In a very short time, Kickstarter has revolutionized the music, film and art world with a new way of raising money for small creative projects. Test your knowledge of this upstart start-up with our exhaustive quiz.
In what year was Kickstarter launched?
What was the name of the very first project posted on Kickstarter?
Help Fund Kickstarter!
New York Makes a Book!
Music Video for Los Monstruos!
How much total funding has Kickstarter helped to raise for creative projects since its launch?
Which of the following is NOT a category that Kickstarter includes in its definition of a "creative project?"
True or False: To post a project on Kickstarter, simply register, complete your profile and start collecting donations.
Which of the following proposals WOULD be approved under Kickstarter's project guidelines?
Fund my art school education!
Buy my handmade beer cozies!
Fund the creation of a new iPhone app for art galleries!
What is the popular term for services like Kickstarter that help solicit funding from many anonymous users?
What was the name of the 10,000th successfully funded project on Kickstarter?
Citizen is releasing a 7th record!
Dinosaur T-shirts in all colors and sizes!
A dance experiment in downtown Cleveland!
How does Kickstarter make money?
It costs $29.99 to post a project on the site
Kickstarter takes a 5 percent commission on all successfully funded projects
Online ad revenue
How many Kickstarter projects have been funded, in part, by Kickstarter staff members?
What percentage of successfully funded Kickstarter projects fall into the two categories of Music and Film & Video?
Which creative category has produced the LEAST amount of fully funded projects?
What Kickstarter project holds the record for the highest pledge total at $942,578?
A never-released music video from Michael Jackson
A watch band for the iPod Nano
A trip to Japan with Lady GaGa
What percentage of successfully funded projects exceed their original funding goal?
As of July 2011, how many Kickstarter projects failed to reach their funding goal?
What is the most popular donation level on Kickstarter?
Donations under $25 represent a combined 38 percent of the pledges made on Kickstarter, but what percentage do those pledges contribute to the total dollar amount received?
What is the funding goal range that has been the most successful on Kickstarter?
$1,000 to $5,000
$5,000 to $10,000
$10,000 to $15,000
How many employees work at Kickstarter?
How many Kickstarter projects have been successfully funded at levels beyond $100,000?