Hi AppNewser readers - we're now a part of Mediabistro's SocialTimes.com. For more great App news, reviews, guides and tips, head over to InsideMobileApps.

Kickstarter Projects Earned Almost $320M In Pledges Last Year

If you gave money to a Kickstarter project in 2012, then you are one of the 2.24 million people who did so last year.

The company earned almost $320 million in pledges last year and successfully funded 18,109 projects. The company shared these numbers and a bunch of other metrics today via Twitter. According these numbers, the music category had the most projects funded (5,067) and video games had the most money pledged ($83 million).

Kickstarter funded a a range of projects including: a weather predictor app called Dark Sky that estimates the weather in real time; 10 percent of the films at Sundance; and even a bus stop in Georgia. To check out all of Kickstarter’s 2012 metrics, follow this link kickstarter.com/year/2012.

Related Stories
Mediabistro Course

Email Marketing

Email MarketingStarting January 12, learn how to create campaigns that engage subscribers, increase awareness, and drive traffic and sales! In this course, you'll learn how to create effective email campaigns to meet your company's goals and objectives, develop copywriting and design techniques, create and manage distribution lists, and more! Register now!