Kickstarter is a great way for entrepreneurs to get funding for their out-there ideas. And when it comes to crowdfunding -- no idea is too crazy. You’d be surprised at some of the things people are willing to fund.
In 2014, Zach “Danger” Brown wanted $10 to make a potato salad -- so he started a Kickstarter campaign that wound up raising more than $55,000. From an ostrich pillow to a Grilled Cheesus (i.e. a sandwich press that toasts the face of Jesus in bread) -- you’d be surprised at some of the campaigns that gained traction.
A pen made from air pollution, an origami canoe, a levitating timepiece -- this year, we’ve already started seeing wild campaigns. Check out the craziest Kickstarter campaigns of 2017 -- so far.
Note: Funding amounts are accurate to when this story was published.