https://www.wrike.com/blog/08/27/2014/Crowdfunding-Sites-Infographic - In the last few years, the crowdfunding scene has exploded. It's not just about Kickstarter and IndieGoGo anymore. Now there are hundreds of platforms to choose from, with more popping up every day. But which crowdfunding site is best for your startup, small business, or charitable cause?
In this infographic, we cover 26 Top Crowdfunding Sites with all the essential details so you can choose wisely.
More info here on the blog: https://www.wrike.com/blog/08/27/2014/Crowdfunding-Sites-Infographic
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The crowdfunding landscape has gotten pretty,
well, crowded. There are dozens of platforms
to choose from. Which one suits your project
best? We've listed popular crowdfunding sites
by project type and collected crucial details
from the ﬁne print to help you decide.
NON-PROFITS. CHARITIES &
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video & a photo gallery.
STARTSOMEGOOD Projects must have a Yes.
positive social impact.
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help along the way.
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supporting you post-campaign: your local community.
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You can offer backers rewards Yes.
or equity, but not both.
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Loans are limited to $10,000 Yes.
FUNDING & must be repaid within
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Campaign funds are not Yes.
immediately available —
approximate delay of 7 days.
4% fee Join the Pubslush Prep program
for helpful resources & market
Literary projects only. Yes.
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Their CINEMA streaming video platform is available for projects
SEED & SPARK TO distribute their ﬁlms.
Each project must be You must reach at least 80%
reviewed & accepted. of your goal.
Investment agreements are made between users,
without S| ated's direct involvement.
Access to the Slated community — wealthy investors, sales
agents & distributors.
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if you hold the ﬁlm's rights.
50/ Once you've reached your minimum
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immediately available in your account.
SPONSUME Your project must be Both campaign
submitted & approved. types available.
SCIENCE & TECH
Backers don't need to make an
5% * 3.5%
account to contribute to your
transaction fees campaign
EXPERIMENT Backers don't receive Yes.
incentives for supporting
campaigns, other than the
satisfaction of contributing
to scientiﬁc progress.
They charge a fee, but Projects that don't qualify for
don't specify the amount government funding, or need more
on their site. than they can raise through grants,
can supplement research funds.
PETRIDISH Currently in beta & not Yes.
accepting new projects (as
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° fees lessons for tips from successful
TECHNOFUNDING Projects must adhere to Yes.
guidelines in order to be
published to the site.
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Conﬁdential document protection,
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per month (2 plans with access to their network of investors.
CROWDFUNDER Required documents: Legal Keep what you raise.
Terms sheet, Executive
Summary, & investor Pitch
7 50/ Experience. Their support team has
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per month technology fee You'll need a professional proposal and
SEEDINVEST some patience — It takes time to get
+ project approval.
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and legal fees
SeedUps reviews your submission &
gives suggestions to help your
campaign be successful.
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$25,000 - $500,000.
Currently in beta. They're Yes.
STARTUPVAI-LEV an equity-only platform, so
you must be willing to
accept investments in
exchange for a stake in your
Check out their blog for
tips for startups.
VARIOUS PROJECT TYPES
Set a minimum goal &
2I5% +2I5% a "dream goal. "
They don't list all active Yes.
campaigns on their site —
you'll have to use your
existing networks to raise
funds 8: spread the word.
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Playbook for tips. on the site based on types available.
their "Gogofactor, ”
determined by how
active your campaign is.
5% + 3_5% Most well-known platform, with
the widest audience.
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