Kickstarter is a global crowdfuning platform offering a way to fund creative projects, including films, games, music, art, design, and technology. Since their launch in 2009, over 100 thousand creative projects have recieved funding. There are currently many other projects on the site, open for funding offers.
Why track Kickstarter?
The site lists many new projects, some of which could offer investment opportunities. In addition, it is an easy way to keep an idea on the kind of new ideas that are coming up.
How to track Kickstarter?
From the Kickstarter home page, click on Discover.
From the next page, you can either
- take the URL at the top (https://www.kickstarter.com/discover?ref=nav) to track all of Kickstarter
- click further on a type of project (art, technology, etc) to narrow the type of results you will get back, and then take this URL.
Then paste this into the Smart Tracker in an agent:
Good to know
The types of project in Kickstarter are very ecletic. It is a good idea to include operators like intitle: and begin: or the ~ to ensure you get back relevant results. To find out more about these operators, please follow this link.