Kickstarter co-founder Yancey Strickler has developed a successful service devoted to raising money, but don’t mistake him for a capitalist.
“We don’t care about money,” Strickler told the Tuesday audience at TheGrill, TheWrap’s annual media conference.
Fans have now pledged more than $375 million through the crowdfunding site, but Strickler, Perry Chen and Charles Adler founded the company to empower creative people and support projects that otherwise would have gone unfunded.
To underscore his disinterest in profiteering, Strickler noted a law signed by President Obama, one conceived in part for Kickstarter. It permits people who pledge money to...