Kickstarter Adds New Guidelines for Project Creators

Kickstarter has added new rules that the crowdfunding company hopes will strengthen the relationship between project creators and those that back them. In a post on Kickstarter's blog this morning, the Kickstarter team detailed changes that they hope will address the widespread concern that many Kickstarter backers think they are purchasing a finished product rather than funding its further development.

Starting today project creators will have to detail what the risks and challenges of a project are, and what qualifies the owner to overcome them. In addition, simulations and rendered images of products will no longer be allowed for Hardware and Product Design projects.

You can check out the new guidelines at Kickstarter.

Source: GII


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