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The untold story of Kickstarter’s crypto Hail Mary—and the secret $100 million a16z-led investment to save its fading brand. ⇒

   11 March 2024, early afternoon

This article really explains some of the bizarre moves Kickstarter has made in recent years. My friend Mark feels the article misses the mark when it comes to articulating Kickstarter’s current woes. They haven’t made things easier for creators on their platform. Meanwhile, Gamefound and Backerkit entered the market and hoovered up creators. The perfect example, that’s even mentioned in the article: Sanderson’s latest crowdfunding effort is taking place on Backerkit. I can’t imagine he’s there because of Kickstarter’s lack of web3 nonsense. 17 million and counting, on someone else’s platform.

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