Crowdfunding worldwide in 2014: facts and stats
There were over 1250 active crowdfunding platforms worldwide as of December 2014, the majority of which are located in Europe and North America. Approximately 375 crowdfunding platforms were based in North America.
Successful crowdfunding campaigns
There were roughly 1.1 million successful crowdfunding campaigns around the world in 2012, the majority of which originated in North America.
Total amount of money raised via crowdfunding globally
$9.46 billion (USD) was raised in North America in 2014, representing more than 58% of all funds raised globally.
Growth of funding volume raised globally
$9.46 billion (USD) was raised in North America in 2014, representing more than 58% of all funds raised globally. The strong growth of funding volume raised globally in 2014 was due in part to the rise of Asia as a major crowdfunding region.
Lending was the most active model of crowdfunding in 2014, representing 68% of all funds raised globally.
The most active categories of crowdfunding
Source: Massolution, Crowdfunding Industry Report - Market trends, Composition and Crowdfunding Platforms.