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Top 24 Startups in the Crowdfunding Industry

Here's an extensive list of 24 startups in the Crowdfunding industry that have rapidly grown in the past years.

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Countless Crowdfunding startups are being launched every day.

Many fail because they did not learn from the success of other companies who've managed to rise above.

We just published this list of 24 well-known and fast-growing Crowdfunding companies that impressed investors.


24 Crowdfunding Startups

1) Indiegogo

1) Indiegogo

Indiegogo is a global crowdfunding platform that allows people to fund initiatives that are important to them.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
  • Started in: 2008
  • Founders: Danae Ringelmann, Eric Schell, Slava Rubin
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $56,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 24

You can find their website here.

2) PeerStreet

2) PeerStreet

PeerStreet is a crowdfunding platform that connects investors with high-yielding loans that are secured by real estate.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Alex Perelman, Brett Crosby, Brew Johnson
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $121,935,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 19

You can find their website here.

3) Vivriti Capital

3) Vivriti Capital

Vivriti Capital is a marketplace for small businesses and individuals that don't have easy access to credit.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Chennai
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Aniket Deshpande, Gaurav Kumar, Irfan Mohammed, Soumendra Ghosh, Vineet Sukumar
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $107,701,572
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

4) Classy

4) Classy

Classy is a web and mobile platform that allows socially responsible organizations to generate cash for a variety of causes.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: San Diego
  • Started in: 2006
  • Founders: Joe Callahan, Marshall Peden, Pat Walsh, Scot Chisholm
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $183,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 15

You can find their website here.

5) bitFlyer

5) bitFlyer

BitFlyer is a Bitcoin exchange and marketplace where users may buy, trade, and spend bitcoins.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Japan
  • City: Tokyo
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Masuda Rikiya, Takafumi Komiyama, Yuzo Kano
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $37,529,617
  • Number of funding rounds: 9
  • Number of investors: 17

You can find their website here.

6) CrowdStreet

6) CrowdStreet

CrowdStreet connects investors with commercial real estate enterprises through online commercial real estate investment products and technology.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: United States
  • City: Portland
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Darren Powderly, Michael Taus, Tore C. Steen
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $24,850,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 6

You can find their website here.

7) EstateGuru

7) EstateGuru

EstateGuru is a cross-border marketplace in Continental Europe for short- and mid-term property loans.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Estonia
  • City: Tallinn
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Kaspar Kaljuvee, Marek Partel, Marko Arro
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 2,705,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 6
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

8) CAMPFIRE

8) CAMPFIRE

Campfire is involved in the development, planning, and management of a crowd fundraising platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Japan
  • City: Tokyo
  • Started in: 2011
  • Founders: Kazuma Ieiri, Ohigashi Hirokatsu
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $75,220,918
  • Number of funding rounds: 12
  • Number of investors: 40

You can find their website here.

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9) Fondeadora

9) Fondeadora

Fondeadora is a digital financial services provider with the goal of eliminating inefficiencies in the traditional banking system.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Mexico
  • City: Mexico City
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Gus Alvarez Moreno, Norman Muller, Rene Serrano
  • Number of employees: 101-250
  • Funding amount: $32,150,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 10

You can find their website here.

10) pitchIN

10) pitchIN

Malaysia's national crowdfunding portal, pitchIN, might be classified as such.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Malaysia
  • City: Kuala Lumpur
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Kashminder Singh, Sam Shafie
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: MYR5,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 3

You can find their website here.

11) Ketto

11) Ketto

Ketto is a social media platform that allows users to support causes while also connecting with like-minded people and organizations.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Mumbai
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Kunal Kapoor, Varun Sheth, Zaheer Adenwala
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $823,258
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 13

You can find their website here.

12) Lendbox

12) Lendbox

Lendbox is India's most popular peer-to-peer lending platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Delhi
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: BHUVAN RUSTAGI, EKMEET SINGH, Ekmeet Singh, JATIN MALWAL
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: ₹60,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 1
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

13) Impact Guru

13) Impact Guru

We're a Harvard-incubated crowdfunding platform that helps organizations, social enterprises, entrepreneurs, and individuals raise funds.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: India
  • City: Mumbai
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Khushboo Jain, Piyush Jain
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $4,500,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 7

You can find their website here.

14) wadiz

14) wadiz

Wadiz is the world's largest crowdsourcing platform.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: South Korea
  • City: Bundangdong
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Dongcheol Choi, Hyesung Shin
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $37,200,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 8

You can find their website here.

15) Fundary

15) Fundary

Fundary is a Fintech startup that focuses on SMEs and uses a crowdfunding/crowdlending approach.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Mexico
  • City: Mexico City
  • Started in: 2016
  • Founders: Jaime Sánchez, Marcelo De Fuentes
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: $3,200,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 3
  • Number of investors: 1

You can find their website here.

16) Milaap

16) Milaap

India's largest personal cause crowdfunding portal.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Singapore
  • City: Singapore
  • Started in: 2010
  • Founders: Anoj Viswanathan, Mayukh Choudhury, Sourabh Sharma
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $1,350,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

17) TRINE

17) TRINE

Innovative finance methods are being used to fund energy access.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Sweden
  • City: Gothenburg
  • Started in: 2015
  • Founders: Andreas Lehner, Christian Genne, Christoffer Falsen, Sam Manaberi
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: $7,420,187
  • Number of funding rounds: 2
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

18) Anaxago

18) Anaxago

Anaxago is a revolutionary new crowdfunding platform for innovative businesses.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: France
  • City: Paris
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Caroline Lamaud, François Carbone, Joachim Dupont
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 2,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 2

You can find their website here.

19) GoParity

19) GoParity

Personal finance and investing tool that links individuals and businesses with nonprofits seeking financing for sustainable projects.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Portugal
  • City: Lisbon
  • Started in: 2017
  • Founders: Nuno Brito Jorge
  • Number of employees: 1-10
  • Funding amount: € 900,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 5
  • Number of investors: 2

You can find their website here.

20) Kubo.financiero

20) Kubo.financiero

Kubo.financiero is a Challengerbank licensed to offer savings, debit cards, payments, personal loans, and term deposits.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Mexico
  • City: Mexico City
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Allan Seidman, Vicente Fenoll
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $11,250,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 7
  • Number of investors: 14

You can find their website here.

21) CROWD CREDIT

21) CROWD CREDIT

Platform for cross-border marketplace lending

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Japan
  • City: Tokyo
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Tomoyuki Sugiyama
  • Number of employees: 51-100
  • Funding amount: $19,013,878
  • Number of funding rounds: 8
  • Number of investors: 16

You can find their website here.

22) WealthPark

22) WealthPark

WealthPark is a real estate investment and management platform that links investors and managers.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Japan
  • City: Tokyo
  • Started in: 2018
  • Founders: Ryuta Kawada
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: ¥4,398,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

23) Invesdor

23) Invesdor

A major European fintech startup that makes it simple and fair for everyone to participate in growth finance.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: Finland
  • City: Helsinki
  • Started in: 2012
  • Founders: Jouni Leskinen, Lare Lekman, Lasse Mäkelä, Miikka Poutiainen, Petteri Poutiainen, Timo Lappi
  • Number of employees: 11-50
  • Funding amount: € 6,036,827
  • Number of funding rounds: 13
  • Number of investors: 9

You can find their website here.

24) Qingsongchou Network Technology

24) Qingsongchou Network Technology

Qingsongchou Network Technology operates an internet crowdfunding platform in China.

Details of the startup:

  • Country: China
  • City: Beijing
  • Started in: 2014
  • Founders: Liang Yu, Yin Yang
  • Number of employees: 251-500
  • Funding amount: $75,000,000
  • Number of funding rounds: 4
  • Number of investors: 4

You can find their website here.

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