Kickstarter, the crowd-funding website that lets creative people of all disciplines pitch their ideas directly to consumers in order to help them raise money to make projects a reality, has finally opened its doors in the UK.
Now accepting funding in Great British Pounds rather than US dollars, anyone over the age of 18 with a registered Companies House number, UK address, bank account and ID can post proposals to the site.
Here, Tech Digest pick five of the most deserving UK-based pitches to have landed so far. Scroll down to check them out!
By Gerald Lynch | October 31st, 2012
Good and Proper Tea Project
What’s a more fitting way to kick off the UK arm of Kickstarter than by highlighting a pitch looking for funding to make the perfect cup of tea? That’s the aim of London-based Good and Proper Tea project. Looking to do for tea what the current boom in coffee culture is experiencing in the Capital, the Good and Proper Tea project aims to convert a 1974 Citroen H van into an all-singing, all dancing mobile brew making machine, offering top-notch teas from around the world, brewed to perfection. So far, 84 backers have pledged £2,657 of a £10,000 goal. Click here to find out more