Distribution of unsuccessfully funded projects on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter as of April 2018, by share of funding reached

Kickstarter: distribution of unsuccessfully funded projects 2018 The statistic shows the number of unsuccessfully funded projects on US crowdfunding platform Kickstarter up to April 10 2018. The total number of unsuccessfully funded projects on Kickstarter amounted to 251,981. The number of projects that were 0 percent funded was 54,805 up to this point.
Crowdfunding failure

Putting yourself, your ideas and your projects out into the world and subjecting them to the possibility of public scrutiny is not the easiest pill to swallow for a lot of people, and failure can be hard to accept. The over hundred thousand of unsuccessfully funded projects on US crowdfunding platform Kickstarter are no exception to the crowdfunding industry. Many crowdfunders fail to get the backing they require from investors but that isn’t to say that there aren’t a lot of successfully funded projects emerging from the crowdfunding arena. The concept of crowdfunding is growing all over the world, as is the growth in the number of platforms on which entrepreneurs can get their ideas funded.

When embarking upon a crowdfunding campaign, it is important to have a solid plan in place. As failure of a campaign by not reaching the financial goal can go some way to changing the public perception of the project, business and online-reputation of the company before it even has a chance to get off the ground. However, with the economic climate the way it is, crowdfunding has been widely praised as a good alternative to the conventional methods such as lending from banks or finding accredited investments.
Show more
Loading statistic...
Percent fundedNumber of projects
0% 54,805
1-20%156,747
21-40%24,442
41-60% 9,838
61-80% 3,791
81-99%2,355
Percent fundedNumber of projects
0% 54,805
1-20%156,747
21-40%24,442
41-60% 9,838
61-80% 3,791
81-99%2,355
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
The statistic shows the number of unsuccessfully funded projects on US crowdfunding platform Kickstarter up to April 10 2018. The total number of unsuccessfully funded projects on Kickstarter amounted to 251,981. The number of projects that were 0 percent funded was 54,805 up to this point.
Crowdfunding failure

Putting yourself, your ideas and your projects out into the world and subjecting them to the possibility of public scrutiny is not the easiest pill to swallow for a lot of people, and failure can be hard to accept. The over hundred thousand of unsuccessfully funded projects on US crowdfunding platform Kickstarter are no exception to the crowdfunding industry. Many crowdfunders fail to get the backing they require from investors but that isn’t to say that there aren’t a lot of successfully funded projects emerging from the crowdfunding arena. The concept of crowdfunding is growing all over the world, as is the growth in the number of platforms on which entrepreneurs can get their ideas funded.

When embarking upon a crowdfunding campaign, it is important to have a solid plan in place. As failure of a campaign by not reaching the financial goal can go some way to changing the public perception of the project, business and online-reputation of the company before it even has a chance to get off the ground. However, with the economic climate the way it is, crowdfunding has been widely praised as a good alternative to the conventional methods such as lending from banks or finding accredited investments.
Show more
Release date
April 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
April 10, 2018
Supplementary notes
Every Kickstarter project must be fully funded before its time expires or no money changes hands. A project on Kickstarter is counted as successful when the funding goal has been reached within the given time limit.

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Basic Account

Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Register for free

Premium Account

Your perfect start with Statista

  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account

Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

Send request

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax
   (New York residents only).
Leading companies trust Statista:

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Kickstarter

All Information
in one Presentation

Kickstarter

Everything On "Kickstarter" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Other Reports & Dossiers
Statista has been my savior on several occasions. The site is easy to maneuver and the data is in a format that can go right into a report or presentation.
Marlene Greenfield

Marlene Greenfield
Vice President, Hearst Magazines

Statistics on "Kickstarter"

  • Company metrics
The most important statistics
  • Projects
  • Gaming projects
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.

2 News

We use cookies to personalize contents and ads, offer social media features, and analyze access to our website. In your browser settings you can configure or disable this, respectively, and can delete any already placed cookies. For details, please see your browser’s Help section (by pressing F1). Please see our privacy statement for details about how we use data.