For those who came in late, Kickstarter is a site for startups to raise funds. Post your ideas on Kickstarter and let individuals fund your project.
A predictive model from machine learning service BigML claims it can help predict whether a Kickstarter campaign will be successful. The model analyzed nearly 17,000 campaigns and seems to show that target goals and the number of backers matter a lot. It’s hard to be certain how accurate the model is, but it is fun to play with.