Kickstarter Grosses ~$25 Million in 2014

Kickstarter has posted its stats for 2014, including 3.3 million donors pledging $0.5 Billion ($1,000/minute) funding 22,252 projects, with big names (Neil Young, Levar Burton), and they are even touting their matchmaking ability (a funder married a donor).

Be ready for hoverboards and big art installations and awards.

August was the most funded month, film and music the most funded projects.

If you assume that Kickstarter took 5% of every funded project, my math says it’s gross revenue for 2014 was about $25 million. Why go public?

https://www.kickstarter.com/year/2014/data?ref=yir2014

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About JeffKoeppel

I am a corporate/securities attorney in the Washington, DC area. Prior to joining the firm, I was a Senior Attorney Advisor in the Division of Corporation Finance at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. I am a member of the Bars of the States of Maryland, New York and the District of Columbia. You can also follow this blog on LinkedIn at: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/jeffrey-a-koeppel/0/63/5a9
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