Ukrainian Time 4 Machine collects $430k on Kickstarter with initial goal of $15k
The Ukrainian project Time 4 Machine, which produces metal 3D puzzles, raised over $430,000 on Kickstarter. The initial goal was $15,000. It was achieved on the very first day: within the first 24 hours of the Time 4 Machine campaign, it received $28,000.
- As part of the Kickstarter campaign, nine new models were offered: a train, a plane, cars, a tractor, a tank, a watch, and a holder for business cards.
- Individually, models cost from $18 to $112. Different sets were also offered, and the whole set would cost $432. These were ordered 143 times.
- All models are made of metal and have a precise design. For example, there are propellers launched on airplanes, cars have doors, a trunk and a hood that opens.
- Time 4 Machine was launched in 2016 by Denys Okhrymenko, now the company employs more than 20 people. In 2017, the company conducted its first Kickstarter campaign, collecting more than $50,000.
In related news: earlier on Kickstarter, the Ukrainian startup Nuka appeared with the project of “eternal stationery”. They managed to collect $20,000 and achieved their goal in one day.