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Does a crowdfunding site like kickstarter.com exist, which accepts bitcoins instead of dollars?

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For donation-based crowdfunding:

There's also:

and some day coming back:

Of course, the "equity" markets for equity-based crowdfunding:

And a forms of microlending from the crowd include:

and others.

[Update: Thanks to others answering this question as well, I've updated this list with their input as well.]

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  • Almost all of these sites are now defunct
    – toddmo
    Apr 14 '18 at 3:14
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Lighthouse is an excellent decentralised crowdfunding app by Mike Hearn (one of the Bitcoin Core / bitcoinj devs).

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Another option, buy/issue shares or bonds: Cryptostocks.com

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http://www.bitcoinstarter.com hasn't launched yet, but it does have a webpage where you can submit your email address to be notified when it does launch.

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    Hi jjwatts! When possible please include more information than just a link. In this case the fact that the site hasn't launched yet should definitely be included in the answer.
    – D.H.
    Aug 11 '12 at 11:24
  • The url is dead
    – toddmo
    Apr 14 '18 at 3:16
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nestorbooster is a crowdfunding site for board games. They accept Bitcoin payments.

http://www.nestorbooster.com

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BTC Jam www.btcjam.com

They do quite a bit to verify the users, including using the Web of trust set up for bitcoin-otc.

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  • They are shutting down. Don't accept any new users.
    – toddmo
    Apr 14 '18 at 3:16
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I built https://fundhub.org/ for crowdfunding software, no fees :)

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  • I think it's dead now
    – toddmo
    Apr 14 '18 at 3:17
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We received a lot of requests for this, so we built a Bitcoin extension for IgnitionDeck: http://ignitiondeck.com/id/bitcoin-crowdfunding/

This way, you can use Bitcoin to crowdfund on WordPress.

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The free open-source BTCPay Server allows creating crowdfunding apps.

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