When the members of the Pebble watch start-up went to sleep after initially putting their product on Kickstarter, their modest first day goal was to raise $15,000 of their overall goal of $100,000. But by lunch the next day, they had already surpassed the entire $100,000 goal, something they had allotted 37 days to achieve. They've now spent the last month watching the numbers climb ever higher, finally shutting down fundraising at over $10,000,000 - by far the most successful Kickstarter campaign to date.
When the Pebble watch ships in September or October, it will be the first smart watch to connect to the iPhone. Using Bluetooth, the Pebble will be able to send information from your iPhone right to your wrist, including incoming calls and text messages. You can also connect to the iPhones GPS and music catalog, and using open source software you can customize the watches interface.
Initially, the creators of the Pebble, which now consists of 9 employees all under the age of 28,Read More »from The Kings of Crowdfunding