Jolla Tablet and TOHKBD (The Other Half Keyboard) are interesting products that leveraged the Indiegogo and Kickstarter crowdfunding platforms. While both teams managed to raise 3x to 6x of the original goal, both product teams encountered significant technical challenges that affect eventual delivery. What they could have done to better improve the communications with contributors? How should the public realise their roles in the crowdfunding campaign and readjust their expectations? These slides were presented in BarCamp Hong Kong 2015 as one of the opening presentations.