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Coinseed Registers with the SEC to Launch Crowdfunding Campaign Coinseed is a platform for spare-change investment and cash back rewards in crypto. Since they launched in Dec 2017, they have acquired over 24k users through organic growth and built several new features. As they are now scaling up the platform, Coinseed launched its SEC registered crowdfunding campaign and you can join here.
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Google tests live virtual event crowdfunding tool A division of Google is testing a crowdfunding service for YouTubers to run events. The service, called Fundo, will allow creators to invite fans to virtual meet-and-greets and other similar online events for a fee, as per Variety. It is being developed by Area 120, an experimental product lab within Google.
Is your new street food idea Good to go? With only 17% of the UK's chef positions held by women, the world of professional food is still dominated by men and seems like a good place to start making some changes. The money helps, of course! But through crowdfunding you'll also learn how to get organised, shout about your new business and build up a crowd of hungry customers.
Uprise.Africa launches R40m Reeva Steenkamp documentary crowdfunding campaign Equity crowdfunding platform Uprise.Africa announced today that it will open a R40-million crowdfunding campaign to fund a documentary series on the life of Reeva Steenkamp, who was murdered in 2013 by athlete Oscar Pistorius. Steenkamp was born 34 years to the day on 19 August 1985.
Italian Jews launch crowdfunding campaign to save centuries-old books Many of the books have survived Nazi raids and natural catastrophes. Some 2,000 of them are to be donated to those who pledge at least €200 to the campaign.
It'll take crowdfunding for the Indians to be able to keep Francisco Lindor. Let's do it, Cleveland: Letter to the Editor Why not crowdfund a contract for Lindor? Recognizing the incongruity of asking a working-class city to fund part of a king's ransom to play baseball, why not? If we chip in $100 million, maybe that puts the deal over the top. I'm guessing I'm not the only one who would throw in a few hundred bucks to watch Lindor retire in an Indians uniform.
The most shameless crowdfunding pages ever from ‘scounger’ who wanted £5k for Disney World trip to millionaire who wished to send his dog to £7. CROWDFUNDING pages are heaving with tragic stories of families in need of help - whether it's through genuine hardship, devastating illness or bereavement. But some Brits - like NHS fraudster Carla Bellucci - use the platform for brazen self-interest, in a bid to raise cash for holidays, cosmetic surgery and even their pampered pets.
Cool Crowdfunding: Six Axis Robot Arms, Particle Accelerators, AI Cameras, and Hackable Fitness Tracking We receive so many pitches for crowdfunding projects. They pour into our inbox daily. Since crowdfunding is a bit of a gamble, it is always kind of hard to determine just how to write about these projects, considering that many of them may not ever deliver.
Crowdfunding Your Startup at 700 Percent Oversubscribed What does it take to get your crowdfunding started for your startup? How can you obtain results that show you have obtained "700 percent oversubscribed?"
Crowdfunding Comics Round-Up: HEK Treasury, HEY, AMATEUR!, & 2 other projects we love From Black Crown Quarterly. Now Shelly Bond is expanding it in a single collection featuring dozens of how-tos on topics as varied as lucid dreaming, decorating pastries, and asking for pronouns.
2 Private Companies to Buy Through Equity Crowdfunding In that time, several equity crowdfunding platforms have cropped up across the country, providing both regular investors and accredited investors with investment opportunities not available in the public markets.
Weighing the perils of traditional crowdfunding to open restaurants In 2014 Fifi Bell Clanton and Gwendolyn Niles needed $25,000 for an exhaust system and other finishing touches for their Crabby Shack in Crown Heights. They turned to Kickstarter to raise those final funds and got the financial support they needed.
Donaldsonville distillery seeks community connection with crowdfunding campaign The Noel Family Distillery is aiming for an early 2020 opening in historic Donaldsonville after issues with a contractor delayed construction.
Single mum-of-four launches crowdfunding page after losing everything in a fire that ripped through her home in just four minutes A SINGLE mum-of-four was lucky to escape alive after a fire ripped through her home in just four minutes. Emily Gonzalez and her children - sons Levi, 8, and Harley, 6, Coby, 4, and daughter Ivy, 2 - have been left with just the clothes on their back as they lost everything to ferocious flames.
'Next-generation' theatre app smashes Seedrs crowdfunding target A 'next-generation' ticketing platform has exceeded its crowdfunding target on Seedrs reaching 103 per cent so far. Digital guide and booking platform Stagedoor has surpassed its goal of £175k to grow the business and enhance its proposition of a 'digital home for theatre'.
New All in One Entertainment Device Expected to Be a SMASH Hit in Upcoming Crowdfunding Campaign WooBloo, a company specializing in advanced consumer technology, will be announcing a crowdfunding campaign to boost SMASH, a newly developed all-in-one entertainment device.
WWU launches crowdfunding campaign for apiary The university has launched a crowdfunding campaign to expand its five-acre Outback Farm to include a modern apiary classroom facility, an informational kiosk and glass-sided observation hive. Outback Manager Terri Kempton says the farm has the chance to be a regional leader in pollinator advocacy, research, and education.
Malaysia’s equity crowdfunding and P2P platform raise RM432m, says SC THE local equity crowdfunding and peer-to-peer financing platforms have raised a total of RM432 million as at June this year, Securities Commission Malaysia chairman Datuk Syed Zaid Syed Jaffar Albar said.
Growing fintech set to launch first crowdfunding campaign A fintech company aiming to double in size in the next 12 months is launching its first crowdfunding campaign in September. Curve, a banking platform which consolidates multiple cards and accounts into one place and is supported by a mobile app, will launch the seven-figure campaign next month using the Crowdcube platform.
Adam Carolla Discusses Crowdfunding on Microventures Adam Carolla, a comedian / actor etc., visited the studios of CNBC earlier this month to talk about a securities crowdfunding offering which recently closed on Microventures. Carolla has bounced around the rewards space a bit raising funds on Indiegogo and the now-defunct FundAnything site.
Kickstarter-Funded Games Sweep Gen Con Awards The Games team brings glad tidings from Indianapolis! We've just recovered from Gen Con, the largest gathering of the tabletop games community in North America. This year's event was extra special for us because two Kickstarted games took home top honors at two different award shows at the conference.
Currently Crowdfunding: A Modular Guitar, the Latest From Oru Kayak, and More To make the process less frustrating, we scour the various online crowdfunding platforms to put together a weekly roundup of our favorite campaigns for your viewing pleasure. Go ahead, free your disposable income:.
How to Plan Your Crowdfunding Campaign Without a Team Walking this path alone can be daunting, but it isn't impossible with the right plan in place. By Evan Varsamis, founder/CEO at Gadget Flow. With years of crowdfunding experience, from campaign management to fulfillment, I've noticed a pattern when it comes to the teams behind any crowdfunding campaign.
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