Today I received a surprising message from Kickstarter. According to their newest press release, they will be changing their name from Kickstarter to Kickstartr.
Why would such a popular website change its name now?
Well, there is a long list of companies that have done this in the past.
- The Walt Disney Company use to be called Laugh-O-Gram Studio
- Xerox was originally Copy Cat Company
- Nissan started car production as Datsu
- Apple inc before incorporation was Job Industries.
For the reason behind the change, you must read the press release below: