Kickstarter and IndieGo – Where do they fit into Design Technology?

The world of design has opened up so much these days - some may say it is democratised as unlike 20 years ago to get a design from idea to manufacture does not need the agreement of a large company or venture capitalist? Why not - well just check out the many crowd-funding options out there as of now including Kickstarter and Indie GoGo where you place an idea and then ask people to buy or invest in small chunks. Don't ...