UK Kickstarter has raised £100,000,000

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The UK arm of crowdfunding platform Kickstarter has revealed that over 100m has been raised for projects since the site first launched in 2012.

The money is the cumulative total of more than 1.8m pledges made by over 1.2m backers in the last four years. The average pledge was 53.80, while the most common amount pledged was 10. An impressive 20,651 campaigns have been started through Kickstarter UK, of which 8,181 have met or exceeded their targets.

Unsurprisingly, games has been the most popular category, generating more than 26m in funds from 609,724 pledges.

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