Tag Archives: European Union

Crowdfunding The Greek Spring

Political crowdfunding has started in the birthplace of civilized government. The European Union is still in “rebound” mode, trying to nurse its southern partners back to financial health. One of the big players in negotiating the reorganization of the Greek … Continue reading

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How To Screw Up A Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding screwups come in multiple varieties. The most popular screwup is to raise a ton of money, then not deliver your pre-sold product or be incredibly late and fail to inform your buyers. One example of multiple screwups is Mate … Continue reading

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EU Determines Crowdfunding Offers A Minimal Terrorist Threat

The European Commission released in July an assessment of the risks of money laundering and terrorist financing for crowdfunding. The report states that the threat from crowdfunding “is based on the anonymity offered by the online presence and the worldwide … Continue reading

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Right Wingers Crowdfund To Stop African Migration To Europe

Right wing “patriots” have been crowdfunding to stop the influx of migrants from the African continent. Known in Europe as the “Identitarian Movement” it claims that “Migrants are destroying Europe‚Äôs social fabric.” And so they are raising citizen money to … Continue reading

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Brexit Crowdfunding: Round 2

The woman who was able to get the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court to require Parliamentary approval of the Brexit referendum has started a new crowdfunding campaign in light of Prime Minister May’s call for June snap elections. Gina Miller is … Continue reading

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Crowdfunder Wants To Educate MPs On Brexit

If you lead a horse to water, can you make it drink? A Brit has crowdfunded the cost of sending the book “Brexit: What the Hell Happens Now?” by Ian Dunt to all members of Parliament. Now that the United … Continue reading

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British Crowdfunding Firms Getting Cold Shoulder From Europe Due to Brexit

While the British High Court just ruled today that Parliament must vote on Brexit, United Kingdom crowdfunding firms are already feeling the Brexit effects as British representatives are being “shut out” of meetings of the committees of the European Parliament … Continue reading

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