FIU Student Startup using KickStarter to bootstrap game development
Oneironaut Games, the student-founded company is being incubated in the Game Developers Guild hosted at the Collaborative Open Innovation Lab in the FIU Engineering Center.
Kickstarter is the largest of dozens of sites, including Peerbackers.com based in Palm Beach County, devoted to crowdfunding, in which donors contribute small sums of money to get a project off the ground. There are dozens of projects posted on Kickstarter from South Florida, such as a ToyQuarium, music-related projects, and quite a few video games.
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