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)267 (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, Vancouver, New York, Los Angeles 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.

Marine Bio Launched a Kickstarter Campaign for Marine Bio Mask Pack

WASHINGTON, Dec. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Cosmetic company Marine Bio has announced their Marine Bio Mask Pack launch through Kickstarter. Marine Bio notes that their new mask pack—made with cutting-edge techniques and red algae fiber—is designed to promote healthier skin with...

Only One Month Left to Preorder BeraShield, the Next-Generation Smartphone and Battery Solution on Kickstarter

BeraShield smartphone protection system includes an ultra-slim titanium case, a wire-free magnet-mounting external battery and a wireless charging pad

Collabo Space Inc. is Looking to Raise $100,000 for Its Latest Kickstarter Home Accessory Product, Hurdle Hanger

Home furniture and accessory brand Collabo Space Inc. obtained 100 percent funding on Kickstarter for its latest product, Hurdle Hanger, in under 72 hours.

These are the 10 coolest Kickstarter campaigns of 2018

Kickstarter is always a mixed bag. On the one hand, there are some of the most innovative products on Earth, all in one place. But on the other, we’ve got gadgets for taking better dog selfies, Nike-like trainers for horses, and this odd brush that makes it more fun to lick your cat. But if you can …
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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 267 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, Vancouver, New York, Los Angeles and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Kickstarter have?

    Kickstarter has 6 offices.