Netherlands | Current State of Crowdfunding 2021
The Current State of Crowdfunding in the Netherlands
What is the current state of crowdfunding in the Netherlands? This year, based on the Dutch crowdfunding market performance in 2020, CrowdfundingHub has carried out the research on the analysis and the information regrouping of the crowdfunding market in the Netherlands.
The Dutch crowdfunding market has experienced a decline of 2% as compared to 2019, raising €417 million in total. In 2020, 12.764 projects were financed with an average of €32.670 raised per project. 89.6% of the collected volume was lending-based. At the same time, 88,3% of the amount raised was intended for financing companies, whereas the number of projects for companies accounts for only 13,3%.
Because of COVID-19, the number of social projects has increased by 50% since 2019, raising €23,9 million in total. 8.338 social projects were financed with an average amount of €3.000 per project. This was followed by consumer loans, which raised up to €13,4 million, financing 1 774 projects of an average €7.500 per project.
In 2020, 960 creative projects were financed with an average of €3.000, raising a total of €11,5 million. Moreover, personal projects raised €13,4 million through crowdfunding, experiencing a 24% increase as compared to previous period. Despite the increases in other sectors, companies raised less money through crowdfunding in 2020. More funds were raised for creative projects, social projects and consumer loans.
An overview on the Dutch crowdfunding market volume
Active donation-based and reward-based platforms: Voordekunst, Voorjebuurt, 1%CLUB, Doneeractie, geef.nl, WhyDonate
Other platforms: NLInvesteert, Collin Crowdfund, Geldvoorelkaar, DuurzaamInvesteren, NPEX, October (NL), SamenInGeld, Crowdrealestate, Kapitaal Op Maat, Zonnepanelendelen, Matching Capital, OnePlanetCrowd
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