Yes, Virginia, Crowdfunding Is For Real

Kickstarter announced that it has, since its creation 6 years, 9 months ago, funded 100,000 projects by 86,101 creators from 9,088,422 donors.

They don’t disclose the dollars raised, so it’s not possible to determine how much this private company has made charging creators 5% of revenues.

However,the page does provide certain interesting crowdfunding minutiae, including that there have been:

  • 4 projects now at MOMA,
  • 4 Grammy winners, and
  • 11 Oscar nominees.


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:
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