Canonical’s Ubuntu Edge campaign has cleared another major step and passed the 25% mark for their crowd-funding campaign.Canonical is asking for record amount of money from the community, $32 million (€24 million).
Canonical beats Pebble as the biggest crowdfunding campaign ever, hitting $10.3m for the Ubuntu Edge
Canonical is still way off the pace with its Ubuntu Edge crowdfunding campaign the firm needs to raise more than $20 million in six days to meet its ambitious $32 million target but its still smashing records along the way.
The Ubuntu Edge crowd-founding project announced by Canonical has managed to get a good start, raising a little over $3 million (€2.27 million) in under a day. Canonical has started a crowd-founding campaign for a device called Ubuntu Edge that will supposedly integrates the best hardware around, at the time of its launch, in May 2014.
The Ubuntu Edge is an audacious attempt to crowdsource the next smartphone advancement. Canonical, the company behind the Edge and Ubuntu itself is seeking an exorbitant $32 million to make it happen, and gave itself only a month to raise those funds.