Interview: Yancey Strickler of Kickstarter

Raleigh Addington
Raleigh Addington
editor at Chartwell Speakers

Peter Aspden, the Financial Times’ arts writer, interviewed Yancey Strickler of Kickstarter over the weekend. Co-founded with Perry Chen and one of our exclusive speakers Charles Adler, Kickstarter is the world’s largest marketplace dedicated to funding independent creative endeavours.

“We are all patrons of the arts now, says the 35-year-old CEO of the crowdfunding website. It has raised $1bn in five years to finance 60,000 creative projects – by both unknowns and high-profile artists such as Spike Lee”

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