Reasons for crowdfunding use according to web entrepreneurs in Europe 2014

Reasons to use crowdfunding for web-focused project financing in Europe as of 2014

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 19, 2014
Reasons for crowdfunding use according to web entrepreneurs in Europe 2014 This statistic illustrates the main reasons listed by web entrepreneurs for turning to crowdfunding platforms in the place of other types of funding or investment, in Europe as of 2014. Approximately 72 percent of respondents listed easy access to money as the main reason.
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Reasons to use crowdfunding for web-focused project financing in Europe as of 2014

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Percentage of respondents
Easy access to money71.4%
Impossible to raise funding via
banks or investors
57.1%
Promoting the company as innovative57.1%
Marketing of product or service57.1%
To attract other investors after
showing success
42.9%
For market research about
product or service
28.6%
For feedback and input from
(potential) clients
28.6%
To formalize private investments14.3%
To achieve a better investor deal 14.3%
Percentage of respondents
Easy access to money71.4%
Impossible to raise funding via
banks or investors
57.1%
Promoting the company as innovative57.1%
Marketing of product or service57.1%
To attract other investors after
showing success
42.9%
For market research about
product or service
28.6%
For feedback and input from
(potential) clients
28.6%
To formalize private investments14.3%
To achieve a better investor deal 14.3%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 19, 2014
This statistic illustrates the main reasons listed by web entrepreneurs for turning to crowdfunding platforms in the place of other types of funding or investment, in Europe as of 2014. Approximately 72 percent of respondents listed easy access to money as the main reason.
Show more
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