Crowdfunding platforms in Europe as of December 2013, by function performed

What type of functions does your platform perform?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 31, 2014
Crowdfunding platforms in Europe as of December 2013, by function performed This statistic presents the type of functions performed by the European crowdfunding platforms as of December 2013. Approximately 90 percent of platforms reported that they were able to provide their users with a preliminary screening of projects, and nearly 88 percent were successful at informing project owners and contributors of any fees applicable. Further 79 percent of platforms informed contributors of investment or funding risks.
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What type of functions does your platform perform?

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Share of respondents (platforms)
Preliminary screening of projects90.1%
Informing project owners and contributors of applicable fees87.7%
Checking identity of project owners86.4%
Facilitating the communication between contributors and project owners85.2%
Informing contributors of risks79%
Monitoring the performance of projects after the campaign65.4%
Pooling funds from contributors and allocating funds to projects43.2%
Creditworthiness or profitability assessment of proposed projects (before campaign)39.5%
Assessing the profile of the contributors35.8%
Guarantee the return of reclaimable funds34.6%
Acting as nominee shareholders or contributors' representatives in legal proceedings18.5%
Providing investment advice12.3%
Professional insurance or compensation scheme coverage to compensate contributors' losses9.9%
Managing conflict of interest for the platform4.1%
Other19.8%
Share of respondents (platforms)
Preliminary screening of projects90.1%
Informing project owners and contributors of applicable fees87.7%
Checking identity of project owners86.4%
Facilitating the communication between contributors and project owners85.2%
Informing contributors of risks79%
Monitoring the performance of projects after the campaign65.4%
Pooling funds from contributors and allocating funds to projects43.2%
Creditworthiness or profitability assessment of proposed projects (before campaign)39.5%
Assessing the profile of the contributors35.8%
Guarantee the return of reclaimable funds34.6%
Acting as nominee shareholders or contributors' representatives in legal proceedings18.5%
Providing investment advice12.3%
Professional insurance or compensation scheme coverage to compensate contributors' losses9.9%
Managing conflict of interest for the platform4.1%
Other19.8%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 31, 2014
This statistic presents the type of functions performed by the European crowdfunding platforms as of December 2013. Approximately 90 percent of platforms reported that they were able to provide their users with a preliminary screening of projects, and nearly 88 percent were successful at informing project owners and contributors of any fees applicable. Further 79 percent of platforms informed contributors of investment or funding risks.
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