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This article was published on October 21, 2013

Kickstarter passes 50,000 successfully funded projects thanks to 5 million backers

Kickstarter passes 50,000 successfully funded projects thanks to 5 million backers Image by: Gary Scott
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Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, incl Emil was a reporter for The Next Web between 2012 and 2014. Over the years, he has covered the tech industry for multiple publications, including Ars Technica, Neowin, TechSpot, ZDNet, and CNET. Stay in touch via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.

Crowdsourcing site Kickstarter today revealed it has hit a new milestone: over 50,000 successfully funded projects. The company, which launched in April 2009, could not have pulled it off without its more than 5 million backers. Here are the latest stats:

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Kickstarter has now seen more than 118,000 launched projects and over 11.58 million total pledges. As the site continues to expand internationally, all these figures are bound to explode.

See also – Kickstarter debuts in Canada and Kickstarter lands in Australia and New Zealand

Top Image Credit: Gary Scott