Our Mission is to facilitate a vibrant, credible and growing crowdfunding community through programs and initiatives focused on providing a unified voice which advocates on behalf of all participants in the crowdfunding environment.


  • Create, support, and enable an active, professional, and dynamically growing global crowdfunding community through advocacy, education, and appropriate oversight.
  • Unite a broad-based coalition of participants to ensure credible development of the crowdfunding industry, its methods, and practices.

Core Principles

  • Establish the highest levels of ethical industry standards.
  • Develop broad-based crowdfunding training and certification programs.
  • Create ongoing industry trade associations, symposiums and educational resources.
  • Represent the crowdfunding industry in media and government relations.


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