Check Out The Historical Influences That Kickstarted Kickstarter
As presented by the Kickstarter Blog, a new blog post called “Kickstarter Before Kickstarter” shares the crowdfunding ideas that kickstarted the idea of Kickstarter.
This was actually touched upon by Kickstarter’s CEO Perry Chen in an interview he did with the Aspen Institute, where Chen spoke about how crowdfunding creative projects has been a part of Western civilization for a long time. According to this post, even the English translation of Homer’s Iliad was accomplished through a sort of crowdfunding campaign.
You can check out the article on the Kickstarter Blog; for more on awesome Kickstarter projects, check out all of DualShockers’ recent Kickstarter coverage.