TransferStarter is an online crowdfunding platform for football clubs and their fans.
We enable European football clubs to raise funds for their strategic growth initiatives and – as the first crowdfunding service in the world – for transfers of new players, while growing engagement of their fans. TransferStarter provides European football clubs with unique revenue opportunity beyond traditional model and a chance to leverage and monetize existing of offline and online fan base and raise funds to meet the challenge of continuous increase in operating costs, infrastructure investments and transfer value of players. With TransferStarter, football fans can tangibly and consciously contribute to success of their clubs by pledging money for projects they like and most uniquely – for signing new players. The platform operates in a reward formula – fans, who back projects are offered unique rewards in exchange for their donations – among others fan store merchandise signed by players, tickets for European cup matches and opportunities to meet players.
Once the club’s campaign is successfully funded, TransferStarter takes a fixed percentage fee of the funds collected. All pledges are processed securely by Stripe, the 3rd-party payment provider.
TransferStarter is a pre-revenue stage company, registered in the UK. Our platform currently operates in Beta version (transferstarter.com).