Tagged: earthquake

Insurtech Startup Jumpstart Launches: Now offering Natural Disaster Insurance in California

Insurtech startup Jumpstart announces the official launch of an innovative type of natural disaster insurance in California, initially for earthquakes. Founded in 2015, Jumpstart stated its technology-driven, index-based approach delivers instant signup, affordable coverage, and automatic payout. “Starting with the earthquake risk in California, our first-of-its-kind policy… Read More

Singer-Songwriter Shawn Mendes Teams up With the American Red Cross to Launch Mexico Earthquake Relief Campaign on Crowdrise

On Friday, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes announced he is partnering with the American Red Cross to raise funds and bring awareness to those in need after the devastating earthquake hit Mexico earlier this week.  The initiative was launched on crowdfunding platform CrowdRise. The campaign’s description reads: “On September 19, while I… Read More

Salma Hayek Donates $100,000 Through Mexico Earthquake Relief Initiative on Crowdrise

On Wednesday, actress, producer, and humanitarian Salma Hayek launched a crowdfunding campaign on CrowdRise dedicated to her native country Mexico after the devastating earthquakes. Hayek also donated $100,000 to the campaign. The Central Mexico 7.1 magnitude earthquake occurred on Tuesday and has reportedly killed more than 200 people and is considered the most devastating earthquake since the 1985… 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

Brief: GoFundMe Donates $150,000 Towards the Nepal Earthquake Relief

Seeking to help those affected by last month’s earthquake in Nepal, crowdfunding platform GoFundMe has announced it will donate $150,000 towards the relief efforts. The GoFundMe team stated: “In a continuing effort to aid those affected by the terrible earthquake in Nepal, GoFundMe has made… Read More

Health & Wellness Expert Alana Kessler Mobilizes Community Consciousness By Launching The Nepal Gratitude Project on GiveForward

Health and wellness expert and entrepreneur Alana Kessler has decided to make a difference in the lives of those affected by the Nepal earthquake through a profoundly innovative humanitarian campaign on GiveForward, The Nepal Gratitude Project. The Nepal Gratitude Project not only raises funds to aid those victims… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Announces New Dedicated Nepal Earthquake Relief Page to Assist Funding Efforts

With more than $450,000 raised by 6,000 contributors around the world to help those in Nepal following Saturday’s massive earthquake, Indiegogo has announced a new dedicated page for the cause’s campaigns. As previously reported, at least 3,617 people are now known to have died in a massive… Read More

GoFundMe Donates 5% Campaign Fee to Nepal Earthquake Relief

Showing support towards the victims of last Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal, crowdfunding platform GoFundMe has announced that it is giving the 5% campaign fee towards the relief initiative. The platform shared: “To all those affected by the terrible earthquakes in Nepal, the GoFundMe Team is… Read More

Five Crowdfunding Initiatives Have Secured Over $100,000 For Nepal Earthquake Relief on Indiegogo

In an effort to help those who were affected by this past weekend’s devastating earthquake in Nepal, five crowdfunding campaigns on Indiegogo have successfully captured over $100,000 for the cause. According to BBC, at least 3,617 people are now known to have died in a… Read More

Saving Centuries-Old Japanese Soy Sauce Factories Through Crowdfunding

Adrenaline may get the job done, but unfortunately, it doesn’t pay the bills that often come afterwards. After the initial shock of having an 18-meter tsunami destroy his family’s soy sauce factories in Japan and kill an employee, the future of Michihiro Kono’s company, founded… Read More

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