Almost 11 million Russians support crowdfunding projects

Almost 11 million Russians support crowdfunding projects


Yandex.Kassa has produced an analysis of the audience of online charitable and crowdfunding platforms.

According to the data of the analysis from Yandex.Kassa and Data Insight, almost 11 million people in Russia (around 15% of internet users aged 14-54) transfer money online to charitable and crowdfunding projects with the help of specialised online platforms:, Dobro Mail.Ru, Kickstarter, Boomstarter. According to the analysis, around 80% of users of these and similar platforms plan to continue to transfer money to interesting projects and charities.

Almost all of those who make transfers via charitable and crowdfunding platforms actively use the internet: to pay for goods and services via social networks, messengers, classifieds sites and services for joint purchases. Around 800 thousand people out of 11 million donors do not use online social channels to pay for goods and services.

The full version of the study can be found here.


Yandex.Kassa is a universal payment solution for businesses through which companies can accept payment online or via a mobile app using Yandex.Dengi and other electronic purses from bank cards, via mobile and internet banking, from mobile numbers, via QR codes or contactless technology such as Apple Pay and Google Pay, as well as with cash via 250 thousand payment points in Russia and other CIS countries.

The company Data Insight is the first specialised agency in Russia for researching the internet, founded in 2010 by Boris Obchinnikovy and Fedor Viriny. The company provides analytic and consulting services in the market of electronic trading and internet adverts. Data Insight’s research is based on the active monitoring of the market, critical analysis of a whole spectrum of available data and a combination of different research methodologies.



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