Kickstarter Raised Nearly $100 Million For Random Projects In 2011

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Kickstarter, a crowd-sourced funding startup, raised nearly $100 million across all its projects in 2011 — up from about $28 million in 2010.Almost half of the company’s 27,086 projects successfully got off the ground, up slightly from 43% in 2010.

Here are the stats:

  • Launched Projects: 27,086, up from 11,130 in 2010
  • Successful Projects: 11,836, up from 3,910 in 2010
  • Dollars Pledged: $99,344,382, up from $27,638,318 in 2010
  • Total Visitors: 30,590,342, up from 8,294,183 in 2010

  • Project Success Rate: 46%, up from 43% in 2010

The most-funded project types this year were films and videos — which raised more than $30 million across all projects.