December 2021 / 17 posts found

Crowdfunding initiative to pay off Meghan and Harry’s US$14.6m California mansion backfires, only receives three donations

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Britain’s Prince Harry told Oprah Winfrey in an explosive interview last week that his family had cut him off financially. — Harpo Productions/Joe Pugliese handout via Reuters KUALA LUMPUR, March 17 ― A GoFundMe page that was set up to help Meghan Markle and Prince Harry pay off their multi-million-dollar mortgage hilariously backfired after only raising a meagre US$110 (RM450), The Sun reported. The crowdfunding exercise was set-up by 56-year-old Californian Anastasia Hanson who told the British tabloid she felt sorry for the Sussexes who have to make their own way in life after relinquishing their royal duties and titles. […]

Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries Project – a Community crowdfunding project in Hockley by Restoring Headstones in the Jewellery Quarter Cemeteries

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Restoring gravestones in Birmingham’s two oldest cemeteries What we’re raising money for: We are partnering with the Friends of Key Hill and Warstone Lane to raise money to restore gravestones in Birmingham’s two oldest cemeteries. They’re not only the final resting place of some of the most important figures in Birmingham’s history. These gravestones also tell stories of Birmingham’s past that might otherwise be forgotten. Today the landscapes of both cemeteries are listed on the Historic England Register of Parks and Gardens in recognition of their great historic importance. Over the last 17 years, the Friends of Key Hill and […]

Keeptheban + The Fox Man Fundraiser – a Community crowdfunding project in London by Keeptheban

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SCROLL DOWN + CLAIM YOUR REWARD!  *MAKE SURE TO CLICK ‘SELECT REWARD’ BEFORE DONATING The Fox Man is a 24 hour rescue covering the North West region and helps hundreds of foxes every single year.  “Dedicated to helping sick and injured foxes/orphaned fox cubs in the North West area by providing a trap, treat and release service to those who have foxes in need visiting their properties. Based in Stockport, Greater Manchester, we consider all areas in the North West and will endeavor to find a nearby rescue for those outside of our catchment area. We also aim to improve […]

Win FKA twigs’ Commedia dell’Arte masks – a Music crowdfunding project in United Kingdom by FKA twigs

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Stage Crew Need Our Support FKA twigs is raising money for stage crew charity Stagehand’s #ILoveLive campaign, which is providing financial help for all UK stage crew who are in the greatest need. Stage crew seem to be the forgotten ones in the current pandemic. They’re the unsung heroes of the live entertainment world. Without them shows just couldn’t happen. The impact of Covid-19 has been devastating for the whole music industry but particularly for the stage techs, sound engineers, guitar techs, keyboard techs, drum techs, stage managers, production managers, tour managers and other live support personnel who make shows […]

The Intercept Is Crowdfunding A Fellowship In Honor Of A Dying Progressive Activist

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The Intercept launched the Ady Barkan Reporting Fellowship on Monday, honoring a progressive activist with Lou Gehrig’s disease at the center of protests against the GOP tax cut legislation and Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court. The Intercept, an online news site launched by eBay co-founder Pierre Omidyar in February 2014, hopes to crowdfund upwards of $70,000 to hire an experienced journalist for the year-long reporting fellowship. The recipient could begin as early as January and would be tasked with covering social movements and protests of the kind Barkan has led and championed. Although the fellowship is currently a […]

EquiTEA Crowdfund 2.0 – Why we’re Crowdfunding! – Bird & Blend Tea Co.

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We want to become the UK’s leading D2C tea brand & the most impactful tea company on the planet! We’re aiming to raise £500k – £1m to invest in growing our business & impact. Read all about how we’re going to put those funds to use! This content was originally published here.

Saskatoon electric bike business zips past crowdfunding goal, with bulk of sales going to U.S. | CTV News

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SASKATOON — In 2013 Roshan Thomas decided to build his own electric bike and after realizing there was a market for them, he hasn’t looked back. “I built one and lot’s of people wanted to buy it so I started making some and selling some, and the rest is history.” Thomas said. He started Biktrix in 2014 while working part time, still with no idea that it would take off into a company shipping bikes around the world. They started an Indiegogo page, which is a service that helps crowd-fund products for companies. It didn’t take very long at all […]

AUOB announces ‘bonus’ Faslane march if crowdfunding targets met | The National

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As it stands, total donations are sitting at £845 with 25 days to go. IMPORTANT** We will call a March for Independence at #AUOBFaslane in 2020 if our Crowdfunder reaches its target, a bonus March & Rally that has been desired for a very long time. #Independence #RemoveTrident #BairnsNotBombs #ClimateLaw #ClimateEmergency https://t.co/DkwGI0fGBz — All Under One Banner (@AUOBALBA) Last night, AUOB announced that as it stands, its marches will not be getting called off as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The next scheduled march is set to take place on April 4 in Arbroath, two days before the 700th […]

How businesses are trying to survive the pandemic through crowdfunding | CBC Radio

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With much of the country under the grip of the third wave of COVID-19, some small businesses are begging for help to survive through crowdfunding. COVID-19 restrictions over the past year have meant businesses unable to sell their usual products and services are now trying to raise money through online donation campaigns, according to experts. “What it indicates is a level of desperation by these businesses,” said Daniel Tsai, who teaches business and law at the University of Toronto. “If the government has failed you, and if banks have failed you, this is the option that you have.”  Crowdfunding involves raising money, often in […]

Crowdfunding Corner: Om – Andy Barron’s Unforgiving Fantasy Realm Stories Collected with New Material by Huber Editions

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Our Crowdfunding Corner feature returns again today as we continue to once again actively spotlight the more intriguing, exciting, experimental and daring uses of the form that we spot on the crowdfunding circuit. These are comics that both fit the Broken Frontier coverage ethos and that we think deserve your support and backing! Today’s subject is 2018 Broken Frontier ‘Six to Watch’ artist Andy Barron’s OM collection, currently crowdfunding via French publisher Huber Editions. Be quick though – you have just six days left to back this project! The who and what: Andy Barron’s singular vision has been bringing the bizarre […]