What is Kickstarter? - One of the Most Popular Crowd Funding Platform

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Kickstarter is extremely popular among the entrepreneurs. Kickstarter is a platform like product where entrepreneurs and startups could get benefited.


Kickstarter is platform registered as a public benefit corporation founded by Perry Chen, Yancey Strickler and Charles Adler in 28th April 2009. Kickstarter raised $10 Million from backers which includes a New York based venture capital firm named Union Square Ventures and Angel Investors.

Kickstarter is based in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America. Kickstarter platform was only available for the United States projects and in October 31st 2012 Kickstarter started accepting projects from United Kingdom. From 9th September 2013, Kickstarter started accepting projects in Canada and started accepting projects from other countries in a series.

What is Kickstarter?

Kickstarter is a crowd funding platform for projects and product based crowd funding. Startups and individuals who wants to make their projects alive and bring it to the market can use Kickstarter to find people who would back their project or the product in different ways but not by equity crowd funding type.

Kickstarter has helped many startups and individuals to take up the product or the project to alive and to the market level by providing the crowd funding platform.

Kickstarter do charge a platform fee for the funding campaign which based on the transactions what the project or the product gets from the backers who wants to fund the project or the product by the organization or individuals.

People who wants to back the projects or the products, will be eligible to gain early bird discounts for pre-ordering type product reservations and many different types of recognition from the creator or the project owner or the organization.