6 Kick-Ass Brands Launched on Kickstarter


Gustin's fashion gurus wanted high-quality pants that fit like they were tailored. Designer-free. They released a brand of well-made jeans on Kickstarter and raised $450,000.

Flint and Tinder

Flint and Tinder's name is a tribute to the courage it takes to launch and land a successful Kickstarter campaign: a venture capitalist once said the only way to revive American manufacturing was with flint and tinder. But crowdfunding can create new relationships, opportunities, and products.


Oculus, billed as "the first genuinely immersive virtual reality headgear for video games," revolutionized gaming. It transformed how we interact and see the world. Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset. It revolutionized forming and changing perceptions.

Each Peak Design bag includes a plethora of pockets and sleeves to separate and retain your belongings. Cameras. Weekly clothing. Exercise equipment. The system's bags are multifunctional. Expandable backpacks can be carried like briefcases.

Exploding Kittens has kittens, explosions, laser beams, and goats. If that doesn't make sense, think of it as "cat-powered Russian Roulette." Unlike Russian Roulette, you can avoid disaster by defusing dangerous cats, skipping your turn, and other methods.