Patreon declares itself a crowdfunding platform for creators, as its platform allows creators to draw a steady, continuous income from The Crowd. This funding model makes Patreon particularly well-suited to creators of viral videos, online journalists, writers, and musicians.
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Kickstarter has become the go-to means of financing a project for the modern-day media-savvy producer of technological, artistic, and cultural goods. The prospect of being able to tap into a community of moneyed consumers eager to get in on the ground floor of The Next Big Thing is a tempting one indeed. Especially when you consider […]
Time Doctor is offered in three different subscription tiers, and pricing is based on the number of users who will be accessing the app. Time Doctor costs about $7.80/user/month for a Basic subscription, $9.80/user/month for a Standard subscription, and $19.80/month for a Premium subscription.
Crowdfunder is not a fundraising platform for personal causes, charities, or nonprofits. It is explicitly targeted at entrepreneurs and startups with high growth potential.
Pros Keep-whatever-you-raise funding No platform fee Small payment processing fee Good customer support Advanced software package for nonprofit fundraising Cons Limited communication between campaigners and backers No way to offer rewards to backers Less popular than Kickstarter/GoFundMe Overview Formerly known as Razoo, Mightycause has been around since the early days of crowdfunding. While it may […]
While GoFundMe’s brand centers on charity, with personal and charitable causes accounting for most of the campaigns, many people don’t realize that GuFundMe can also be used to raise funds for business projects as well. In 2020, it’s not an unfamiliar sight to see business recovery fundraisers on GoFundMe for companies negatively affected by the COVID-19 outbreak or social unrest.
Fundable is less geared toward starry-eyed dreamers with wild ideas and more toward startups and companies with a solid plan of action. Fundable gives businesses the choice of launching either a rewards-based crowdfunding campaign (à la Kickstarter) or an equity-based campaign in which backers get a share of stock in the company in exchange for their backing.
Indiegogo is available to creators and backers from just about every nation. With a comparatively broad array of project categories that qualify for Indiegogo approval, it’s a crowdfunding platform with wide reach and appeal. The flip side is that shadier campaigns have a better chance of slipping through the cracks on Indiegogo than they would on more restrictive crowdfunding platforms.
Kickstarter is dedicated to the crowdfunding of creative projects, not charity or personal use. Kickstarter has seen over 5 billion dollars pledged to projects, over 184,000 successfully funded projects, and over 18 million total backers. While Kickstarter is not without its critics, it occupies a commanding position in the crowdfunding field.
Payline Mobile fills a niche in the payments industry that few others have managed to tap into yet. You get a fairly capable mPOS with competitive pricing and one with a high degree of account stability. That’s the real value of Payline Mobile. But is it right for your business?