Kickstarter is an American public benefit corporation based in Brooklyn, New York, that maintains a global crowdfunding platform focused on creativity. The company's stated mission is to "help bring creative projects to life". As of December 2019, Kickstarter has received more than $4.6 billion in pledges from 17.2 million backers to fund 445,000 projects, such as films, music, stage shows, comics, journalism, video games, technology, publishing, and food-related projects.
Web Extra: Singer-songwriter Valerie June says her new record, "Pushin' Against A Stone," wouldn't have been possible without the help of her fans through the crowdfunding website, Kickstarter. CBS News - Published