Top 10 best Crowdfunding Sites in India

Crowdfunding has been a nascent trend in the country and has been taking toddler steps in the past few years with ascending popularity day by day. Before coming to the top tens we will be discussing here the meaning of crowdfunding for your better understanding.

Crowdfunding is pooling of funds by a group of people who feel for a cause or an idea relating to Social causes, Business/Startups and Arts & Culture etc. The concept of online crowding is quite popular in the west. Among the varied types of crowdfunding the most popular is reward-based crowdfunding which is also 100% legal in India which has received the best responses till date and still going strong. There are times when its difficult to change things alone than in crowd and hence, crowdfunding.

There are several models of crowd funding like Donation model, Charity model, Reward Crowdfunding, Lending Model, Investment Model etc. Crowdfunding websites serve as an online platforms help start-ups or small businesses meet their funding requirements and at a later stage helps in gaining acceptance of the product in the market.

Let us now unveil in this article the list of top 10 best crowdfunding websites in India, enabling you to pick out choicest platform to manifest your dreams soon enough keeping in mind the inherent virality of social media.

10. Fund Dreams India

fund-deams-indiaFund Dreams India is a part of the digital web-business group Bluebiz Ventures Pvt. Ltd.

This crowdfunding platform enables people to raise funds for personal causes, social causes & life events.

Fund Dreams India stands number tenth in the list of top 10 best crowdfunding websites in India.

9. The Hot Start

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This crowdfunding website was launched in the year 2014 & stands number ninth in the list of top 10 best crowdfunding websites in India.

Focusing more on filming and artistic ventures, ‘The Hot Start’ has raised closely INR 50 lakh till date, fostering innovation & creativity.

It opens a platform where one can connect with like-minded people and get a path to fulfill their dreams.

8. Start51

start51-logoOperating at an institutional level with their initiative ‘Crowdfunding Initiator‘ program, Start51 supports creative fund platform in India.

It provides crowdfunding in fields like adventure, dance, comics, design, events, fashion, film & video, food, games, music, photography, publishing, technology, theater etc.

7. Catapooolt

catapoooltCatapooolt has funded over 40 projects successfully by the total amount raising 100 lakhs  by over 2000 plus contributors.

Project ideas which are funded here include fields like film, event, music, publishing, developing a product, designing a social innovation etc.

Catapooolt also supports crowdsourcing of talent and resources as well as Hybrid Funding (for bigger funding needs).

6. Bit Giving

bit-givingIt is a Gen-next Social Crowdfunding platform which envisions on fund-raising for to entrepreneurial ideas, creative mind and social issues through projects and social campaigns.

Not only it helps individuals but, organizations and NGOs to raise funds for their projects, Bit Giving stands number sixth in the list of top 10 best crowdfunding websites in India.

5. Dream Wallets

dream-walletsDream Wallets, has its headquarters situated in Jaipur and corporate office in Mumbai and Pune.

It is an online reward-based collaboration platform for raising funds for ideas from a community of people and manifest your ideas, dreams and passions. The backers of the project here get rewards in a non-monetary way.

4. Wishberry

wish-berryIt began its operations in the year 2012 and it supports creative niche having categories like Arts, Performing Arts, Events, Design, Technology, Publishing, Film etc.

Its corporate office situated in Mumbai, has over 70% success ratio in the projects raised by this crowd funding platform.

Wishberry stands number fourth in the list of top 10 best crowdfunding websites in India.

3.Indiegogo

indiegogo-logoIndiegogo was founded by Danae, Eric and Slava founded in the year 2008 which has supported almost 15 million people around the globe around 223 countries.

This crowdfunding platform offers crowdfunding platform in the field of technology, film, business, community, music, education, design, environment, gaming, video/web etc.

2. Milaap

milaap-logoOne of the oldest crowdfunding website prevailing in the country was incepted in the year 2010 for personal and social causes. It mainly focuses to raise funds for poor class individuals, levying only its field partners a 5% fee for the funds raised.

Milaap’s founder members were Jayesh Parekh, Rajiv Madhok and Vijay Sharma. The community of backers/donors/lenders is spread across 120 countries across the globe, have contributed over Rs.63.34 Cr in support of 49,310 projects across pan India.

1. Ketto

ketto-logoLaunched in the year 2012 by Varun Sheth, Kunal Kapoor Bollywood actor) and Zaheer Adenwala, Ketto is the most popular crowdfunding website in India and globally too.

It provides a great platform for raising money for social causes (non-profits) Child Education, Women Empowerment, Sports, Environment etc.

This crowdfunding website has raised over Rs.1,00,00,000 (crore) for various causes. Ketto stands number one in the list of top 10 best crowdfunding websites in India.

Its partners and supporters includes Google Grants, KWAN, CAP India, DASRA social Impacts.

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