Can you use PayPal on Indiegogo?

Indiegogo currently accepts payments only from direct credit/debit cards, Apple Pay, and Google Pay. If you would like a payment option that is not currently supported (cash, check, PayPal etc.), we recommend getting in touch with the campaign owner directly.

Can you trust Indiegogo?

With crowdfunding, there are always risks, so Indiegogo does not guarantee that contributions will be used as promised, that campaign owners will deliver perks, or that campaigns will achieve their goals. However, if our Terms of Use are violated, we will take action on behalf of our backers to make things right.

Can you lose your money on Indiegogo?

Indiegogo is the only crowdfunding platform where you have the option to keep all your funds even when your campaign does not reach its goal.

How do I get a refund from Indiegogo?

You can process a refund for your contribution to a campaign as long as it is deemed eligible under our Refund Policy. To begin the refund process, the email address on your Indiegogo account must be verified. If you haven’t verified your email address, please do so first before beginning the refund process.

Do I need a bank account for Indiegogo?

All campaigns must have a bank account in order to receive funds.

Which is better Kickstarter or Indiegogo?

Established to provide more opportunities to backers than Kickstarter, Indiegogo is usually perceived as a less strict and more flexible platform. It is available in over 230 countries and provides more categories (28 vs Kickstarter’s 15).

How do I contact Indiegogo?

How can I contact the campaign owner?

  1. Log into your Indiegogo account (if necessary, you can set a password here.)
  2. Visit the Campaign page, and click on the ‘Ask a question’ link, located below the campaigner’s name.
  3. Type your message in the field.

Is Indiegogo real?

Indiegogo is a global crowdfunding platform that empowers people to raise funds for the things that matter to them, and in turn allows backers to help fund ideas they’d like to see come to life. Our Terms of Use ( obligates campaigners to fulfill any promised perks.

Is Indiegogo a scam?

This at least makes it a little harder for fraudsters to scam you than individuals posing as people who need help. Unlike some crowdfunding sites that allow all-or-nothing, indiegogo offers two funding types: Flexible Funding (keep what you raise) and Fixed Funding (all-or-nothing).

Can you get scammed on PayPal?

You absolutely can, and many people have fallen victim to scams on or pertaining to PayPal. PayPal email scams, claiming to be from PayPal or promising cash through PayPal, are one of the most common forms. The Craigslist PayPal scam, using fraudulent PayPal payments for goods or services through Craigslist, is also a common type of fraud.

Is the Craigslist PayPal scam a scam?

The Craigslist PayPal scam, using fraudulent PayPal payments for goods or services through Craigslist, is also a common type of fraud. While PayPal does their diligence to ensure the security of your balance and transactions, it cannot control what happens outside of PayPal.

How does indindiegogo make money?

Indiegogo makes money off of scams campaigns as well as legit campaigns because they take the 5% cut from all donations. So in theory, the more scams they allow, the more money they take in. Thereby biting the hand that feeds you.