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Local Businesses Succeed Through Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is a hip, new way to raise startup money for your business or project while marketing it for free and building a cadre of customers. Just make sure you tweet about it.

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What Type of Hawaii Projects Got Funded

9% Food, 6% Other, 5% Fashion, 4% Tech, 2% Jewelry, 1% New Business




Crowd Funding Choices

Kickstarter isn’t the only crowdfunding game on the Web. Here are other choices:



Kicking Into Gear

$869 million: Amount pledged to Kickstarter projects worldwide
5.24 million:  Number of Kickstarter donors
124,113: Projects posted
52,400: Successfully funded projects, a success rate of 42.2 percent
122: Hawaii projects posted

Source: (information as of press time)

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