Kickstarter is home to some of the coolest projects around. There are also a ton of coffee projects ranging from a roaster looking to start cooking beans to a manufacturer looking to bring new technology to the industry. These are the top 3 most funded (dollar amount) campaigns within the coffee sector on Kickstarter.
1. Arist: Brews Coffee Like The Best Baristas Anytime Anywhere
Successfully raised $845,139 with 2,519 backers on Nov 24th, 2014
Update 1/6/18: Product shipping has yet to occur. Those who backed this project received an update on Sept 2017 with a mention of Dec 2017 delivery. Backers have yet to receive their product or a new update.
2. World’s first roast-grind-brew coffee machine
Successfully raised $681,461 with 2,254 backers on Dec 8th, 2013
3. Arctic Cold Brew Coffee System
Successfully raised $613,387 with 8,128 backers on Jan 6th, 2017
Update 1/6/18: Products began shipping July 2017. Backers are still waiting for promised recipe eBook.