What leads to success in science crowdfunding? For over three years, SciFund Challenge has focused on this question. And through an exhaustive analysis of the over 150 SciFund science crowdfunding projects – the most comprehensive data set in the field – we now have the answer. Our research has just been published in the journal PLOS ONE (you can read the article for free at the journal).
The bottom line? It is the headline of our paper: To Crowdfund Research, Scientists Must Build an Audience for Their Work. Want to know more? Check out this five minute video that summarizes the paper: