• Reward-based crowdfunding
  • Pre-financing of products, art, music and films, software or scientific research
  • e.g. Kickstarter, Indiegogo


  • Traditional venture capital investments
  • Equity-based crowdfunding (see Crowdinvesting)
  • Donation-based crowdfunding
  • Lending-based crowdfunding (see Crowdlending)
Market definition



  • Transaction Value in the "Crowdfunding" segment amounts to US$7,230m in 2017.
  • Transaction Value is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2017-2021) of 27.3 % resulting in the total amount of US$18,967m in 2021.
  • The average funding per campaign in the "Crowdfunding" segment amounts to US$992.66 in 2017.
  • From a global comparison perspective it is shown that the highest transaction value is reached in China (US$5,505m in 2017).
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