Krautreporter is crowdfunding for journalists. Krautreporter is the first and only journalism crowdfunding platform for the German-speaking world. Krautreporter offers classic reward-based crowdfunding (see also Inkubato or VisionBakery). Krautreporter is still very young: journalist Sebastian Esser and his team launched in 2013. In their first year, Krautreporter had the most dynamic development of all German-speaking platforms, (Source: Für Gründer). Krautreporter's motto is "Discovering and enabling independent journalism."
Krautreporter has no minimum target amount. Supporters can back a project starting with as little as €5. So far, 30 projects have been successfully financed via Krautreporter.