tricky maps of our solar system glow in the dark and give you the sense that you are watching out into space when you are just staring at your wrist.
3. BAUBAX – THE WORLD’S BEST TRAVEL PANTS WITH 15 FEATURES -$3.1 MILLION
BauBax travel gear is fabulous. These guys are Kickstarter royalty, raising $17 million between 4 successful campaigns.
They dropped off making travel jackets packed with features, but these 15 cool featured travel pants proved insanely popular in 2019.
But what makes these pants so unique? Well, these ultra pants are ultra-light, ultra stretchy, and can be worn for three days between washes.
They had been handy for someone like my dad, who claims to shower just twice a week.
4. Coolest Cooler- $13,285,226
The designer of most reviving cooler Ryan Grepper hit crowdfunding gold only months after
presenting a Kickstarter flop. Ten years taking shape, Grepper’s Coolest Cooler dismantled in front of the pack to turn into the most supported Kickstarter battle to date, removing Pebble Technology from the top spot following two years.
Because of 62,642 patrons, the Portland, Ore.- based organization raised $13,285,226.
The cooler comes in three hues and incorporates a few highlights, including a USB port, waterproof speakers, a container opener, and capacity for nourishment just as plates and utensils.
5. Pebble Technology – $10,266,845
With substantial hitters like Apple, Google, and Samsung taking a shot at idealizing their smartwatch innovation, maybe it isn’t amazing that Pebble stays among the most supported Kickstarter battles to date, with $10,266,845 vowed by more than 85,000 backers in May of 2012.
The Palo Alto-based organization constructs jazzy, adjustable, and waterproof smartwatches with a full application store and batteries that can last over seven days.
Keep running by Founder and CEO Eric Migicovsky, and Pebble sold 400,000 watches in its first year.
6. LUMI – THE SMARTER WAY TO LEARN & PLAY MUSIC -$2.0 MILLION
Here is a memory from my youth: I was in fifth grade, sticking out on the recorder.
After class, my music educator pulled me aside and said five words that will consistently stay with me: “Award, that was awful.” I left the life with my head held high, realizing I’d, in the long run, answer her. Until LUMI went along.
It is a well planned full-shading console that lights up the keys you have to play straightaway.
It makes figuring out how to play the piano wonderfully fundamental.
Which is the reason it squashed it on Kickstarter?
7. PonoMusic- $6,225,354
PonoMusic’s MO is pure sound fidelity. In 2012, legendary musician Neil Young started a digital music service that aims to provide fans with the listening experience that their favourite bands and artists intended.
The PonoPlayer lets listeners hear the clear-as-day studio-quality sound, complete with a connected app and digital music store. More than 18,200 backers pledged $6,222,354.
The initial goal was $800,000.
8. TRAVEL TRIPOD BY PEAK DESIGN -$12.1 MILLION
Most tripods are about as bulky as a baby elephant. But the Travel Tripod by Peak Design is as sleek as it gets.
Made with lightweight carbon fiber, this all-in-one tripod can go anywhere and handle absolutely anything.
It features rapid-deploy legs and is half the size of other full-function tripods. So no, if you suck at photography, this would not make you the next Instagram influence. But it will get you damn close.
9. SNAPMAKER 2.0 – MODULAR 3D PRINTER -$7.8 MILLION
As mysterious to me, as the inner workings of a woman’s heart. They are, without a doubt, cool, yes. In any case, heavenly poop is they confounded. They used to be.
Since Kickstarter’s Snapmaker 2.0 makes madly perplexing 3D printing brilliantly simple.
This all-metal printer is worked to endure forever, with extraordinarily excellent segments and a cutting edge look that is unquestionably attractive.
10. BRU – THE ULTIMATE TEA MACHINE- $325,603
A strategic streamline the tea making process. A crucial cut down on squandered water and squandered vitality in your home or office.
A crucial expels the irregularity that stands among you and the ideal cup of tea.
Indiegogo and Kickstarter is where early adopters and innovation seekers find lively, imaginative tech before it hits the mainstream. Comment below what is your ideal gadget?