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Former Gawker Employees Launch Kickstarter to Purchase Website

Just a little over a year after Nick Denton’s Gawker ceased all operations, a group of former employees of the popular website has launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $500,000 in order to purchase Gawker through auction. Gawker shut down after Hulk Hogan sued the website… Read More

Update: The Market Mogul Set to Complete Crowdcube Campaign With Nearly £650,000 in Funding

With its equity crowdfunding campaign set to close on Crowdcube this upcoming Monday, self-described millennial media company The Market Mogul is set to complete the funding round with nearly £650,000 in funds thanks to nearly 685 investors. As previously reported, The Market Mogul was founded in 2013 by… Read More

Update: The Market Mogul Extends Crowdcube Funding Round & Launches New Section on China

On Wednesday, self-described millennial media company The Market Mogul announced it was officially extending its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. This news comes just after the company raised more than £425,000 from more than 500 investors. The Market Mogul was founded in 2013 by CEO Rav Singh Sandhu… Read More

Pro Scottish Independence Website Wings Over Scotland Returns to Indiegogo With New Initiative

Seeking help from devoted readers, editor of Wings Over Scotland, Stuart Campbell launched a campaign on global platform Indiegogo to keep the pro-Scottish Independent news website alive. Sharing details about the campaign, Campbell stated: “Well, it’s that time of year again, readers. After last year’s heartbreaking… Read More

WATCH: The Young Turks Celebrate Indiegogo Success, $250K Goal Met

The Young Turks is a long-running online news program that was launched in 2002 as a source of politically progressive news and commentary. The program and its team are currently crowdfunding on Indiegogo to build a new studio, and they can now begin to celebrate… Read More

Indiegogo Reinstates Campaign For North Korean News Site After Review For UN Sanction Violations

DailyNK.com is a news service with the goal of disseminating information from within North Korea. North Korea has no freedom of the press and the state demands heavy censorship, and these policies have led to the isolationist country being dubbed the “hermit kingdom.” DailyNK, based in… Read More

Podcast: How Joey Coleman crowdfunded his work as a hyper-local reporter

We’ve written about projects like Matter, which used Kickstarter to fund the creation of a new magazine for science writing, and high-profile bloggers like Andrew Sullivan who go directly to readers for financial support — but could a relative unknown in a small town use crowdfunding to build… Read More

Anonymous Looks To Crowdfund New Media Platform

Anonymous is a high-profile group of low-profile anonymous hacktivists. The group can be found in the news often these days, most recently being linked to hacking of North Korean intranet infrastructure. Now Your Anon News, the news arm of the collective, has an Indiegogo campaign… Read More

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