Tagged: environment

Veridium Plans to Use IBM Blockchain Technology to Create Social & Environmental Impact Tokens

Veridium Labs Ltd, a company incubated by EnVision Corporation, announced on Tuesday it is collaborating with IBM (NYSE: IBM) to help “transform” the carbon credit market using IBM blockchain technology with the goal of making it easier for companies to offset their environmental footprints. The… Read More

Crowdcube Announces New Collaboration With Green Tech Challenge

Equity crowdfunding platform Crowdcube announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with the Green Tech Challenge, a European program that selects promising green tech innovations/startups and connects them to consultants and investors through four-day programs across the UK. Crowdcube explained its collaboration with Green Tech… Read More

Kevin McCloud’s HAB Housing Mini Bond Secures £1 Million in Four Days

Earlier this week, Grand Designs presenter and designer Kevin McCloud launched a mini bond campaign for his latest sustainable housing project, HAB Housing. Within a matter of days, the initiative successfully secured its initial funding target of £1 million.  McCloud and his team stated: “We create homes that… Read More

Liquid Waste Treatment Systems Launches PledgeMe Campaign to Help Clean Up New Zealand’s Environment

A Hawkes Bay-based company with reportedly new technology to treat wastewater has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe so it can help clean up New Zealand’s environment. Liquid Waste Treatment Systems (LWTS) has developed new technology using aerobic granular sludge to treat wastewater. LWTS spokesperson Tony Hocking… Read More

Sustainability Partnerships Launches Social Media Crowdfunding Cooperative For Green Spaced Industries

On Thursday, Sustainability Partnership announced the launch of its social media crowdfunding cooperative for live radio, chat, jobs, events and road shows that have a green earth and green space focus. Sustainability Partnership and CrowdfundingCooperative are free and consist of green projects and visionaries dedicated to help each other… Read More

Leonardo DiCaprio Saves Adrian Grenier’s Whale Documentary By Giving $50,000 to Kickstarter Campaign

Just when things started to look grim for Adrian Grenier’s 52: The Search for the Loneliest Whale Kickstarter project, the crowdfunding campaign managed rally and capture the initial $300,000 goal, thanks to Titanic star Leonardo DiCaprio’s funds and social media powers. As previously reported, Grenier and the film’s director Josh Zeman shared, “We… Read More

Green Crowdfunding Org, Green Our Planet, Receives Award at CES

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) has awarded a $65,000 grant to the green crowdfunding organization, Green Our Planet, for its innovative work in conservation and education. Green Our Planet only recently launched and is unusual in that it is a conservation organization founded by two… Read More

Australia-based Landcare & Pozible Team Up to Create Environmental Crowdfunding Collection

Seeking help from others, environmentalists are now turning to crowdfunding to raise funds for not only equipment, but also for their new big ideas. During a recent interview, marketing manager at Australia-based Landcare NSW, Jenny Quealy, reported the company has teamed up with crowdfunding platform Pozible… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Moore in a Bag, allGreenup, Xpressivo & Coxswain Beard Care

For this weeks edition of #Crowdfunding Mailbox we have four projects.  Tons of emails this week and I am still sorting through them.  For those of you who have forwarded your campaigns while still in preview mode (IE not yet launched) please ping us again… Read More

Update: Solar Roadways’ Passes $2.1M in Remaining Hours of Indiegogo Campaign

Successful Solar Roadways’ crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo has just a few hours left until it closes, the campaign has raised over $2.1 million from more than 47,000 supporters. As previously reported by Crowdfund Insider, the fascinating project launched the campaign to raise $1,000,000 to replace the… Read More

Helena Bonham Carter’s Invisible City Fails To Meet Crowdfunding Goal

They teamed up with artists Claudia Moseley and Edward Shuster to crowdfund for the project called Invisible City, but unfortunately for Helena Bonham Carter and her partner Tim Burton, the campaign was a big flop on Kickstarter. The Invisible City project was hoping to receive… Read More

Kiva Empowers Positive Global Impact on Earth Day

Crowdfunding on Kiva provides an innovative way to protect our shared environment and engage in the expansion of renewable and sustainable energy sources worldwide.  Visitors to kiva.org/green may browse profiles and stories of borrowers and choose one they want to support with a loan of… Read More

Indiegogo Revisits Successful Bamboo Lota Campaign

Sharing a story about one of its successful crowdfunding campaigns, Indiegogo recently connected with with Kyson, Joanna and Stephanie of Bamboo Lota to provide a special insight for future campaigners. Now Bamboo Lota was not a high profile, big dollar campaign but certainly a project… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: ezebee, alima, Sabertron & Antarctic Permfrost

This was a busy week at Crowdfund Insider.  Several of us spent the past few days at Crowdfund Global Expo where we had the opportunity to hear many of the leading voices in the fast growing crowdfunding industry.  While in San Diego Dr. Richard Swart,… Read More

Coral-repairing robot looks for funds on Kickstarter

Scientists developing a robot to repair coral reefs around the world have turned to crowd-sourcing website Kickstarter to raise funds. The Coralbot team from Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University are hoping to raise $107,000 (£70,000) before June. The campaign, which began this week, has more than 80 backers and… Read More

EcoHub an Online Community Devoted to Crowdfunding Eco-Friendly Projects Launches

The EcoHub, a Vermont-based online community devoted to crowdfunding eco-friendly projects and nurturing healthy relationships between people and the planet launched today. EcoHub connects individuals to create a critical mass that is collectively working to improve the environment. The goal of the EcoHub is threefold:… Read More

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