Crowdfunding projects: fundraiser groups in France 2016

This statistic shows the type of project leader (fundraiser) active on crowdfunding platforms in France as of 2016, listed for various types of projects (equity, reward or donation-based crowdfunding). In terms of equity-based crowdfunding platforms, the majority of projects were led by companies, at 96 percent. These tended to be startups looking for venture capital to finance their business development. Among donation-based crowdfunding, the financing was raised mainly by various associations; they occupied 85 percent of this segment. Reward-based crowdfunding was spread out more evenly, with 20 percent of projects led by individuals, 50 percent by associations and the remaining 13 percent by enterprises.

Fundraiser groups on crowdfunding platforms in France in 2016, by project type

Enterprises IndividualsAssociations
Reward-based crowdfunding13%20%51%
Equity-based crowdfunding 96%0%0%
Donation-based crowdfunding*1%12%85%
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Release date

April 2017



Survey time period


Supplementary notes

* The source does not provide information for donation-based crowdfunding projects lead by individuals or enterprises.
Financement Participatif France publishes a barometer of crowdfunding every year. Data collected by Compinnov relate to crowdfunding activity on 46 French platforms.

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