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)
258 (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.

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There's a Kickstarter campaign for wireless earbuds that conform to your unique ear shape

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You get to be funny instead of letting the cards do all the work for you in this new party game

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Invest in more sustainable bedsheets with this Kickstarter campaign

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Everyone loves sleeping, right? That much is made even more evident from how often sleeping-related startups succeed from crowdfunding. With so many options available to us to improve our sleep e…
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Kickstarter Company Life and Culture

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