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Project Mushroom

A project in Minneapolis, MN by Eric Holthaus
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A community platform for justice and action on an overheating planet.
Backers: 2343
Average Pledge Per Backer: $86

Funded: $201,989 of $200,000
Dates: Nov 17th -> Dec 16th (29 days)
Project By: Eric Holthaus
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Latest News

We did it!!! 🍄

December 15th - via: kickstarter.com
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14 hours left!! $9,000 left!!!

December 15th - via: kickstarter.com
It's the final few hours of Project Mushroom's Kickstarter!! Just here to say, y'all are amazing and have exceeded my wildest imagination of what a committed group of folks can do together <3 In less than a month, we've built the foundations of a... (Read More)

Project Mushroom's newsletter service signup form is live!

December 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This morning, Twitter announced they are shutting down their newsletter service, Revue. This comes after Elon Musk — formerly the world's richest person — announced he was openly considering buying Substack. Also — today, Post News, a recent... (Read More)

40 hours to go! $40,000 left for Project Mushroom!

December 14th - via: kickstarter.com
40 hours to go, $40,000 to go in Project Mushroom's all-or-nothing Kickstarter to build a social-media-newsletter-and-podcast hub that's not controlled by billionaires who hate us. We're $3,000 into our $20,000 matching fund, so there's still plenty... (Read More)

48 hours left!! And a brand-new $20,000 matching fund!!! 🍄

December 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Our Kickstarter only has 48 hours left, and we've just had a major breakthrough! An anonymous backer just pledged a $20,000 matching fund — which will double everyone's contributions over the next 48 hours and will be enough to take us all the way... (Read More)

Three days left!!

December 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey folks, we're so close!! There are three days left of our Kickstarter, and $53,000 remaining to fully fund Project Mushroom. Today was huge — we announced our brand-new federated Mastodon server called Spore.social, and we announced plans for... (Read More)

Five days left! Here's the designs for our very first sticker competition!! 🍄

December 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi everyone!! Five days left!! We've revealed our four potential sticker designs — supporters at the $50+ tiers get a vote on what our first official Project Mushroom sticker will be! I also took a step back in our last newsletter and described... (Read More)

New merch tier! Project Mushroom enamel pins!! 🍄

December 9th - via: kickstarter.com
We just launched a brand new $75 tier — a partnership with Christine Liu of Two Photon Art, a brilliant artist who also just so happens to be a neuroscientist studying mushrooms! Everyone who pledges at $75 or higher will get one of these amazing... (Read More)

Eight days left! And a new invite link!! 🍄

December 8th - via: kickstarter.com
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We did it! We maxed out our Matching Fund — and we're now 40% funded!! 🍄🍄🍄

December 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
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Final day of our matching fund! + a new shareable invite link!! 🍄🍄🍄

December 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
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Matching fund is now $10,815!!! 🍄

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Our Project Mushroom Kickstarter matching fund is now up to $10,815!!! 🍄🍄🍄 — only $851 has been committed so far though — Your contribution will go twice as far between now and Friday. We're aiming to raise that full amount — $10,815... (Read More)

Project Mushroom's find-your-friends tool is ready — including another shareable invite link! 🍄

November 30th - via: kickstarter.com
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Project Mushroom x Giving Tuesday!! MATCHING fund opportunity 🍄

November 29th - via: kickstarter.com
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Re-sending the invite link — this will let you skip the waitlist and enter Project Mushroom immediately 🍄

November 28th - via: kickstarter.com
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NEW TIER — Pay it forward, get our very first sticker 🍄💚🍄

November 27th - via: kickstarter.com
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Your personal invitation link to Project Mushroom is here!! 🍄🍄🍄

November 25th - via: kickstarter.com
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Project Mushroom has a real chance to become a hugely influential force for good in the world. Here's why. 🍄

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Here are the numbers that have made me more convinced than ever that what we're doing is truly special: Our waitlist is now more than 30,000... (Read More)

Nominations are open for BIPOC artists to commission for our first Project Mushroom merch!

November 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
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How we are planning to spend $200,000

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Some of you have also asked for a more detailed breakdown of how we're planning to use the $200,000 we're raising from Kickstarter: We are committing 100% of the funds from this Kickstarter to the people who are making Project Mushroom possible.... (Read More)

Elon, Trump, and a path toward a better future 🍄

November 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Tonight the news from Twitter is truly dire — Elon Musk has reinstated Donald Trump, cementing his intentions to drive the world's most powerful organizing space into a hate-filled cauldron. At Project Mushroom, we realize that this intentional... (Read More)

New Tier!! $50 "Fairy Ring" Tier

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
New tier! We've received feedback that the gap between $8 and $100 was too big, so we've added a $50 tier that will help folks co-create our vibe and support artists in the process. Every pledge at $50 or higher will qualify for our "Fairy Ring" Tier... (Read More)

We just hit 250 backers!! Thank you so much. 🍄

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Our Kickstarter launched less than 24 hours ago, and we're already up to 250+ backers and $12,000 — that's 6% toward our goal. We're making amazing progress!! With your support, we are now well on our way to creating a safe place on the internet... (Read More)

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