Role of alternative finance
There is no precise data available about the market size of the country. So far, there are 3 successful projects funded by the only existing crowdfunding platform for a total of 160,000 MKD, corresponding to 2,500 EUR.
There is only one active crowdfunding platform in the country, LetsFundIt.mk (https://www.letsfundit.mk/). So far, there are 3 successful projects funded for a total of 160.000 MKD, corresponding to 2.500 EUR. Since the establishment of LetsFundIt in 2013, no new platforms have been created in the country.
|Reward and donation-based crowdfunding||
LetsFundIt, the only active platform in the country at the moment, is not focused on R&I topics, but it's a generic platform that also hosts R&I related projects
|Is there a specific national regulation in place applying to crowdfunding?||
Currently, matching funds, state aid or tax benefits for alternative finance are not available in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.
|Matching funds initiatives|
|Crowdfunding guidelines for entrepreneurs / investors|
|Guidelines for researchers on crowdfunding for R&I|
There are no funded projects concerning R&I in Macedonia.