Category Archives: Banks

Crowdfunding To Prevent “Lunch Shaming”

I guess we’ll be seeing more of this in the next four years: a teacher in Texas is crowdfunding to pay off school lunch debt to prevent kids from being “lunch shamed.” KXAN reports that “At some Texas schools, students … Continue reading

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Health Care Arrest Spawns Crowdfunded Defense

A crowdfunding page has been set up to pay for the defense of a woman arrested for allegedly trying to run a Republican Congressman off the road. After refusing to meet with her or set up a town hall meeting … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Platform Teams With Credit Unions

GrowthFountain, a FINRA registered crowdfunding platform, wants to keep it local. So, it has now teamed up with three credit union partners across the country to offer their crowdfunded deals to the credit unions’ more than 800,000 members. GrowthFountain is … Continue reading

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Venezuelans Crowdfunding To Leave Country

Get me outta here! Trying to live a normal life in Venezuela has gotten to be so impossible that people are crowdfunding to afford passage out of the country. One is using the Generosity portal, an offshoot of Indiegogo, to … Continue reading

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First Sharia-Compliant Crowdfunding Portal Approved

Yielders is apparently the first crowdfunding platform that has been approved by the United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority that is in compliance with Sharia law. Some think it is partially as a result of Brexit and the desire of the … Continue reading

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