15 Crowdfunding Platforms To Effectively Fund Apps

By Keity Adrian CrowdFundBeat Guest Contributor,

When a programmer or an organization creates an app, the main struggle arises when it comes to securing its funding, marketing and promotion so that the app reaches its incentive effectively in a minimum amount of time. Crowdfunding platforms can help you raise money so that you can launch your desired app successfully. If you are interested in crowdfunding your apps, check out the following platforms that can help you achieve your dream:










  1. TechnoFunding

This platform helps raise donations for technology and science related projects. People can donate as little as 1 dollar, and the platform accepts currencies from all over the world.


  1. RocketHub

RocketHub is one of the oldest crowdfunding platforms that have formed a lot of strategic partnerships in order to help bring innovative projects to success. This platform is known popularly as “The World’s Funding Machine”.


  1. Indiegogo

Indiegogo has been helping to raise funds for various projects such as in the field of fashion, films, science and technology. This platform is owned by the popular Virgin Group and has eminent members of greater corps such as Yahoo and Yelp etc.


  1. AppsFunder

This platform is more specialized for people who want help with funding their mobile apps. A lot of app developers have benefited from this service, and they have successfully been able to launch their apps on ITunes and Androids.


  1. Patreon

A new platform, Patreon is targeted at the international market. It has been able to raise $15 million for famous “Series A” funding project.


  1. SellanApp

SellanApp does not only offer funding options for the programmers but also offers solutions for promotion, publishing, development, funding, design and coding of different mobile apps.


  1. Appbackr

Appbackr is another platform for mobile app developers as it focuses on a community that houses app developers as well as investors. From this platform, you cannot onlypromotefunding for your apps but also get promotional ideas.


  1. Appsplit

AppSplit is a crowdfunding program that can help you find app developers for your need. It can sell your app source code to someone else as well as raise funds for your apps.


  1. Kickstarter

Kick starter is one of the most famous platforms on the Internet which has been successfully able to help the launch of more than 65,000 projects and raise more than $250 million. It has a huge list of investors, who are always ready to invest their money on the most deserving projects.


  1. GoFundMe

This platform can help you get supporters for your project so you may raise sufficient funds for it. Apart from raising funds for your projects or apps, you can raise funds for different cause as well, take for instance the 2015 Nepal earthquake.


  1. Razoo

If you have a mobile app that is focusing on a specific cause, then this platform is for you. It has been successful at raising $100,000,000 for non-profit fundraising projects based on foundations, corporations, individuals and non-profits. You can select the category you prefer, and start receiving fund for your apps today.


  1. CrowdRise

This crowdfunding platform is great for you if your mobile app is targeted at dealing with world affairs such as religion, education, diseases, cultures, arts and animal welfare.


  1. PledgeMusic

If you need funding for an app related to music, then this is the platform for you. It can help raise publicity, funding and assistance for music related apps and projects so that you can launch your project effectively. Music apps have to struggle in securing funding, and Pledge Music can help ease their struggles effectively.


  1. Crowdfunder

This platform is more ideal for companies and businesses located within the United States. If you have an app that focuses on securities, finances, technology and writing, then this is the platform to go for. This platform is currently in Beta mode and ready to launch soon.


  1. ChipIn

Many app developers, scientists, music artists and top dissertation expertstend to prefer this particular crowdfunding platform. It allows app owners to integrate their crowdfunding projects with their social network so that the reach and chance for receiving funds increases tenfold.

Through the platforms discussed above, you can effectively find prospective sponsors who can help you raise the needed fund for your app. Happy funding!

Keity Adrian takes great pleasure in helping people with finding their passion that ultimately leads them to the right career path. Besides having an intense interest in career consulting, she also has an endless interest in crowdfunding and outsourcing.

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