How Kickstarter Got Its Kickstart

iPod nano watches. Genius iPad stands. A kickass statue of Robocop. None of these projects would have been possible without Kickstarter, an idea incubator where your donations can help make conceptual gadgets, films, art works - basically anything a person can dream and pitch - become reality.

It's an ingenious warehouse of creativity, one that oversees more than a million dollars in pledges every single week. And Wired this month has a terrifically in-depth look at how the site that has brought so many ideas to life came into its own. Check it out here, then go find a project you believe in. [Wired]

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