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.

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

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Release date

April 2014



Survey time period


Number of respondents

185 respondents

Age group

Supplementary notes

The study was conducted as part of Startup Europe Partnership. It identified 230 crowdfunding platforms with 13 percent focused on the web entrepreneurship.

185 entrepeneurs participated in the survey.

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