Frequently Asked Questions

We have received hundreds of crowdfunding questions since launching!

See below some of the most frequently asked questions and some tips and tricks for succeeding in crowdfunding!

General Questions

How does OzCrowd work?

Why use OzCrowd?

So all I have to do is create my campaign and I'll raise $1,000,000?

All or Nothing or Flexible?

How do I withdraw my funds?

How long does it take to withdraw my funds?

Can people in other countries donate to my campaign?

Can people donate from their phones/tablets?

How can I share my campaign?

Do you offer PayPal?

How do I protect or stop people from stealing my idea?

Personal Campaigns

Does my campaign have to relate to a Project?

Do I have to be a non-profit to use this?

What can I raise money for?

Business Campaigns

Where do I start?

What can I raise money for?

Why would people contribute to my business?

Can I offer to repay my backers or offer shares in my Company?

Creating a Campaign

How long can I run my campaign for?

What should I do before starting my campaign?

All or Nothing or Flexible?

What information should I include?

Does OzCrowd review campaigns before launch?

Can I edit my campaign after it launches?

Promoting a Campaign

How do I promote my campaign?

Cost Questions

This sounds great! But how much is it going to cost me?

Security Questions

Are my details and funds safe?