Kickstarter Happiness Rating: 40%
I’ve backed 27 projects on Kickstarter since joining the service in November of 2010. One of those 27 was unsuccessful (and grossly unsuccessful that that, only reaching 2% of its goal), and five are currently in progress, though they’ve all met their goals so they will succeed. I love Kickstarter. Unfortunately, the level of quality of the funded products has been hit or miss. A few have been real winners, but most have been so-so and a few were downright terrible.
Let’s start with the good stuff
The TikTok+LunaTik Multi-Touch Watch Kits project was my first on Kickstarter and it was amazing. The build-quality of these watch bands was top-notch. The guys at MINIMAL know their way around building a solid product, and the LunaTik was especially nice. Based on the success of this project, it’s not surprising I backed the MINIMAL crew again when their LunaTik Touch Pen project launched. I
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