2,524 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites
Crowdsourcing.org's recent report on the state of the nascent crowdfunding industry has been around the world and back many times in the past several weeks, making appearances in media stories all over the place.
In case you missed it, or haven't had the time to parse all the rich data in the report, we pulled out a few of the key graphics to give you a quick taste. Let's start with a look at the total number of crowdfunding platforms (CFPs) worldwide.
And here's a look at the growth in crowdfunding platforms in recent years:
And here's the amount of money raised by CFPs, including an estimate for 2012: