We have written numerous articles about crowdfunding, the soliciting of funds from the public using sites such as KickStarter. The unfortunately named Gplus community posted this infographic, created by the Garson Lehrman Group, that looks at the major crowdfunding sites and their current statistics, as well as the pros and cons of this emerging marketplace.

(click to enlarge) Some sites are more appropriate for funding creative projects while others specialize in non-profits or traditional startup businesses.