Crowdfunding has completely changed the startup game, and nowhere is the site impact more felt more strongly than in the world of hardware manufacturers. Where launching a new piece of hardware once felt insurmountable, the charge lead by Kickstarter is helping to bring on a new era of platforms and innovative devices that have industry-changing potential. We'll be speaking with the site's co-founder and head of community, and you can join in, after the break.

March 16, 2013 12:30 PM EDT

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