Tagged: causes

South African Crowdfunding Platform BackaBuddy Hits R50 Million Milestone

South African crowdfunding platform BackaBuddy recently announced its campaign has successfully raised a total of R50 million since its launch from more than 70,000 donors. Founded in 2007, BackaBuddy revealed that its online fundraising functionality is designed to help individuals raise funds for causes they… Read More

GoFundMe Dedicates Crowdfunding Section to California Wildfire Relief

On Wednesday, global crowdfunding platform GoFundMe announced it has dedicated a crowdfunding to those affected by the wildfires in California. The funding portal stated that each initiative is under the GoFundMe Guarantee, which ensures that all funds go to the right place. It was revealed: “It’s… Read More

Brief: HBO to Air Quincy Jones’ Kickstarter-Funded Standup Special (Video)

Following his appearance on the Ellen DeGeneres Show last week, Quincy Jones’ Kickstarter-backed standup special is set to air on HBO. The crowdfunding initiative was launched by Quincy’s friend and fellow comedian Nicole Blaine alongside her husband Mickey Blaine. It secured $50,273 from 1,204 backers. While on the talk show, Quincy shared… Read More

Indiegogo Rebrands “Indiegogo Life” to Fee-Free Community “Generosity” For Personal & Non-Profit Causes

This week, Indiegogo announced it has rebranded “Indiegogo Life” to a new fee-free fundraising community for personal and non-profit causes called “Generosity.” The crowdfunding platform declared: “Since 2008, Indiegogo users have been spreading creativity, positivity, and—if we might be so bold—a can-do spirit that’s changing… Read More

Crowdfunding Platforms Continue to Raise Millions of Dollars For Nepal Nearly 60 Days After Devastating Earthquake

Back in April, the country of Nepal was devastated by earthquake that killed more than 8,800 people and injured more than 23,000. This caused various organizations to spring into action and launch campaigns on crowdfunding platforms to help those in need. Now, nearly 60 days later, various… Read More

Online Community Reddit Launches New Crowdfunding Platform

Reddit, the online community and self-dubbed “front of page the Internet,” announced a new crowdfunding platform, known as Redditmade, on Wednesday morning (October 29th). According its recent post, Redditmade is described as a new place to turn the best designs and products by the community into reality…. Read More

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