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Save The Jazz Cafe – a Music crowdfunding project in London by The Jazz Cafe, Camden

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For the first time in 30 years, we have shut our doors with no guarantee of reopening. Just like so many others, we are facing the biggest challenge in our history. Sadly, without your help, there is now the very real prospect that The Jazz Cafe will not survive. How has it come to this? Since closing due to the pandemic, we’ve had absolutely no income. However, we still have outgoings, most significantly rent. Our overheads while we remain closed are £31,000 a month. We have received no rent relief from our landlord and we do not qualify for a […]

Defiant salon raises over £10k in crowdfunding appeal – but she hasn’t paid Kirklees a penny of her fines or court costs – YorkshireLive

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Get the latest Yorkshire breaking news and updates delivered straight to your inbox – sign up for free email updates When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Thank you for subscribingWe have more newslettersShow meSee ourprivacy notice An online fund set up by rebel hairdresser Sinead Quinn has topped £10,000 thanks to donations from nearly 500 supporters. Sinead Quinn, owner of Quinn […]

Help elect The Scottish Greens’ first MEP – a Politics crowdfunding project in Edinburgh by Scottish Greens

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Hope or hate? Climate justice or ecological apocalypse? Scotland at the heart of Europe or dragged out by Brexit Britain? This content was originally published here.

Crowdfunding site crashes as visitors flock to support Susan Collins’ future opponent

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An online effort to fund whoever runs in 2020 against Sen. Susan Collins, Maine Republican, raised over a million dollars within hours of her promising to vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, briefly crashing the site hosting the campaign. The crowdfunding , titled “Either Sen. Collins VOTES NO on Kavanaugh OR we fund her future opponent,” collected over $3 million from more than 100,000 pledges as of Saturday morning, including more than $1 million raised since Ms. Collins publicly spoke out Friday afternoon in support of President Trump’s pending high court pick. CrowdPac, a political crowdsourcing platform […]

Alex Salmond blasted for crowdfunding campaign to pay legal bills after he quits SNP

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Wealthy Alex Salmond was accused of abusing his power by asking supporters to dig deep and pay for his court case against the Scottish Government. The former First Minister was being sent large sums at an astonishing rate after setting up a crowdfunding page online. He asked for £50,000 and by this morning he’s raised more than £64,000. At one point, pledges were being added about every 10 seconds. Alex Salmond’s Crowdfunding page has already surpassed it’s target In an online statement, Salmond said the costs of taking Holyrood’s chief civil servant to judicial review at the Court of Session […]

Why Use Perks for Your Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

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Many crowdfunding campaigns include perks as a way of saying “thank you” to those who donate and support the company. Ranging from a social media shout out to a red carpet premiere, these perks are traditionally a part of reward-based crowdfunding on platforms such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter. That said, as crowdfunding has grown to include equity crowdfunding via the JOBS Act, perks can still be a valuable tool for capturing investors’ attention. Indiegogo has found that (non-equity) campaigns that offer perks raise 143% more money than those that do not because of their ability to attract a larger audience, […]

Help save Skribbles from bankruptcy! – a Charities crowdfunding project in Glasgow by Wee Skribbles

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After an eight year battle, including three trips to court, my local MSP’s involvement, and even a question being asked on my behalf at the last Scottish Budget in Parliament, I lost my case against Business Stream (Scottish Water). Despite not using a single drop of water, I am now in debt to the tune of £8,729.86. Here’s a “brief” summary of those eight years: Having signed my lease in December 2013, I was shocked that I was being billed by Business Stream/Scottish Water from July, six months earlier. I was also amazed that they could be asking for almost […]

Celebrities who supported Crowdfunding in 2021

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During the Covid-19 pandemic, the majority of the public were struggling to make ends meet due to loss of jobs. Some were even burdened with medical emergencies and found it impossible to afford medical bills. They needed support during such times and they received it from crowdfunding platforms in India like . Many celebrities also helped people by sharing their fundraisers on social media to create a larger impact.  How Nick Jonas And Priyanka Chopra Helped India During COVID-19 Celebrity couple Nick Jonas and Priyanka Chopra started a fundraiser in April to help India during the deadly second wave of […]

U.S. SEC eases crowdfunding rules for firms due to coronavirus disruption – Reuters

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday said it would provide relief to smaller firms seeking to raise capital via online platforms to meet “urgent funding needs” due to the coronavirus-related disruption. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the SEC headquarters in Washington, June 24, 2011. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo The SEC’s measure seeks to temporarily amend existing crowdfunding requirements but only if a company meets “the enhanced eligibility requirements” while providing “clear, prominent disclosure to investors about its reliance on the relief,” which will apply to offerings […]

Heart of England Wildlife Park – a Business crowdfunding project in Redditch by Heart of England Wildlife Park

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Heart of England Wildlife Park is a conservation and education enterprise based in the West Midlands. We are currently finalising our planning application to be submitted to Redditch Borough Council for the Wildlife Park and we look forward to welcoming up to 100,000 visitors to our attraction each year. It is our mission to inspire all of our guests and supporters with the beauty and diversity of both exotic wildlife and the Worcestershire countryside. Heart of England Wildlife Park intends to open its doors to the public in early 2021 with the establishment of a Savannah themed café and the […]