What crowdfunding campaigns does PayPal NOT support?
Lending and equity-based campaign models are currently not supported.
- Lending-based campaigns involve individuals contributing to a loan package where the campaign owner borrows from the package promising to pay back investors, usually with interest.
- Equity-based campaigns involve individuals receiving some sort of equity or security in the company for their contribution.
PayPal does not support campaigns that would violate our Acceptable Use Policy or activities that violate any law, statute, ordinance, or regulations such as:
- Currency exchange
- Refinancing debts
- Lotteries and gambling
- Get rich quick schemes
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What crowdfunding campaigns does PayPal support? Reward-based funding is usually a crowdfunding campaign that offers related non-monetary rewards in exchange for their contributions. Common examples include new product development like video games, movies, or new gadgets related to the campaign.How does PayPal support crowdfunding? We support crowdfunding by offering a more convenient and secure way to accept payments, helping you make your idea a reality. We do all the following to help you have a successful campaign : Engage you early in the process.I'm a developer and want to create a crowdfunding campaign platform, where do I get started? Create an Adaptive Payments application. This is the PayPal product that supports crowdfunding models. To use Adaptive Payments, your PayPal Business Account must be in good standing.What information will you need about my crowdfunding campaign? In some circumstances, you or your organisation may need to submit additional information so we can verify your campaign . Some examples of this may include:What is PayPal's policy regarding payments for goods and services that may promote hate, violence or intolerance? The following are examples of items that PayPal generally prohibits: Items that appear to be sold to fund or that imply or promote support for membership in the Irish Republican Army (IRA) or other prohibited organisations under UK law. Items containing Nazi, SS, or Ku Klux Klan symbols, including authentic German WWII memorabilia.What is Preselling? ... their reward based campaign for the future ... ... in preselling, PayPal may hold the ... This puts PayPal in a tough ... ... Preselling associated with crowdfunding are: ... During an active campaign , fundraisers are ... orders for the campaign product or service ... After a campaign has closed, ... Once the campaign has been launched, we will continue to monitor your account to ensure it remains compliant with our policy and government regulations. ... Negative publicity about a campaign causing donors to ask for their money back. Accepting payments unrelated to the campaign for a high risk business through the same account.Why can’t I make a payment with my American Express card? At the moment, PayPal doesn’t support the following currencies when a payment is made using an American Express card: Brazil Real (BRL) Israel Shekel (ILS)In which countries is PayPal accepted as a method of payment? over 200 countries and regions PayPal is accepted as a method of payment in .Is PayPal Mobile App available? Yes, we have a PayPal app available for iOS and Android mobile devices. You can find our PayPal app in iTunes or Google Play and install it on your mobile device.Why has my PayPal code expired? When you request another PayPal code, a new 4-digit code is generated and the previous one expires. You need to use the new PayPal code to confirm you card.Where can I find the amounts of the random deposits PayPal made to my US bank account? When you registered your US bank account, PayPal made two small deposits to your bank account These deposits should post to your US bank account within two to three working days. To find the amounts of these deposits, you can look at your bank account statement or contact your bank's customer service department.My payment wasn't flagged for Payment Review. Does that mean that PayPal has cleared it and it is protected? No. Payments that aren't flagged for Payment Review follow the normal Seller Protection guidelines. For full details about the eligibility requirements of PayPal Seller Protection, click LegalHow do I clear my log-in information from the PayPal checkout? When you pay with PayPal , you can have PayPal remember your email address and your password on some websites. If you don't want PayPal to remember you at checkout, here's how to change your settings:How do I convert my PayPal balance to a different currency? You can convert some or all of your PayPal balance from one currency to another currency. Here’s how to convert your PayPal balance to a different currency: Log in to your PayPal account.Why was money automatically transferred from my bank account or credit card to my PayPal balance? You may have set up automatic transfers to your PayPal balance to cover micropayments (less than $4.00 USD). Here’s how to review and update your settings: Log in to your PayPal account.Where can I find PayPal's currency exchange rates? Log in to your PayPal account. Click PayPal balance at the left side of the page.What is PayPal's policy regarding intellectual property rights? PayPal prohibits transactions for counterfeit items and unauthorised replicas or copies of items. Examples include (but are not limited to) counterfeit watches, handbags or accessories, and unauthorised copies of software programs, video games, music, movies, television programmes and photographs. Users that offer access to copyrighted materials through PayPal must maintain an adequate process to receive and resolve infringement notifications from rights owners.
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