A secret formula for designing successful Kickstarter campaigns


On average, they were mentioned in 73 tweets (compared to an average of 20 for failed campaigns), they had an average of 262 backers (compared to just 25 in failed campaigns), their average goal was $9,600 (compared to an average $35,000 for failed campaigns), and successful campaigns received 217% of goal funding (compared to 11.4% in failed campaigns).

Vincent Etter, a PhD candidate from Switzerland has decided to make a website called Sidekick in which the probability of success of Kickstarter campaigns is measured in realtime. 

Take a look if you ever want to start a Kickstarter campaign.