Kickstarter

Kickstarter is the world's largest funding platform for creative projects. Every week, tens of thousands of people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music, film, art, technology, design, games, fashion, food, publishing, and other creative fields. 
Company Growth (employees)
Type
Private
HQ
Brooklyn, US
Size (employees)
244 (est)-2%
Kickstarter is headquartered in Brooklyn, US

Key People/Management at Kickstarter

Perry Chen

Perry Chen

Co-founder and Chairman
Lara Hogan

Lara Hogan

VP of Engineering
Erica Baker

Erica Baker

Director of Engineering
Charles Adler

Charles Adler

Founder and Head of Design

Kickstarter Office Locations

Kickstarter has offices in Brooklyn, New York, Los Angeles, London and in 2 other locations
Brooklyn, US (HQ)
58 Kent St
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Kickstarter Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Kickstarter's latest funding round in March 2011 was reported to be $10 m. In total, Kickstarter has raised $10 m

Kickstarter Operating Metrics

Kickstarter's Projects Launched was reported to be 57.5 k in 2016
Y, 2016

Crowd-sourced Funding

$658.05 m

Projects Launched

57.52 k

Projects Funded

19.24 k
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Kickstarter's employees are reported to be approximately 53% female and 47% male.
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Kickstarter's Web-traffic and Trends

Kickstarter Online and Social Media Presence

Kickstarter News and Updates

Kickstarter is teaching the tech world the meaning of gender equity and fair pay

The promises made by crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, it seems, aren’t just bluster. The company, which incorporated as a public benefit corporation in 2015, is legally obliged to look beyond profit and consider the public’s benefit in its decisions.

Pimax 8K VR headset hands-on: Stunning visuals have some nagging issues

Other than the move toward wireless VR and an obsession with developing groundbreaking new haptic technologies, the biggest trend at CES this year for virtual reality was a focus on improved resolutions for HMD displays. From the Vive Pro’s purported “3K” combined resolution and the crisp, clear qua…

Does Your Product Have To Be Unique To Be Successful?

One way to ensure that you are solving genuine wants or needs is to put the market and any potential audience first.

More than 3,000 people (and counting) want these trippy LED masks to become a thing on Kickstarter

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Thanks to crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter, a lot of weird, ridiculous, and baffling projects that woul…

This universal DSLR lens cap could be the last one you'll ever need

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. To DSLR photography enthusiasts, camera lenses are our babies. And while we do as much as we can to be the…

Keep hackers at bay with this smart home privacy device that's seeking funding on Kickstarter

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. Smart homes should be fun and help make your life easier. Your relaxation shouldn't have come with a const…
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Kickstarter Company Life and Culture

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