Kickstarter, the popular crowd-sourced funding platform, today announced that over $1 Billion has been pledged to projects on Kickstarter. Kickstarter made the announcement in an email which reads: “Today, March 3, 2014, Kickstarter passed $1 BILLION in pledges. That’s $1,000,000,000 pledged by 5.7 million people to creative projects. More than half was pledged in the last 12 months alone. The 5,708,578 people who have backed a Kickstarter project come from 224 countries and territories, and all seven continents.” Read more.