Perry Chen, an artist by profession, but more popularly known for being the co-founder of KickStarter, a funding company that believes in supporting ventures that are useful to society as well and not just shareholders. He was born in New York and also helped set up a gallery and exhibited artworks in various places early in his career.
Perry Chen was born in 1976 in New York City and stayed at Roosevelt Island along with his parents. His father was a school teacher while his mother was a social worker. Roosevelt Island is located on the banks of New York’s East River under the Queensboro Bridge.