Pebble Time quickly asserted themselves as a serious opponent of many manufacturers of smart watches when at the beginning of this month, this project became the most successful project in the history of the platform Kickstarter.
And I think that now broken record again because funding for hours Pebble continues to grow rapidly. This is partly due to a press event Apple, held on 9 March.
Website TechCrunch notes that the rate of funding Pebble per hour increases with each passing day after the announcement of the MacBook and Apple Watch. On the Sunday before the start of the event, the device Pebble on Kickstarter gained about $ 6000 per hour. A day later, the figure had risen to $ 10,000 per hour, and finally, by 10 March it was $ 16,000.
“When such a competitor opens the door to a new sphere for themselves, only a check for it, you can dream” – says the figures CEO and founder Pebble – Eric Midzhikovski. It is worth noting that the increase in profits Pebble was rather unexpected phenomenon.
Paul Graham, founder of Y Combinator, March 12 in his Twitter wrote: “When I asked Eric what happens to financial investments in the Pebble, he replied that it has doubled.”
Fundraiser for Pebble Time and Pebble Time Steel platform Kickstarter will last 12 days. Meanwhile, they have managed to collect $ 18,490,209.
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