Best crowdfunding sites for Apps

Complete list of crowdfunding sites for app developers


Feb 28, 2014 by Francis Bea

Let’s face it. Not every developer has worked at Google or has just walked out of a multi-million dollar acquisition deal for a mobile game app. Most of the developers among us, at least those that haven’t been spotlighted in TechCrunch or TheNextWeb (yet), are just your average John or Jane Doe with their average day job income. They probably don’t have hundreds of thousands of dollars saved to build a business around a mobile app.

appstoriFortunately with the advent of the Internet and the followed ingenuity of Kickstarter, crowdfunding clones have sprung up like daisies in Spring – some of which are geared for app developers. As for the challenge of finding a community that would invest in mobile apps? AppFlood has you covered.

appsplitWe’ve compiled a full list of crowdfunding sites for app developers, so you can concentrate on your pitch and not the mundane research.

AppStori has been around since 2012. While Kickstarter vibrates throughout AppStori’s bones, AppStori takes the Kickstarter model one step further. Not only does AppStori sources funds from eager contributors for developers in exchange for swag like t-shirts, but more importantly AppStori has partnered with monetization and hosting services providers, in a bid to to extend a helping hand beyond just funding.

Campaign Types: All-or-nothing

appsfunderPlatform Fees: 7% of total pledge

Having pivoted from a marketplace for buying and selling app source code, AppSplit is now a developer’s Pandora’s box if what you’re worried most is whether you’re to pull resources to get your app off the ground on your own. AppSplit isn’t just a crowdfunding platform for aspiring app developers. The site provides flexible funding options for developers – whether you’re looking to outright sell off your app, or even sell an equity stake in your company. Where AppSplit is unique is a feature that connects developers to intrigued freelancers that might be looking to help you make your product come to life for their freelance rate.

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