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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.
- Provide you with upfront guidelines and expectations.
- Offer a flexible, safer, and more secure payment option.
- Keep fees low.
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What crowdfunding campaigns does PayPal support?Crowdfunding in Singapore is reviewed on a case-by-case basis and approval is subject the structure of the crowdfunding model. Generally, most reward-based crowdfunding models are supported in Singapore. Reward-based funding is usually a crowdfunding campaign that offers non-monetary rewards related to their product or service. Common examples include What crowdfunding campaigns does PayPal NOT support?Personal fundraising, lending and equity-based campaign models are currently not supported. Personal fundraising includes raising money for personal use or expenses. Lending-based campaigns involve individuals contributing to a loan package meant for a campaign owner, on the premise that the campaign owner returns payment to investors with I'm a developer and want to create a crowdfunding campaign platform, where do I get started?Here's how you can create a crowdfunding campaign platform: Sign up for PayPal Developer to innovate, test, and go live. Accept the PayPal Developer Agreement. Create an Adaptive Payments application. This is the PayPal product that supports crowdfunding models. To use Adaptive Payments, your PayPal Business Account must How do I get merchant technical support, such as for PayPal product integrations, APIs or Sandbox testing?For technical support on integrating our payment solutions, please visit our Merchant Integration Tech Support Community and PayPal Developer Centre. 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Which platforms support PayPal's .NET SDK?PayPal .NET SDK support requires use of .NET 4.0 or higher. A complete list of supported platforms for .NET 4.0 follows: Windows XP (SP3) Windows Vista (SP1) Windows 7 Windows Server 2003 (Base & R2) Windows Server 2008 (Base & R2, all editions, not supported in Server Core How do I pay for a payment request or invoice on PayPal?Here's how to pay a payment request or invoice: Go to Activity. Locate the invoice or payment request, and click Send Payments. Review the information and click Send Payment Now. If you don’t have a PayPal account, you can click Pay Now button in the payment request or How do I change the name on my PayPal account?We can help you change the name on your account if it's misspelled or if you've legally changed your name. However, it is not possible to change the name on your account to another person's name. 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