KickStarter vs Indiegogo vs Rockethub

by crowdsunite

January 29, 2014

The three largest reward crowdfunding sites in the US are KickStarter(), Indiegogo(), and Rockethub(). Using the new Rating API that we recently released we can compare the ratings for each category.

Customer Support

Kickstarter:
Indiegogo:
Rockethub:

Rockethub dominates the ‘Customer Support’ category with 9.3 out of 10. This is most likely due to the smaller size of projects that are run on Rockethub allowing the company to get more involved with each project.

Funding From Strangers

KickStarter:
Indiegogo:
Rockethub:

As you might expect, KickStarter is the top of the ‘Funding From Strangers’. KickStarter has a great community of funders that keep going back to fund projects on the site. This causes KickStarter to have the higher success rates and higher amounts raised on average per project.

Ease of Use

KickStarter:
Indiegogo:
Rockethub:

Rockethub is number one in ‘Ease of Use’ with KickStarter not far behind.

Overall

Kickstarter:
Indiegogo:
Rockethub:

Overall KickStarter and Rockethub have almost identical ratings. With KickStarter dominates on ‘Funding from Strangers’ while Rockethub has a small lead on ‘Customer Support’ and ‘Ease of Use’. Indiegogo is in the last place for every single category of the ratings.