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BJP leader Kapil Mishra to hand over ₹25 lakh raised through crowdfunding to the family of the immolated temple priest in Rajasthan

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— Consider reading the article BJP leader Kapil Mishra to hand over ₹25 lakh raised through crowdfunding to the family of the immolated temple priest in Rajasthan on OpIndia website — Days, after a temple priest was burned to death in the Bokna village in Sapaotra division of Karauli district in Rajasthan, BJP leader Kapil Mishra informed that he would hand over a sum of ₹25 lakh to the deceased’s family. The priest named Babulal Vaishnav was allegedly set on fire by six men who wanted to grab the land of the temple. In a Twitter post on Sunday, Mishra […]

Israel Folau’s $3 million GoFundMe appeal could change how crowdfunding sites are monitored – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

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Israel Folau’s $3 million GoFundMe appeal could change how crowdfunding sites are monitored By Sarah Thomas Updated June 25, 2019 05:19:21 The furore over Israel Folau’s $3 million GoFundMe appeal could spark a review of how crowdfunding sites are monitored, social media and legal experts say. Key points: Folau launched the crowdfunding page on June 18 as a fundraiser for legal action against Rugby Australia after his contract was terminated in May following homophobic posts on his Instagram page. By Sunday, Folau’s campaign had raised more than $750,000 from several thousand donors before the non-profit crowdfunding site pulled the plug […]

Christian crowdfunding site raises over $520,000 for Kyle Rittenhouse – REVOLT

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Kyle Rittenhouse is receiving an outpouring of support from people across the country after he allegedly shot and killed two people during the Jacob Blake protests in Kenosha, Wisconsin last month. According to the , a Christian crowdfunding site called GiveSendGo has raised over $520,000 for the incarcerated teen. The page is sponsored by a group called “Friends Of The Rittenhouse Family” which is based in Atlanta, Georgia. “Kyle Rittenhouse just defended himself from a brutal attack by multiple members of the far-leftist group ANTIFA — the experience was undoubtedly a brutal one, as he was forced to take two […]

Crowdfunding Australia & New Zealand | About | Equitise

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You’ve heard of Kickstarter? Equity crowdfunding is similar, but when you fund projects on Equitise, you get a stake in the business. It’s a great new way to throw your support behind amazing start-ups. And the best bit? You own a piece of it. This means, like when you invest in listed companies on a stock exchange, you share in the company’s success as a shareholder. Equitise is the leading investment platform in Australia & NZ which partners with innovative early-stage businesses running equity crowdfunds as well as wholesale offers and IPOs. We’ve helped over 7,000 people invest in 83 […]

Crowdfunding Australia & New Zealand | About | Equitise

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Investing in exciting early-stage businesses on Equitise is easy, transparent and fun. We launch new , and (click for more on each type of offer) on the platform every month so here are a few tips to get you started on your journey.  How to register your interest New offers are featured on the website and if you’re a subscriber/follower, are featured in our fortnightly newsletter and on our social media channels. When you see an offer you like, register your interest. Only those companies who receive enough interest from ‘the crowd’ will go on to raise capital, so make […]

Jeanise Jones: ‘Borat 2’ Fans Crowdfunding to Pay Back Babysitter | IndieWire

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In a movie full of appearances by QAnon conspiracy theorists, far-right radicals, and a handsy Rudy Giuliani, 62-year-old Jeanise Jones comes out of “Borat 2” looking like a star. Jones appears in the film as a hired babysitter for the Borat character’s daughter Tutar, played by breakout actress Maria Bakalova. Jones has earned fans for showing empathy toward Tutar, assuring her she does not need plastic surgery to attract a man and opposing Borat’s decision to marry Tutar off to an older man. Jones advises Tutar that to “be happy” she should “use [her] brain.” Jones gave an interview to […]

Curt Schilling Arrested – Allegedly Involved In Crowdfunding Fraud

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Steve Bannon, along with Brian Kolfage, Andrew Badolato and Timothy Shea have each already been arrested and charged this morning. All 4 men are facing up to 20 years in prison for their involvement in the “Build The Wall” campaign. A campaign that allegedly made fraudulent promises to Trump supporters and funneled in millions of dollars. Today’s Five is now receiving reports that ex-Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has also been arrested and is in custody. Although charges have not been announced as of yet, the arrest comes after alleged involvement with Steve Bannon. Curt Schilling, arrested this morning, was […]

‘I Don’t Know What Else to Do’: Homeowners Turn to Crowdfunding to Avoid Foreclosures

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× Expand Matt Stoller Foreclosed home, St. Paul, Minnesota. William Harding worked at an electronic manufacturer in Lexington, Kentucky for more than fifteen years before the company downsized in late 2014, after a merger. He was able to find another job a few months later as a systems analyst for a local oil company, which was soon bought out by a portfolio company, Tenex, merged with another oil corporation, and downsized once staff completed system upgrades to sync with the newly merged corporation. Since he lost that job in October 2017, Harding has struggled to find work, experiencing a variety […]

Top Trump adviser Steve Bannon arrested in connection with ‘We Build the Wall’ crowdfunding scheme – MarketWatch

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NEW YORK (AP) — Former White House adviser Steve Bannon was arrested Thursday on charges that he and three others ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme “We Build The Wall.” The charges were contained in an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court. Federal prosecutors alleged that Bannon and three others “orchestrated a scheme to defraud hundreds of thousands of donors” in connection with an online crowdfunding campaign that raised more than $25 million to build a wall along the southern border of the United States. A phone at the office of Bannon’s lawyer went unanswered Thursday morning. A […]

Britain Backs the RNLI – a Community crowdfunding project in Bristol by James J Dart

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The RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) save lives at sea. In fact, this courageous group of volunteers have saved over 142,700 lives since 1824. Sons and daughters, mums and dads, grandparents, partners, friends (even pets) who would have been lost at sea were given a second chance at life thanks to these amazing people. Did you know the RNLI even participated in the rescue of British and French troops from the beaches of Dunkirk in May 1940 and despite having to contend with extremely dangerous conditions, their lifeboat crews managed to save 6,376 lives between 1939 and 1945? They are […]