The 10 Biggest Kickstarter Projects Ever

Do you wonder what the biggest Kickstarter ever is? Over the years, Kickstarter has helped fund an impressive number of projects from a diverse variety of fields: films, video games, journalism, the food industry, comics, music, and so on. The concept is very easy: someone comes up with a project idea, chooses a deadline, and a funding goal. People then donate money to the project, in return for a tangible reward, other than financial profit. If the funding goal is not reached within the deadline imposed by the project creator, the funds are not collected.

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Notable people and projects have gained success as a result of their collaboration with Kickstarter: musicians Daniel Johnston, Amanda Palmer, and Stuart Murdoch, actors Colin Hanks, Whoopi Goldberg and Matthew Modine, and many others.

We would like to present you with a top ten list of the biggest Kickstarter campaigns in history, based on the funds raised, in a style similar to our coverage of the world’s fastest growing companies.

Let’s take a look at the biggest Kickstarter ever and the ones that came in a close second: