Remember that laser razor? Yeah, it got kicked off Kickstarter
But on Tuesday, it was kicked off Kickstarter despite having reached over $4 million in funding. Hours later, it reemerged on Kickstarter’s rival, Indiegogo.
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This happened because Skarp apparently doesn’t even have a working prototype. Kickstarter sent Mashable a copy of the email sent to campaign backers following the suspension:
This is a message from Kickstarter’s Integrity team. We’re writing to notify you that the Skarp Laser Razor project has been suspended, and your pledge has been canceled
After requesting and reviewing additional material from the creator of the project, we’ve concluded that it is in violation of our rule requiring working prototypes of physical products that are offered as rewards. Accordingly, all funding has been stopped and backers will not be charged for their pledges. No further action is required on your part. Suspensions cannot be undone.
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