Being an entrepreneur in the fashion business — or any other industry for that matter — is no walk in the park. From problems such as a lack of capital to high production costs and difficulties getting good manufacturers and distributors, launching a line of your own is a high risk venture. These days however, aspiring fashion companies have found a way to slide into the market in a relatively more risk-free manner — we’re talking about Kickstarter.
Of course, launching a product on the crowd funding platform is not always a sure-win thing. Plenty have tried and failed, but the platform has enabled a number of companies to get off the ground in Singapore. Above, five brands with Kickstarter beginnings to look out for.