Arizuka is a crowdfunding platform. People can back a project financially. If the target amount is reached by the end of the gathering period, funds are credited to the project holder.
Any projects are welcome on Arizuka, associative, personal or entrepreneurial!
The website is paid by taking a 5% fee on the raised funds. For the paypal pledges, transaction fees are taken from the project holder too (3.4% + 0.25 euros per transaction).
Arizuka interface is now available in French anf English. However, if you wish to publish a project in another language, don’t hesitate to contact our support team in order that we discuss it!
Everyone! your project may be associative, personal or entrepreneurial, there is no constraints in termes of juridical structure.
In order to pledge a project, i.e authorize a debit for a project, you just have to click ont the "Back this project" button on the corresponding page. If you do not have any Arizuka yetn you will be asked to create one, then you will be redirected on our payment recipient.
The risk due to the execution of a project is real ans indeed must be taken into account. We select the projects before any publication on our website, but we cannot garantee their realization when they are financed. Read carefully the project description you are about to pledge, and don’t hesitate to ask questions the Project holder on his project page.
The minimum contribution is 1 euro or its equivalent in another currency. Maximum contribution is 1000 euros per projects.
Pledges effectively are actually charged 3 days before the end of the collection period, if the minimum amount have been reached. Until that day, you may cancel your contribution. Messages are systematically sent to warn you that tour account will be charged (and when).If the minimum amount haven’t been reached, predges are automatically canceled.
Indeed, pledge cancellation is very simple to do, and may be done until 3 days before the end of the collection period
Yes, you can back a project from any country.
In order to present a project on Arizuka, you just have to fill the project presentation form. If the initial description is compliant with our editorial line, the project will be validated and you will have to fill complementary informations like the list of the financial stages of the projects, the rewards etc. Once these informations are filled, the project will be validated by Arizuka team and automatically published on our website.
Absolutely nothing; it is free. However, if the Project reaches the minimum amount set-up by the Project Holder please refer to Question "What are the minimum and maximum amounts I can pledge ?".
To have a validated project, it must be able to reache an audience, community. It is this community which will help you to carry out the project.
The approval period of a project is 7 working days maximum.
At that stage, it is not passible to modify the project any more
Yes, It is possible to modify your project during the validation phase in order to adjust some kinds of presentation elements like texts, photos, etc.).
Yes, some kind of information regarding a project may be modified once the collection time started, like the description or the rewards.However, the presentation time of the project and its funding stages cannot be modified once the project is validated.
It is not possible ti modify the presentation date of a project once validated by our team. If your project is not funded the first time, you may present it again on the platforme. It is then submitted to a new validation cycle, all the pledges collected the first time will be lost.
Yes, it is possible to present a project from a foreign country.
If a debit authorization fails (out of date for exemple), the amount pledged is not payed to the project holder account.
Arizuka is only available in French and English. However, do not hesitate to contact our support team if your project has that kind of needs !
On your profil, you will find a link to your drafted projects. this way, you can consult and edit them.
We recommend to present a multimedia content to the net surfers. Besides the presentation text, gove to your futur backers your biography, edit your foto on your profil account, add some illustrations presenting the project, and, if possible a video. Also, link your project page to the corresponding twitter and facebook accounts.
No, the rewards are not mandatory. However, your backers will be very grateful, once your project realised, that you make a gesture toward them!
Projets are randomly presented on the Arizuka homepage. Each project has an equal chance to be pushed forward.
No, The pledges are only paid at the end of the collection period.
Sending rewards is the responsibility of the Project Holder and transmission delays are at his discretion. Please remember that there is a risk on each project that the rewards will be given with delays, if not given at all.
Each Project is presented with a collection target and a maturity date. (between 15 days and three months). Your Project can have up to 5 funding stages, and the sum of each stage is your target. At the end of the collection period, there is several possibilities : If no stages are completed, you will unfortunately collect nothing, and no charges will be taken by us. If, at the end of the collection periode, every stages are completed, the pledges are debited and we take our fees. If, by the end of the collection periode, some stages are completed, but not all of them, the pledges corresponding to the completed stages are effectively debited. At each stage level, the "all-or-nothing" rule is applied.