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. 
TypePrivate
HQBrooklyn, US
Size (employees)269 (est)
Websitekickstarter.com
Kickstarter is headquartered in Brooklyn, US
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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
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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
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Kickstarter Operating Metrics

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

Crowd-sourced Funding

$658.05 m

Projects Funded

19.24 k

Projects Launched

57.52 k
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Human Capital Metrics

Kickstarter's employees are reported to be approximately 53% female and 47% male.
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Kickstarter Online and Social Media Presence

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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.

The World's First Massager Backpack by EUME Announces Kickstarter Campaign

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- EUME is proud to announce the world's first massager backpack, which is launching a fundraising campaign through Kickstarter on the 18th of September, 2018. All the funds collected will be utilized towards funding manufacturing and promoting the ...

Tree Nanny 2.0 Kickstarter Launched: Popular Christmas Tree Watering System Back Just in Time for Holiday Season

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LandMarc Products recently created a Kickstarter to help galvanize production of its Tree Nanny 2.0. The Tree Nanny 2.0 is a water monitoring device for live Christmas trees that plays a Christmas jingle, or a personalized message whenever the...

This foldable metal straw raised nearly $2 million on Kickstarter

Entrepreneur Emma Cohen wants to see a plastic straw-free planet. So she and her partner created FinalStraw, a reusable metal straw, and pulled in $1.89 million on Kickstarter to bring it to market.

The Best Coffee Cube to Launch a Kickstarter Campaign

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Santo Coffee Cubes proudly announced to all coffee lovers the launch of their Kickstarter campaign for their latest coffee product. The campaign will be started by the end of September or Early October 2018. With the upcoming campaign, Santo...

Smart Indoor Gardening System Coming to Kickstarter

Bloomengine introduces a completely new way to grow plants indoors on Kickstarter launching on Sept. 18
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Kickstarter Company Life and Culture

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