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Why Kickstarter Projects Ship Slowly.

A lot of companies use crowdfunding to validate their idea first, thinking the money they raise will help speed up production. But because there are so many unknowns when you first start out, problems will arise and delays are inevitable. Hardware is hard. Taking an idea from prototype to mass production can be very expensive and will always take longer than expected.

Here are some reason why most projects are late — or sometimes never get to market at all.

Read more & see “How Zano Raised Millions on Kickstarter and Left Most Backers with Nothing“.