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Kickstarter is a funding platform for creative projects.
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Here's what customers are saying about Kickstarter:
|Beardo||The *most** exposure and returns we have seen were directly resulting from being featured by the big fish like ‘Good Morning America’ and our Kickstarter.* - Jeff Phillips, founder of Beardo|
|Spuds||Kickstarter is an excellent platform for being able to start up a company. It allows you to create your Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and both test it with a centralized audience and to get funding without investing huge amounts into production and then finding the people to sell them to. - Paul Dickey, founder of Spuds|
|Compelling Science Press||I ran a successful Kickstarter campaign for a print anthology that ended up totalling ~$12,000. I plan on doing more campaigns of this type in the future. - Joe Stech, founder of Compelling Science Press|
What Companies Are Using Kickstarter?
List of customers using Kickstarter:
|1||Ekster||niche accessories brand||The World's Bestselling Smart Wallets. Never lose your wallet or phone again! NFC RFID Blocking|
|2||Greenbelly Meals||backpacking meals business||The best backpacking meal. Non-cook, lightweight and big nutrition. All natural ingredients and gluten free. Greenbelly Meals come with two fluffy meal bars in a single pouch for an easy, high calorie trail meal. Designed for thru-hikers and long-distance adventurers.|
|3||SWAGGER Magazine||digital magazine||SWAGGER is North America's premiere modern men's lifestyle magazine. Get the latest tips and trends for men's style, grooming, gear, travel, and more.|
|4||PlayingCardDecks.com||board game||Thank you for visiting us! Our goal is to be your #1 playing card supplier, whether you are a player, collector, magician or cardist.|
|5||Konnected Inc.||home security system||Connect wired alarm system door, window and motion sensors to SmartThings, Home Assistant, Hubitat and OpenHAB with Konnected.|
|6||Chargeasap||charging accessories business||ASAP Connect: The future of USB cables Revolutionary 18K gold plated magnetic USB cable changing the way you connect to your phone forever|
|7||Fragrance One||fragrance store||Let the compliments flow|
|8||Love Is Project||jewelry product||The #loveisproject connects people around the world through a universal message of LOVE. Empower artisan communities through an ethical supply chain. Shop now!|
|9||Everyman||stationary products business||Everyday. Better. Tools for your everyday grind. Home of the Hideout Pack, Grafton Pen, Holden Wallet, & Porter Key Multi-tool 2.0.|
|11||KPOP Foods||hot sauce business||KPOP Foods is the new brand helping people discover and enjoy Korean food and flavors. The LA startup creates delicious food products such as a versatile gochujang sauce and an organic, roasted seaweed snack that invite today’s generations to easily take part in the ultimate social experience that is Korean food.|
Looking for an alternative to Kickstarter? We've put together a list of 7 Kickstarter competitors and alternatives.
List of best alternatives to Kickstarter:
|1||StartEngine||Crowdfunding platform that has helped more than 350 companies raise $175M+ from a community of over 250,000 prospective investors.||free||see all 1 using ➜|
|2||Indiegogo||Crowdfunding platform for innovations in tech and design.||freemium||see all 20 using ➜|
|3||Kiva||Online lending platform connecting online lenders to entrepreneurs.||freemium||see all 2 using ➜|
|4||Crowd Control||The only post-funding solution that allows you to run your business like a business.||freemium||see all 2 using ➜|
|5||SeedInvest (equity crowdfunding)||Venture capital and startup investing written by industry experts on the SeedInvest Team.||freemium||see all 1 using ➜|
|6||PieShell||A new crowdfunding site dedicated to food and beverage startups.||freemium||see all 1 using ➜|
|7||CrowdEngine||Investor Management and Business Automation Solutions. An industry-leading customizable white-label solution for investment firms worldwide.||****||see all 1 using ➜|
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Contributors to this article:
- Pat Walls, Founder of Starter Story