The most recent report from AlliedCrowds states that crowdfunding in the developing world is poised for an “explosive growth period”.
AlliedCrowds focuses only on markets that are lower or middle income, as defined by the World Bank. AlliedCrowds researches all variants including debt, equity, rewards and donations. According to their forecast the annual run rate is set to hit approximately $275 million with lending being the most dominant sector. Disaster Recovery and Women & Girls are the two top segments.
The annual growth rate was pegged at 135% year over year annual growth. While debt and donations top their list AlliedCrowds believes that equity and rewards sites will “drive growth in the future”.
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