The Top Entrepreneurs on Kickstarter

Founded in April of 2009 Kickstarter has created a new path for entrepreneurs to fund their ideas. Every week, tens of thousands of people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music, film, art, technology, design, games, fashion, food, publishing, and other creative fields. More than five million people have pledged more than $1 Billion to projects by creators who always maintain full ownership and complete creative control of their work.

Kickstarter aims to let creative people of all kinds — journalists, artists, musicians, game developers, entrepreneurs, bloggers — raise money for their projects by connecting directly with fans, who receive exclusive access and rewards in exchange for their patronage.

Entrepreneurs of all types have created amazing products on Kickstarter. Here are the top 10.

#10 The Purple Pillow

The Purple Pillow is made with hyper-elastic polymer and arranged in a head-specific smart comfort grid so it will never break down or lose its shape. Made with hundreds of little triangles that give the pillow lateral strength so it can relax under pressure without losing support. The reinforced edges give your neck extra support all night.

#9 Nebia Shower

An entirely new shower concept. After many iterations they believe that they have come up with a shower experience that is better in every way.

Nebia is unlike any shower you’ve ever experienced. Their technology atomizes water into millions of droplets to create 10 times more surface area than a regular shower. More water comes in contact with your body leaving your skin feeling clean and hydrated.

#8 OSSIC

They’re developing hardware and software solutions for a 3D audio experience like never before for content creators and listeners alike. Providing a truly immersive sound experience for VR, games, music and movies, OSSIC is revolutionizing audio as you know it.

#7 Fidget Cube

An unusually addicting, high-quality desk toy designed to help you focus. Fidget at work, in class, and at home in style.

#6 Peak Design

The mission of Peak Design is to help people better transport and physically manage their cameras. They specialize in providing solutions for photographers with active and outdoorsy lifestyles. They believe that wherever you go and whatever physical activity you do, your camera should be right there with you.

#5 OUYA

OUYA is an open game console that upends the console market by putting the power back in the hands of developers and gamers. With an OUYA anyone can make a game because every OUYA console is a development kit. No need to purchase a license. It’s built on Android and supports a ton of engines. Go ahead and create the next big title in your bedroom .

#4 Exploding Kittens

A card game for people who are into kittens and explosions and laser beams and sometimes goats.

#3 BauBax

BauBax seeks to solve the many inconveniences of traveling. They created a travel jacket with a built-in neck pillow, an eye mask, gloves, earphone holders, a drink pocket, pockets specifically for tech products, and hand warming pockets. Available in four styles for men or women. A sweatshirt, windbreaker, blazer, or bomber jacket.

#2 The Coolest Cooler

The Coolest cooler is a 55 quart cooler with a built-in blender, Bluetooth speaker, bottle opener, USB charger, plates, knife, corkscrew, and cutting board. All designed to make it easy to get outside to have a great time.

#1 Pebble Time

Pebble is a smartwatch with over 15,000 available apps for fitness, health, productivity, news, games, and remote controls. Get Pebble as wet as you want with water resistance up to 30 meters. Bring on the pool, surf, shower, and rain. See beats-per-minute with heart rate sensing that syncs seamlessly with Pebble Health. Stay in the ideal workout zone with a quick glance at your watch and focus on crushing it. Up to 7 days on one charge. Go cable-free during extended adventures.

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