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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Private
HQ
Brooklyn, US
Size (employees)
253 (est)+2%
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 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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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.

Imagine a city lit by glowing trees instead of streetlights

Could genetically engineered trees that have been crossed with bioluminescent algae be the emissions-free lighting source of the future? If you happened to be in San Diego last week and stood on the beach at night, you might have seen the ocean glowing an electric shade of blue as bioluminescent al…

6 Carry-On Bags That Will Make Business Trips Less Stressful

We road-tested the latest, best-designed travel bags on the market in order to help you get ready for your summer jet-setting plans. I am frequently on the road for my job, but I still find traveling inherently stressful. I hate being packed like sardines on the plane, worrying about making my conne…

Video: Nemo Underwater Drone Takes 4K Video at 100 Meters

The vessel is the latest submersible device built for consumers to explore the water

The Kickstarter campaign for this smart security camera by Eufy was funded in just two days

FACT: Everyone hates getting robbed.  But what are you doing to prevent it from happening to you and your family? If you aren't one of the 35 million Americans who has a home security system set-up, chances are, you aren't doing enough.  SEE ALSO: Best cameras for vlogging: Which features matter m…

These earbuds are built to sound like surround sound and they're more than half off

Earbuds are essentially designed to shoot sound directly at your eardrums. Damaging? Probably. Fun? Absolutely. As good as surround-sound in a home theater? Definitely not. SEE ALSO: Make any headphones wireless with this $20 Bluetooth receiver The makers of the 360 5.1 Virtual Surround Sound Earb…
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