Ever wonder which types of projects thrive on crowdfunding platforms? Although there is no formula for a successful product, there are clear trends in the crowdfunding sphere. Here are the 5 most common types of crowdfunding projects.


5. Travel Accessories

Soulitude Sleep Mask Kickstarter

Traveling in 2018? You’ll probably see a lot of Soulitude Hybrid Sleep Masks.

Travel accessories thrive on crowdfunding sites, especially if the product simplifies or organizes the often hectic travel experience.

4. Household Items

Gravity Blanket Kickstarter

The Gravity Weighted Blanket put its competition to sleep with its 2017 Kickstarter campaign, raising nearly $5 million.

It may seem like an industry that doesn’t need much innovation, but you’ll find tons of household items being crowdfunded. Towels, bed sheets, light switches, even kitchen gadgets – you can find them all on your favorite crowdfunding platform.

3. Technology

Pixmax 8K VR Headset

The Pimax 8K VR Headset raised over $4 million during their 2017 Kickstarter campaign.

Looking for the latest tech gadget? New technology seems to always thrive on crowdfunding platforms. You’ll see technology products on Kickstarter and Indiegogo that you literally can’t get anywhere else.

2. Outdoor Gear

TreePod Kickstarter Image

TreePod’s hanging retreat attracted 1,300+ Kickstarter backers.

Need new gear for your next outdoor adventure? Check out Kickstarter or Indiegogo. Outdoor enthusiasts often use crowdfunding to help turn their brain child from idea to reality. Happy hiking!

1. Watches

ZeTime Watch Kickstarter

ZeTime raised over $5 million, and was Kickstarter’s most funded campaign in 2017.

Smart watches, classic watches, fitness tracking watches – oh my! You name a watch type, and crowdfunding has it. Watch campaigns are all the rage on crowdfunding platforms and don’t show any signs of slowing down.

Check out the 10 most funded Kickstarter projects of 2017.

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