Raising money through platforms like Indiegogo and Kickstarter is more popular than ever. We look at how far crowdfunding has come, and where it's going next.

$1.4 Billion

 Amount pledged to projects through Kickstarter (a leading online crowdfunding platform) since the website’s inception.

 15 Million

 Number of people who visit Indiegogo’s website (a leading online crowdfunding platform) every month.


 Percentage of growth in the crowdfunding sector from 2012 to 2013.

 $5.1 Billion

 Estimated amount of money pledged via crowdfunding in 2013.


 Percentage of crowdfunding money raised in 2013 that went to businesses and entrepreneurial endeavors. 30% of all money raised went to social causes.

 $90 Billion

 Projected size of the crowdfunding market in 2025.