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Still Live on Wefunder, Grit Grocery Supports Houston Renewal after Hurricane Harvey

Houston-based mobile grocer Grit Grocery’s  equity crowdfunding campaign went live on Wefunder just before Hurricane Harvey.  As one may expect, the campaign has been at at standstill as the city cleans up after the wrath of Harvey. Funding will be used to assemble a fleet of mobile… Read More

Jimmy Fallon & “Tonight Show” Donates $1 Million to JJ Watt’s YouCaring Campaign For Hurricane Harvey Relief (Video)

On Tuesday night’s episode of the Tonight Show,  host Jimmy Fallon announced the talk show’s crew will be donating $1 million to JJ Watt’s Hurricane Harvey Relief campaign on crowdfunding platform YouCaring. Fallon stated to his audience: “Last week, we saw the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey on the… Read More

Texas Higher Education Community Launches Unified GoFundMe Campaign For College Students Affected By Hurricane Harvey

Following the devastating of Hurricane Harvey, the Texas higher education community has reportedly come together to launch a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise funds for nearly 500,000 college students that were affected by the storm’s damages. The new initiative, HELP, which stands for Higher Education… Read More

#HoustonStrong: Houston Based Crowdfunding Platform NextSeed Helps with Hurricane Harvey Recovery

The world has witnessed the devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey on the citizens of Houston. Houston’s metropolitan area population is around 6 million making it one of the largest cities in the United States. It is hard to fathom the tragedy of the unprecedented flooding… Read More

JJ Watt’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Campaign Raises More Than $16 Million

JJ Watt’s Hurricane Harvey Relief campaign on YouCaring has successfully raised more than $16 million! The initiative was launched following the devastating storm’s hit the state of Texas, causing flooding in and around the city of Houston. The Texans football player kicked off the campaign… Read More

PLS Logistics Services Teams Up With the American Red Cross & GoFundMe For Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

On Thursday, third party logistics provider PLS Logistics Services, announced it has teamed up with the American Red Cross and GoFundMe to launch a crowdfunding campaign dedicated to the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The company also revealed it is donating 100% of profits from its… Read More

Update: JJ Watt’s YouCaring Campaign Secures More Than $9.4 Million For Hurricane Harvey Victims

Just days after Texans football player JJ Watt launched a crowdfunding campaign on YouCaring dedicated to Hurricane Harvey victims, the initiative has successfully secured more than $9.4 million from nearly 100,000 supporters. As previously reported, Watt kicked off the campaign on Sunday afternoon with a… Read More

YouCaring Forms Partnership With Houston Texans’ JJ Watt For Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

On Monday, crowdfunding platform for personal, medical, and charitable causes, YouCaring, announced it has teamed up with Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt for Hurricane Harvey Relief effort fundraiser, which has already secured $1.2 million to help those affected by the storm. Speaking about the campaign, Watt… Read More

DonorsChoose Unveils Recovery Fund to Help Texas & Louisiana Teachers Rebuild Classrooms Affected by Hurricane Harvey

On Tuesday, crowdfunding platform for classrooms DonorsChoose announced the launch of its Hurricane Harvey Recovery Fund, which is aiming to help Texas and Louisiana teachers that are affected by the devastating storm. According to DonorsChoose, donations from the recovery fund will be used to help… Read More

Country Singer Chris Young Launches Hurricane Harvey Relief Campaign on GoFundMe

Following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, country singer Chris Young has launched the Hurricane Have Relief campaign on GoFundMe. The initiative is currently seeking $500,000. While sharing details about the situation, Young stated: “As you all know… Texas was hit by Hurricane Harvey which made landfall… Read More

Houston Restaurant Poitín “Resets” Following Hurricane as Investors Step Up to Fund Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding on NextSeed, Poitin has now raised over 80% of its $100,000 minimum goal. Meanshile, the campaign creator has shared that outside investors have stepped up to fund the company but he intends on keeping the offer open. The new bar and restaurant in Houston’s… Read More

Music Sensation Ricky Martin Launches Hurricane Maria Relief Initiative on YouCaring

Over the weekend, music sensation and Puerto Rican native Ricky Martin has launched a Hurrican Maria Relief campaign on crowdfunding platform YouCaring to help those affected by the devastating storm. While sharing details about the initiative, Martin stated: “Puerto Rico is going through one of the toughest… Read More

Update: Tim Duncan’s Hurricane Irma Relief Campaign Raises $2.5 Million on YouCaring

Just one week after launching his Hurricane Irma Relief campaign on YouCaring, NBA legend Tim Duncan has raised over half of his $5 million funding target. The initiative made its debut after the storm created devastation in Florida and the Carribean. As previously reported, the US… Read More

Retired NBA Player Tim Duncan Launches Hurricane Irma Relief Campaign on YouCaring

In an effort to help those who were in the path of Hurricane Irma’s devastating destruction last week, retired NBA player Tim Duncan has launched a crowdfunding campaign on YouCaring to raise $5 million. Speaking about the cause, Duncan stated: “I know not everyone can give,… Read More

DonorsChoose Launches Recovery Fund to Help Teachers Rebuild Classrooms Damaged by Hurricane Irma

Following the devastation that Hurricane Irma in Florida and also the Carribean, DonorsChoose announced it launched a recovery fund dedicated to helping teachers rebuild their classrooms that were damaged by the storm. While sharing details about the recovery fund, Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose, stated: “Hurricanes Harvey… Read More

Crowdfunding Standout OurCrowd to Highlight 14 Portfolio Companies at CES: See Before You Invest

OurCrowd, the largest investment crowdfunding platform in the world and Israel’s most active venture investor, says it will showcase several portfolio companies at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES.) OurCrowd, while based in Israel, has taken a very global approach in providing access to capital… Read More

Orchard Platform Initiates Analysis: Severe Weather’s Effect on U.S. Unsecured Consumer Lending Industry

That this past hurricane season wreaked economic havoc on metropolitan Houston, southern Texas, Louisiana, southern Georgia and Florida is not surprising (Hurricane Maria’s effects on Puerto Rico were not covered in this analysis); in a recent blog, Orchard Platform posted initial research how much Hurricanes Harvey… Read More

JJ Watt’s Houston Flood Relief Fund on YouCaring Closes With More Than $37.1 Million Donated

Less than three after Hurricane Harvey made landfall and caused flooding through the city of Houston, Texan NFL player JJ Watt has secured more than $37.1 million through its Houston Flood Relief Fund on YouCaring. The initiative, which attracted a total of 209,432 donations, was closed… Read More

Update: JJ Watt’s Houston Flood Relief Fund Surpasses $31 Million; Set to Close on September 15th

JJ Watt’s popular YouCaring initiative Houston Flood Relief Fund has successfully secured $31 million from more than 200,000 donors. The campaign was launched just after the Texas city was hit by Hurricane Harvey at the end of August.The Texans football player kicked off the fund… Read More

Prohibition Club Owners Plan Next Houston Venture, Partner with Next Seed for Bravery Chef Hall Opening

If you enjoy watching chefs prep and cook delicious meals on tv, nothing beats seeing them work their magic live. There’s much to learn from experts, if nothing more than understanding what goes into each course and the difference between no Michelin stars and the… Read More

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