On this page you will find blog posts related to our adventures using the Kickstarter medium to bring Collusion to market. For the very latest updates on Collusion’s progress, please ‘Like’ our Facebook page or follow us on twitter @collusionapp.
The US Venture Capital market is actively monitoring the Australian tech community. It reaches out to snipe what it likes from half way around the world. A little history. As our biggest locally born tech success stories grew (Atlassian, Big Commerce and Freelancer to name a few), they had no choice but to seek venture capital. It’s just a shame that no Australian VCs seemed to able to compete with their international counterparts when the opportunity to invest in these companies arose. Our local VCs fail to step up with the same and...read more
Soon after launching Collusion on Kickstarter a few of you identified an issue with our drawing clips in our Kickstarter video. We’ve been investigating why there was so much lag in the video when the app works so much better. Turns out that our video was shot with a high fps camera and included in our video at half speed to match the length of voice over. We have now addressed this issue and updated our Kickstarter Video with updated ‘normal speed’ writing and drawing clips. See updated video below, the video on Kickstarter...read more
I think we’re witnessing the birth of a new business model with Double Fine and inXile that is driven by a passionate and engaged community of backer-customers and professionally minded creators – right here, right now on Kickstarter. Some people fear it will change the unique character of Kickstarter, or somehow displace smaller projects. Instead I think great successes like Double Fine Adventure and Wasteland 2 will serve to encourage and inspire many more very interesting projects to use Kickstarter…2012 is gonna be...read more
The most difficult challenge in preparing Collusion for Kickstart.com wasn't designing (and building) the product, recruiting co-founders, organising marketing, raising funds and the 100's of other little things that need to pull together at the same time. It's been that damn Kickstarter video.read more