Kickstarter launches in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Ireland

Above: Left to right: Kickstarter cofounder Charles Adler, creator Perry Chen, and cofounder Yancey Strickler.

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Starting today, Kickstarter users in Scandinavia and Ireland can create their own projects on the popular crowd-funding site.

Previously, Kickstarter users in the regions above could only contribute funds to existing projects.The expansion is noteworthy, but also not earth-shattering. Prior to today’s launch, only Kickstarter users in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the Netherlands could create their own crowd-funded projects.

Kickstarter details that users in Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and Ireland can start creating projects on Kickstarter today, but won’t be able to “launch” those projects publicly until October 21. Kickstarter says it will support the local currencies of Scandinavia and Ireland, including the “Danish kroner, Swedish kronor, Norwegian kroner, and the euro…”

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