While Pebble’s monster haul is an exception at Kickstarter, it could quickly become a standard.
VentureBeat’s Ben Popper charted every successfully funded Kickstarter project so far in 2012.
“Based on that data, Kickstarter is on pace to raise around $300 million this year, triple what it did in 2011,” he writes
Kickstarter takes 5% of every successfully funded project’s total raise. So Kickstarter should generate about $15 million in net revenue this year.
Not bad for a four year old startup.
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