The 20 Most Successful Projects in Kickstarter History

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You can't make money without money, and there are a lot of ways to get cash for a venture.

Kickstarter is a startup that helps other startups get crowdsourced funding. People post their ideas and others can contribute as little or as much as they like to support the projects.

We found 20 projects on Kickstarter that raised hundreds of thousands of dollars from thousands of people. The most popular projects were documentaries and iPhone accessories.

One project raised nearly $1,000,000 from 13,000 people.

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Alyson Shontell is an editor for Silicon Alley Insider, Business Insider's technology section. She also covers startups for the site.

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