Kickstarter and Indiegogo, two of the most popular donation-based crowdfunding sites in the country, give creative people the opportunity to fund their projects via online donations or pre-purchasing of products or experiences. Every few weeks, The Report on Small Business will provide a snapshot of the top 10 Canadian entrepreneurial crowdfunding campaigns of the moment. The figures are accurate as of Feb. 4, 2014.
Fund for Officer Vincent and Corporal Cirillo
A fund for the Canadian victims of terrorism
This campaign is raising money for the families of the victims of terrorism in Canada, Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo.
Reached on Indiegogo (ended): $103,760
Impressions Playing Cards
Experience the touch and feel of the artwork on a deck of cards, produced using state of the art virko raised gloss effect technology. Make Playing Cards is a Vancouver-based company.
Reached on Kickstarter (ended): $81,591
VSSL Outdoor Utility Tools
FuelWear: The first smart heated base layer
The Space Between feature film
Amy Jo Johnson's debut feature film about a proud new daddy who finds out his child is not his own.
Reached on Indiegogo: $73,530 (ends Nov. 23)