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THE ASCENDER: A Magazine of New Futurism

A project in Austin, TX by Johnston Ayala

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The Ascender is a digital magazine exploring futurist thought and innovation through powerful, investigative journalism.
Backers: 82
Average Pledge Per Backer: $197

Funded: $16,166 of $16,000
Dates: May 29th -> Jun 28th (30 days)
Project By: Johnston Ayala
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Latest News

50 Backers, 53% Funded!

June 21st - via:
Hello Ascender Supporters,  I hope everybody is well and having a great week. I wanted to write and give a quick update on the status of the The Ascender campaign. We just reached 50 backers and are now funded at over 50 percent. We're more than... (Read More)

Crowdfunding for Readers: Kickstarter? More like lit-starter

June 20th - via:
Every Friday for the past few months, we've been featuring local film projects' Kickstarter campaigns in the Kickstart Your Weekend series. But what about the other local projects? These three campaigns are all to support local literary products. (Read More)

Moving on Up!

June 12th - via:
Hi Ascender family,  I hope everyone is well and having a great week! As we are nearing just over two weeks left in the campaign (the mid point), we have some exciting news to share:  1) We just landed a wonderful article on one of the largest... (Read More)

Digital magazine The Ascender raising funds on Kickstarter

June 12th - via:
The Ascender, which is hoping to raise $16,000 through Kickstarter, will carry in-depth, investigative pieces around the theme of 'the future' (Read More)

...and we're off!!

June 2nd - via:
Hello Ascender Family,  This is our first official update coming to you live from The Ascender mothership. We are off to a great start and are at 20% of our goal in 3 days! Thank you so much for all of your generous pledges and for spreading the... (Read More)

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