In 2014, 22,252 projects were successfully funded on Kickstarter. That’s more creative projects than ever before.
Successfully funded projects, by month
Here’s how many projects were funded in each category.
Successfully funded projects, by category
Nine categories had over 1,000 successfully funded projects, with Music, Film, and Publishing topping the charts. Note that Crafts and Journalism were added in June.
$529 million was pledged to Kickstarter projects last year. That's more than $1,000 a minute.
Dollars pledged, by category
3.3 million people from nearly every country on the planet backed a project last year.
(hover over a country to see the number of backers, and dollars pledged)
Dollars pledged, by country
Last year, 2,202,171 people backed a project for the first time.
773,824 people backed more than one project,
71,478 people backed more than 10 projects,
and 1,125 people backed more than 100 projects.
Wednesday was the most popular day for pledges.
Pledges by days of the week
Early afternoon was one of the most popular times to pledge.
Pledges by hours of the day
The hour with the most money pledged in 2014?
March 12, 2014 11 AM-12 PM EST, when backers pledged almost $400,000 in one hour. That's $110 a second. This was in the same 24 hours that Neil Young launched his Pono project.
Here are the year's most-backed projects.