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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.

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