50 Companies That Use Kickstarter [2022]

50 Companies That Use Kickstarter [2022]

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We put together a list of the biggest companies that use Kickstarter, along with some Kickstarter testimonials and Kickstarter case studies.

Here's the list:

1. Beardo

Beardo is a headwear brand started by Jeff Phillips in 2006. Beardo uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Beardo:

Kickstarter Testimonial

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, on starting Beardo ($30,000/month)   full story ➜

Revenue
$30K / month
Team
1 founders / 4 employees
Location
Whistler Resort Municipality, British Columbia, Canada

2. Spuds

Spuds is an athletic clothing line started by Paul Dickey in 2017. Spuds uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Spuds:

Kickstarter Testimonial

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, on starting Spuds ($15,000/month)   full story ➜

Revenue
$15K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

3. Compelling Science Press

Compelling Science Press is a niche blog started by Joe Stech in 2016. Compelling Science Press uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Compelling Science Press:

Kickstarter Testimonial

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, on starting Compelling Science Press ($1,500/month)   full story ➜

Revenue
$1.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Louisville, Kentucky, USA

4. OceanZen

OceanZen is a women's clothing line started by Steph Gabriel in 2014. OceanZen uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about OceanZen: OceanZen Bikini is Australia's leading ethical and sustainable swimwear and bikini label. Our swimwear pieces are made from recycled plastic bottles and fishing nets from the ocean. Shop our latest sustainable and ethical bikini Collection. 100% great for the environment.

Revenue
$25K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Maroochydore, Queensland, Australia

5. SWAGGER Magazine

SWAGGER Magazine is a digital magazine started by Drew Williams in 2007. SWAGGER Magazine uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about SWAGGER 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.

Revenue
$50K / month
Team
1 founders / 25 employees
Location
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

6. KPOP Foods

KPOP Foods is a hot sauce business started by Theo Lee in 2017. KPOP Foods uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about KPOP Foods: 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.

Revenue
$6.5K / month
Team
2 founders / 5 employees
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

7. Love Is Project

Love Is Project is a jewelry product started by Chrissie Lam in 2017. Love Is Project uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Love Is Project: The #loveisproject connects people around the world through a universal message of LOVE. Empower artisan communities through an ethical supply chain. Shop now!

Revenue
$200K / month
Team
1 founders / 2 employees
Location
San Francisco, California, USA

8. Crimibox

Crimibox is a mystery game store started by Jimmy Cowe in 2017. Crimibox uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Crimibox: Crimibox is de eerste organisatie die inspeelt op een nieuw spelconcept. De alternatieve reality game.

Revenue
$85K / month
Team
1 founders / 5 employees
Location
Ghent, Belgium

9. Scribit

Scribit is an IoT startup started by Scribit in 2018. Scribit uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Scribit: The world’s first write and erase robot. Scribit is a vertical plotter that can draw any content sourced from the web - and update it in real time.

Revenue
$2.3M / month
Team
3 founders / 14 employees
Location
Turin, Piemont, Italy

10. 2Puggles

2Puggles is a woodworking business started by Steve Smith in 2014. 2Puggles uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about 2Puggles:

Revenue
$1.25K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

11. Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment

Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment is a game store started by Barry McLaughlin in 2015. Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Barry & Jason Games and Entertainment: Game Night in a Can is the multi-generational party game for all ages and occasions. 30 different creative challenges & games of skill make for hilarious family game nights, unique dinner parties, memorable sleepovers, creative classrooms, original office gatherings, raucous birthday parties, and pretty much anything!

Revenue
$25K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA

12. Brazyn Life

Brazyn Life is a foam roller business started by Nate Lawrie in 2015. Brazyn Life uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Brazyn Life: The Morph is the world's only Collapsible Foam Roller. The most portable foam roller in the world, The Morph is a standard size roller with a collapsible core. The best foam roller for travel, yoga, pilates, general fitness, and general health!

Team
1 founders / 4 employees
Location
Santa Barbara, California, USA

13. Woodies

Woodies is a sunglasses business started by Cory Stout in 2012. Woodies uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Woodies: Woodies manufactures sunglasses, watches, and a few other items. It is a personally-owned business firm. Woodies was founded by Cory Stout in 2012. Their sunglasses arms are made of wood, giving it a classic and sustainable touch.

Revenue
$190K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Santa Monica, CA, USA

14. RinseKit

RinseKit is a bathroom appliance business started by Chris Crawford in 2015. RinseKit uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about RinseKit: THE ORIGINAL PRESSURIZED PORTABLE SHOWER - over 100,000 sold, RinseKit is the best portable shower on the market. Imitations come and go, but RinseKit delivers a consistent, high-pressure spray and a Lifetime Warranty. Rinse a small family from head to toe or wash a small car. Rinse off after surfing, running, biking

Revenue
$150K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees
Location
Vista, California, USA

15. Ekster

Ekster is a niche accessories brand started by Olivier Momma in 2015. Ekster uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Ekster: The World's Bestselling Smart Wallets. Never lose your wallet or phone again! NFC RFID Blocking | Crowd GPS Trackable Wallet | Anti-theft | Anti-loss | Wireless | Free Shipping | Free Returns

Revenue
$1.5M / month
Team
3 founders / 18 employees
Location
Amsterdam, North Holland, The Netherlands

16. Swoveralls

Swoveralls is a women's clothing line started by Kyle Bergman in 2017. Swoveralls uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Swoveralls: The Great Fantastic is creating the world's comfiest products using sustainable resources and ethical manufacturing methods. Our hero product, Swoveralls, combines sweatpants and overalls into one glorious and incredibly comfy masterpiece. All Swoveralls sold on swoveralls.com are made in the USA.

Revenue
$100K / month
Team
1 founders / 10 employees
Location
New York, New York, USA

17. Mouse Book Club

Mouse Book Club is a subscription box business started by David Dewane in 2017. Mouse Book Club uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Mouse Book Club: Literature made fun and bite sized. They go with you anywhere. Become a part of a worldwide community of Mouse Book readers.

Revenue
$10K / month
Team
4 founders / 0 employees
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

18. Paper Saver

Paper Saver is a planner brand started by Michelle Lee in 2015. Paper Saver uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Paper Saver: Reuse your used paper as pages of the Paper Saver Notebook. Save paper and the environment. 100% reusable. Insert your used paper into the Paper Saver's covers to reuse the blank sides of the paper as pages of the Paper Saver Notebook. Reuse again and again for a more sustainable and zero waste lifestyle.

Revenue
$6K / month
Team
2 founders / 1 employees
Location
Melbourne VIC, Australia

19. The Airhook

The Airhook is an IoT startup started by Craig Rabin in 2014. The Airhook uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about The Airhook: The Airhook is an in-flight and in-vehicle travel device that supports any tablet or cell phone plus a can, cup or bottle, hands-free, on an in-flight tray table, vehicle headrest, or luggage handlebars.

Revenue
$8K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA

20. SEATYLOCK

SEATYLOCK is a bicycle accessories business started by Michael Shenkerman in 2012. SEATYLOCK uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about SEATYLOCK: World's Best Bicycle Locks. Foldylock - A premium folding bicycle locks . Seatylock - A bicycle seat that locks your bike

Revenue
$2M / month
Team
3 founders / 18 employees
Location
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Tel Aviv District, Israel

21. Kanga

Kanga is a drinkware brand started by Teddy Giard in 2017. Kanga uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Kanga: Kanga | Home of The Kase Mate! Keeping drinks cold up to the seven hours without the ice! Grab a cold case of beer or soda and you're good to go!

Team
5 founders / 8 employees
Location
Clemson, South Carolina, USA

22. Greenbelly Meals

Greenbelly Meals is a backpacking meals business started by Christopher Cage in 2015. Greenbelly Meals uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Greenbelly Meals: 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.

Team
1 founders / 6 employees

23. Trini Pepper Sauce

Trini Pepper Sauce is a food startup started by Mustafa in 2014. Trini Pepper Sauce uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Trini Pepper Sauce: Trini Pepper Sauce is a Trinidad hot pepper sauce made in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Revenue
$2.25K / month
Team
3 founders / 3 employees
Location
Raleigh

24. Thrivette

Thrivette is a business coach started by Stacey Haynes in 2018. Thrivette uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Thrivette: Make Things Happen - Free resources to help entrepreneurs and small business owners optimize and scale their company.

Revenue
$10K / month
Team
2 founders / 2 employees
Location
Dallas, Texas, USA

25. Good Look Gamer

Good Look Gamer is a board game business started by Dennis Michels in 2018. Good Look Gamer uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Good Look Gamer:

Revenue
$2K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Brielle, South Holland, The Netherlands

26. Hill Gaming Company

Hill Gaming Company is a card game started by Casey Hill in 2015. Hill Gaming Company uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Hill Gaming Company:

Revenue
$2K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Camarillo, California, USA

27. Junk In Your Trunks

Junk In Your Trunks is a swimwear line started by Evan Waldenberg in 2018. Junk In Your Trunks uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Junk In Your Trunks: Swim trunks from trash (recycled plastic bottles) for the wonderful piece of garbage you are. Partially inspired by retro basketball shorts, rock'em at a party, a pick-up game at the pool, or in the water. Sustainable swim shorts for guys made from recycled polyester.

Revenue
$25K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
New York, New York, USA

28. Full Belly Fare

Full Belly Fare is a food delivery business started by Lyla Wolfenstein in . Full Belly Fare uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Full Belly Fare: Portland’s healthy meal delivery service! Vegetarian? Paleo? Vegan? Dairy free? Soy free? Your gourmet food delivery service is here!

Revenue
$14K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees
Location
Portland, Oregon, USA

29. CODDI

CODDI is a shoe brand started by Matthew Walters in 2019. CODDI uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about CODDI: CODDI is a fashion brand that sells single and double zipped boots. It also offers hoodies and hats for men. All their products are durable and made with good quality material.

Revenue
$2K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

30. Simple Goodness Sisters

Simple Goodness Sisters is a specialty food business started by Belinda Kelly and Venise Cunningham in 2018. Simple Goodness Sisters uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Simple Goodness Sisters: Sharing tips and tricks to growing a better cocktail

Revenue
$7K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Enumclaw, Washington, USA

31. Pressa Inc.

Pressa Inc. is a waterbottle business started by Jesse Hambly in 2015. Pressa Inc. uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Pressa Inc. : Our unique infuser water bottle can crush and juice real fruit into any drink.Add a natural flavor to your water, sangria, mixed drinks and more. Drink more water and enjoy it by switching to pressed water.

Revenue
$53K / month
Team
3 founders / 0 employees
Location
Elora, Ontario, Canada

32. The AirScream

The AirScream is a mobile karaoke experience started by Kelli L Bielema in 2019. The AirScream uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about The AirScream: Rent The AirScream for your totally rad events!

Revenue
$12K / month
Team
2 founders / 2 employees
Location
Seattle, Washington, USA

33. Koala-Gear LTD

Koala-Gear LTD is a backpack line started by Efrat Michman in 2015. Koala-Gear LTD uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Koala-Gear LTD:

Team
3 founders / 2 employees
Location
Jerusalem, Jerusalem District, Israel

34. Konnected Inc.

Konnected Inc. is a home security system started by Nate Clark in 2017. Konnected Inc. uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Konnected Inc.: Connect wired alarm system door, window and motion sensors to SmartThings, Home Assistant, Hubitat and OpenHAB with Konnected.

Revenue
$70K / month
Team
1 founders / 4 employees

35. Everyman

Everyman is a stationary products business started by James Montgomery in 2016. Everyman uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Everyman: Everyday. Better. Tools for your everyday grind. Home of the Hideout Pack, Grafton Pen, Holden Wallet, & Porter Key Multi-tool 2.0.

Revenue
$60K / month
Team
2 founders / 2 employees
Location
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA

36. Chargeasap

Chargeasap is a charging accessories business started by Vinson Leow in 2016. Chargeasap uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Chargeasap: ASAP Connect: The future of USB cables Revolutionary 18K gold plated magnetic USB cable changing the way you connect to your phone forever

Revenue
$500K / month
Team
1 founders / 4 employees

37. Mobile Pixels

Mobile Pixels is a laptop accessories brand started by Jack Yao in 2018. Mobile Pixels uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Mobile Pixels: At Mobile Pixels, we want to give you a dual screen experience with your laptop.

Revenue
$1M / month
Team
3 founders / 4 employees
Location
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

38. Lawrence Hunt

Lawrence Hunt is a men's clothing line started by Jeff Schattner in 2016. Lawrence Hunt uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Lawrence Hunt : Sweat-proof dress shirt perfect for the boardroom & cool enough for a ball game. Sweat & moisture wicking performance fabric in underarm. 100% cotton body.

Revenue
$20K / month
Team
1 founders / 2 employees
Location
Detroit, Michigan, USA

39. PlayingCardDecks.com

PlayingCardDecks.com is a board game started by Will Roya in 2017. PlayingCardDecks.com uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about PlayingCardDecks.com: Thank you for visiting us! Our goal is to be your #1 playing card supplier, whether you are a player, collector, magician or cardist.

Revenue
$140K / month
Team
1 founders / 2 employees
Location
Henderson, NV, USA

40. FLXCUF

FLXCUF is a fashion accessories brand started by Jay Fuller in 2017. FLXCUF uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about FLXCUF: Keep rolled-up dress shirt sleeves in place and intact. FLXCUF is a men's fashion accessory that doesn't compromise the integrity of the button down shirt.

Revenue
$2K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

41. Creative Souls

Creative Souls is a shoe brand started by Drew McNamara in 2018. Creative Souls uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Creative Souls:

Revenue
$1K / month
Team
1 founders / 0 employees
Location
Chicago, Illinois, USA

42. Agile Worx

Agile Worx is a technology consulting business started by David Bishop in . Agile Worx uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Agile Worx:

Revenue
$40K / month
Team
1 founders / 3 employees
Location
Atlanta, Georgia, USA

43. PurposeCards

PurposeCards is a journal brand started by Jared Gold in 2019. PurposeCards uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about PurposeCards: PurposeCards empower you to make every day successful with just a few minutes of focus. Two-sided and the size of a credit card so you can take charge of your day from anywhere.

Revenue
$300 / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Washington D.C., Washington, D.C., USA

44. Knee Deep Limited LLC

Knee Deep Limited LLC is an ecommerce store started by Garret "Buddy" Lamp in . Knee Deep Limited LLC uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Knee Deep Limited LLC: Muff Waders are the only bibs made for work AND play. They are made by the drinking man for the drinking man!

Revenue
$40K / month
Team
2 founders / 0 employees
Location
Holstein, Iowa, USA

45. Prodigi Kids

Prodigi Kids is an ecommerce store started by Karen Braveheart in 2016. Prodigi Kids uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Prodigi Kids: The Adi Plate™ for babies has a super suction on the bottom to make sure the baby plate stays put so you can have fewer messes and more moments with your loved ones! Our plate for babies and toddlers also has divided eating sections and a snap-tight lid to keep food fresh and in place.

Revenue
$3.5K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
San Diego, California, USA

46. Scruffie

Scruffie is a shaving razor business started by Reid Simkovitz in 2019. Scruffie uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Scruffie: We created the world's first DIY neck razor. The Scruffie is the ultimate neck grooming tool that is easy to use, easy to clean, and made to fit around necks of all sizes!

Revenue
$2K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees
Location
Dallas, Texas, USA

47. Plaine Products

Plaine Products is a hair product line started by Lindsey McCoy in 2017. Plaine Products uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Plaine Products: Environmentally Friendly Shampoo is one of the many sustainable bath products created by Plaine Products.

Revenue
$200K / month
Team
2 founders / 6 employees

48. Apeloig Collection

Apeloig Collection is a modern design aesthetic products started by Daniela V Apeloig in 2015. Apeloig Collection uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Apeloig Collection: Apeloig Collection creates custom Judaica products that honor Jewish rituals while paying tribute to a sleek, modern design aesthetic.

Team
2 founders / 4 employees

49. Virtual Assistant Services

Virtual Assistant Services is a virtual assistant started by Sunder P in . Virtual Assistant Services uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Virtual Assistant Services: GetFriday is the virtual assistant services company. It is a leading online personal assistant service provider offering personal virtual assistance and business process support to busy people, entrepreneurs & SMEs.

Team
1 founders / 150 employees

50. Golden Made Kafé

Golden Made Kafé is a coffee brand started by Laure Lemboumba in 2019. Golden Made Kafé uses Kickstarter for their crowdfunding.

More about Golden Made Kafé:

Revenue
$2K / month
Team
1 founders / 1 employees

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