2011 IDSA International Conference
New Orleans, LA
About the Talk: In Kickstarter's first two years, more than 500,000 people pledged over $50 million to projects by artists, designers, musicians, filmmakers, chefs and thousands more creatives and makers. At the heart of every successful project is a powerful story and a community poised to share in the creation of something new. What makes for a compelling narrative? How do transparency and community engagement affect how and what we create? Kickstarter Co-Founder Yancey Strickler examines the new frontier in arts and culture endowment.
About the Speaker: Yancey Strickler is co-founder of Kickstarter. Additionally, his writing has appeared in New York Magazine, Pitchfork, Spin and the Village Voice, among other publications. He lives in New York City and has personally backed more than 350 Kickstarter projects
Video sponsored by Microsoft.
Approximate run time is 16 minutes.