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Sorry Wu-Tang Fans, Neil Young Won Kickstarter

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Apr 23, 2014 05:44 PM

Lisa Occhino

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Rock legend Neil Young just raised $6.2 million on Kickstarter for his portable music device PonoPlayer, making it the third most successful Kickstarter campaign of all time. [Inc.]

Wu-Tang Clan fans are hoping to raise $5 million, but as of this writing, they haven't even reached $4,000 yet. Hypebot explains the biggest flaws of the Kickstarter campaign. [Hypebot]

Want to raise money for your next tour? Kickstarter is great, but it's not your only option. Here are the pros and cons of five great crowdfunding sites.