Art crowdfunding platforms

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            Verkami

            Verified platform

            "Pioneers of crowdfunding in Europe, we came into being in 2010 in Mataró (Barcelona) as a result of the passion for creativity, art and knowledge of a father and two sons:...

            Fongogo

            Verified platform
            Turkey

            Fongogo, founded in 2013, is Turkey's leading crowdfunding platform active in rewards, donation and equity-based verticals. Fongogo's mission is to provide digita...

            Kanvas.ai

            Verified platform

            Kanvas.ai is an Estonian startup that provides artists, collectors, and galleries with a digital platform to trade, network and invest in art. The company offers the latest...

            The Arkbound Foundation is based upon widening accessibility and diversity within the publishing and media industries. We believe that everyone should be able to participat...

            KissKissBankBank was launched in September 2009 by Ombline le Lasseur, Adrien Aumont and Vincent Ricordeau. Their ambition? Allow you to finance your creative, associative ...

            Proarti endowment fund aims to help artists diversify their sources of funding as well as build new links with their audiences. This project at the crossroads of social inn...

            Fund it is an all-island crowdfunding website for Ireland’s creative projects, giving everyone the power to help good ideas happen. Fund it is based in Ireland, run by Busi...

            Startnext is the largest classic crowdfunding platform in German-speaking countries. Artists, creatives, inventors and social entrepreneurs have the opportunity to present ...

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            Art crowdfunding platforms operate in 13 countries and focus on Equity, Debt, Reward and Donation providing different investment opportunities for retail and accredited investors. The biggest number of Art crowdfunding platforms are in Andorra, Austria, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Portugal, Turkey, Switzerland, United Kingdom.

            The minimum investment amount varies from platform to platform and usually depends on the investment type or particular platform goals. On this listing, you will find crowdfunding platforms that offer investment opportunities starting at 1 with a maximum investment amount of 250.

            As a crowdfunding platform directory, we verify the most active crowdfunding platforms if they reach out and claim their profile. 4 crowdfunding platforms claimed their profile in this directory. They include Kanvas.ai, Fongogo, Crowdbound, Verkami and others.

            Fun fact: among all the crowdfunding platforms listed here, the oldest has been founded in 2009 and the youngest in 2022.

             

            How do Art crowdfunding platforms work?

            While more Art crowdfunding sites enter the market yearly, the basic principle behind them remains the same.

            Investors register on Art crowdfunding websites and choose a project or a campaign to invest in. Depending on the platform’s business model, whether it’s equity, P2P, or donation-based crowdfunding, investors receive either some regular returns or partial ownership of the companies.

            On the other side of the bargain, borrowers must present a compelling presentation and description of their campaign or project.

            For both sides, additional verification steps may be required to confirm their trustworthiness, credibility, and positive credit history.

            Keep in mind that as the niche keeps evolving, crowdfunding websites for Art may tailor their own registration process to improve their user experience or comply with the legislation they fall under.

             

            How to choose the best crowdfunding platform for Art?

            People naturally tend to jump onto the most popular options when looking for the best Art crowdfunding sites. Still, regardless of the platform’s reputation, be sure to research it based on the following aspects:

            • if it’s regulated;
            • if there have been any defaults or failed projects, and how they were processed;
            • if it offers buyback guarantees;
            • what fees it charges;
            • who runs the company;
            • if it has a secondary market and auto-invest feature available;
            • what general reviews are.

            This basic set of questions will help to come up with a list of Art crowdfunding platforms that match your ambitions, feel reliable, and offer just the right risk-reward ratio for you.

            On top of that, we recommend studying the platform’s terms & conditions section, and if you run into any unclear provision, don’t hesitate to reach out to the provider’s support. It’s an easy yet effective way to see how transparent the company is and how it treats its clients.

             

            How to start investing in Art projects?

            Crowdfunding platforms for Art projects offer options today for both newbies and experienced investors.

            After doing your due diligence and checking the platform’s history and trustworthiness, the next major step is to start investing. But the important part is to start small and diversify across multiple loan types.

            It’ll allow you to reduce the risks of losing all your investments and see which loan types seem more promising. We also recommend keeping up with the Art news and following investors’ blogs to educate yourself and stay in the loop with recent developments.

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