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Crowdfunded Tiny Homes Considered In Chicago

Would you live in a 160 square foot home? If you didn’t have a home and lived on the mean cold streets of Chicago (and had other life factors), you might. Following the lead of Elvis Summers, who crowdfunded the … Continue reading

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Groups Crowdfunding To Transform Terrorist Hangout

Three Belgium groups are crowdfunding in order to raise money to transform the coffee house formerly occupied by the Absalem brothers into a new venue. Remember those jerks? They were to terrorists from Molenbeek neighborhood of Brussels who attacked Paris, … Continue reading

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Crowd Shames Couple To Take Down Crowdfunding Page

Online bullying has caused this couple to take down their charity crowdfunding page after raising only £55 towards their £6,000 goal. Wanting to have a “dream wedding” in Italy, the couple (wife works at animal shelter; husband in the service) posted on … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Terrible Dates (Satire, Maybe)

Crowdfunding has made it into the subconscious now with writers dreaming about such things as crowdfunding bad dates. Based on a (supposedly) true story about a date that ruined a guy’s double paned window (you have to read it to … Continue reading

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“Old World” Cab Company Crowdfunding To Stay Alive Vs. Uber

The last worker-owned “old world” taxi cab company in San Francisco is fighting for its economic life by crowdfunding on the charity site GoFundMe. Buffeted by Uber and Lyft, the original “green” cab company with a social mission of lowering … Continue reading

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Crowdfunder Arrested For Bad Idea

Don’t do this: A 29-year-old Indiana man created a crowdfunding campaign to raise money so he could travel to Montana to be with his 14-year-old “fiancée.” He was arrested and charged with felony sexual abuse of children. GoFundMe told the … Continue reading

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VA AG Warns About Crowdfunding Scampaigns After Charlottesville

In the wake of the Charlottesville white supremacy disturbance, the Virginia Attorney General is warning citizens to be wary of fake crowdfunding campaigns. AG Herring suggests that if you are not sure of the originator of the campaign, investigate, try … Continue reading

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