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When Retro Computers considered Indiegogo for crowdfunding, it promised $100-level funders a handheld gaming device called the Vega+. With promises from the business that these devices would come built with a lot more than 1,000 games, the console quickly gained a following, and a lot more than 3,600 people pledged $100 each to get one.
The successful campaign gained U.K.-based Retro Computers over fifty percent a million dollars.