Most online users are familiar with the concept of crowdfunding and how Kickstarter, the most well-known platform for crowdfunding, operates between users and projects. Since the rise of Kickstarter, more crowdfunding sites have popped up to either compete or target their own niche market. Here’s a list of some other crowdfunding platforms that might sound familiar:
- RocketHub- A site for funding musicians, entrepreneurs, and philanthropists.
- IndieGoGo – Kickstarter’s largest competitor and also a global crowdfunding site.
- PeopleFund.It – Crowdfunding for the U.K. with a reach of two million users.
GigFundr – Paying for bands to go on tour to specific locations through funding.
- SmallKnot – Crowdfunding to support small, local, and community-based businesses.
Spot.us – A community journalism crowdfunding site that allows users to submit money to fund the coverage of a topic or specific story.