Kickstarter Hires Investigative Reporter To Figure Out Where Mini-Drone Campaign Went Wrong

Well, this is interesting indeed, and long overdue. Kickstarter was originally created to fund artistic projects that couldn’t get funded through traditional means like grants, etc. Once it opened itself up to for-profit projects like this, it became, basically, a greed magnet. There are many excellent projects on Kickstarter, and I’ve supported some and been happy each time, but there are also many which have collected thousands, in some cases millions, of dollars, and gone nowhere, with no explanation.

A company based in Wales showed up on Kickstarter with what looked like a working prototype of a really impressive consumer drone small enough to land on a saucer. Yet…

Source: Kickstarter Hires Investigative Reporter To Figure Out Where Mini-Drone Campaign Went Wrong

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