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Couple launch crowdfunding bid to help buy historic Knaresborough pub
A couple who set up a successful North Yorkshire cafe-bistro have launched a crowd-funding scheme to buy a historic pub in Knaresborough. Christian Ogley and fiancée Alice Bennett recently moved Christian's from Crimple Hall at Pannal to Knaresborough ...
Woof trading: HouseMyDog raises £206480 in crowdfunding campaign
Crowdcube is the UK's leading crowdfunding platform, with £338m invested by 364,000 registered investors. The platform has been successfully used by entrepreneurs such as London-based founder Jane Ní Dhulchaointigh of Sugru. HouseMyDog plans to ...
Mumbai lawyer starts crowd-funding fight to clear flight `obstacles' around airport
Shenoy began raising funds from people on the crowd-funding platform http:www.ketto.org last week for his legal fight against what he terms a "scam" by aviation authorities allowing tall buildings to come up within 20 km of the restricted zone around ...
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Biotechs jump on crowdfunding cash. Capital Cell to allow small investors to invest in unlisted companies trying to ... - The Times
Biotechs jump on crowdfunding cash. Capital Cell to allow small investors to invest in unlisted companies trying to ...
Amateur investors are to be given the chance to put their money into early-stage drug companies through a crowdfunding platform exclusively for life sciences. Capital Cell, which will launch later this month, will allow anyone with a few hundred pounds ...
Why US tennis prodigy Tornado Black has to crowdfund her own ...
Tornado Alicia Black, one of America's most promising junior tennis players, talks to CNN about why she is now working as a tennis coach and has launched a ...
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How to Leverage Crowdfunding to Invest Like a Millionaire
I recently sat down with RealtyMogul's Co-founder and CEO Jilliene Helman to talk about the crowdfunding platform that has revolutionized real estate investing. RealtyMogul is an investment platform for those who want access to commercial real estate ...
Crowdfunding companies look to Alibaba for their next big idea
A company called Frank wants its backers to feel good about buying into its crowdfunding campaign for a new Android phone. Its Indiegogo page is filled with videos emphasizing that the young team at Frank — one co-founder is 17 years old — is ...
Gianluca Vialli launches crowdfunding campaign for sports finance
The ex-Chelsea and Juventus striker is one of the founders of Tifosy, an equity crowdfunding group that allows ordinary individuals to invest in sports clubs, which can opt to raise funds through selling equity shares, mini-bonds or seeking donations ...
People power: how cash-strapped councils are turning to crowdfunding
Last year, Brighton and Hove council lost out in a bid for government funding to fix the problem and has now launched a crowdfunding appeal. At the time of writing, it has raised £157,193 of its £430,669 target, including a contribution of £100,000 ...
The Good Life, Swery's cat RPG-murder mystery, opens for ...
The Good Life, a combination small-town role-playing game, photography simulator and murder mystery from quirky designer Swery, is now open for funding on ...
Swery's new mystery game The Good Life is looking for $1.5 million in crowdfundingPC Gamer
Swery reveals gameplay of his cat-based murder mystery The Good LifeEurogamer.net
Swery's The Good Life comes with cats and mystery – 1.5m funding neededPC Invasion (blog)
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The Sunday Guardian
Crowdfunding is a business idea whose time has come
The Sunday Guardian
But now, if you have a business idea, you head straight to a crowdfunding platform and have the public at large, and their largesse, take care of your project. In the last few years, a raft of successful enterprises has been launched through ...
Crowdfunding page raises vacation money for meteorologist who worked through hurricane
More than 500 people have contributed to a crowdfunding page to raise vacation money for a meteorologist after his continued coverage of Harvey. The GoFundMe page, titled "Let's Buy Jeff Lindner a Vacation," raised $17,045 as of Saturday morning from ...
Fundraiser by Blake Ford : Let's Buy Jeff Lindner a Vacation - GoFundMeGoFundMe
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Celebs raise millions in crowdfunding to help Harvey relief
The Houston Texans All-Pro took to Twitter last week as Houston began to flood to tell his nearly four million followers he created a page on the crowdfunding site, YouCaring.com, initially to raise $200,000 after he donated half the amount. By ...
JJ Watt, Houston Texans Raise Over $6 Million for Harvey Relief on YouCaringObserver
JJ Watt's YouCaring for Hurricane Harvey: Raises $11 Million, Enlists Drake, Breaks Records as Largest, Fastest ...Markets Insider
JJ Watt Helps Raise More than $15 Million for Hurricane Harvey ReliefE! Online
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Cycling project expands after viral video boosts crowdfunding target
A cycling project has raised twice its crowdfunding target after it was featured in a video that went viral. Cycling Without Age Falkirk is a community group based in Scotland that was set up in March and which takes elderly people from care homes in ...
Yahoo News UK
What Can Crowdfunding Bring to the Finance Sector?
Yahoo News UK
Crowdsourced investment manager Quantopian has two foundational principles: first, that there is quantitative talent all over the world, and second, that quantitative managers need to continually find new strategies. Jonathan Larkin, Quantopian Chief ...
JJ Watt Raises Millions For Flood Relief, Making Charitable Crowdfunding History
Watt's Houston Flood Relief Fund hit the $10 million this morning, cementing it as the fastest growing, largest crowdfunding charitable fundraiser in the ten-year history of crowdfunding. You might think that kind of response would take weeks of ...
JJ Watt's YouCaring Fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey Relief Is the Fastest Growing, Largest Charitable Crowdfunding ...PR Newswire (press release)
Update: JJ Watt's YouCaring Campaign Secures More Than $9.4 Million For Hurricane Harvey VictimsCrowdfund Insider
Houston Flood Relief Fund | Emergencies & Disasters - YouCaringYouCaring
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New crowdfunding campaign aims to develop, test novel ...
The Biogerontology Research Foundation announces the launch of a crowdfunding campaign, MouseAge, to develop and test photographic biomarkers of ...
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How Medical Crowdfunding Widens Disparities In Access To Care
Why do some patients' crowdfunding efforts attract the attention of the likes of Justin, Kate and Ellen and raise tens of thousands of dollars, while most languish in obscurity, barely raising enough money to cover the cost of a doctor's appointment ...
Crowdfunding is playing a larger role in disaster relief
“Crowdfunding often allows people the chance to see an individual, see a picture, feel like they're making a direct impact, whereas donating through an organization can feel a little bit more distant,” said Ashley Post, senior development manager at ...
Help Houston: 4 Ways To Avoid Fake Harvey CharitiesForbes
Business Bulletin: What to consider when giving to hurricane reliefChattanooga Times Free Press
How to Avoid Scammers and Identify Charities in Wake of Hurricane HarveyTheStreet.com
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Slight slow-down in crowdfunding market
Tab, the organisation formerly known as Crowdsurfer, has joined forces with Zhejiang University AIF, as well as industry partners Hangzhou JZTData Science and Technology and BBD UK to launch the crowdfunding and marketplace finance index, known by ...