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
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Brooklyn, US
Size (employees)
268 (est)+6%
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.

Watch: New AI Hybrid Watch is Not Your Average Watch

The new watch uses artificial intelligence (AI) to learn all about the user and help the with everyday tasks.

Creative burnout is inevitable. Here are 10 ways to beat it

Ten pros share their tricks for staying engaged with your work. Burnout can strike at unexpected moments, regardless of whether you’re your own boss or work with a team. We’re living in an era when round-the-clock communication is simply a fact of life, and the always-on culture of many workplaces c…

BackerKit’s The Creative Fund will give $1 to every Kickstarter campaign

BackerKit developed software that helps manage the logistics of a crowdfunding campaign. And now its founders have announced The Creative Fund, which has the goal of pledging $1 to every project on Kickstarter. One dollar doesn’t seem like a lot, but it’s just a start. BackerKit cofounder Rosanna Ya…

The Clairy NATEDE Uses Plants & Technology To Filter Indoor Air

Clairy has launched a new indoor air purifier that takes nature's best living air cleaners and makes them part of the solution with its new NATEDE air purifier. We spoke with Clairy's CTO Marco Santonocito to get the inside scoop on the product and more than anything, to understand why Clairy believ…

HoloSuit promises full-body VR tracking and haptics by November 2018

If you've ever felt that your body would be a better controller in virtual reality than a joypad or wand, you'll understand why Kaaya Tech's HoloSuit just reached its funding goal on Kickstarter.
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Kickstarter Company Life and Culture

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