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What is LaLaCrowd

LaLaCrowd is a funding platform for creative projects. Everything from films, games, and music to art, design, and technology. LaLaCrowd is full of ambitious, innovative, and imaginative projects that are brought to life through the direct support of people like you.

What are the basics?

A project is a finite work with a clear goal that you’d like to bring to life. Think albums, books, or films.

The funding goal is the amount of money that a creator needs to complete their project.

Funding on LaLaCrowd is all-or-nothing. No one will be charged for a pledge towards a project unless it reaches its funding goal. This way, creators always have the budget they scoped out before moving forward.

A creator is the person or team behind the project idea, working to bring it to life.

Backers are folks who pledge money to join creators in bringing projects to life.

Rewards are a creator's chance to share a piece of their project with their backer community. Typically, these are one-of-a-kind experiences, limited editions, or copies of the creative work being produced.

How does it work?

Thousands of projects are funding on LaLaCrowd at any given moment. Each project is independently created and crafted by the person behind it. The filmmakers, musicians, artists, and designers you see on LaLaCrowd have complete control and responsibility over their projects. They spend weeks building their project pages, shooting their videos, and brainstorming what rewards to offer backers. When they feel ready, a creator can launch their project on the site and share it with their community.

Every project creator sets their project's funding goal and deadline. If people like the project, they can pledge money to make it happen. If the project succeeds in reaching its funding goal, all backers' credit cards are charged when time expires. If the project falls short, no one is charged. Funding on LaLaCrowd is all-or-nothing.

Backing a project

How can I find interesting projects to back?

There are a bunch of ways to find cool projects:

The LaLaCrowd Newsletter: Once a week we send an email with three great, hand-picked projects.

Your friends: Connect your Facebook account to LaLaCrowd to follow your friends and check out the projects they're backing.

Advanced Search: Want to find out about illustration projects near you? Or maybe bacon-themed projects? Use the advanced search feature to explore projects that interest you. Want to know how advanced search works? Learn more here.

Staff Picks: The Staff Picks section collects standout projects selected by the LaLaCrowd team.

The Internet: LaLaCrowd projects are often big news on social media and in the press. This is how many projects are discovered.

How do I pledge?

To pledge to a project, first make sure that you're logged in to your LaLaCrowd account.
Then, just click the green “Pledge” button on any project page.
Managing your pledge

Where can I keep track of my pledges?

You can goto account area ,and check Projects backed by me.

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