Fortua

Power your project, event, workshop, or fundraiser with Fortua.

We help you promote and crowdfund healthy, active, and eco-friendly activities and causes in your community!

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It’s simple. It’s fun. It’s free to start.

As seen in

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  • TrendHunter
  • The Inertia
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Called one of “Today’s 3 Most Inspiring Innovations” by Springwise!

Fortua is a powerful new way to organize, fund, and promote activities and causes that your friends and your community will enjoy participating in!


With Fortua you can crowdfund workshops, classes, festivals, races, camps, retreats, inspiring talks, films, trails, playgrounds, parks, educational programs, fundraisers, and more!

Here are a few of the ways you can use Fortua.



Benefits of Fortua!

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    Success! We will help you create and market your crowdfunding page.

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    Request gear, supplies, and sponsorships on your page.

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    Get visibility and promote your project to Fortua’s growing community.

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    Grow your audience and connect with more customers, followers, and fans.

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    Secure volunteers to help by creating custom sign ups on your page.

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    Raise money for your project, event, or cause without a loan, grant, or investors.

How Fortua Works.

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    Create a crowdfunding page and on it pre-sell entry to your event, spots in your workshop, access to a cool experience or perk etc. – or – support a cause!

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    Share your page and get funded!

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    Fulfill your participants' pre-orders by throwing your event, holding your workshop, delivering your cool experience or perk etc. and saying thank you!


No need for a loan. No need for a grant. No need for investors. Instead, fund your project, event, or cause by offering access and special benefits to people who want to participate in making it happen!

  • Your project, event, or cause gets funded.

  • Your backers get cool stuff or experiences.

  • The planet is one Fortua project happier!

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Privacy Policy

Effective January 1, 2016

We, like you, care about how our personal information is being collected, used, shared and stored on the web. We understand how important it is to protect personal information, and to implement a policy that is simple, clear, fair, and easy to understand. In this Privacy Policy we explain what information we collect; how this information may be used; and what information is kept private. This Privacy Policy should be read along with our Terms of Use. If you have questions about either our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy, please contact us. We are here to help.

Information that we may collect

To create an account and use the Services, we need to collect certain information from you. The information that we collect varies based on your use of the Services, and may include:

  • Your name, email address, telephone number, mailing address, and country of residence
  • Your log in and password information
  • Information regarding your activity on the Site and use of the Services, including your IP address and the device or browser you use when interacting with the Site
  • Information regarding any transactions you make through the Site and Services
  • Information that you submit as a campaign creator, backer, and general user of the Services, including but not limited to the details of a campaign, updates, comments or messages to other users of the Services
  • Information that you send to us when you contact us with a question, idea, comment, suggestion, etc.

Information that is private

The following information will remain private and will not be publicly displayed on the Site or revealed to other users in any way:

  • Your credit card information and any other payment information that you provide
  • Your phone number
  • Your log in and password details
  • Your IP address
  • Any communications that you send to us, for example, when you ask for support or send us your questions, ideas, comments, suggestions, etc. by email or through the contact us form

We will not provide your personal information to any third party provider except when it is absolutely necessary, for example our payment processors need your payment information to process transactions on our Site, and consequently this information will be processed through our payment providers using industry-leading privacy protection technology.

In certain circumstances, we reserve the right to disclose personal information if we believe that doing so is reasonably necessary to prevent abuse, fraud, or other destructive activities on our Site. Further, we reserve this right if necessary to protect our legal rights or to comply with the law and law enforcement.

Information that is shared when you back a campaign

When you back a campaign, the campaign creator will receive your name, your email address, the amount you contributed, and the reward you selected (if applicable).

Campaign creators will never see or receive your credit card information or any other personal payment information when using the Services. This information is private and is processed through our payment provider using industry-leading technology to ensure best in class security for each and every contribution that you make to a campaign. There should be no reason to provide your payment information to a campaign creator directly. If you are asked to do this, please do not do so, and contact us to make us aware of this request.

If a campaign that you backed is funded, the campaign creator may reach out to you by email requesting information, for example, the campaign creator may request your mailing address, T-shirt size, color preference, etc. in order to fulfill your reward. The campaign creator should only be requesting information related to your reward, and the information that you provide should only be used (by the campaign creator) to fulfill your reward.

Information that is public

When you sign up with Fortua, you provide your name and email address. When you create a campaign, back a campaign, post updates, comments or messages etc. on Fortua, your name will be visible publicly to users of the Services.

When backing a campaign, if you prefer, you can choose to make your name and your contribution amount anonymous so that it is not visible to other users of the Services.

Campaign creators must use their real first and last names and they cannot choose to be anonymous. Campaign creators’ names will be publicly displayed on the campaigns that they launch on Fortua.

How we may use your information

We may use your information to:

  • Identify you when you log in to the Services
  • Enable us to administer your account and to provide you with the Services
  • Send you information that we think you may find useful or which you have requested from us
  • Evaluate use of the Services in order to improve the Services for our users
  • Protect our platform and our community, and to protect our legal rights or to comply with the law and law enforcement

Cookies

Cookies are small pieces of information which are issued to your computer when you visit a website.

Fortua uses cookies to help recognize you as a repeat visitor and user of the Services. When you visit Fortua, our web server sends a cookie to your computer. This allows us to recognize your computer, but not who specifically is using your computer. Cookies may be served by us, as well as by third parties who are delivering the Services on our behalf.

Fortua uses cookies to improve the quality of the Site and Services, and to help make your browsing experience more meaningful.

Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but, if you prefer, you may change your browser to turn off (block) cookies or to notify you each time a cookie is set. By blocking cookies, you may not be able to take full advantage of the Services but the Site and Services will still function for you.

We will protect your cookies and the information that we receive from you in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

We take securing your information and protecting your privacy seriously

  • Your credit card and payment information will be kept secure – this information is private and is processed through our payment provider using industry-leading privacy protection technology
  • We will not sell your information or data
  • We will protect the information that we receive from you in accordance with this Privacy Policy

Other things to know about your information

You may log in and update your account information with us at any time.

We may retain certain information for our records and business purposes as required by law, and we will protect all information that we receive from you in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Individuals under the age of 18 – or under the legal age in your jurisdiction – are not permitted to use Fortua on their own. This Privacy Policy makes no provision for their use of the Services.

Information that you submit through the Services may be transferred to locations beyond those where you reside, for example, to our offices or servers in the United States. We will protect this information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.