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Video shows Trump Jr backing Bannon’s crowdfunding campaign as father scrambles to distance himself

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The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Donald Trump Jr praised the “We Build the Wall” crowdfunding campaign in a clip that has resurfaced following the arrest of its founder Brian Kolfage – as the White House attempts to distance his father from the group. On Thursday, Kolfage was arrested and indicted along with three others, including former Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon, with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering while raising money for the campaign to build the US-Mexico border wall. Bannon, Andrew Badolato, and […]

Video shows Trump Jr backing Bannon’s crowdfunding campaign as father scrambles to distance himself

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The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Donald Trump Jr praised the “We Build the Wall” crowdfunding campaign in a clip that has resurfaced following the arrest of its founder Brian Kolfage – as the White House attempts to distance his father from the group. On Thursday, Kolfage was arrested and indicted along with three others, including former Donald Trump adviser Steve Bannon, with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and money laundering while raising money for the campaign to build the US-Mexico border wall. Bannon, Andrew Badolato, and […]

Vet founder of crowdfunding campaign to build border wall insists construction will begin within months | Fox News

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Brian Kolfage on a visit to the Arizona-Mexico border last month. For Brian Kolfage, a triple amputee severely wounded serving in the Iraq War and founder of a crowdfunding campaign to build a border wall, it’s not a matter of if Trump’s much-touted and controversial border wall will be built – it’s when. “So many people don’t know we are moving ahead with this project. When we start breaking ground soon, it is going to go gangbusters again,” Kolfage told Fox News. “We don’t feel President Trump is going to get what he wants, and we are going to be […]

Since Mexico and Congress won’t pay for Trump’s wall, supporters are crowdfunding it

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After months of jokes about it being the only way to fund Trump’s border wall, someone has actually made a GoFundMe to pay for the wall. No, this is not The Onion. This is real life. As of this writing, the crowdfunding campaign has raised over $4.8 million in just three short days of existence. That sounds extremely impressive because it is extremely impressive. That’s an extremely large amount of money to raise in just a few short days. There’s just one problem, though. According to a leaked report, the wall will cost approximately $22 billion (with a “B”) to build. So […]

NSW rural fire brigade seeks crowdfunding to buy face masks for volunteers | 7NEWS.com.au

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As NSW firefighters continue to battle unprecedented bushfires, a small community on the Central Coast has turned to crowdfunding – to buy desperately needed face masks for rural volunteers. The grassroots campaign follows comments on Tuesday by Prime Minister Scott Morrison that Rural Fire Service volunteers “want to be out there”, and dismissed the idea of them being paid for their services. About 2700 firefighters are tackling 85 fires in NSW, 42 of which are uncontrolled. NSW Labor has accused the government of budget cuts to the RFS, but the government has rejected claims of cuts. Crowd-funded masks Now, the […]

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 […]