Ten of biggest Kickstarter campaigns from Massachusetts

1. Amanda Palmer

Singersongwriter’s campaign to fund an album, art book, and tour.

RAISED: $1,192,793


BACKERS: 24,883

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2. Twine

Two Massachusetts of Institute of Technology graduates’ project to build wireless sensors that connect to the Web.

RAISED: $556,542

BACKERS: 3,966


3. Grim Dawn

Video game developer Crate Entertainment funded a fantasy roleplaying game.

RAISED: $537,515

BACKERS: 12,457

4. Ministry of Supply


Boston clothing company raised money for a line of shirts.

RAISED: $429,277

BACKERS: 2,798

5. Geode, from iCache

Cambridge tech firm funded development of a mobile payment accessory for iPhones.

RAISED: $352,918

BACKERS: 1,784

6. Equiso Smart TV

Campaign to make devices that turn regular televisions into smart TVs.

RAISED: $241,557

BACKERS: 2,703

7. The Kick

A project to manufacture small portable lights for amateur photographers.

RAISED: $210,597

BACKERS: 1,154

8. Zpocalypse

An epic zombie survival board game created by a Marlborough game maker.

RAISED: $210,237

BACKERS: 2,045

9. Hexy the Hexapod

Somerville robot maker ArcBotics funded do-it-yourself robot kits.

RAISED: $168,267


10. Tom Rush

Musician raised money to perform at Boston’s Symphony Hall.

RAISED: $140,984