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Kickstarter Revenue, Funding, Number of Employees, Competitors and Acquisitions

KICKSTARTER CEO

Yancey Strickler

Co-Founder & CEO

Yancey Strickler

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2009

Headquarters:

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Industry Sector:

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Kickstarter was founded in 2009 and its headquarters is located in Brooklyn, New York, USA. Kickstarter has $34.6M in revenue and 112 employees. Kickstarter's top competitors are RocketHub, Indiegogo and Fundly.

Kickstarter Competitive Set

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KickstarterKickstarter ceo

Yancey Strickler

Co-Founder & CEO

56/100
1RocketHub ceoRocketHub

45
$50M
2Indiegogo ceoIndiegogo

David Mandelbrot

CEO

84/100134$56.5M$13.7M
3Fundly ceoFundly

149$13M$7.7M
4Pozible ceoPozible

Rick Chen

Co-Founder

67/100187
$3.7M
5GoFundMe ceoGoFundMe

Rob Solomon

Chairman & CEO

65/10057
$5M
6CrowdFunder ceoCrowdFunder

Chance Barnett

Co-Founder & CEO

40/10020$12.3M$5M
7FundAnything ceoFundAnything

Bill Zanker

Co-Founder & CEO

15
8Crowdcube ceoCrowdcube

Darren Westlake

Co-Founder & CEO

52/10081$31.9M$6.1M

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Kickstarter Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED ACQUISITION DATEAMOUNTDESCRIPTION
Huzza Media, Inc.Huzza Media, Inc.Feb 2017undisclosedHuzza develops a video-streaming community platform that helps artists to connect with their fans through interactive live video events.

Kickstarter's latest acquisition was Huzza Media, Inc. in Feb 2017. Huzza develops a video-streaming community platform that helps artists to connect with their fans through interactive live video events.

Kickstarter Funding History

Since Kickstarter was founded in 2009, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total Kickstarter has raised $10.0M. Kickstarter's funding round was on Mar 2011 for a total of $10.0M

ROUNDFUNDING DATE AMOUNTINVESTORS
AngelMar 2011$10MUnion Square Venturesbetaworks

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Kickstarter News

Kickstarter: World's Safest Crib Mattress to Save Babies' Lives is Launched by SafeSleepGive babies the safest sleep environment and parents peace of mind. Your most important baby product purchase is which crib mattress to buy. This one decision could literally mean life or death and unfortunately our family speaks from experience of losing a baby just because they rolled over. (PRWEB) February 22, 2018 All it [...]SpaceGab
Kickstarter: Interactive Fashion Accessory, Styleables, Nears the End its Kickstarter Campaign"Unlike other wearable technology, we wanted to design something with a focus in high fashion," RABENSTEIN, Austria (PRWEB) February 22, 2018 After nearly 30 days on Kickstarter, Styleables, the lightweight accessory, complete with a high-resolution screen designed to change with a wearer's mood and attire, is now over 75% funded. The Austrian team behind [...]SpaceGab
Kickstarter: Kickstarter Funded VR Adventure Now Out on Gear VRSaving Princess Maya Episode One is out now on Samsung Gear VR.VRFocus
Kickstarter: Crowdfunding Veteran Reveals Kickstarter Pricing SecretIn this mega episode, I talked with a crowdfunding veteran who has launched 16 projects on Kickstarter.He's the man behind the million-dollar Cthulhu Wars Kickstarter campaign, along with many other cool ...The post Crowdfunding Veteran Reveals Kickstarter Pricing Secret appeared first on Crowdfunding Success Tips.CrowdCrux
Kickstarter: Cellular Internet Of Things Development Boards Hit KickstarterSODAQ has taken to Kickstarter once again this month launching their 5th Kickstarter campaign to raise the required funds they need to take their new Cellular Internet of Things Suite into production. By the year 2020 it's expected that more than 25 billion Internet of Things devices will be in use providing solutions for applications [...](Read More ...)Cellular Internet Of Things Development Boards Hit Kickstarter (C) Copyright 2007-2017 Geeky Gadgets. Republishing of this feed is forbidden.Geeky Gadgets
Kickstarter: N64 game 40 Winks smashes Kickstarter goal in mere hoursDestructoid
Press Release: Kickstarter : CDT to Honor Kickstarter Founder and Chairman Perry Chen with Digital Visionary AwardMotivated by a desire to help fellow artists and creators bring their work to life, Perry Chen founded Kickstarter - the world's largest funding platform for creative projects. The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) will honor Chen with its Digital Visionary Award at its 2018 Annual Dinner, Tech Prom, on March 29, recognizing his work as an artist, innovator, and leader in leveraging tech for good.read morePressReleasePoint
Kickstarter: NOMATIC Messenger And Laptop Bags Raise Over $250k Via Kickstarter In First Few DaysThe design team at NOMATIC has been busy once again, and this week launched their latest messenger and laptop bags via Kickstarter, raising nearly $300,000 in just the first few days thanks to over 2,300 backers. Designed to provide users with the "most functional messenger and laptop bag ever created" the range of gadget bags [...] (Read More ...)NOMATIC Messenger And Laptop Bags Raise Over $250k Via Kickstarter In First Few Days (C) Copyright 2007-2017 Geeky Gadgets. Republishing of this feed is forbidden.Geeky Gadgets
Kickstarter: Samurai King Launches Zenith Knife Series with a Sleek and Intricate, Ultrasharp Blade on KickstarterWe wanted to make a beautiful knife that was designed to last but wouldn't hurt your pocket. We came up with Samurai King to create an affordable knife with the same quality that chefs around the world are using so that everyone could become a pro in the kitchen. LONDON (PRWEB) February 20, 2018 [...]SpaceGab
Kickstarter: IDW Comics, Black Crown & September 2018 Solicitations Spoilers: Here Comes Successful Kickstarter - Femme Magnifique!Women's voices heard!Inside Pulse

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Owler has collected 18 screenshots of Kickstarter's website since Apr 2012. The latest Kickstarter website design screenshot was captured in Dec 2017.

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Kickstarter Summary Information

Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform for creative projects such as films, music, stage shows, comics, journalism and video games. Kickstarter was founded in 2009. Kickstarter's headquarters is located in Brooklyn, New York, USA 11222. It has raised 10.0M in 1 round. The latest round was in Mar 2011. Some of Kickstarter's investors include Union Square Ventures and betaworks. Kickstarter's latest acquisition was Huzza Media, Inc.. Kickstarter's Co-Founder & CEO, Yancey Strickler, currently has an approval rating of 56%. 49% of the Owler community believes Kickstarter will IPO. Kickstarter has an estimated 112 employees and an estimated annual revenue of 34.6M.

Kickstarter's Co-Founder & CEO, Yancey Strickler, currently has an approval rating of 56%. Kickstarter's primary competitors are  RocketHub Indiegogo Fundly.

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