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Icelanders Donate USD 500,000 to Kickstarter Projects

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Icelanders Donate USD 500,000 to Kickstarter Projects

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Icelanders have donated USD 500,000 (EUR 360,000) to crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, which reached the USD 1 billion milestone yesterday.

Sweden is the largest backer in the Nordic and Baltic countries, having backed USD 7.1 million (the country is in 7th spot globally) in projects, according to arcticstartup.com.

Norway is second place with USD 4.1 million, followed by Denmark with just under USD 4 million, Russia with USD 3.3 million, Finland with USD 2.6 million, Estonia with USD 240,000, Latvia with USD 190,000 and Lithuania with USD 125,000.

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