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Table 1 Sample statistics of crowdfunding project categories on Kickstarter

From: How much do social connections matter in fundraising outcomes?

Category No. of projects Percentage (%) Goal ($) Pledge amount ($) Funding duration (days) Funding success (%) External connections (%) No. of online followers
Art 8637 7.96 19,532.67 4348.41 33.02 62.61 61.65 503
Comics 4055 3.74 8058.28 10,124.01 35.85 63.95 70.33 544
Crafts 978 0.90 4476.06 3573.21 30.30 57.06 63.19 283
Dance 1435 1.32 4624.93 4003.78 32.82 80.07 61.67 726
Design 7403 6.83 23,578.59 33,767.12 34.76 52.45 59.27 318
Fashion 3967 3.66 11,717.49 10,573.54 32.80 45.98 67.15 492
Film & Video 24,708 22.78 25,838.10 9697.94 35.67 56.66 60.30 551
Food 4743 4.37 16,220.68 10,100.16 33.85 52.52 67.53 383
Games 9620 8.87 31,313.80 37,066.99 33.41 55.14 61.37 320
Journalism 653 0.60 12,532.24 6362.10 36.92 51.76 53.91 522
Music 19,005 17.52 8000.35 5252.60 35.71 71.56 61.61 803
Photography 3235 2.98 7490.50 4438.80 35.06 51.38 62.84 485
Publishing 11,629 10.72 8561.05 5039.99 34.44 49.74 66.02 478
Technology 4044 3.73 53,906.90 49,445.84 34.97 47.97 55.12 271
Theater 4351 4.01 8947.40 4919.98 33.97 76.10 57.55 588
Sum 108,463   18,356.11 13,112.26 34.70 58.86 62.00 526