“I feel Kickstarter shares in the risks, absolutely,” he bristles. “It’s our reputation on the line every time. The only reason that Zano was able to raise this amount of money is because we have done such a good job administering this platform and working with trusted creators over the last six years. And when something like Zano happens, that burns. And [it] affects how someone looks at the next Kickstarter project.”
How Zano Raised Millions on Kickstarter and Left Most Backers with Nothing
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“To have “skin in the game” is to have incurred monetary risk by being involved in achieving a goal.”

By admitting that their only risk is reputational, Strickler concedes that Kickstarter has, in fact, *no* skin in the game.

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