Monday, February 29, 2016

Today In Crowdfunding News: Youtube star in £22000 Crowdfunding bid to finance revenge porn legal battle , Abuse Survivors land in Rome to face Pell after Massive Crowdfunding, Mother's centre launches Crowdfunding campaign after funding cut, Andy Murray backs five British entrepreneurs through Crowdfunding, and more all brought to you by

Evening Standard
YouTube star in £22000 crowdfunding bid to finance revenge porn legal battle
A YouTube star who alleges she fell victim to revenge porn has launched acrowdfunding campaign to take her British former partner to court.
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Pedestrian TV
Abuse Survivors Land In Rome To Face Pell After MassiveCrowdfunding Drive
Fifteen survivors of sexual abuse suffered in Victoria's Catholic school and church system have arrived in Rome, one day before Cardinal George Pell ...
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Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Mother's centre launches crowdfunding campaign after funding cut
The Saskatoon Mothers' Centre is launching a campaign to raise money after the health region cut its $25,000 grant. “We want to stay open. We'll do ...
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This is Money
Tennis star Andy Murray backs five British entrepreneurs through crowdfunding platform Seedrs
The Davis Cup winner is investing in ice cream maker Oppo, film streaming firm We Are Colony, peer-to-peer mortgage lender Landbay, digital ...
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Friday, February 26, 2016

Today In Crowdfunding News: Students use Crowdfunding to pay for college , New Zealand Crowdfunding campaign saves remote beach, as a Crowdfunding source for authors, LSE research backs Crowdfunding, and more all brought to you by

KCRA Sacramento
Students use crowdfunding to pay for college
But, thanks to the crowdfunding platform GoFundMe, Cazares raised more than $800. "I thought not that many people were going to help me out ...
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Yahoo News
New Zealand crowdfunding campaign 'saves' remote beach
Wellington (AFP) - A New Zealand man behind an ambitious crowdfundingcampaign that raised millions of dollars to buy a privately-owned South ...
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PR Newswire (press release)
BookFuel launches as a crowdfundingsource for authors
DENVER, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- BookFuel provides professional self-publishing services to aspiring authors, announces the launch of ...
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Proactive Investors UK
The crowd is not a 'herd': LSE research backs Crowdfunding
The very name might incite thoughts to the contrary, but, investors in crowdfundingprogrammes do not follow a 'herd' mentality, so says research from ...
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Media Release: Sports newspaper project fails to reachcrowdfunding target
PLANS to produce a standalone sports newspaper for Scotland have come up well short of hitting a crowdfunding target that would have allowed for ...
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Crowdfund Insider
The growth of UK peer-to-peer lending & crowdfunding: a goodnews story
The University of Cambridge and Nesta have published their latest report on the growth of the UK's P2P lending and alternative finance industry, and it ...
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Zero Percent crowdfunding project diverts food waste while supporting charities in Chicago
Chicago startup Zero Percent, which coordinates business' food donation pickups, is launching acrowdfunding platform with proceeds benefiting ...
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Euronext trades first crowdfunded securities
Today, the first buy and sell orders of a crowdfunded security were placed on the Euronext Expert Market (Public Auction), an electronic trading ...
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Crowdfunding for Abel Tasman beach passes $500k
Crowdfunding for Abel Tasman beach passes $500k. share. Source: One News. Kiwis are over a quarter of the way towards securing a beach for the ...
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Crowdfunding a 'robust source of entrepreneurial finance' according to research
The findings, which analysed over two years' worth of data from equity crowdfundingplatform Crowdcube, looked at how crowdfunding investors ...
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Thursday, February 25, 2016

Today In Crowdfunding News: Success! Crowdfunding campaign buys beach , College students use Crowdfunding to pay for higher education, Calgary woman crowdfunding for family in Fiji, Tahiti kick off single album Crowdfunding campaign, and more all brought to you by

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KCRA Sacramento
College students use crowdfunding to pay for higher education
Students are using crowdfunding websites like GoFundMe to help pay for the high cost of higher education. One Sacramento State student started a ...
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MetroNews Canada
Calgary woman crowdfunding for family in Fiji
When Cyclone Winston made landfall in Fiji on Saturday night, Rita Reddy was on edge. The Calgary woman's parents came from the island nation, ...
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Tahiti Kick Off Single Album Crowdfunding Campaign
Tahiti is the latest K-pop group using the innovative method of crowdfunding their album after the recent success of Laboum and their crowdfunded ...
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BBC News
Rio 2016: Rob Holderness uses crowdfunding to support Olympics bid
Welsh Commonwealth Games swimmer Rob Holderness is using crowdfunding to attempt to make the Rio 2016 Olympics. The 25-year-old was ...
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State to hold series on new federal crowdfunding rules for entrepreneurs
The series comes as new rules governing securities crowdfunding are set to go into effect May 16. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ...
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Portland Business Journal (blog)
18 Oregon crowdfunding campaigns that raised $100K in 2015
Crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo are no longer new, but they're certainly ... He loves when people send him news tips or story ideas.
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The Stage
Crowdfunding campaign launched for Edinburgh Fringe bloggers
The project, called the Network of Independent Critics, has been created in a bid to cover the accommodation costs of unpaid independent reviewers ...
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Donovan Dijak's Crowdfunding Charity Reaches February Goal, Tallest Superstars Ever On WWE ...
Ring of Honor star Donovan Dijak has been using crowdfunding site GoFundMe to raise money for various charities the past few months. Dijak says ...
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Cosmopolitan UK
Kesha breaks her silence as a crowdfunding campaign to help her is launched
Kesha has posted an emotional thank you on Instagram, speaking of her "gratitude" for all the support she has received. This is the first time the singer ...
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