Catarse is the first crowdfunding platform from Brazil. It is an open-source crowdfunding platform designed for creative projects. The source code is open to encourage the development of a community of developers around a high-quality crowdfunding platform. Catarse allows users to create and launch their own crowdfunding campaigns, supporting a wide range of creative projects. The platform provides a user-friendly interface and supports multiple payment gateways to make it easy for project creators and backers to participate. With its open-source nature, Catarse offers an alternative to proprietary crowdfunding platforms.
Key Features
  • User-friendly interface: Catarse offers a user-friendly interface, making it easy for project creators and backers to navigate and interact with the platform.
  • Multiple payment gateways: The platform supports multiple payment gateways, including pagarme, allowing backers to contribute to projects using their preferred payment method.
  • Internationalization support: Catarse supports translations to other languages, allowing project creators and backers from different regions to participate in crowdfunding campaigns.
  • Customizable and extensible: Being an open-source platform, Catarse can be customized and extended to meet specific needs, giving users the flexibility to adapt the platform to their requirements.
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  • Up to 90% Cheaper than Commercial Apps: Enjoy significant savings with our platform, offering costs that can be up to 90% lower than traditional commercial applications.
  • Non-Linear Scaling: Unlike many solutions, our pricing doesn't scale linearly with the number of users, providing cost efficiency even as your user base grows.
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Kindly note that we do not offer support for modifying the open-source applications utilized in our platform. This is an open-source application, and any feature additions or removals should be directed to the community.
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