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Matchstick - The Streaming Stick Built on Firefox OS

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Matchstick, the first HDMI stick based on Firefox OS, is the best way to experience your favorite movies, music, and games on your HDTV
Backers: 17218
Average Pledge Per Backer: $27

Funded: $470,310 of $100,000
Dates: Sep 30th -> Oct 30th (30 days)
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Latest News

Matchstick Firefox OS Dongle Cancelled

August 4th - via:
Dongles are all the rage these days, you have companies like Google and Amazon selling their own dongles while there are many other companies that are selling similar products. A Kickstarter project raised funds for Matchstick which was a Firefox OS powered dongle but unfortunately the project is being cancelled. (Read More)

Kickstarter-Funded Streaming Stick 'Matchstick' Gets A Surprise* Six Month Shipping Delay

February 6th - via:
The Matchstick is, or someday may be, a $25 media streaming stick that's similar to the Chromecast, but based on Firefox OS. Its developers promise more powerful hardware and an open platform that supports video and many existing Chromecast apps. The Kickstarter project amassed nearly five times its $100k funding goal by the time the campaign ended in October. (Read More)

Kickstarter-Success Matchstick Launches The Flint Open Source Streaming Platform With New Hardware Partnerships

January 5th - via:
Matchstick today announced Flint, the first open software and open hardware video-streaming platform created with Mozilla’s Firefox OS inside. (Read More)

15 Genius Ideas on Kickstarter Right Now

October 31st - via:
A latte machine that allows you to brew a cuppa with a click of your phone, a computer game more addicting than Candy Crush and edible coffee — oh my! (Read More)

Mozilla scores $470,000 and 24,000 orders from Matchstick Kickstarter

October 30th - via:
If you had your sights set on a streaming stick that relies on open hardware and software, or if you just like trying new things, the folks at Mozilla have an interesting proposition for you. It’s called Matchstick, and the Kickstarter that accompanied the announcement last month has finally drawn to a close. The good news is that Mozilla has effectively sold 24,000 of these new streaming sticks. The bad news is that now everyone gets to wait while the Matchstick is actually made and shipped. (Read More)

FINAL CHANCE TO ACT! Let’s hit 500K together…

October 28th - via:
Whoa! We are down to the wire! Thanks so much for getting us closer and closer to our goal of $500K!! We had a feeling you guys would get us there. Let’s all link up like Voltron for one last push for the final stretch. We have less than 50K to get... (Read More)

We are almost there!

October 27th - via:
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10 Crowdfunding Projects on Kickstarter, Indiegogo That Show Promise

October 23rd - via:
Each day, new technology products find their way to Kickstarter and Indiegogo and they offer different degrees of value. (Read More)

Mozilla’s Matchstick Kickstarter Campaign Aims for $500K, its Firefox OS Streaming Stick

October 18th - via:
Mozilla has started its first steps in the hardware world with the pioneering Firefox OS mobile operating system, which has recently expanded its presence in the moobing Indian mobile market. (Read More)

Surprise! 5 pack added. One for you, and four for more!

October 17th - via:
Hey guys -  We have been asked enough times about the 5 pack option that we decided .. why not! We recently added the 5 pack of Matchsticks for only 80.00! Take a look and spread the word via our Twitter and Facebook pages. One week to go!... (Read More)

Stretch Gooooooooaaaaaaaaaaaaaalsssssss! Because 500 is better than 400, right?

October 7th - via:
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$350K by Midnight? We shall see!

October 2nd - via:
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$250k and counting! Let's go crazy, punch a higher floor...

October 1st - via:
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Matchstick Mohawk Stickers! Get one for your gear...

October 1st - via:
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Amazing 1st day! FAQs updated

September 30th - via:
Wow! You guys are awesome! We are almost at our funding goal and it hasn't even been 24 hours!!  The entire Matchstick team is ecstatic about the possibilities ahead. Days like today are a great validation for all the hard work we have put into this... (Read More)

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