kickstarter alternatives for non US startups?


I've recently been looking into getting funding for my startup (we're building a web-based social platform). I've looked into and it looks pretty cool however it is only open to US startups.

Does anyone know if there is any websites like KickStarter which allows funding to non-US people?

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asked May 20 '11 at 22:04
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I think the most popular outside the US is

answered May 20 '11 at 22:10
Filippo Diotalevi
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  • i actually like that site. However the problem is that my team is looking for a funding of at least 30k.. and the funds listed in that website are only about 1-2k – Pacerier 13 years ago
  • @Pierre303 actually Kickstarter does give fundings of over 30k – Pacerier 13 years ago


Crowdfunding in Europe:

All those links are investor related, for those who are willing to share their company rather than ask for money (like Kickstarter do)

edit: Now (late 2012), Seedmatch is for more than 100k due to changes in the contract.

answered Feb 7 '12 at 00:39
Frank L
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0 I think that would be an awesome experience.

answered May 21 '11 at 00:10
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  • the get involved page is only for investors.. – Pacerier 13 years ago
  • About a month ago it was still open for application. – Sean 13 years ago


SelfStarter is an open source project so that your can roll your own KickStarter like project. It's worth checking out.

answered Dec 11 '12 at 22:50
Joel Friedlaender
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