KickstarterIndiegogo seems to always play second fiddle to Kickstarter, despite the fact that it was on the crowdfund scene first, and now someone’s done the math to figure out exactly how the two compare. Freelancers working in the crowdfunding space Jonathan Lau and Edward Junprung scraped Indiegogo’s website to derive comparable numbers to those Kickstarter makes available free on its own website via its stats page, and the results are eye-opening. Kickstarter has had over 110,000 campaigns run on its site according to its own data, while the scrape run by Lau and Junprung found about 44,000 campaigns total on Indiegogo. That number contrasts with the reported 142,301 that appears to be the last publicly available figure regarding total campaigns on Indiegogo, but the discrepancy is likely explained by the fact that Indiegogo delists campaigns that are unsuccessful and that raise fewer than $500.

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