General FAQs  

What is Krowding?

Krowding is a social fundraising website that connects people all around the world to help one another. This platform is designed to bring people together and establish a wider community. Krowding believes that ‘Together we can do great things and change our societies, our countries and the world’. Making the world a better place requires the help of everyone, so the global capabilities of a site like this can really help to join everyone together to make a significant difference in the world.

How does it work?

Krowding is easy and it is a great way of raising money online for things that matter to you the most. You can give your fundraising a personal touch and share it with the friends, family and the world. This will maximize your chances to get the funds that you need for your specific cause.

What is Crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project by collecting funds from a large number of people and this can be done for a charity, person or cause that matters most to you. In short, crowdfunding is essentially an online fundraising. This may be a recent concept but it is one that has helped raise billions across the globe for people in need or their causes. These are numbers that show just how effective this type of fundraising can be. Now imagine the ability to reach people across the globe with your crowdfunding campaign.

Benefits of Crowdfunding?

There are many benefits of Crowdfunding and the most important one is to help one another. It is an effort by a pool of people to come together and support each other. You can fundraise for a charity that is close to your heart, even a person or an emergency that has happened. You can crowdfund for Education, medical, Women, Children.

Why is there a fee to use the site?

While it is free to create and share your online fundraising campaign, However Mydsiaporasfund will deduct a fee of 5%. This fee is to maintain the site and allow the site to run so that Krowding can facilitate a platform so you can crowdfund a just cause. The fact is that Krowding wants to make this type of service for our clients and to grow to make our services accessible to more people.

Who can use Krowding?

Krowding is for everyone. Krowding is place to support all ideas and challenge ourselves to do great things in the community and in the world. The global community is welcome to work together to help others across the globe in their time of need. This is something that can strengthen the global community as they can unite to help a specific cause.

What can I raise funds for?

You can use Krowding to raise money for yourself, a friend, a family member or during an important moment. You can raise funds for a medical expense, education costs or charities that are dear to you. Krowding is there for whatever important cause that needs the help.

How much can I Raise on Krowding?

Crowdfunding works best with projects that have specific goals. So first set a goal and connect with your audience as this will allow you to be successful in raising the funds you need for you cause.

What kind of payments can my project accept?

All projects on Krowding are setup to be able to receive funds in the form of credit card payments via Stripe.

Are my funds secure on Krowding?

Yes, all pledges are secure on Krowding. All our pledges are processed by Stripe. Stripe is one of the most trusted partners in crowdfunding and it is highly secure. This is one of the reasons why we have chosen to partner with Stripe.

Do I need to sign up to make a campaign?

Yes, At Krowding we require that all our fundraisers sign up. By doing this you will be able to add validity to your campaign.

Also, as a Campaign creator you will need a Stripe account. backers won’t need a Stripe account but will need a valid payment details.

When should I start my campaign?

It is best that you start your campaign as soon as you have created it. You should first and foremost reach out to your close community. These people can be personal contacts, social media networks or any other forum where you are communicating and engaging with people regularly.

Stripe: Countries where stripe is available

Projects on Krowding uses a stripe account. Stripe is a reliable payment processing service. Stripe is available in these countries. We have listed them below.

Austria, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

However, we advise countries where stripe is unavailable to partner with an individual or an organization from one of these countries so they can collect the funds for you. By doing this it will make the process easier and quicker.