Kickstarter is the world’s largest funding platform for creative projects. Every week, tens of thousands of amazing people pledge millions of dollars to projects from the worlds of music, film, art, technology, design, food, publishing and other creative fields.

Kickstarter is a new form of commerce and patronage. In our world, the best way to inspire support is to offer people great rewards. Everyone loves limited editions, one-of-a-kinds, and fun experiences (parties, screenings, balloon rides!). Spend some time brainstorming your rewards and people will respond. No one needs another coffee mug.

Financials

Date Type Amount Investors Valuation
03/01/11 Other 10M Union Square Ventures, Thrive Capital, Betaworks Unknown

People

Parry Chen (Co-Founder, CEO)

Yancey Strickler (Co-Founder)

Charles Adler (Co-Founder, Creative Director)

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