Crowdfunding an Ubuntu smartphone (right now)

Ben Wong at
Thu Aug 22 20:12:21 CEST 2013

Well, the deadline is up. The pledges rolled in and they got $12.8
million, which sounds amazing until you see that their goal was for
$32 million. I guess that means all that money is getting refunded and
there will be no Ubuntu Edge.

Here's Shuttleworth's upbeat closing comment:

I wonder if OpenPhoenix has an opportunity now, with all those
frustrated would-be buyers out there.


On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 12:54 AM, Patryk Benderz <Patryk.Benderz at> wrote:
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>> what will happen with all that funded money if Ubuntu fails to reach
>> their goal?
> OK, finally found it:
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