Overview

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Investments
5 Investments in 5 Companies
Exits
No Exits Found in Crunchbase
Founders:
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Headquarters:
Brooklyn, NY
Categories:
Crowdsourcing, Crowdfunding, Finance
Description:
Kickstarter is a crowdfunding platform for creative projects such as movies, music, art, theater, games, comics, design, and photography.
Website:
https://www.kickstarter.com/
Social:

Investor Details

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Founded:
April 28, 2009
Type:
Funding Platform that does Seed Investments

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. Since its launch on April 28th, 2009, more than five million people have pledged more than $900 million to projects by creators who always maintain full ownership and complete creative control of their work.

Funding Rounds (1) - $10M

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DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Mar, 2011$10M / Venture19

Acquisitions (1)

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DateAcquiredAmount
Mar 17, 2016Unknown

Investments (5)

DateInvested InRoundPartner(s)
Jan, 2016$3M / Series C
Jul, 2015$1.37M / Venture (Lead)
Apr, 2015$600k / Seed
Feb, 2015$157.81k / Venture (Lead)
Dec, 2014$100k / Seed

Current Team (19)

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Board Members and Advisors (4)

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Products (6)

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  • Effects, a function generator, an oscilloscope, and synthesizer.
  • Glowme is a glowing case for smartphone.
  • iSlush is the world's first affordable and professional slushy machine for your home with a price tag From $299AUD.
  • Smitch is a smart switch that can install in seconds
  • With the new Spotlight page, successfully funded creators can tell the entire story of their project coming to life — all in one place.
  • TOC Go, a bag with all the necessary basic products, enables its users to keep their selves safe in the aftermath of a natural disaster.

Competitors (8)

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  • appsplit provides an online platform to raise funds, find freelancers and sell apps via crowdsourcing.
  • Indiegogo is a global crowdfunding platform empowering people around the world to fund projects that matter to them.
  • Invested.in is an enterprise white-label solution that provides crowdfunding software solutions for its users.
  • MedStartr is a crowdfunding platform designed for the healthcare industry.
  • PleaseFund.Us is a crowdfunding platform for creative ideas and innovative projects.
  • PledgeMusic is an online direct-to-fan music platform to pre-sell, market and distribute recordings, music videos and concerts.
  • RocketHub is an online crowdfunding platform where users post campaigns to raise funds and awareness for projects and endeavors.
  • Tilt is the easiest way to collect money with your friends or community for free.

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    58 Kent St

    Brooklyn, NY 11222

    USA

Past Team (1)

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Images (2)

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