• FoundedDecember 2011
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • FundingBetween $1 - $10 million
  • Sector-FocusGeneralist
  • Stage-FocusSeed, Early
  • SecuritiesEquity, Royalty-Based


Crowdfunder is a generalist equity crowdfunding platform. The company provides companies with tools & resources for raising capital from accredited investors.


CROWDFUNDx is a framework that allows anyone to organize, manage and market online pitch contests for their community, whether of geography or affinity. Winning companies can then raise capital on Crowdfunder’s platform.

International Expansion

In 2013 Crowdfunder expanded to Mexico. It plans to continue its expansion, with a focus on Latin America.

Deal Flow

Crowdfunder is a generalist platform and provides accredited investors access to deal flow across multiple industry verticals & geographies. It specializes in four categories:

  1. Film & Entertainment;
  2. Small Business;
  3. Social Enterprise; and
  4. Tech Startups.

Crowdfunder is the first equity crowdfunding platform to offer access to early-stage deal flow in Mexico.

Fee Structure

For Investors

To be determined.

For Issuers

Crowdfunder charges a monthly fee for use of its platform. It offers three tiers of service:

  1. Crowd $99 / month (advertise to friends & family)
  2. Angel $299 / month (advertise to your local community)
  3. Super Angel $999 / month (advertise to anyone globally)

Executive Team

Chance Barnett

Founder, CEO

Chance is an internet entrepreneur, investor, and advisor who has started and bootstrapped several companies from inception to millions in revenues over the last 16 years. His interest and passion for technology startups comes from both hands-on technical knowledge and high growth marketing/customer acquisition experience, as demonstrated by having built technology and grown businesses that have acquired over 40,000,000 email subscribers online.

Pepe Villatoro

CEO, Crowdfunder Mexico

CEO at Crowdfunder Mexico.


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