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Office worker launches UK's first police facial recognition legal action

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 19:46
Supported by the campaign group Liberty, Ed Bridges, from Cardiff, raised money through crowdfunding to pursue the action ... of such an intrusive surveillance tool like this.” Three UK forces have ...

Broadband for the Rural North Raises £2 million via Triodos Bank Crowdfunding Platform

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 19:32
Barry Forde, CEO of B4RN, commented on the success to date and said they are delighted to have raised £2 million through crowdfunding with Triodos. “Investors from all over the UK have got behind us ...

Crowdfunding bid launched after elderly Sheffield man’s home ransacked in ‘cowardly’ burglary

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 12:46
Police are now appealing for anyone with information about the burglary to get in touch, and have also publicised an online ‘crowdfunding’ page set up by one of the man’s neighbours which aims to ...

Finance app banks £2m from crowdfunding investors

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 04:57
A personal finance app has raised more than £2m through crowdfunding in less than 24 hours ... Chairman Mark Horrocks said: "The last few years have brought an explosion in UK fintech (financial ...

Scottish cheesemakers use crowdfunding to save raw cheese

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 09:58
The dairy businesses raised more than £15,000 through a crowdfunding campaign to challenge the FSS and Scottish Food Enforcement Liaison Committee’s (SFELC) inspection and enforcement over the ...

Crowdfunding campaign launched to save Shrewsbury Flaxmill's crown

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 07:44
This urgent work will preserve it as a much admired landmark for many generations to come.” For details of the crowdfunding campaign see crowdfunder.co.uk/crowningshrewsbury The crowdfunding campaign ...

When survival is a popularity contest: the heartbreak of crowdfunding healthcare

Mon, 05/20/2019 - 03:08
Crowdfunding may be her last chance ... for experimental therapy in the US and was widely hailed as a success when Brandon returned to the UK “cancer-free”. (As of 2017, Brandon was in complete ...

Gary Usher: How crowdfunding can be a recipe for success when the bank says no

Sat, 05/18/2019 - 01:16
He has just opened city-centre restaurant Kala, after a record-breaking crowdfunding campaign that saw customers pledge more than £100,000 in 11 hours. Here, he tells us how. I got into crowdfunding ...

Crowdfunder launched to keep historic copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover in UK

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 17:00
English PEN has set up a crowdfunding campaign to keep an historic copy of Lady Chatterley's Lover in the UK. In a rare move, the Government is appealing for a buyer to pay £56,250 for the obscenity ...

Crowdfunding: risks, pros and cons with online donations

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 14:49
As crowdfunding campaigns remain a popular way of fundraising online in Scotland, questions have been raised about the transparency of how donations are distributed. Gerald Oppenheim, the Chief ...

Lost Horizon - a 'hidden oasis' where clothing is optional - will return to Glastonbury Festival after successful crowdfunding

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 23:40
But, after a successful crowdfunding campaign, Lost Horizon was able to raise more than £8,000 to keep the show on the road. The Green Fields co-ordinator at Glastonbury Festival confirmed today (May ...

Edinburgh firefighter smashes epic cross country charity challenge

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 23:31
“Coming over the Aonach Eagach ridge, it is one of the narrowest in the UK and the underfoot conditions became quite ... aimed to raise £5,000 and hopes keeping his crowdfunding page open until the ...

Gary Usher: How crowdfunding can be a recipe for success when the bank says no

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 22:01
He has just opened city-centre restaurant Kala, after a record-breaking crowdfunding campaign that saw customers pledge more than £100,000 in 11 hours. Here, he tells us how. I got into crowdfunding ...

Indiegogo bans anti-vaxxers from crowdfunding on its platform

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 21:27
Crowdfunding platform Indiegogo has announced it will no longer ... with health officials blaming the spread of misinformation around vaccination for the outbreak. In the UK more than half a million ...

UK Music boss calls for investigation into PledgeMusic collapse

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 17:00
“Many musicians across the UK. relied on crowdfunding website PledgeMusic to deliver payments from patrons, to pay for album recordings and other costs. These artists were already enduring long delays ...

Crowdfunding helps one of India’s last Sanskrit schools collect Rs 26 lakh and survive

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 16:21
Ketto, a platform that assists with crowdfunding, has so far helped the school raise Rs 26.5 lakh from over 998 donors based all over the world, from the UK and the US, to Singapore and the Middle ...

Digital Banking Startup Loot Set to Launch New Equity Crowdfunding Round on Seedrs

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 15:41
Loot, a UK-based digital bank startup, is set to launch a new equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. Founded in 2014, Loot describes itself as a current account and contactless Loot Mastercard card ...

Lost Horizon - a 'hidden oasis' where clothing is optional - will return to Glastonbury Festival after successful crowdfunding

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 13:10
But, after a successful crowdfunding campaign, Lost Horizon was able to raise more than £8,000 to keep the show on the road. The Green Fields co-ordinator at Glastonbury Festival confirmed today (May ...

Crowdfunding page for family of A303 crash victim almost at target in just three days

Sun, 05/12/2019 - 09:33
A crowdfunding page set up for the family of Kizito Ssewanyana, who died in a crash on the A303 this week, is already almost at target. The 34-year-old, from Amesbury, a former soldier with the ...

UK Music industry demands Government investigation into ‘collapse of PledgeMusic’

Fri, 05/10/2019 - 06:40
“Musicians should be able to trust crowdfunding platforms to fulfil their obligation of delivering money pledged by fans and supporters.” Michael Dugher, UK Music Pledge co-founder Benji Rogers ...

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