Crowdfunding Day is an annual celebration observed on March 14th. Every year various organizations raise funds for different issues and causes. Whereas it is widely prevalent in society and is a trendy way to raise money for any business using the internet. It is very much useful for those who are looking forward to getting funding, building a strong customer base, validating the new products, and those waiting for their products to be pre-ordered. The day celebrates this practice of funding for-profit entrepreneurial ventures.
“I think that crowdfunding has become such a powerful tool to tell stories that might not find financing otherwise – like a dark comedy about infidelity, for example!” – Kit Williamson
History of Crowdfunding Day
Crowdfunding Day has been in celebration since the year 2017. There isn’t any mention of the creator of the organization that has come up with such a celebration idea. However, crowdfunding has a long history with several roots, and it dates back hundreds of years. It is the process of the practice with which raising many small amounts of money are raised by a large number of people, via the Internet. It has been used to fund a project or ventures like medical expenses, artistic and creative projects, travel, and community-oriented social entrepreneurship projects.
Crowdfunding is a form of crowdsourcing and is an alternative financial solution. It was estimated that the worldwide campaign had received over US$34 billion in 2015. Modern crowdfunding was recorded by the French philosopher and sociologist Auguste Comte. On 14 March 1850, the “Première Circulaire Annuelle adressée par l’auteur du Système de Philosophie Positive” was published, and several of these notes, blank and with sums have survived.This is the reason for The day to be celebrated on March 14th.
Other Celebrations on March 14
March 14 is also celebrated as
- National Potato Chip Day
- National Learn About Butterflies Day
- International Ask a Question Day
- National Pi Day
- Legal Assistance Day
- Science Education Day
- National Organize Your Home Office Day
How to Celebrate Crowdfunding Day
Celebrating Crowdfunding Day is quite simple. You can launch your own personal crowdfunding project to raise funds. Others can make a valuable donation or contribution to someone else’s campaign. It is the perfect time to work on promoting your favorite campaign through social media outlets. Join with other communities to celebrate the Day in the best way possible. Encourage people around you to start a crowdfunding campaign by making them understand the advantage of it. Share and promote the campaigns through social media using the hashtag #CrowdfundingDay.
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