What It's Like Raising More Than $300,000 on Kickstarter

What It's Like Raising More Than $300,000 on Kickstarter

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New Willi Wu and his co-developers at Robocat recently sought $35,000 on Kickstarter to fund the development of a thermometer that plugs into a smartphone's headphone jack. Instead, they raised more than $300,000....
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