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The Many Niches of Crowdfunding

There are now almost 100 crowdfunding platforms listed in our database. These include systems that follow the donation, reward/perks, equity, and debt/lending models (with the vast majority of platforms using donation or reward/perks- the traditional fundraising models). We knew the crowdfunding space would get crowded very quickly, but never expected startups to gravitate toward so many different niches this soon!

Some of the nich-iest of the niches include crowdfunding for veterans and military personnel, farming, real estate, mobile apps, solar energy, online streaming television, and indie books. A more specific breakdown of the categories and number of associated platforms in our database are shown below:

  • Adult – 1
  • Advertising / Media – 2
  • Agriculture / Farming – 2
  • Books & Publishing – 2
  • Business – 28
  • Charity & Non-Profit – 7
  • Community / Civic – 4
  • Energy – 1
  • Environment / Sustainability – 1
  • Events – 1
  • Faith / Spiritual – 2
  • Fashion / Apparel – 1
  • Film & Video – 3
  • Games – 1
  • GENERAL / CREATIVE – 19
  • Girls / Women – 1
  • Healthcare – 2
  • Music – 2
  • Politics – 1
  • Real Estate – 2
  • Science – 2
  • Sports – 2
  • Students / Education – 6
  • Technology / Apps – 6
  • Travel – 2
  • Veterans / Military – 1

You can browse around our site to learn more about the wonderful world of crowdfunding, which is still in its early stages. What will come next? Stay tuned and follow us on Twitter to learn about the newest platforms as soon as they are added to CrowdfundingBlog.com.

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