Key websites for Crowdfunders*:
|Site||Started||# of projects hosted||Avg. pledge||What it charges|
|Kickstater||2009||51,007||$25||5% for successfully funded projects (i.e. those that meet goals)|
|Indiegogo||2008||150,000||$70||4% of money raised for projects that meet fundraising goal;9% for projects that don’t meet fundraising goals|
*Crowdfunding is the process of raising money in small increments through individuals. Source: “Get to know the crowdfunders,” Baltimore Business Journal, Vol. 31, No. 27, Nov. 8 – 14, p.11.