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. 
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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

Kickstarter Office Locations

Kickstarter has an office 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 Y, 2016.
Y, 2016

Crowd-sourced Funding

$658.05 m

Projects Funded

19.24 k

Projects Launched

57.52 k
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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 popular BauBax travel jacket is getting an upgrade with support from Kickstarter, and people are digging it

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. The BauBax travel jacket already made a splash on Kickstarter back in 2015. It reached its $20,000 goal in…

It takes a tech village to tackle the world’s energy crisis at scale

It sounds like a fairly basic solution for today’s energy crisis. Take large amounts of organic waste, convert it to biogas, generate electricity and heat, and store the excess for later use, making life easier for millions of people without access to sources of reliable energy. Simple. Yet, behind …

An Ivy League Scientist Raised $10,000 On Kickstarter For A Weight-Loss Program That Never Launched

Cornell University food scientist Brian Wansink, who’s embroiled in research misconduct allegations, now has another problem: Kickstarter donors who say they never got what they were promised. Wansink apologized to them after an inquiry from BuzzFeed News. View Entire Post ›

Highly anticipated 'System Shock' remake on hiatus indefinitely

After raising over $1.3 million on Kickstarter from over 20,000 backers in 2016, the developers behind the remake of System Shock announced that the project is now on hiatus. Nightdive Studios, a development team known for remaking classic games, announced Friday that its project to remake System …

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is nearly profitable only two days after release

Kingdom Come: Deliverance is out now, and it is already about to pay for itself through brisk sales on PC and consoles. Warhorse Studios director Daniel Várva told that the medieval adventure has racked up hundreds of thousands of sales — with 300,000 of those coming from Steam alone. It is av…
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