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  1. Kickstarter

    Kickstarter is an American public benefit corporation based in Brooklyn, New York, that maintains a global crowdfunding platform focused on creativity. The company's stated mission is to "help bring creative projects to life". As of February 2023, Kickstarter has received $7 billion in pledges from 21.7 million backers to fund 233,626 projects, such as films, music, stage shows, comics, journalism, video games, board games, technology, publishing, and food-related projects.People who back Kickstarter projects are offered tangible rewards or experiences in exchange for their pledges. This model traces its roots to subscription model of arts patronage, where artists would go directly to their audiences to fund their work.


  1. Kickstarter

    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 two million people have pledged more than $300 million to projects by creators who always maintain full ownership and complete creative control of their work.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kickstarter in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kickstarter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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  1. Jeff Annison:

    These portals will be similar to Kickstarter -- companies will post videos and information about their offerings, and if you like what you see, you can invest, the difference is that while Kickstarter is strictly rewards based (i.e. your money is essentially a donation in exchange for a reward or a pre-sale version of the product), the companies on these new platforms will be selling equity or debt financing. If these companies are successful, you stand to make money.

  2. Luke Crane:

    They love being a part of making something new. And they've pledged a total of $305 million to games projects since Kickstarter first launched, we knew it would be successful given the people involved, but we had no idea it would get this big.

  3. Kathryn Jacks:

    We love our Kickstarter community, and want to continue to expand even broader, kickstarter was a tremendous platform to help us reach back to our roots for the Pebble Time launch earlier this year, but for Pebble Time Round we wanted to launch ourselves, in conjunction with our retail partners, to help us expand our reach and bring new Pebblers into the community.

  4. Fred Ruckel:

    Amazon is, without a doubt, Kickstarter on steroids, it’s adrenaline. It’s like crack -- ahhhhhh, all day long.

  5. Everette Taylor:

    I took the Kickstarter job because it’s the culmination of my career, i love being an entrepreneur and marketing and helping people. There are n’t too many tech companies that can directly impact the lives of many people on a daily basis. Everyone has an idea, but not everyone has the resources or the money to do it.

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