Tagged: election

Candidate for Hong Kong Chief Executive Crowdfunds Over $583K

John Tsang, a former Financial Secretary of Hong Kong who has had a long government career, declared last month that he is running for Chief Executive of Hong Kong.  His crowdfunding campaign launched five days ago on FringeBacker, and he has raised thus far HK$4,519,604 (approximately $583,000)… Read More

Votem CEO Pete Martin: Leveraging Blockchain to Secure Global Mobile Voting & Rocking the Vote

“We can do online voting on blockchain in a highly scalable way, and that’s what we did.” Focusing on solving the problem of securing public, private and proxy global election systems, Votem offers a blockchain-based solution which aims to give democracy back to the people by allowing… Read More

Honest Gil Fulbright & Represent.Us Returns to Indiegogo; Seeks to End American Corruption

Hoping to change the way America is being ran, political organization Represent.Us has returned to global crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to raise more funds for politician, Honest Gil Fulbright. The campaign reads: “Big-money special interests and lobbyists are corrupting our government.More money than ever before is flowing… Read More

Lawrence Lessig’s Crowdfunding Campaign For Presidential Candidacy Successfully Reaches $1M Goal

Last month, Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Professor, iconoclast, and creator of MayDay PAC, announced to the world that he was looking to raise $1 million to become the next president of the United States. He declared that he was currently seeking the nomination of the Democratic… Read More

Move Over, Barbie: New Hilary Clinton Figurine Hits Kickstarter to be the Toy Future Voters Love Most

Taking political interest to a whole new level, Brooklyn-based small product design studio and the creators of the 2008 Obama Action Figure, FCTRY, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise funds for new Barbie competitor, the Hilary Clinton figurine. The “ready for action figure” (not… Read More

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