Here\u00a0are some of the more impressive Kickstarter\u00a0statistics I\u2019ve been able to dig up recently. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available. One of the most innovative products to come out of this most recent digital revolution is one that is aimed at spotlighting other innovative projects. For over five years, Kickstarter has been an excellent resource for inventors and creators to solicit the financial support of others in their niche in hopes of making their dreams reality. We can thank Kickstarter for tens of thousands of funded projects including the Pebble smartwatch and Oculus Rift. With a site dedicated to crowdfunding projects, there are certainly plenty of Kickstarter stats available to sift through. Here we go... Kickstarter Facts Kickstarter Website: kickstarter.com Year Kickstarter launched: 2009 Kickstarter Headquarters: Brooklyn, NY Kickstarter Creators:\u00a0Perry Chen,\u00a0Yancey Strickler,\u00a0Charles Adler What is Kickstarter? Kickstarter helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality. (source) Kickstarter Statistics How many\u00a0Kickstarter users: 17.462 million users Last updated 2\/21\/20 Amount pledged to Kickstarter projects to date: $4.8 billion Last updated 2\/21\/20 Total number of projects launched on Kickstarter: 477,540 Last updated 2\/20\/20 Number of successfully funded Kickstarter projects: 177,767 Last updated 2\/21\/20 Kickstarter success rate: 37.54% Last updated 2\/20\/20 Number of people that have successfully launched Kickstarter projects: 100,000 Last updated 7\/25\/17 Number of unsuccessfully funded Kickstarter projects: 295,804 Last updated 2\/21\/20 Number of Kickstarter projects that received 0% funding: 55,338 Last updated 2\/21\/20 Number of countries that Kickstarter pledges have come from: 175 Last updated 11\/20\/17 Number of repeat backers on Kickstarter: 5.7 million Last updated 2\/21\/20 Total number of pledges on Kickstarter to date: 59.572 million Last updated 2\/21\/20 Most money ever pledged \u00a0to a Kickstarter project: $6.3 million (MST3K) Last updated 12\/12\/15 Average distance between backers and Kickstarter project creators: 2,317.09 miles Last updated 2\/9\/16 Number of Kickstarter creators who have run more than one successfully funded project: 12,107\u00a0 Last updated 7\/25\/17 Average amount raised by successfully funded Kickstarter projects: $21,698\u00a0 Last updated 7\/25\/17 Median amount raised by successfully funded Kickstarter projects: $5,050\u00a0 Last updated 7\/25\/17 Total amount of money pledged to successfully funded Kickstarter projects: $4.3 billion Last updated 2\/20\/20 Number of Kickstarter backers who have pledged to a successfully funded project: 11,789,656\u00a0 Last updated 7\/25\/17 Total number of pledges to successfully funded Kickstarter projects: 32,863,094\u00a0 Last updated 7\/25\/17 Average number of Kickstarter backers for successfully funded projects: 255 Last updated 7\/25\/17 Number of Kickstarter backers that have supported a creative project: 15 million Last updated 8\/21\/18 Amount that has been pledged to games projects on Kickstarter: $1 billion Last updated 4\/16\/19 Amount that has been pledged to creative projects on Kickstarter: $4 billion Last updated 11\/20\/18 Number of Kickstarter backers that have supported an art project: 2 million Last updated 8\/21\/18 Most successful Kickstarter game project to date: Shenmue 3 ($6.3 million) Last updated 1\/15\/2020 \tThis full report is available in an annual industry report. Some of the data in industry reports include: Company Quick Facts Employee Counts Income and Revenue Totals Etc.-\u00a0all in one place I try to go through each and every stat regularly and update as much as possible, but we all know that some stats are easier to track down than others. As always, every stat is linked to its original source and has the source date listed. To get your copy of the report, click on the button below to purchase it. Report 1:\u00a0 Crowdfunding Industry Report ( Causes, GoFundMe, IndieGoGo, Kickstarter and Patreon ).