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The crowdfunded KickSat project which raised over $74,000, more than double its intended goal, has received several radio signals from the KickSat CubeSat launcher after its release from the SpaceX Dragon during its launch last Friday.

Crowdfunding is becoming a familiar word for those who need to fund a project or product. In the case of a startup, it can replace the role of the angel investor to get the initial funding. However the scope of what is being funded, and why, is evolving as startups use this collective effort for brand recognition and marketing a specific project or product.