Category Archives: deposits

Initial Coin Crowdfundings Raking in Cash

The Wall Street Journal reports that initial coin offerings have raised more than $1 billion in what could be called crowdfunding or private placement efforts. Although some of these offerings are trying hard not to be securities offerings, they quack … Continue reading

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News Website Crowdfunds For “No Bullshit” Journalism

“No bullshit” journalism finds crowdfunding love in Switzerland. A news website startup that never published an article has raised over $2 million, exceeding its $750,000 goal, in two weeks, promising three “well researched, well sourced, and factual” articles per day. … Continue reading

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Another Celeb Pilloried For Crowdfunding Appeal

Those of you who know who Zayn Malik is may be surprised to hear that he’s now under fire for asking his fans to contribute to a crowdfunding campaign. The British teen heartthrob has directed his adoring public who follow … Continue reading

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Police Chief Asks People To Stop Crowdfunding

Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams has asked the public to stop donating to the crowdfunding pages set up for the family of murder victim Robert Godwin. Godwin was assassinated by a killer who posted the murder on Facebook’s live stream. … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Set Up For French Presidential Candidate Who Can’t Save

When it rains, it pours, especially on French presidential candidate Francois Fillon. Fillon was the front runner in the coming elections until he was accused of putting his wife and kids on his Parliamentary payroll for ghost jobs. Then, he … Continue reading

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Fight Terrorism By Crowdfunding

Here’s a way to fight terrorism: support the families affected by it. The crowdfunding page for murdered police officer Keith Palmer has raised over a £300,000 in less than one day. Palmer was killed in a terrorist attack at Westminster … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Lowers Costs of Invitro Fertilization

Effortless IVF’s crowdfunding campaign for 100 “founder” patients who paid CDN$4,000 has apparently paid off. The Calgary company has an approved device that saves patients money by letting embryos multiply inside the mother’s body instead of a petri dish. The … Continue reading

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