Kickstarter is Rocking the Music Industry, 18 shocking statistics

Kickstarter is Rocking the Music Industry.



Kickstarter is Rocking the Music Industry.

Kickstarter Music Industry Infographic
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Since the inception of Kickstarter, in the Music Category alone boasts:

  1.  24,811 Projects Launched
  2. $90.46 Million dollars have been pledged
  3. $81.32 Million  dollars where pledged to successful projects
  4. $7.45 Million dollars where pledged to unsuccessful projects

Those projects have raised varied levels of funding:

  1. 13,252 total funded projects
  2. 1,320 raised less than $1,000
  3. 9,904 raised between $1,000 and $10,000
  4. 1,516 raised between $10,000 and $20,000
  5. 546 raised between $20,000 and $100,000
  6. 24 raised between $100,000 and $1,000,000
  7. 1 Project raised over $1,000,000

Funding on Kickstarter is all or nothing, Unsuccessful projects:

  1. 2,470 raised 0% of their goal
  2. 6,231 raised 1-20% of their goal
  3. 1,463 raised 21-40% of their goal
  4. 512 raised 41-60% of their goal
  5. 154 raised 61-80% of their goal
  6. 2,470 raised 81-99% of their goal

Just as many music project came close to funding (81-99%) as did projects without a single backer. What does that tell you?


I hope this sky-high view of Kickstarter’s music category inspires you to get you own project of the ground,

To your Kickstarter Success,

Karl Steinmeyer


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