Perl related crowdfunding on Kickstarter, Tilt, Indiegogo

Fundraising or crowdfunding is not easy. Here are all the Perl-realted crowdfunding campaigns so if you plan whan you can have a gut feeling what to expect.

Most recent first.


eBook: Single Page Application with Perl Dancer

for the Perl Dancer SPA book by Gabor Szabo

Goal was $4,000.

Raised: $5,837 by 143 backers + $640 by 9 backers outside of Indiegogo. A total of $6,477 by 152 backers.

(Leanpub 50+50+60) (PayPal 25+25+45+55+250+80)

Funding period was 2017.09.14 - 2017.10.06 (22 days)


    USD              total
    1   gave   $250    250
    2   gave   $110    220
    3   gave   $100    300
   10   gave    $80    800
    2   gave    $70    140
    9   gave    $60    540
   16   gave    $55    880
   13   gave    $50    650
   10   gave    $45    450
    3   gave    $40    120
   19   gave    $35    665
    1   gave    $30     30
   54   gave    $25  1,350
    2   gave    $20     40
    3   gave    $10     30
    4   gave     $3     12
    -----------------------
  152                6,477  



Bailador Book: Web Application Development in Perl 6

for the Perl 6 Bailador book by Gabor Szabo.

Did not reach the goal, but it was a "flexible" campaign meaning contributions are accepted even if the goal is not reached.

Goal was $32,500. raised $8,708 USD by 175 backers.

Funding period was May 21 2017 - June 21 2017 - then extended till July 20 2017. (total of 60 days)


 USD                total
   1 gave $1,000    1,000
  11 gave   $100    1,100
  44 gave    $60    2,640
  36 gave    $50    1,800
   2 gave    $40       80
  19 gave    $35      665
  47 gave    $25    1,175 
   6 gave    $20      180
   1 gave    $15       15
   5 gave    $10       50
   1 gave     $2        2
   1 gave     $1        1
  -------------------------
 175                8,708




Learning Perl 6, the Nutshell Book from O'Reilly Media

by brian d foy author of multiple Perl-related books.

Successful.

Goal was $37,000 pledged $40,404 by 563 backers.

Funding period was Nov 16 2016 - Dec 16 2016 (30 days)


  USD                               Minimum total
    1 backer  gave 10,000 or more     10,000
    3 backers gave    500 or more      1,500
    7 backers gave    177 or more      1,239
   25 backers gave    137 or more      3,425
   22 backers gave    127 or more      2,794
    6 backers gave    108 or more        648
   11 backers gave    107 or more      1,177
   15 backers gave     99 or more      1,320
   14 backers gave     73 or more      1,022
   10 backers gave     66 or more        660
  156 backers gave     50 or more      7,800
  100 backers gave     35 or more      3,500
  100 backers gave     25 or more      2,500
   29 backers gave     10 or more        290
   52 backers gave      1 or more         52
  ---------------------------------------------
  551   (2 missing?)                  37,927




Heroes of the Revolution T-Shirts: Larry Wall

by brian d foy

Goal was $2,400.

pledged $2,685 by 77 backers.

Funding period: Nov 18 2015 - Dec 12 2015 (24 days)


PerlDancer Book

by Alexis Sukrieh, author of Perl Dancer.

Unsuccessful.

Goal was 15,000 EUR. Pleged 9,957 EUR by 129 backers.

Funding period was Oct 30 2015 - Dec 13 2015 (30 days)


  EUR                      Minimum total
   4 backers gave 1,000 or more   4,000
   1 backer  gave   300 or more     300
  28 backers gave   100 or more   2,800
  33 backers gave    40 or more   1,320 
  61 backers gave    10 or more     610
  --------------------------------------
  127 (2 missing?)                9,030
 


Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, RPerl v1.2

by Will Braswell

Goal was $1,701.

Pledged $6,009 by 49 backers

Funding period Sep 21 2015 - Oct 1 2015 (10 days)


  USD                         Minimum total
   1 backer  gave 1,500 or more  1,500
   2 backers gave   500 or more  1,000
   2 backers gave   250 or more    500
   2 backers gave   150 or more    300
   3 backers gave    85 or more    255
   1 backer  gave    60 or more     60
   4 bakcers gave    40 or more    160
   5 backers gave    25 or more    125
   9 backers gave    10 or more     90
  11 backers gave     1 or more     11
 --------------------------------------
  40 (9 missing?)                4,001



Mastering Perl at the Swiss Perl Workshop

by brian d foy

Goal was $2,250.

Funding period Aug 8 2014 - Sep 3 2014 (25 days)

Pledges $2,411 by 16 backers.


 USD                           Minimum total
    2 backers gave 300 or more   600
    1 backer  gave 250 or more   250
    3 backers gave 100 or more   300
    3 backers gave  50 or more   150
   10 backers gave  10 or more   100
  -----------------------------------
   19 (3 extra?)               1,400




Create Perl Competition to the PHP Content Management System

by Scott Walters

Goal was $10,000.

Pledged $10,349 by 102 backers.

Successful.

Funding period Jun 25 2014 - Jul 25 2014 (30 days)


 USD                           Minimum total
   1 backers gave 7,000  or more  7,000
  73 backers gave    20 or more   1,460
   4 backers gave    10 or more      40
   9 backers gave     5 or more      45
 ---------------------------------------
 87 (15 missing)                  8,545 



Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, RPerl v1.0

by Will Braswell

Goal was $100.

Pleged $1,701 by 79 backers

Funding period Nov 26 2013 - Dec 4 2013 (7 days)


Make Perl Nerd Merit Badges

by brian d foy

Pledged $1,210 by 60 backers.

Expired October 24, 2013


Specify module version ranges in Pinto

by brian d foy

Pledged $4,605.20

Expired May 9, 2013 by 123 backers


Perl in Catincan, an open source crowd funding proposal

by brian d foy

February 20, 2013

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