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Healthcare Crowdfunding Platform Right to Live Seeks to Help Those Struggling with Medical Issues in India

A medical crowdfunding platform called Right to Live is looking for donors to help those struggling with healthcare expenses in India. The Bangalore-based platform is on a mission to create a transparent healthcare network that will enable financial donors, organizations, the corporate section and the government to come together to… Read More

Indiegogo’s Danae Ringelmann Talks Life Before Crowdfunding & Her Career

Taking time away from her always on-the-go schedule, co-founder of Indiegogo, Danae Ringelmann shared details about her career and life before the crowdfunding platform with Huffington Post. According to the media outlet, prior to Indiegogo, Ringelmann was a Securities Analyst at Cowen & Co. She is also a… Read More

Lammily Debuts New Commercial For Crowdfunded “Normal Barbie” (Video)

Last spring, a company known as Lammily launched a crowdfunding campaign on CrowdtiltOpen to raise funds for Barbie’s realistic doppelgänger, a female doll created in the image of an average woman. The goal of the dolls, as described by creator Nickolay Lamm, is to reinforce the fact… Read More

Indiegogo’s Slava Rubin: The Key is Transparency When It Comes to Crowdfunding

Fresh off the 2015 CES in Las Vegas, CEO of Indiegogo Slava Rubin sat down with Huffington Post’s tech editor Michael Rundle to discuss the differences between crowdfunding platforms and technology shows like CES. According to Huffington, CES 2015 features 20,000 product launches and 1.8… Read More

Update: UK’s Good Egg Restaurant Quickly Nears £180,000 on Crowdcube

Continuing to be a huge success of equity crowdfunding platform, Crowdcube, UK-based The Good Egg has successfully raised nearly £177,000 through its campaign. As previously reported, The Good Egg, which was inspired by Californian deli Wise Sons, has not only drawn the attention of London brunch lovers,… Read More

London’s Good Egg Brunch Restaurant Debuts £180,000 Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

Ready to expand its already successful business, Hackney, London-based The Good Egg has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £180,000. The restaurant is offering up 24% in equity to those who wish to help fund its project. Since January 2013, The Good… Read More

Arianna Huffington Driving Cash To DonorsChoose With New Partnership, Book Launch

DonorsChoose is quickly gaining steam in the crowdfunding space. FastCompany just named DonorsChoose to their list of the most innovative companies in 2014, and it wasn’t buried toward the bottom either. It made the top ten alongside the likes of Google and Nike. Now Huffington… Read More

Holiday Charity Challenge Launched by CrowdRise

The 3rd Annual Holiday Charity Challenge has been launched by CrowdRise, a crowdfunding platform to help people and organizations raise funds for charitable causes.  CrowdRise has organized the initiative with the support of CraigsList founder, Craig Newmark and The Huffington Post. The Challenge began on… Read More

Skoll Foundation, Huffington Post Partner for Crowdfunding Challenge on Crowdrise

The Skoll Foundation, founded in 1999 to generate change large scale change by aiding innovators, is partnering with The Huffington Post to launch a crowdfunding challenge entitled “Skoll Social Entrepreneurs Challenge”.  The partnership is working with charity crowdfunding platform Crowdrise.  The competition runs until November… Read More

TED Radio Hour: ‘The Power of the Crowds’

Watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post. This past May, the TED Radio Hour explored the fascinating ideas behind mass collaboration. Crowd-based actions on the Internet, collective improvisational pranks on the streets of New York, open-source city building, virtual music composition and performance… the journey into… Read More

Crowding to a Cause

Crowdfunding is generally defined as an internet-based collective effort between people who pool money to help fund an activity or an entrepreneurial endeavor. Also called crowdsourcing, crowdfunding is used to underwrite a variety of activities, including new products, artistic efforts, political campaigns or scientific research,… Read More

Crowdfunding Science That’s Near and Dear to My Heart

The Internet has changed many things, creating a virtual landscape that is without the literal boundaries that once hindered our ability to communicate. In addition to bridging social, cultural, and even economic gaps, the Internet has become an incubator for entrepreneurs of all types, increasingly… Read More

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