Creative Entrepreneurship: A Conversation with Kickstarter Cofounder Yancey Strickler
Eighteen months after Kickstarter.com went live, Details magazine declared its “potential to … spark a modern Renaissance.” Currently it’s on track to channel more than $150 million to thousands of creative projects in 2012.
Cofounder Yancey Strickler speaks on Kickstarter’s inspiration and evolution, its social fund-raising model, and its huge impact on artists and creative industries of all kinds. He also addresses ways that its success is affecting the wider world of arts funding, and speculates about what the future holds for this platform. Co-presented with mnartists.org and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD).
Local Kickstarter: Artists’ Reception
Have a beer and chat with Minnesota artists about how Kickstarter made their projects a reality, then peruse and buy their wares in mnartists.marketplace at the Walker Shop. Stop by the reception before and after the free talk with Kickstarter cofounder Yancey Strickler.