Who is eligible to run a campaign using Hong Kong Dollar?
If you are a campaigner with a legal residence or business entity, and bank account in Hong Kong, your campaign will run in Hong Kong Dollar (HKD).
If your business is located in China, Macau, or Taiwan, you must have a business entity and bank account in Hong Kong to run on Indiegogo. Your campaign will run in Hong Kong Dollar.
If I am located in China, Macau, Taiwan, or Hong Kong, can I run a campaign in US Dollar?
No. Campaigns from Hong Kong can only run in Hong Kong Dollar. In order to run a campaign from China, Macau, or Taiwan on Indiegogo, you must fulfill the above requirements and your campaign will run in Hong Kong Dollar.
What are the fees associated with Hong Kong Dollar?
In addition to the Indiegogo platform fee, the transaction fee is 3.9% plus $2 HKD per transaction. There is also a $200 HKD transfer fee for each disbursement. For more information on Indiegogo fees, please see this article.
When a backer contributes to a campaign, will they be charged in their local currency or in Hong Kong Dollar?
A backer can view the campaign in their local currency but will be charged in HKD. Their bank may also charge an additional currency conversion fee.