Kickstarter Launched Projects and Fundings

Kickstarter Launched Projects and Fundings

Proof Point

Total 364,209 projects with value of $3.21 billion were launched in Kickstarter from launch in 2009 to 2017, of which 36% successfully received 89% of dollars pledged

Kickstarter Launched Projects and Fundings

2009 – 2017 (number of projects and US$ billion)

Proof Point Findings

  • Kickstarter – Global crowdfunding platform focused on creativity and innovation
  • Successfully Funded Projects – 36% of total launched Kickstarter projects were successfully funded, amounting to $3.07 billion (89% of dollars pledged)
  • Unsuccessful Fundings – More than half of launched projects (64%) were unsuccessful, receiving only 11% of pledged funds
  • Key Growth Drivers – Include continued growing trend of crowdfunding, increasing attractiveness of packages for early crowdfunders, and proliferation of entrepreneurs using crowdfunding platforms to gain market traction


Market Disruption




Date Last Updated

December 11, 2017

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