1. Description

Name of the organisation Kickstarter
Typology Crowdfunding (focused on “benefit corporation” regarding for profit campaigners)
Description Kickstarter helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality. To date, tens of thousands of creative projects — big and small — have come to life with the support of the Kickstarter community. Kickstarter platform is accessible to for profit corporation which are “benefit corporation”. It means that thos companies are obliged to consider the impact of their decision on society and not only shareholders. kickstarter delivers anually a benefit statement that measures the results of its efforts to promote social and environemental benefits.
Location USA
Geographical scope Worlwide
Experiences in financing eco innovative projects
Average investment – amount Most successfully funded projects raise less than $10,000, but a growing number have reached six, seven, and even eight figures.

2. Investor Criteria

Scope of operations – Industry/tags ArtsComics & IllustrationDesign & TechFilmFood & CraftGamesMusicPublishing
Phase of growth Early Stage
Most important prerequisites for financing a project
Most important barriers that prevent financing  
Minimum investment required Fundraising campaign is governed by “Funding all or nothing” principle. Make a realistic assessment of the company’s fundraising goals.
Currently available financial products “Good will contributions” without associating perks or equities for contributors. If a project is successfully funded, Kickstarter applies a 5% fee to the funds collected for creators.

3. Contact details

Contact persons / emails
Address and telephone 58 Kent St, Brooklyn, NY 11222, États-Unis
Web site