Your intention is to launch a project yourself? Fund it through the crowd! wemakeit, a platform sporting one of the highest success rates worldwide, is the exact right place for this. We know how to do crowdfunding – and we will tell you, too.

  • EUR 63.7 mTotal amount of backings
  • 61%Success rate

How you benefit from wemakeit

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Network

Community

wemakeit is the right place to strengthen your network and to convince our community to root for you – we keep our 150,000 newsletter subscribers in the loop about exciting projects and they soon will be among your fans, too.

Partnerships

Benefit from our cooperations with companies, foundations and media partners who will support and back your project financially.

Multilingual

Start your wemakeit campaign in up to four languages (en/de/fr/it) – in Swiss francs or in Euro – this allows you to reach an international audience.

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Feedback

Consulting

Word of honor: We remain at your side for the entire duration of your campaign, providing you with online feedback and tips. For personalized coaching, individual communication strategies and in order to promote your project, we offer our wemakeit packages.

In good company

Success is contagious: Almost 70% of all crowdfunding campaigns on wemakeit come to a successful close; more than on any other platform. Yours could be the next one.

Open-door policy

Our help center is included in our service fee. Whenever you or your backers have a question – we are available 24/7.

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Finances

You may trust us

We are the only platform to debit financial contributions immediately. This guarantees that you will get all of the funds collected and the amount of your funding goal will not be diminished by declined credit card payments. We will pay out to you the funds you collect quickly and reliably within 10 days.

Transparent Costs

If your project concludes successfully, we deduct 6.0% in service and 4.0% in payment fees of the total amount. Not more and not less. If you shouldn’t make it, you will not incur any costs at all.

Market Testing & Pre-sale

Your wemakeit campaign will tell you whether people care about your idea and at the same time you can carry out a pre-sale of your product free of risk. You will be able to connect with customers ready to spend it and roll out your product with necessary funds safely secured.

Our success stories

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Agriculture

Are you in need of a new machine for your farm? Or are you dedicated through and through to developing a new cheese specialty or cultivating a different kind of tomato? Here you will find the people to buy it from you!

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Roman Hartmann

Farmy Pop-up Restaurant

CHF 36’830 funded

«Thanks to our crowdfunding campaign, were were able to cause a stir and raise awareness of our brand, particularly in the Zurich scene. This resulted in an increased sales volume and plenty of new customers.»

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Agriculture

Britos-Granja La Orientala

Sustain an Organic farm in Uruguay. A project to do more and better. To demonstrate that – thanks to your support – an alternative production system is feasible, appreciated and livable.
by Britos, Montevideo and Lugano
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120% funded
CHF 19’200 pledged
131 backers
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Agriculture

Agrikultur in Lavin

Mein Projekt hat die Agrikultur zum Inhalt. Ich möchte den Bauernhof kaufen, den ich nun seit rund 8 Jahren als Pächter bewirtschafte. Der Hof ist mein Leben und das meiner Familie.
by berglandwirth, Lavin
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115% funded
CHF 57’795 pledged
265 backers
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Agriculture, architecture, and Environment

Bau mit uns ein Tiny House!

Self-sufficency while living in a tiny house – we want to build the first mobile tiny house in the Südburgenland! We will offer workshops on how to run a farm like Sepp Holzer would.
by WildnisKulturHof, backofficeandmore, and Judith Anger, Jennersdorf
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125% funded
EUR 7’533 pledged
60 backers

Animals

Are you committed to animal welfare, do your chickens need a new coop or do you offer horse therapy? Start your project and show your love for animals!

Architecture

Are you designing an urban development project, the renovation of your venue or the publication of an architecture guide? We will help you turn yourself into a builder and find the partners you need for it.

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Andreas Erbe

Innovation Space in Basel

CHF 66’303 funded

«Not least of all thanks to our wemakeit campaign, a community of investors, managers, cultural professionals and startups formed here at the launchlabs that would never have met otherwise.»

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Publishing and Architecture

Metropolis East

The architecture of expressionism – the style of the Golden Twenties – documented for the first time through all of the surviving buildings in Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.
by Christoph Rauhut / Niels Lehmann, Zürich and Berlin
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143% funded
EUR 7’199 pledged
162 backers
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Photography, Publishing, and Architecture

Defining Criteria

A book of interviews and images by some of the most prominent young architects, photographers, artists and filmmakers gravitating around the world of architecture, edited by Quart Verlag.
by Marina Montresor, Stephan Lando, Geneva, Zürich, and Tokyo
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151% funded
CHF 11’381 pledged
166 backers
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Publishing, Design, and Architecture

Book «Designing TWA»

The TWA Terminal is one of the best-known buildings of our time. The lack of a book on the icon of the 1960s is all the more surprising. «Designing TWA» shall fill this gap.
by Kornel Ringli, New York and Zurich
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228% funded
CHF 20’778 pledged
144 backers

Art

You need to expand your palette of tools, you want to stage an exhibition or sell a limited edition? By presenting your oeuvre on wemakeit, it will find an art-loving audience.

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Exhibition, Comics, and Art

The Maître Original

Lausanne-based artist Nicolas Bamert and graphic designer Roxane Renard are tremendously happy to celebrate with you the release of their comic book, 10 years after the creation of the Original world.
by originalartiste, Lausanne
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108% funded
CHF 17’280 pledged
85 backers
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Performing arts and Art

Figura Magica

Wir werden mit unserer pferdegezogenen Wanderbühne - der Figura Magica - das Waldviertel bereisen, um die Menschen mit einer Melange aus Schauspiel, Figurentheater, Musik und Varieté zu verzaubern!
by figuramagica, Waldviertel
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100% funded
EUR 6’009 pledged
59 backers
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Startup, Design, and Art

Damien Hirst for Sale

A Hirst belongs in every art collector's bathroom. Now available as a design object for the masses. 100% handmade in China, cheaper & more durable than any other Hirst you can find on the art market.
by Jeremie Jean-Ferdinand Maret, Shanghai, Zürich, and Basel
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101% funded
EUR 42’420 pledged
106 backers

Comics

Bang! Boom! Ouch! Whichever super powers your heroes may boast of – share your comic books! We help you find collectors for it.

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Marc Locatelli

Comics Tour de Suisse

CHF 56’130 funded

«We met many wonderful people thanks to the wemakeit campaign, were invited to show our projects on various occasions and the media got wind of us, too.»

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Exhibition, Comics, and Art

The Maître Original

Lausanne-based artist Nicolas Bamert and graphic designer Roxane Renard are tremendously happy to celebrate with you the release of their comic book, 10 years after the creation of the Original world.
by originalartiste, Lausanne
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108% funded
CHF 17’280 pledged
85 backers
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Journalism and Comics

La Torche 2.0

Création d’un nouveau média satirique numérique sous forme d’application smartphone. Dès qu’un journaliste ou un dessinateur de presse a terminé son travail, il l’envoie instantanément aux abonnés.
by Luc Schindelholz, Porrentruy
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110% funded
CHF 38’552 pledged
318 backers
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Publishing and Comics

LDH - Liga deutscher Helden

Superhelden in Deutschland!
Es ist Zeit für eine eigene deutsche Superheldencomicserie nach amerikanischem Muster. Keine Parodie, keine Neuinterpretation... just the real thing!
by Harald Havas, Jan Dinter, and Michael Hafner, Berlin, Munich, and Stuttgart
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140% funded
EUR 10’500 pledged
205 backers

Community

You want to do good for society, either through a humanitarian or a neighborhood initiative? Tell us all about it! Your first allies are waiting to join your ranks!

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Aline Langenegger

Die fehlende Lunge

CHF 34’892 funded

«With a crowdfunding campaign with wemakeit, promoting one’s project idea and finding backers is a waltz. It’s clear, it’s easy... and it works!»

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Community, Sport, and Technology

bikeable.ch

Bikeable.ch is an online-platform for cyclists. It allows them to show the worst spots in the city and propose solutions at the same time. It’s a democratic planning tool and makes polticial pressure.
by bikeable.ch, Zürich
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105% funded
CHF 10’582 pledged
137 backers
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Community, Kids / Youth, and Education

THES – Raum für Bildung

Wir schaffen einen Raum, wo wir Bildung gemeinsam gestalten.
by RaumBildung, Bern
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108% funded
CHF 21’747 pledged
79 backers
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Community and Education

Sommerwoche für Flüchtlinge

Partizipative Sommerwoche für Sans Papiers und Flüchtlinge in Zürich. Ziel der Woche ist es, durch gemeineinsame Erlebnisse die deutsche Sprache zu vermitteln und einen Kulturaustausch zu ermöglichen.
by Sommerwoche für Flüchtlinge, Zürich
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101% funded
CHF 3’560 pledged
19 backers

Dance

You're pirouetting, step dancing, into hip hop or tango. In any case, on wemakeit, you dictate the rhythm; finding students as well as an audience.

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Community, Performing arts, and Dance

The Braswell Arts Center

Offering free social programs for young artists and free performances for the public. Creating a space for professional innovation for all artists and building a stronger public relationship with art.
by Armando, Basel
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119% funded
CHF 35’725 pledged
137 backers
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Performing arts, art, and Dance

H107 – Lieu pour la création

Projet H107 – Un lieu pour la création en danse contemporaine ouvert aux résidences, archivages et accompagnements artistiques, favorisant la rencontre entre artistes, jeunes danseurs et grand public.
by Projet H107, Geneva
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142% funded
CHF 7’110 pledged
85 backers

Design

You designed a ground-breaking new product and now you want to manufacture its first edition? Or are you interested in marketing your own label? Fill new fans with enthusiasm!

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KAWOOM

Kawoom

CHF 26’350 funded

«Had the production costs not been funded in advance, the risk of producing 6000 party bombs would have been too great for us. This way we knew for sure that there are people who want to buy KAWOOM – and were able to pay the first major bill directly.»

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Startup, Design, and Art

Damien Hirst for Sale

A Hirst belongs in every art collector's bathroom. Now available as a design object for the masses. 100% handmade in China, cheaper & more durable than any other Hirst you can find on the art market.
by Jeremie Jean-Ferdinand Maret, Shanghai, Zürich, and Basel
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101% funded
EUR 42’420 pledged
106 backers
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Food, Design, and Technology

FreezyBoy

Say goodbye to odors and fruit flies! FreezyBoy is the solution to the compost problem: It simply freezes your kitchen waste for finally more convenience. Order yours now and take advantage of our special offer!
by FreezyBoy, Lucerne
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357% funded
CHF 310’765 pledged
116 backers
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Fashion, Design, and Kids / Youth

Salut Kidswear

At Salut Kidswear we want to encourage and be inspired by kids’ creativity to carefully design our clothing with sustainable fabrics to preserve nature for future generations.
by Anne Lutz, Zürich and Amden
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105% funded
CHF 16’833 pledged
124 backers

Education

Your cause is all about learning and passing on knowledge – for old and young, in schools and in daily life. Here you can share your wisdom and find backers who will support your project.

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Community, Kids / Youth, and Education

THES – Raum für Bildung

Wir schaffen einen Raum, wo wir Bildung gemeinsam gestalten.
by RaumBildung, Bern
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108% funded
CHF 21’747 pledged
79 backers
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Science, Technology, and Education

Fablab Onl'Fait

Onl’Fait is an open educational technological maker space, where everybody - artisans, children, artists, curious - is welcome to learn, make, share, fix, create, discuss, teach, fail and tinker.
by Onl’Fait, Cristina Olivotto, Sébastien Mischler, and Mathieu Jacquesson, Geneva
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242% funded
CHF 24’256 pledged
79 backers
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Community, Technology, and Education

Powercoders

With your support we are going to launch a coding academy for refugees in Bern. If possible we will open the school mid January and in April our first 10 to 20 students will start their internships.
by Christian Hirsig, Bern
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117% funded
CHF 23’475 pledged
163 backers

Environment

You have a trailblazing idea, tomorrow's world needs you: be it a zero waste store, a film about best practices or sustainable clothing – meet your backers here.

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WildnisKulturHof

Bau mit uns ein Tiny House!

EUR 7’533 funded

«Our wemakeit campaign was simply perfect: We found many new fans for our project «WildnisKultur» and this wonderful feeling of being very close to our crowd stayed with us until today.»

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Fashion, Fair Trade, and Environment

easygoinc. Clothing

Nach gut 2 Jahren wollen wir uns auch im Bereich Kleidung weiterentwickeln. Mit deiner Hilfe realisieren wir unsere erste 100% faire, nachhaltige und zeitlose Kleidungslinie.
by easygoinc., Linz, Bern, and Munich
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238% funded
EUR 11’935 pledged
153 backers
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Food, Startup, and Environment

Basel goes Unverpackt!

Basel braucht einen Unverpackt-Laden! In der Abfüllerei Basel könnt ihr Lebensmittel und andere Haushaltsprodukte ohne anfallenden Verpackungsmüll kaufen. Einfach. Unverpackt. Nachhaltig. Macht mit!
by Abfüllerei-Basel/Liestal, Basel
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105% funded
CHF 40’196 pledged
448 backers
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Startup, Design, and Environment

The Fine Art of Composting

Nie mehr organische Abfälle in deinem Kehrrichtsack. Unser ureigenst entwickelter WORMUP-Komposter, aus natürlichen Materialien zum recyceln bei dir Zuhause. Mit deiner Hilfe geht’s in die Produktion.
by Team WORMUP, Zürich
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250% funded
CHF 80’071 pledged
362 backers

Exhibition

Your aim is to present your paintings, send a traveling exhibition on tour or set up a biennial? Your very first visitors are waiting already!

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Matthias Taugwalder

The search for truth

CHF 17’902 funded

«For photography and book projects, wemakeit is exactly the right place. I managed to do the exhibition catalogue, which turned out to be a truly unique contemporary document. »

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Exhibition, Comics, and Art

The Maître Original

Lausanne-based artist Nicolas Bamert and graphic designer Roxane Renard are tremendously happy to celebrate with you the release of their comic book, 10 years after the creation of the Original world.
by originalartiste, Lausanne
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108% funded
CHF 17’280 pledged
85 backers
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Exhibition and Photography

Genève sur toute la ligne

Une exposition de photographies grand format, réalisées dans 20 lieux de Genève (emblématiques, décalés, ordinaires) qui ont pour seul point commun de se situer sur le tracé d’une même ligne droite.
by La Compagnie Kokodyniack, Geneva
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105% funded
CHF 7’350 pledged
37 backers
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Exhibition, Photography, and Publishing

Exposition photo et livre

40 participants racontent le baiser le plus inoubliable de leur vie pendant que je les photographie. Le but étant de saisir les expressions générées par les émotions liées à ce souvenir intarissable.
by Gaëlle Schwimmer, Soyhières
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110% funded
CHF 3’319 pledged
53 backers

Fair Trade

Your plan is to take exotic fruit and other delicacies from producers to consumers? This will open up new possibilities for you and let you connect with conscious buyers.

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Crowd Container

Crowd Container #2

CHF 65’185 funded

«Without wemakeit we probably would not have managed coordinating the collective order of 500 customers. In the end, it all worked out so smoothly we launched a second order shortly after.»

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Fashion, Fair Trade, and Environment

easygoinc. Clothing

Nach gut 2 Jahren wollen wir uns auch im Bereich Kleidung weiterentwickeln. Mit deiner Hilfe realisieren wir unsere erste 100% faire, nachhaltige und zeitlose Kleidungslinie.
by easygoinc., Linz, Bern, and Munich
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238% funded
EUR 11’935 pledged
153 backers
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Food, Startup, and Fair Trade

COLD BREW à la Suisse

Bring Cold Brew to Switzerland! Black cold coffee sounds awful? Wrong! It is smooth, has a caramel like taste and is even better for your stomach. Drink it, mix it and become a Cold Brew pioneer!
by Direct Coffee, Zürich, Geneva, and Basel
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108% funded
CHF 8’715 pledged
105 backers
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Fashion, Startup, and Fair Trade

Kari Kari goes green

Kari Kari cares about the future of our planet. Therefore we look forward to offering you a selection that is not only fashionable but also produced in a sustainable way. We love Slow Fashion!
by Kari Kari, Zürich
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106% funded
CHF 26’671 pledged
72 backers

Fashion

Be it a fair clothing line, exquisite hats, funny socks or high fashion – with a tailor-made wemakeit campaign you will connect with new clients.

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Social Fabric

Social Fabric «We Aspire»

CHF 29’333 funded

«The wemakeit campaign allowed us to find out whether Switzerland was up for supporting a new model of integrating refugees. The answer was yes!»

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Fashion and Design

V e l t – Damenkollektion

Endlich wagen wir den Schritt: Mit unserem eigenen Label produzieren wir nun auch Damenschuhe! Dazu benötigen wir neue Werkzeuge und Materialien.
by Velt, Zürich and Berlin
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105% funded
CHF 18’975 pledged
145 backers
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Fashion, Design, and Kids / Youth

Salut Kidswear

At Salut Kidswear we want to encourage and be inspired by kids’ creativity to carefully design our clothing with sustainable fabrics to preserve nature for future generations.
by Anne Lutz, Zürich and Amden
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105% funded
CHF 16’833 pledged
124 backers
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Fashion, Design, and Community

Raum für textiles Schaffen

Du trägst es – jeden Tag. Deine Kleider. Hast du auch schon davon geträumt, deine Kleider selber zu designen und nähen? Ab Januar 2017 ist das bei uns im textilwerk Winterthur möglich.
by textilwerk, Winterthur
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133% funded
CHF 13’340 pledged
112 backers

Festival

You want to get a festival started? No matter what you're still missing – a food truck, the dancing floor, a screen or the main act – you are sure to gather visitors with a wemakeit campaign.

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Music and Festival

Assurance Pluie Buskers (NE)

Créons un fonds de soutien pour la survie du Buskers Festival en cas de pluie ! Depuis 1990, ce festival gratuit invite des musicien-ne-s de rue du monde entier pour le plus grand plaisir du public !
by Les Amis du Buskers Festival de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel
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140% funded
CHF 14’070 pledged
103 backers
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Film, Community, and Festival

this human world

this human world – International Human Rights Film Festival needs your support for the 9th edition, which takes place in between Dec 1st and Dec 11 in Vienna, Austria.
by this human world, Vienna
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104% funded
EUR 28’546 pledged
250 backers
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Music and Festival

Waves Vienna Musik-Festival

Waves Vienna Festival bringt 100 Acts aus der ganzen Welt nach Wien und hosted eine Konferenz für die Musikszene. Damit das Festival im Herbst über die Bühne gehen kann, brauchen wir dich als Sponsor!
by Waves Festival, Vienna
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100% funded
EUR 18’020 pledged
64 backers

Film

You have an idea for a movie or the finished script at hand already for that all-time classic? Let us see your first trailer and very soon the film will start in front of your new audience!

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Mélanie Pitteloud

Mon père, ce fumiste

CHF 13’785 funded

«I got a lot of positive feedback through the wemakeit campaign and that really motivated me to revive my film that had been slumbering away in the dark, and work on it again.»

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Film, Community, and Festival

this human world

this human world – International Human Rights Film Festival needs your support for the 9th edition, which takes place in between Dec 1st and Dec 11 in Vienna, Austria.
by this human world, Vienna
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104% funded
EUR 28’546 pledged
250 backers
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Film

Flaschenpost Filmprojekt

Bei «Flaschenpost» handelt es sich um ein Kurzfilmprojekt, in dem es um einen Pharmakonzern geht, welcher einen «Jungbrunnen» auf den Markt bringt, aber die verheerenden Nebenwirkungen verschweigt.
by Flaschenpost Team, Trier
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105% funded
EUR 2’860 pledged
10 backers
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Film and Festival

Cat Video Festival Vienna

Im August soll Österreichs größtes Cat Video Festival in der Arena Wien stattfinden. Erlebe feline Filme im Sommer unter freiem Himmel mit deinen FreundInnen!
by Vienna Shorts Agentur, Vienna
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101% funded
EUR 6’060 pledged
137 backers

Food

You want to publish a recipe book, open a restaurant or host exclusive evening dinners? Make us hungry for your cookery passion and get hold of your guests!

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OHNI

OHNI dr unverpackt Lade

CHF 44’227 funded

«Was für ein tolles Erlebnis! Ob jung oder alt, unser Laden wird alle begeistern und für jeden und jede den Weg in eine plastikfreiere Welt ebnen.»

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Food and Startup

Bäckerei KULT

Wir wollen eine schmucke, 300 jährige Basler Bäckerei wieder zum Leben erwecken. Sie soll ein Ort werden, wo’s immer was Gutes gibt, man gerne mal sitzen bleibt und die Backstube offen steht.
by Lea Gessler, Felicia Schäfer, and Internationale Gastronautische Gesellschaft, Bäckerei KULT, Basel
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125% funded
CHF 37’643 pledged
348 backers
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Food and Design

Schweizer Espressomaschine

ZURIGA express ist eine neue Schweizer Kaffeemaschine für zuhause. Die hochwertige und nachhaltige Kolbenmaschine wird in Schweizer KMUs hergestellt. Jetzt kannst Du Dir eine vorbestellen!
by Moritz, Zürich
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190% funded
CHF 57’075 pledged
271 backers
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Food and Startup

Brewdaz

We are BREWDAZ: Seven beerlovers from Zürich with the goal to brew innovative specialty beers.
by Jorim Urner, Batman Fritz, and Kim Mishra, Zürich
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115% funded
CHF 46’085 pledged
305 backers

Games

You have a brilliant idea for drawing a new set of cards, the design of a board or computer game? Use the wemakeit campaign as a joker and find the fellow players you need.

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Games and Startup

Freakatorium

Das Freakatorium – der Laden von Freaks für Freaks.Zu jedem nerdy, geeky und freaky Thema findest du bei uns das passende Zubehör. Comics, Figuren, DIY, Merch. Und spezielle Events für jedermann!
by Prof.Wolfenstein, Emmen
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120% funded
CHF 12’065 pledged
67 backers
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Games and Tourism

Escapegamepass.ch

Notre projet Escapegamepass.ch propose de rassembler dans un passeport découverte des Escape Games sélectionnées tout en faisant bénéficier le détenteur d’un rabais lors de sa première visite.
by Johan, Lausanne and Geneva
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116% funded
CHF 6’185 pledged
61 backers
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Games and Design

Pin-Up Girl Pokerkarten

Es ist fast fertig – das Pin-Up Girl Poker Deck!Mit deiner Unterstützung können die 54 handgemalten Karten nun ab in den Druck und liegen im Oktober in deinem Briefkasten.
by fiona K., Zurich
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114% funded
CHF 4’575 pledged
70 backers

Journalism

The time is ripe for you to produce your own magazine, podcast or talk show? We are all ears and your audience and your readers are just around the corner - so roll up your sleeves!

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Donat Kaufmann

Mir langets!

CHF 147’271 funded

«wemakeit is the personal fitness coach for your project idea. They have the equipment and know-how to whip it into shape, the motivation to encourage it, and the emergency energy bar to give it a new boost in case of exhaustion.»

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Publishing, Journalism, and Tourism

La Ficelle

A new media about Lausanne available online and on paper.
by Association Allumette, Lausanne
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125% funded
CHF 10’014 pledged
138 backers
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Publishing and Journalism

stadtform

stadtform ist ein Printmagazin, das sich künstlerisch, journalistisch und wissenschaftlich mit Stadtwahrnehmung, Stadterleben und Stadtgeschichte(n) beschäftigt.
by stadtform, Vienna, Linz, and Graz
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201% funded
EUR 16’155 pledged
143 backers
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Photography and Journalism

Wir müssen nach «Mustang»!

Der Klimawandel zwingt im Himalayatal Mustang die Bevölkerung zum Exodus. Wir werden für DAS MAGAZIN darüber berichten. Für Reise und Recherche sind wir auf Support angewiesen.
by Christian Schmidt und Manuel Bauer, Mustang
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384% funded
CHF 19’200 pledged
114 backers

Kids / Youth

Your project will make the lives of kids and teenagers more exciting and bubbly – tell us what you want to do and win over backers for your project at the same time.

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Community, Kids / Youth, and Education

THES – Raum für Bildung

Wir schaffen einen Raum, wo wir Bildung gemeinsam gestalten.
by RaumBildung, Bern
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108% funded
CHF 21’747 pledged
79 backers
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Community, Kids / Youth, and Sport

Tennis Champagne Biel/Bienne

Der Verein Tennis Champagne will im Rahmen der Zwischennutzung im ehemaligen Fussballstadion Gurzelen Biel zwei Tennisfelder bauen. Tennis Champagne braucht Euren Support – Join the family!
by Tennis Champagne, Biel/Bienne
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102% funded
CHF 30’790 pledged
112 backers
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Fashion, Design, and Kids / Youth

Salut Kidswear

At Salut Kidswear we want to encourage and be inspired by kids’ creativity to carefully design our clothing with sustainable fabrics to preserve nature for future generations.
by Anne Lutz, Zürich and Amden
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105% funded
CHF 16’833 pledged
124 backers

Literature

Your passion is the written word? Whether you're on the verge of publishing a novel or busy organizing reading events – here you will find readers and listeners alike.

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Publishing and Literature

777 «menschliche Regungen»

Interessierst du dich für menschliche Gefühle? Liest du gern? Hast du dir schon immer eine eigene, dir gewidmete Geschichte gewünscht, verfasst von einem preisgekrönten Autor?
by Tim Krohn, Santa Maria Val Müstair
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127% funded
CHF 50’823 pledged
109 backers
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Publishing, art, and Literature

Textes inédits de F. Hodler

Aidez une jeune institution à faire découvrir des textes inédits du plus grand peintre suisse Ferdinand Hodler, qui dévoilent sa manière de penser et d'élaborer son art.
by Archives Jura Brüschweiler, Geneva and Delémont
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100% funded
CHF 8’000 pledged
23 backers
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Publishing and Literature

»Und sie fliegt doch!«

Die Hummel kann ja angeblich nicht fliegen, und sie fliegt doch. Um Luft unter unsere Flügel zu bekommen, brauchen wir eure Unterstützung. Helft einem kleinen, feinen Literaturverlag fliegen!
by Dörlemann, Zürich
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142% funded
CHF 85’277 pledged
225 backers

Music

Are you planning to record an album in a professional studio? Or go on tour with your band? Make a song about it and find your fans!

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AMANDINE

Nouvel EP d'Amandine

CHF 50’370 funded

«Thanks to wemakeit and my backers I have the funds to start this crazy adventure as if I had signed up with a big label.»

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Photography, Publishing, and Music

Dolce Vita, a music club!

L’histoire du légendaire club lausannois retracée – pour la première fois – dans un très beau livre, à travers plusieurs centaines de photographies, illustrations et textes originaux.
by 30 rue du Dr César Roux, Lausanne
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323% funded
CHF 35’560 pledged
286 backers
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Music

Get us on the road!

We are FAMP and we want to take our new record E X I S T on the road! Sadly, a tour costs money – so you can help us out and support us with one (or more) packages. THANK YOU!
by FAMP, Vienna, Munich, and Wolkersdorf
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200% funded
EUR 8’001 pledged
54 backers
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Music

The Brap Challenge

Let’s write a new chapter of the Pullup Orchestra! Prepare yourself. The Brap-Challenge is all about you.
by Pullup Orchestra, Winterthur
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103% funded
CHF 22’843 pledged
60 backers

Performing Arts

Your very own play or a classic; whether theater, touring circus or musical – we will have you center stage. Let the curtain rise for your ideas!

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Performing arts and Art

Figura Magica

Wir werden mit unserer pferdegezogenen Wanderbühne - der Figura Magica - das Waldviertel bereisen, um die Menschen mit einer Melange aus Schauspiel, Figurentheater, Musik und Varieté zu verzaubern!
by figuramagica, Waldviertel
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100% funded
EUR 6’009 pledged
59 backers
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Community, Performing arts, and Dance

The Braswell Arts Center

Offering free social programs for young artists and free performances for the public. Creating a space for professional innovation for all artists and building a stronger public relationship with art.
by Armando, Basel
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119% funded
CHF 35’725 pledged
137 backers
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Performing Arts

ImprOvisibles au Québec

Le projet fou des ImprOvisibles pour leurs 10 ans: spectacles, stage et création de nouveaux concepts d’improvisation lors d’une tournée de deux semaines au Québec en octobre 2017
by Les Improvisibles, Québec City
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105% funded
CHF 4’224 pledged
74 backers

Photography

You want to present your photographs in a book or an exhibition? Whether it’s in black and white or in colors: Show your photos and find an audience for them.

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EIKON - International Magazine for Photography and Media Art

5 x 5. Photo Tracks

EUR 38’285 funded

«If you put in a real big deal of effort, you can achieve something truly grand. Actually, you can achieve things no one would have ever believed possible.»

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Photography, Publishing, and Music

Dolce Vita, a music club!

L’histoire du légendaire club lausannois retracée – pour la première fois – dans un très beau livre, à travers plusieurs centaines de photographies, illustrations et textes originaux.
by 30 rue du Dr César Roux, Lausanne
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323% funded
CHF 35’560 pledged
286 backers
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Photography, Publishing, and Architecture

Defining Criteria

A book of interviews and images by some of the most prominent young architects, photographers, artists and filmmakers gravitating around the world of architecture, edited by Quart Verlag.
by Marina Montresor, Stephan Lando, Geneva, Zürich, and Tokyo
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151% funded
CHF 11’381 pledged
166 backers
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Photography and Journalism

Wir müssen nach «Mustang»!

Der Klimawandel zwingt im Himalayatal Mustang die Bevölkerung zum Exodus. Wir werden für DAS MAGAZIN darüber berichten. Für Reise und Recherche sind wir auf Support angewiesen.
by Christian Schmidt und Manuel Bauer, Mustang
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384% funded
CHF 19’200 pledged
114 backers

Politics

You are about to launch an initiative, get funding for the unconditional basic income, or run for a public office? No matter if it's on the world stage or for your municipal council - get your campaign rolling and reach out to like-minded people.

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Politics and Community

Swiss Youth in Marrakech

Swiss Youth for Climate is going to COP22 in Marrakech in order to make sure that the promises born from the Paris Agreement adopted last year at COP21 are translated in concrete & ambitious actions.
by Swiss Youth for Climate, Marrakesh
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112% funded
CHF 5’640 pledged
57 backers
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Politics

Neue Lobbyisten im Parlament

Die Eidgenössischen Wahlen 2015 stellen Lobbywatch vor eine weitere grosse Herausforderung – alle neuen Parlamentarierinnen und Parlamentarier sowie ihre Gäste müssen recherchiert werden.
by Sylke Gruhnwald, Otto Hostettler, and Nicole Krättli, Bern
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113% funded
CHF 17’069 pledged
170 backers
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Politics

Vollgeld on Tour

The independently realised people’s referendum «Vollgeld-Initiative» in Switzerland needs Your help: We want to make the broad public aware about the concerns of Vollgeld-Initiative.
by Simon & Matthias, Kampagnenteam, Bern and Zürich
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102% funded
CHF 25’540 pledged
147 backers

Publishing

You are dying to bring out a new magazine, edit a book or even found a new publishing house? Write to us – all but a few words will suffice to find your readers!

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Verein Magazin COUP

Digitales Magazin COUP

CHF 54’121 funded

«Getting our magazine going, financially speaking, the wemakeit campaign was absolutely vital. But it didn't stop there: Thanks to the campaign we had 400 die-hard members supporting us right from the beginning. »

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Photography and Publishing

5 x 5. Photo Tracks

5 x 5 = 25. In other words: 5 international experts trace a quarter of a century of photo history, each discussing 5 artistic approaches. This endeavor commemorates the 25th anniversary of EIKON.
by EIKON - International Magazine for Photography and Media Art, Vienna
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110% funded
EUR 38’285 pledged
80 backers
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Exhibition, Publishing, and Journalism

The search for truth

Can the circumstances of the tragedy still be reconstructed? A descendant starts his search for truth to find out what really happened during the first ascent of the Matterhorn.
by Matthias Taugwalder, Zermatt
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108% funded
CHF 17’902 pledged
81 backers
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Publishing and Journalism

Print Matters!

Ein Heftlilade-Popup für das Beste aus der Welt der Magazine. Einen Sommer lang. Mitten in Zürich.
by Print Matters!, Zurich
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100% funded
CHF 9’087 pledged
108 backers

Science

You want the world to know about your science project? Whether you need a rare microscope or if your goal in life is the Nobel Prize – be sure to find your audience with us.

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Exhibition, Science, and Community

Sigmund Freud, Berggasse 19

He was a taboo-breaker, creating a new image of man. Number 19 Berggasse, where Freud lived and worked, is undergoing renovation and his museum is to be enlarged. Help us to save this unique landmark!
by Sigmund Freud Museum, Vienna
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106% funded
EUR 85’504 pledged
305 backers
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Science, art, and Environment

Biohack Retreat Klöntal 2017

Biohacking is Citizen Science! With YOU we enable this unique global gathering of biohackers and artists to give you an insight of how an open collaborative exchange can rethink the world we live in.
by dusjagr and Maya Minder, Glarus and Zürich
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243% funded
CHF 18’288 pledged
51 backers
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Science, Kids / Youth, and Education

At The Heart of Congo Kids

A pediatric doctor from the University Clinics of Kinshasa (DR Congo) needs to purchase scientific equipment to do his research and get advice from Swiss cardiologists. Can you help us?
by Patricia Teixidor and Hugues Abriel, Kinshasa
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231% funded
CHF 16’183 pledged
69 backers

Sport

You crave to build a skate park? Your soccer team needs new jerseys? Ready, set, go – your fans are only waiting to cheer you on!

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Sport

Do it different

Soutenez un jeune cycliste valaisan à vivre de sa passion. Train hard, Race smart and Have fun
by Simon Pellaud, Fully, Martigny, and Sion
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117% funded
CHF 17’578 pledged
127 backers
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Community, Kids / Youth, and Sport

Tennis Champagne Biel/Bienne

Der Verein Tennis Champagne will im Rahmen der Zwischennutzung im ehemaligen Fussballstadion Gurzelen Biel zwei Tennisfelder bauen. Tennis Champagne braucht Euren Support – Join the family!
by Tennis Champagne, Biel/Bienne
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102% funded
CHF 30’790 pledged
112 backers
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Community, Sport, and Technology

bikeable.ch

Bikeable.ch is an online-platform for cyclists. It allows them to show the worst spots in the city and propose solutions at the same time. It’s a democratic planning tool and makes polticial pressure.
by bikeable.ch, Zürich
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105% funded
CHF 10’582 pledged
137 backers

Startup

Du hast ein Unternehmen gegründet und möchtest dein Produkt oder deine Dienstleistung der Öffentlichkeit präsentieren? Starte einen Markttest und finde deine ersten Kunden!

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Startup and Community

Effinger

Wir beleben die Effingerstrasse in Bern mit einer Kombination aus Kaffeebar und Coworking Space mit Atelier. Der Effinger wird eine Heimat für JungunternehmerInnen, Kreative und WeltveränderInnen.
by Effinger Coworking Community, Bern
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159% funded
CHF 31’834 pledged
239 backers
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Food and Startup

Bäckerei KULT

Wir wollen eine schmucke, 300 jährige Basler Bäckerei wieder zum Leben erwecken. Sie soll ein Ort werden, wo’s immer was Gutes gibt, man gerne mal sitzen bleibt und die Backstube offen steht.
by Lea Gessler, Felicia Schäfer, and Internationale Gastronautische Gesellschaft, Bäckerei KULT, Basel
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125% funded
CHF 37’643 pledged
348 backers
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Startup, Design, and Environment

The Fine Art of Composting

Nie mehr organische Abfälle in deinem Kehrrichtsack. Unser ureigenst entwickelter WORMUP-Komposter, aus natürlichen Materialien zum recyceln bei dir Zuhause. Mit deiner Hilfe geht’s in die Produktion.
by Team WORMUP, Zürich
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250% funded
CHF 80’071 pledged
362 backers

Technology

You are dying to set up a hackathon, you're programming a new app or wanting to show your groundbreaking invention? Meet up with your very first customers here!

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FreezyBoy

FreezyBoy

CHF 310’765 funded

«For us, the wemakeit campaign was an excellent, initial market test. We collected a tremendous amount of crucial information we would have never gotten hold of otherwise. »

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Journalism and Technology

Journalismus der Zukunft

Wir sind 200 junge Journalistinnen und Journalisten, die für ihre Arbeit eine neue, innovative IT-Infrastruktur bauen wollen. Damit der Journalismus nicht zur News-Bulimie verkommt.
by Michael Scheurer and Manuela Paganini, Bern, Zurich, and Basel
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123% funded
CHF 7’425 pledged
61 backers
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Science, Community, and Technology

HORAO

The HORAO project puts the most brilliant minds to work on improving technologies that visualize the exact border between brain tumor and healthy brain through a global prize-based competition!
by Philippe Schucht, Michael Murek, and Irena Zubak, Bern
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138% funded
CHF 69’110 pledged
230 backers
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Science, Technology, and Education

Fablab Onl'Fait

Onl’Fait is an open educational technological maker space, where everybody - artisans, children, artists, curious - is welcome to learn, make, share, fix, create, discuss, teach, fail and tinker.
by Onl’Fait, Cristina Olivotto, Sébastien Mischler, and Mathieu Jacquesson, Geneva
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242% funded
CHF 24’256 pledged
79 backers

Tourism

You intend to run a mountain lodge, open a hotel or renovate a ski lift? Become a host and start booking reservations soon!

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Food, Startup, and Tourism

BurgerPass

Découvrez la sélection des meilleurs burgers de votre ville à moitié prix grâce au BurgerPass.
by Johan, Lausanne
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155% funded
CHF 4’672 pledged
81 backers
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Games and Tourism

Escapegamepass.ch

Notre projet Escapegamepass.ch propose de rassembler dans un passeport découverte des Escape Games sélectionnées tout en faisant bénéficier le détenteur d’un rabais lors de sa première visite.
by Johan, Lausanne and Geneva
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116% funded
CHF 6’185 pledged
61 backers
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Publishing, Journalism, and Tourism

La Ficelle

A new media about Lausanne available online and on paper.
by Association Allumette, Lausanne
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125% funded
CHF 10’014 pledged
138 backers

A Crowdfunding Project – How Does It Work?

Idea 424

Your Idea

You, your team, your start-up or your organisation are/is intent on carrying out a project but the necessary funds are still missing. Is your project attributable to at least one of our categories and does it conform to our guidelines? If so, you are ready to go: More than 5400 projects have already been successfully funded through wemakeit – maybe yours will be next.

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Define Your Project

First you enter all relevant information on the project with our interactive editor. Where do you fix your funding goal and for how long will your campaign be running? You describe your idea using images, video and text and you explain in detail – most importantly! – the rewards. The backers will get these rewards in return for their financial contribution. The more interesting the rewards, the easier it is to find a large number of backers. Once you finished editing your project, we will activate it for you. We make sure your project conforms to our guidelines and we will get back to you in case we still have questions or remarks. As soon as everything is in place, we will activate your campaign for publication and continue to provide you with hands-on advice. Would you like to discuss your project with a crowdfunding expert before starting it? Book your personal coaching session.

Planning 424

Plan Your Campaign

It pays off to set out a communication strategy in advance, before the project begins. After all, what’s necessary first and foremost is for your potential backers to actually learn about your crowdfunding campaign. Think about whom you could write to and when and how to do this. Think about who could help you spread the word about your project. Tell everyone close to you in your network so as to be sure that your family and friends will be supporting you right from the very beginning. Let us know if you would like us to help you design your own personalized communications strategy.

Backers 424

Get Hold of Backers

As soon as your campaign is online, you make as much noise as possible: personally, on social media, through mailings – the more people to know about it, the better! Do not forget: on wemakeit, it’s «all or nothing». Your project needs to make it to at least 100% of its funding goal otherwise it ends without success and the backers get their money back. Going strong in the beginning will take you far – if you can make it to between 20 and 30% within the first week, chances are that you will conclude your campaign successfully.

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Conclude Your Campaign

If you fund your project with success, we will transfer the amount collected minus 6.0% service charge and 4.0% transaction fees to your account. In case your project does not make it to 100% of its funding goal, all your backers will get their money back. In this case, you will not incur any costs. But actually, we very much believe that your crowdfunding campaign will make it and that you will be able to realize your plans.

This is how your wemakeit campaign will take off like a rocket

You want your project to be taken care of by experts and present it to the largest crowdfunding community in Switzerland? You need look no further, it’s all here!

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