Posted at February 6, 2015, by Raleigh Addington, Comments Off on Listen to Charles Adler on the disruptive impact of crowd-funding and lessons learnt co-founding Kickstarter
Listen to Leo von Bülow-Quirk, Chartwell’s Managing Director (Europe), in conversation with Charles Adler, Kickstarter co-founder and former Head of Design. Kickstarter is the world’s largest funding platform for creative projects; since their launch in 2009, 7.8 Million have pledged $2 Billion, funding 77,000 creative projects. As a pioneering thought leader in consumer engagement, agile development and user experience design, Charles offered his valuable insights into the following areas:
How Kickstarter, and crowd-funding more broadly, has impacted the global business environment.
The challenges he faced in helping lead Kickstarter through a phase of rapid growth.
Key principles he implemented to aid the interaction between creators and backers.
Listen to the interview in full below.
For more information on how to book Charles Adler as a keynote speaker for your conference or client event, please get in touch with Leo von Bülow-Quirk at firstname.lastname@example.org or call on +44 (0) 20 7792 8000.
Posted at June 23, 2014, by Raleigh Addington, Comments Off on Tapas with Charles Adler, Kickstarter co-founder and keynote speaker on digital trends
It was a pleasure discussing the latest in tech trends with Charles Adler, Kickstarterco-founder, last week over tapas in London. We caught up with him while he was in town to deliver a keynote speech (for which he received dazzling reviews), and it was fascinating to hear his thoughts on where digital is taking us.
To book Charles as a speaker, please contact Leo von Bülow-Quirk, at email@example.com or on 0044 (0) 20 7792 8000.
Posted at May 12, 2014, by Raleigh Addington, Comments Off on Interview: Yancey Strickler of Kickstarter
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”