Kickstarter’s year-end statistics reveal that 2014 was a great year for music-related startups. “Nine categories had over 1,000 successfully funded projects, with Music, Film, and Publishing topping the charts.”
4,009 out of 22,252 successful projects were music-related, with Neil Young’s high-definition Pono music player being the “most-backed” — drawing the highest number of individual backers at 18,220 investors (Pono is the fourth most-funded project in Kickstarter’s history, bringing in over $6.2 million last Spring).
“$529 million was pledged to Kickstarter projects last year. That’s more than $1,000 a minute,” Kickstarter’s infographic reveals.
Read more here: Kickstarter – 2014: By the Numbers