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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HQBrooklyn, US
Size (employees)268 (est)
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.

Self-flying camera drone Hover 2 hits Kickstarter

Two years after launching the original Hover, Zero Zero Robotics has returned for the sequel. In spite of landing a $25 million Series A back in 2016, the startup is going to the crowdfunding well on this one, launching a $100K Kickstarter campaign to launch the latest version of the self-flying dro…

Cotton Shower Pillow Makes a Grand Entrance on Kickstarter

Comfort company, Cotton Shower Pillow Inc. obtained 200% funding in just four hours for its Kickstarter project, Cotton Shower Pillow. The campaign is aiming to revolutionize the pillow industry with Cotton Shower Pillow which contains a unique four-in-one structure, microfiber filling, white clay p…

Kickstarter Movie Project is Helping the Mermaid Film Genre Become More Inclusive.

"Siren's Ruse" trailer: 5-minute preview of feature film.

Moonlite™ Launches Limited-Edition Story Book Projector on Kickstarter in Partnership with Non-Profit Organization Baby2Baby

Moonlite™ and Baby2Baby Aim to Bring the Magic of Storytime to over 60,000 Children Living in Poverty Nationwide TORONTO, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ - Moonlite™, a Spin Master Corp. (TSX: TOY) licensed brand, has released a limited-edition Rose Gold Moonlite Projector Pack on Kickstarter, ...

My Sichuan chili sauce went viral on Kickstarter, but producing it was harder than I ever expected

Back in July, I launched a pre-order campaign for my Sichuan Chili Crisp, the first 100% all-natural Sichuan chili sauce to hit the market. I…
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Kickstarter Company Life and Culture

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Kickstarter Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are Kickstarter key executives?

    Kickstarter's key executives are Perry Chen, Lara Hogan and Erica Baker.

  • How many employees does Kickstarter have?

    Kickstarter has 268 employees.

  • Who are Kickstarter competitors?

    Competitors of Kickstarter include CrowdRise, GoFundMe and PeerStreet.

  • Where is Kickstarter headquarters?

    Kickstarter headquarters is located at 58 Kent St, Brooklyn.

  • Where are Kickstarter offices?

    Kickstarter has offices in Brooklyn, New York, Los Angeles, London and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kickstarter have?

    Kickstarter has 6 offices.