Neil Young’s Pono player surpasses $800,000 Kickstarter goal on launch day


Well, that was fast. Neil Young’s Pono startup, which wants to build a high-resolution digital music player by the same name, shot past its $800,000 funding goal on day one of its Kickstarter campaign. Pono launched a Kickstarter campaign to finance the production of its player Tuesday morning, and at 10pm, it already had raised more than $925,000. This also means that the discounted $200 Pono players are all gone, but backers can still secure a player for $300, which is $100 less than what Pono wants to sell the device for this fall.



Like the concept, but put off by the triangular design, not very portable friendly.


Well, you know what they say: “An audiofool and his money are soon parted.”

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