Who’s getting money?
Here are the results of recent crowdfunding efforts that we have written about here:
- The Cam Girlz documentary raised $69,449 from 629 backers toward its $65,000 goal.
- Magnetic Kitchen‘s laser engraved skate deck campaign raised $15,130 from 150 backers, toward its $10,000 goal.
- Brooklyn Ballet and NYC Resistor’s collaboration on costumes for The Nutcracker raised $10,051 from 136 backers toward its $10,000 goal.
- SMASHWORX new game, The Hero Trap, raised $26,082 from 943 backers toward its $25,000 goal.
- Luke Stern and Sam Wander‘s cell-phone-implementing-card-game, Game of Phones, has raised $12,562 from 411 backers, toward its $6,000 goal, with 49 hours to go, as of this writing. We are reaching out to the team about bringing the game to an upcoming Technically Brooklyn meetup.
Who’s making moves?
MakeShift Society confirmed the opening date of its Williamsburg location as May 1st. We wrote about their initial Kickstarter campaign for the space here.
French web surveying import Poutsch has changed its name to Voice, according to a press release sent yesterday. We wrote about the startup’s move from Paris here. Their iOS app just went live in the App Store. It gives individuals and brands simple ways to create one questions surveys to share with the world.
CommonBond, the company that lends money to promising grad students to complete their studies and supports students in the developing world, hired Julianna Young as its Operations Lead, according to the company’s blog.
BlankSlate, the advertising network for geographically oriented sites, added The Culture-ist to its network of publishers for its display ads. We wrote about their work on Brooklyn’s tourism website.