Austin, Kickstarted

First (and first successful) Austin-based Kickstarter Project

"Sleeping in a Truck" by Language Room Funded on: July 14, 2009 Minimum To Fund Project: $10,000 Amount Raised: $10,328

Most Money Raised by a Local Kickstarter Project

CineSkates Camera Sliders by Justin Jensen Funded on: Oct. 14, 2011 Minimum To Fund Project: $20,000 Amount Raised: $486,518

Second Most Money Raised by Local Kickstarter Project

Venus Patrol Website by Brandon Boyer Funded on: Oct. 7, 2011 Minimum To Fund Project: $50,000 Amount Raised: $105,398

Notable and Successful Austin Music Kickstarter Projects

Kat Edmonson funding Way Down Low Funded on: April 4, 2011 Minimum To Fund Project: $50,000 Amount Raised: $53,823

Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis album Funded on: Jan. 27, 2012 Minimum To Fund Project: $35,000 Amount Raised: $44,856

Miles Zuniga (of Fastball) solo album Funded on: Oct. 25, 2010 Minimum To Fund Project: $20,000 Amount Raised: $27,355

Del Castillo's new album and two videos Funded on: Dec. 19, 2011 Minimum To Fund Project: $20,000 Amount Raised: $26,456

Matt the Electrician's Accidental Thief Funded on: March 10, 2011 Minimum To Fund Project: $8,000 Amount Raised: $25,606

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