Tagged: military

Our Military Travel Now Seeking Funds Through Reg CF Round on StartEngine

Our Military Travel, a U.S. travel platform specifically for military personnel, is now seeking funding through its Regulation Crowdfunding (Reg CF) campaign on equity crowdfunding platform StartEngine. Founded in 2018, Our Military Travel describes itself as a travel company that is dedicated to the men… Read More

StreetShares Appoints Former Capital One Executive Heather Tuason As New Chief Product Officer

Financing military veteran-owned small businesses lender StreetShares announced appointed former Capital One Senior Vice President of Small Business, Heather Tuason, as its new Chief Product Officer. According to StreetShares, in her role as Chief Product Officer, Tuason will accelerate the growth of StreetShares lending and investment products… Read More

Indiegogo Alum “Range 15” Set to Premiere Trailer at 2016 Sundance Film Festival

This week, the creators of the Indiegogo success film, Range 15, announced that the film’s world premiere trailer is scheduled to debut at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, which will be held in Park City, Utah on January 21-31st. The film launched on the global crowdfunding platform… Read More

Widowed Military Wife Launches GoFundMe Campaign to Help Soldiers Overcome PTSD

Seeking to help those who devote their lives to protecting the U.S., widow of a U.S. soldier, Stephanie Mason Lembo, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on GoFundMe to raise funds for Active Heroes’ program, Carry the Fallen, which helps those struggling with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress… Read More

Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation Launches Patriot Pledge Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdrise

Impacting the lives of military families across the nation, Children of Fallen Patriots Foundation (Fallen Patriots) seeks to bridge the gap in the cost of college education for children who lost a parent in the line of duty. Beginning today, Fallen Patriots is kicking off its… Read More

Military Film “Range 15” Surpasses $500,000 on Indiegogo

Last month, the creators behind new military film Range 15 took to crowdfunding giant Indiegogo with a mission to raise $325,000 for the upcoming picture’s production costs. Within three weeks, the initiative has secured its initial goal and is currently sitting at $310,000 thanks to over 4,200. Range 15 is… Read More

VAMBOA & MilitaryConnection.com Join Forces With StreetShares To Fund Veteran Owned Small Businesses

The Veteran and Military Business Owners Association (VAMBOA) and MilitaryConnection.com today announced their partnership with peer-to-peer (p2p) small business lender, StreetShares, to further enable veteran business owners to secure growth capital for their businesses. StreetShares recently secured $200 million to fund veteran businesses, the largest… Read More

Making the World Safer: West Point Grads Seek to Secure $1 Million For Hidden Explosive Detector on Kickstarter

A team of West Point graduates recently launched a $1 million crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to build a device that detects and identifies improvised explosive devices (IEDs) from a safe, standoff distance. The device uses newly-patented, cutting-edge terahertz technology, known as SEED (Stimulated Emission Enhanced… Read More

Craig Newmark and CrowdRise Launch Crowdfunding CampaignTo Support American Heroes

Craig Newmark’s craigconnects and Crowdrise launched the second annual Veterans Charity Challenge on Thursday morning, expanded to benefit police and fire fighter nonprofit, in addition to veterans and military charities. This year’s “Veterans Charity Challenge 2” is a follow-up campaign, which raised more than $445,000… Read More

Guantanamo Detainees Float Crowdfunding For Business Proposal

In the Miami Herald it was recently revealed that a handful of Guantanamo detainees have generated a business plan for an agricultural venture in Yemen. Called “Yemen Milk & Honey Farms Ltd,” the proposal outlines a “self-sufficient agricultural business west of Yemen’s capital, Sana’a.” The 75… Read More

Ukranian Defense Ministry Seeks Crowdfunding Donations In Campaign

It may not be taking place online, but a crowdfunding campaign is seeking cash to support the Ukranian Defense Ministry and, by proxy, the Ukranian Army. Donations are being taken in part via cell phone, and supporters are being encouraged to text “565.” The text… Read More

OPFOR On Indiegogo: High-Tech Mag Holders For Military & Law Enforcement Personnel

MOLLE stands for Modular Lightweight Load-carrying Equipment. It is a standard used to ensure cross-compatibility when mounting tactical gear on load-bearing equipment. It is used to define the current generation of load-bearing equipment and rucksacks utilized by a number of NATO armed forces, especially the British Army and the United… Read More

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