Kickstarter is an American public-benefit corporation based in Brooklyn, New York, that maintains a global crowdfunding platform focused on creativity.

Kickstarter has reportedly received more than $1.9 billion in pledges from 9.4 million backers to fund 257,000 creative projects, such as films, music, edit a book, stage shows, comics, journalism, video games, technology and food-related projects.

Kickstarter is an independent, founder-controlled company of 116 people working for thousands of creative projects. Each project is independently created and crafted by the person behind it.

From launch, on April 28, 2009, 14 million people have backed a project, $ 3.5 billion has been pledged, and 138,421 projects have been successfully funded.

Kickstarter is full of ambitious, innovative, and imaginative ideas that are brought to life through the direct support of others.

The company’s stated mission is to “help bring creative projects to life”.

Details about Kickstarter program are available accessing this link.