Kickstarter alternatives: Choosing a crowdfunding platform

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According to CNET

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Crowdfunding, a compelling way to raise funds and generate buzz for a new entrepreneurial endeavor, is almost synonymous with Kickstarter.

While Kickstarter is a major platform, several other crowdfunding sites are worth considering before you launch a campaign. There are a few factors to mull over before choosing a platform.

  • What kind of support are you looking for from this platform?
  • Is there a niche audience you can target, or does your project have mass appeal?
  • Are you willing to share revenues in order to get your project off the ground?

Once you’ve answered those questions, here’s a sample of Kickstarter alternatives to consider.

Kickstarter vs. Indiegogo: Like ‘Coke vs. Pepsi’

To launch its reusable paper-and-pen notebook, Rocketbook raised $1 million in its first crowdfunding campaign.


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This article and images were originally posted on [CrowdFunding – Google News] August 10, 2017 at 07:41AM

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