Tips Crowdfund Mash

lightning donations and tips

multiple options to add a quick payment link on your website



the plan:

You want to raise funds. You want donors to pay with lightning.

the tools:

Use Mash Voting.

the upside:

  • Free to use for first $2500, after that 5% fee
  • Donor can use any lightning wallet
  • Branding of UX possible
  • Option to select any amount
  • Donor can be anonymous
  • Payment confirmation / thank you message
  • Run as many campaigns as you want
  • Set target amount
  • Show progress towards target
  • Mash has MANY other uses

the downside:

  • Custodial option only (not your keys)
  • But easy withdraw with lightning
  • Cannot be self-hosted
  • Back-end dashboard confusing
  • Sign-up required (email)
  • The ‘voting’ mechanism is not specifically a crowdfunding tool
  • Donate page not on a public platform, no marketing
  • Intrusive screen popup and solicitations for visitors to sign up
  • No option to send message with payment
  • No redirect
  • You can view transaction history but no download option
  • Donor can be anonymous

the result (live demo):

fund me: