Allerta Pre-Sells 85,000 Pebble Smartwatches as Legendary Kickstarter Campaign Closes

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Pebble's legendary Kickstarter campaign has come to an end. Final numbers: the company raised a staggering $10,168,645 from 66,613 backers. In total, Allerta has pre-sold 85,000 Pebbles. And all of this from an original goal of just $100,000.

Tripling the previous record for the most money ever raised from a Kickstarter campaign, this Canadian-born company has made history. It will surely be highlighted in the future as a gold standard for crowdfunding success around the world (the average campaign raises less than $700).

Check out our coverage of Pebble's campaign as it unfolded here.

Company:
Allerta
Website:
http://www.getinpulse.com
Location:
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Allerta is a brand new consumer electronics design firm, focused solely on creating cutting edge mobile accessories that mesh perfectly with smartphones and a mobile lifestyle. Allerta recognizes the emerging prominence of smartphones, specifically as an increasingly common, portable gateway to the internet and aims to design useful products that leverage this ‘always-on’ connection. Allerta’s first product is the... more


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