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Kickstarter


Crowdfunding Creative Projects

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,...

Founded in 2009
Homepage:
Blog: http://blog.kickstarter.com/
Total money raised: $10.1M

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Updated on Aug 18, 2013
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Tags:   crowdfunding   crowdsourcing   entrepreneurship   funding

Charles Adler Co-founder
Yancey Strickler Co-founder
Perry Chen Co-founder and CEO
Brett Camper VP Product Development
Lance Ivy Lead Developer
Joshua Stylman Investor
Andrew Cornett Designer
Joi Ito Investor
Sunny Bates Board of Directors
Peter Hershberg Investor
Fred Wilson Board of Directors
Past
Saad Alam Founder and CEO

August, 2013

Kickstarter invested $150K in Fabule as crowd round

Spike Lee’s Kickstarter Project Hits Goal    variety.com

June, 2013

Kickstarter raised $75K in seed round

Kickstarter Launched for Startupland, a New Startup Documentary Series    tech.co

Kickstarter invested $30K in Leadwerks as seed round

April, 2013

Kickstarter invested $56.5K in Pressgram as crowd round

April, 2011

Kickstarter, Two Years And 20,000 Projects Later: $53 Million Pledged, $40 Million Collected    techcrunch.com

March, 2011

Kickstarter raised $10M in unattributed round from Union Square Ventures, Scott Heiferman, Zach Klein, Caterina Fake, Joshua Stylman, Peter Hershberg, Chris Sacca, Jack Dorsey, Joi Ito, Joshua Schachter, Jared Kushner, Matt Haughey, Chris Kaskie, Chris Dixon, Dan Rosensweig, Craig Shapiro, Thrive Capital, and betaworks

Kickstarter Fesses Up: The Crowd-Sourced Funding Startup Has Funding Too    mediamemo.allthingsd.com

December, 2010

The iPod Nano Watch Raises $941,718 On Kickstarter    businessinsider.com

April, 2009

Kickstarter was founded on April, 2009