23 posts in, we’re long overdue on giving our Project Kickstarter series an official kick off. Since publishing our first article on a Kickstarter project, back in the summer of 2010, we’ve watched in awe as the site quickly matured into a powerful platform, capable of transforming the dreams of passionate creators into legitimate products and viable businesses. The result has forever widened the road for ideas in search of a path to fruition and re-empowered the parties who should have never taken a back seat in the first place — innovators and consumers.
Helping creative projects receive the attention they deserve has always been a part of our mission, but taking the extra step to pitch in our own funds to back particularly awesome ideas has been the greatest reward of all. Now, as the series continues, even beyond Kickstarter to other incubators like Quirky and Ulele or philanthropic endeavors like Snoball, we’re looking forward to leading the charge for countless other inspiring projects to come by putting our money where our mouth is. We’ll always be on the lookout, but if you’ve got tips or ideas on new projects feel free to drop us a line at sayhello @ gearpatrol.com. We’d love to hear from you.
In the meantime, here’s a look back at the projects we’ve showcased so far: