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New Brunswick’s Morgentaler Abortion Clinic Raises Over $77,000 During the First Week of Campaign

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Hoping to stop the closing of the only private abortion clinic in the Maritimes, Fredericton-based Morgentaler Clinic launched a crowdfunding campaign on FundRazr to raise $100,000. Within a week and a half, the project has surpassed half of its goal. According to The Star, the Morgentaler Clinic announced in April it would be closing its… Read More

Iconic Liverpool “Bombed Out Church” to Be Saved by Crowdfunder campaign

Bombed Out Church

Liverpool set to save St Luke’s “Bombed Out Church” by raising funds on Crowdfunder. Residents of Liverpool have launched a Crowdfunder campaign to protect the future of one of the cities most famous landmarks and community spaces. The project, which has been launched on Crowdfunder, the UK rewards-based crowdfunding website has been created to raise £18,000 to provide a sustainable… Read More

Jan Henric Buettner Books Companisto for Weissenhaus Resort & Spa Crowdfunding: New German Luxury Hotel on the Baltic

WEISSENHAUS Grand Village Resort & Spa Castle

Investment Opportunity Leaps Out of the Gate Quickly Raising Over €200,000. Where could the new World Cup Team Deuschland return home, celebrate and relax by the sea?  Schloss Weissenhaus! With plenty of space for a team or a large gathering, the Weissenhouse compound comprises 750,000 square meters, an area of more than 100 soccer fields. GOOOAL!… Read More

Iotera Gears Up Iota for a $250K Crowdfunding Campaign: GPS Tracker Never Loses Sight of What’s Important

Iotera Child Finder

  Iotera, an Internet of Things company based in Redwood City, has just launched its $250K rewards-based crowdfunding kickstarter campaign for Iota, its smallest, longest lasting GPS tracker in the world.  Measuring just 43mm X 22mm X 11mm,  the waterproof Iota and its companion Home Base include the same advanced long range radio technology allowing them… Read More

Ratesetter CEO: British Business Bank to Start Using Ratesetter Platform

The British Business Bank

Peer to peer (P2P) lender Ratesetter received another round of good news as CEO Rhydian Lewis announced publicly the British Business Bank will start lending through the Ratesetter platform on July 21st.  The government owned entity was created to make financial markets work more effectively for small business. We are pleased to let our customers… Read More

Student Cut-Off by Parents for Being Gay, Crowdfunds to Help Pay for Education

Kate Koenig

“My name is Kate, I’m nineteen, and I’m a student at the University of Pittsburgh. I worked extremely hard in high school and managed to earn a 4.1 GPA. In College, I made the Dean’s List for academic excellence during both the fall and spring semester…” So goes the intro to Kate’s crowdfunding campaign on… Read More

Coolest Cooler: $0 to $4 Million in 6 Days

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Kickstarter phenomena Coolest Cooler is now in 6th place in the list of most successful crowdfunding campaigns ever on the Kickstarter platform. Its about $1 million away from #5 (Reading Rainbow). The funding raised for the “portable party disguised as a cooler” today stands at over $4.3 million supported by over 22,000 backers.  The campaign… Read More

Fundrazr: Potato Salad Kickstarter Funds Could Be Used to Change Lives (Infographic)

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The Potato Salad Kickstarter campaign has quickly become an internet meme and will soon become an urban legend.  The thought that a $10 crowdfunding campaign to make … Potato Salad.. could raise over $40,000 (and depending on the time and day much more) is pretty crazy.  Now I don’t think anyone holds it against Zack… Read More

Crowdfunding on CircleUp, Nomad Connects with Fluxmob: Grows Smartphone Accessory Brand to over $2 Million in Sales

Nomad Reinvention

Now Raising Equity, Nomad First Raised Funding on Kickstarter. Nomad, the designer and manufacturer of minimalist smartphone accessories, has listed its equity crowdfunding campaign on CircleUp.  Known for its NomadKey, the company has also introduced new products including the solid carabiner-sized NomadClip USB cable and NomadCard on the newly launched company website. Committed to product… Read More

Elon Musk Contributes to Tesla Museum with $1 Million Donation

Nikola Tesla

On Thursday (July 10), Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk announced another $1 million for creating a museum honoring the father of the electrical age. He joins the contributors from more than 86 countries who supported the initial campaign on Indiegogo. The donation from Musk was made on what would be Tesla’s 158th birthday. Speaking about the exciting… Read More

Update: Powered Now Takes Just 12 Days to Raise £350,000

Powered Now iPad

Powered Now Raises Equity on Crowdfunding Platform Crowdcube. Tech start-up Powered Now, a mobile administrative app for tradesmen, has cruised by its equity crowdfunding target of £350,000 after just 12 days and is now overfunding. The additional capital will be used to further market and develop its app for tradesmen and field trade companies, simplifying… Read More

Nicola Horlick’s Glentham Capital Raises Equity on Seedrs for Major Expansion

Nicola Horlick Glentham Capital

Boosts Equity Crowdfunding Offer – Raising £450,000 on Seedrs. Nicola Horlick, one of the UK’s most well known and highly regarded fund manager, has announced that her new fund management firm, Glentham Capital, is increasing the target for its core film finance fund from $100 million to $250 million.  Apparently the increase has been driven… Read More

VW Oldie Käfer Tour Crowdfunding on Welcome Investment: Punchbuggy Fahrvergnügen Revisted!

Oldie Kafer Tour Acktueller Stand

Oldie Käfer Tour Berlin has launched a campaign on the German equity crowdfunding site Welcome Investment.   For as little as 1€, backers may invest in the future of Oldie Käfer Tour Berlin.  The tour company hopes to secure its goal of 50,000€ for 5.9% equity.  Funding from the campaign will be used to expand… Read More

FarmDrop is Equity Crowdfunding for Online Farmers Market

FarmDrop producer

FarmDrop backed by ASOS and Street Car founders. FarmDrop, a new way to buy and sell local and seasonal food is raising capital on equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube.  The digital farmer’s market has launched a campaign to raise £400,000 representing 17% equity in the company.  The funding round has quickly raised over £170,000 backed by… Read More

Tuff TV Offers Equity via SparkMarket

Tuff TV Chainsaw

Tuff TV, a digital broadcast network that targets men, is offering ownership in the company via crowdfunding on SparkMarket – a Georgia based equity platform.  Georgia is a state that embraced equity crowdfunding early on in the game.  The offer comes under the “Invest Georgia Exemption” (IGE).  This intrastate crowdfunding law allows for both accredited… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Fitle Reinvents Shopping, Tablet Riser for iPad & Wedg Secure Cloud Solution

TabletRiser Featured

So for all Mailbox readers today – I will suggest you read the story about the Coolest Cooler.  Not necessarily because it is a cool project (it is) but because the organizer launched a campaign back in 2013 – for effectively the very same product – and failed.  The campaign was looking to raised $125,000… Read More

Coolest Cooler Kickstarter Now in Top 20 Most Funded Crowdfunding Campaigns

Coolest Cooler Colors

The Coolest Cooler, a Kickstarter re-do that regrouped an initially failed campaign, has now entered the top 20  most funded crowdfunding campaigns ever on the Kickstarter platform.  Don’t blink either, as the project continues to quickly scale the crowdfunding ladder. Coolest Cooler is closing in on the $3 Million mark on a campaign that was… Read More

Cauli Rice Seeks to Raise £300,000 in Equity For Low Calorie Alternative Meal

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Ready to bring an alternative to white rice, UK-based Cauli-Rice launched a Crowdcube crowdfunding campaign to raise £300,000 in equity for its low calorie meal. Cauli-Rice is considered a rice replacement product that has 80% less calories but with the same level of taste and satisfaction as ordinary white rice. The company noted, “We beleive it… Read More

Harmony Gold Productions’ “Robotech Academy” Hits $100,000 During First Week

Robotech Academy

A week after the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter, Harmony Gold Productions’ new project “Robotech Academy” has raised over $100,000 from close to 1,700 backers.  The entertainment company started the campaign to seek $500,000 to bring the animated series to television. In 1985, the animated series known as “Robotech” hit the airwaves in… Read More

ProtonMail Reaches Over $380,000 Crowdfunding Despite Reported Issue

ProtonMail

With only a week until its Indiegogo campaign comes to a close, ProtonMail has raised $382,334 from 7,447 backers. This news is somewhat surprising due this week’s rumored XSS issues. On Wednesday (July 9), the ProtonMail team took to their blog to address a recent report stating that the website is prone to being susceptible to a… Read More