Tag Archives: Parliament

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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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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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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Brexit Opponents Crowdfund to Prosecute Politicians

A new crowdfunding campaign in the United Kingdom is raising pounds to “Prosecute dishonest Brexit politicians and bring integrity back to British politics.#BrexitJustice.” Several barristers have signed up to file lawsuits at reduced legal fees against Boris Johnson, Andrea Leadsom, … Continue reading

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Small Donations Crowdfund Impeachment Defense

Supporters of impeached Brazilian President Rousseff are crowdfunding her defense, raising as of now ~$20,370 in small donations of ~$3 on the website Dilma.com.br. Rewards will include an autographed digital photo and a video of thanks. The interim government has … Continue reading

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UK Continues to Lead Crowdfunding Regulation

The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) has issued regulations that provides for 4 types of crowdfunding investors as described by the leading UK equity crowdfunding site CrowdCube: Restricted Investors: who agree to not make more than 10% of their investments … Continue reading

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