Funding the Dream on Kickstarter Across America

A project in San Jose, CA by Richard Bliss

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Funding the Dream on Kickstarter is coming to cities and towns across America to document Kickstarter projects and their owners.
Backers: 32
Average Pledge Per Backer: $86

Funded: $2,759 of $2,500
Dates: Aug 3rd -> Aug 12th (10 days)
Project By: Richard Bliss
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Latest News

Overcoming Fear

August 24th - via:
On our trek across America, Cammon and I had long discussions about Kickstarter. One of the main topics to emerge was overcoming fear. Here is one of our video updates from Des Moines, IA as we discuss fear and Kickstarter.  (Read More)

We've arrived update Day 6

August 14th - via:
It has been a long week. This being the 6th day of the journey across America. We arrived in Indianapolis tonight after a long 10 hour drive from Bentonville, Arkansas where we spent the night. Yesterday we started in Austin, TX with an interview... (Read More)

Funding the Dream on the Road Day 1

August 10th - via:
The first day is behind me and I arrived in Los Angeles without incident. The trip took 7 hours to travel 381 miles, averaging 54 MPH. Gas mileage was 20.8 miles to the gallon. The reason for the gas mileage is because we switched vehicles due to... (Read More)


August 9th - via:
We are sad to say that we might not be able to make this trip in the Smart.  Due to safety issues we have upgraded to a larger vehicle.  We have been advised that heat and other environmental considerations would make traveling in the Smart a... (Read More)

New Pledge level

August 7th - via:
One of the things almost all project owners need help with is getting their project noticed. I've added a new pledge level that address this head on. At the $150 mark you get to have a two weeks of running a banner ad on Kicktraq. If you haven't been... (Read More)

Dallas was just added

August 6th - via:
One of our generous backers has requested that we visit his town of Red Oak, TX just outside of Dallas. It has been added to the map of one of your stops.   (Read More)

Route Map for 1st leg of the trip

August 6th - via:
Thank you everyone for the generous support to get our project this far. We now have laid out some of the cities we are planning on attending when we get funded. Here is a map of the route: We are thrilled with the support and more importantly the... (Read More)

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