Crowdfunding Market Size, Share Global Analysis Report, 2022-2030
Crowdfunding Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, 2022 - 2030

Crowdfunding Market Share, Size, Trends, Industry Analysis Report, By Type (Equity-based, Debt-based, and Others); By Application; By Region; Segment Forecast, 2022-2030

  • Published Date:Dec-2022
  • Pages: 119
  • Format: PDF
  • Report ID: PM2917
  • Base Year: 2021
  • Historical Data: 2018-2020

Report Outlook

The global crowdfunding market was valued at USD 15.47 billion in 2021 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.1% during the forecast period.

The rapid growth in technological advancements and innovations in crowdfunding platforms with the help of integrating various advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, along with the growing number of crowdfunding service providers across the globe to help startup companies to raise funds from investors, are major factors driving the growth of the global market. Furthermore, several social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, & LinkedIn are gaining huge popularity from crowdfunding activities through collecting donations from investors coupled with the growing government efforts to support the product launches related to the crowdfunding platforms are expected to favor the growth.

Crowdfunding Market Size
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For instance, In November 2022, Britannia Marie Gold announced the launch of its crowdfunding initiative to help women entrepreneurs on the occasion of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day. The company has recently rolled out its new biscuit packs featuring inspirational stories of 5 women entrepreneurs, which helps them start their entrepreneurial journey and step into the next phase of growth.  

In recent years, the gaming industry has witnessed significant growth in successful fundraising campaigns through crowdfunding platforms to raise funds. The gaming sector has grown rapidly in the last few years, which is mainly accelerated by various funding campaigns launched by market players along with high technological developments such as AI tools. For instance, in November 2022, Crafting Kingdoms, launched a Gamefound Crowdfunding Campaign to develop high-quality and customizable custom board game bags and playmats for game lovers worldwide. The bags will come with a massive capacity and will be able to carry up to 7 standard-sized games into it.

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has positively impacted the growth of the crowdfunding market. The rapid emergence of the deadly virus around the world have shifted businesses, and various small-scale businesses focus to raise fund and capital to secure their ongoing projects. Moreover, donations to charities that provide support and empower people are a few other factors that propelled the market growth during the pandemic. Large market companies launched various funding programs to help others by raising funds through their community and online presence, which has contributed to the market positively.

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Industry Dynamics

Growth Drivers
The growing adoption of advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and blockchain by various crowdfunding platforms to mitigate investor concerns worldwide is the major factor projected to drive the growth of the global market over the forecast period. These platforms use AI tools to help people and businesses start their online campaigns, create innovative content, show targeted ads to the targeted audience, and detect fraud, which is driving the market forward.

Furthermore, the increasing number of social media users and rising penetration of fast internet facilities across the globe, and the emergence of these social media platforms as a free promotion method for campaigns are other factors driving the growth of the global market significantly. Companies can easily and freely endorse their ideas on social media and get funds that fuel the adoption of these fundraising solutions worldwide.

Report Segmentation

The market is primarily segmented based on type, application, and region.

By Type

By Application

By Region

  • Equity-based
  • Debt-based
  • Others
  • Food & Beverage
  • Technology
  • Media
  • Healthcare
  • Real Estate
  • Others
  • North America (U.S., Canada)
  • Europe (France, Germany, UK, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Russia)
  • Asia Pacific (Japan, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia. South Korea)
  • Latin America (Brazil, Mexico, Argentina)
  • Middle East & Africa (Saudi Arabia, UAE, Israel, South Africa)

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Debt-based segment accounted for the largest market share

The debt-based crowdfunding segment held a significant global market share in 2021 and is likely to retain its position over the projected period. The growth of the segment market can be mainly attributed to the rising demand for debt-based crowdfunding by many startup companies to raise funds over a traditional bank quickly. This crowdfunding method allows startups to get easy access to funds at a lower cost and without navigating through banks' large and complicated procedures. In addition, it provides investors better interest rates for monthly installments to fund projects, which drives the segment's growth.

Furthermore, the equity-based crowdfunding segment is expected to witness the fastest growth over the forecast period owing to its ability to raise funds from individuals in return for the equity share from the company. In addition, the equity-based crowdfunding method provides numerous types of benefits to the fundraisers, such as part ownership, investing as per their needs and convenience, and allowing them to invest in those businesses in which they are more passionate. All these factors are expected to boost the growth and adoption of the segment market in the coming years.

Food & beverage segment held the largest market share in 2021

In 2021, the food & beverage segment held a significant market share and is projected to grow considerably over the study period. An extensive rise in the number of food & beverage startup companies worldwide, coupled with the high implementation of fundraising programs, are significant factors driving the growth of the segment market worldwide. For instance, in November 2022, Nexba received nearly USD 3.9 million through a funded & ongoing equity crowd-funding & now looking to grow beyond beverages.

Moreover, the technology segment is projected to register the highest growth during the forecast period due to the rising popularity of various innovative technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and blockchain throughout the end-industry verticals. With the increase in demand for these technologies in several applications, the number of fundraising campaigns from technological companies is also likely to gain significant growth in the coming years.

North America dominated the crowdfunding market in 2021

The North American region dominated the global market in 2021 with a significant market share. The growth of the regional market is mainly driven by increasing internet penetration, the growing number of social media users, and the rapid surge in the number of startup companies in the region. Moreover, early adoption of advanced and innovative technologies and increasing efforts by the government to support crowdfunding platforms, coupled with the high focus on developing blockchain-based platforms to simplify the complete process of funding in the region, are likely to augment market growth in the near future.

Furthermore, Asia Pacific is expected to witness the fastest growth at a high CAGR throughout the forecast period. Increasing digitalization, favorable economic conditions, and easy access to internet facilities, especially in developing economies such as India, China, and Indonesia, are key factors anticipated to drive the growth of the segment market at a high rate. In addition, various crowdfunding platforms in the region, such as, ToGather.Asia, and and the rising prevalence of these crowdfunding solutions because of its high adaptability and scalability are anticipated to propel the growth of the segment market.

Competitive Insight

Some of the major players operating in the global market include Kickstarter PBC, SeedInvest Technology, RM Technologies, Fundly, Indiegogo, Crowdcube Limited, Gofundme Inc., Crowdfunder,, Jingdong Inc., Owners Circle, Alibaba Group, Patreon, Wefunder, Realcrowd, Nav technologies, Thunder Fund, and Pozible.

Recent Developments

In May 2022, Crowdcube, introduced its new equity crowd-funding solutions, in France. It started crowd-funding campaign with its “French Tech ecosystem” under the Finary funding A Series. It also aims to raise some of its Series A round through its Crowdcube community.

In May 2022, Ukraine’s president Volodymyr Zelensky announced the launch of a global crowdfunding platform to raise funds, that would be directly transferred to the national bank of the country and will help Kyiv to fight against Russia and help to rebuild the country’s infrastructure.

Crowdfunding Market Report Scope

Report Attributes


Market size value in 2022

USD 17.95 billion

Revenue forecast in 2030

USD 59.36 billion


16.1% from 2022 – 2030

Base year


Historical data

2018 – 2020

Forecast period

2022 – 2030

Quantitative units

Revenue in USD billion and CAGR from 2022 to 2030

Segments covered

By Type, By Application, By Region

Regional scope

North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America; Middle East & Africa

Key companies

Kickstarter PBC, SeedInvest Technology LLC, RM Technologies LLC, Fundly, Indiegogo Inc., Crowdcube Limited, Gofundme Inc., Crowdfunder Inc., Co. Ltd., Jingdong Inc., Owners Circle, Alibaba Group Holding Limited, Patreon, Wefunder Inc., Realcrowd Inc., Nav technologies Inc., Thunder Fund, and Pozible Pty Ltd.