Tagged: relief

Somali Famine Relief GoFundMe Raises More Than $1 Million in Less Than 24 Hours

On Saturday, GoFundMe announced the Sonali Famine Relief campaign, also known as the Love Army For Somalia, which was launched by Jérôme Jarre along with Ben Stiller, Juanpa Zurita, and Casey Neistat, successfully secured more than $1 million less than 24 hours after its debut… Read More

Crowdfunding Platforms Continue to Raise Millions of Dollars For Nepal Nearly 60 Days After Devastating Earthquake

Back in April, the country of Nepal was devastated by earthquake that killed more than 8,800 people and injured more than 23,000. This caused various organizations to spring into action and launch campaigns on crowdfunding platforms to help those in need. Now, nearly 60 days later, various… Read More

Brief: Indiegogo Announces New Dedicated Nepal Earthquake Relief Page to Assist Funding Efforts

With more than $450,000 raised by 6,000 contributors around the world to help those in Nepal following Saturday’s massive earthquake, Indiegogo has announced a new dedicated page for the cause’s campaigns. As previously reported, at least 3,617 people are now known to have died in a massive… Read More

Update: NeuroMetrix’s Wearable Pain Relief Technology Quell Exceeds $100,000 Indiegogo Campaign Goal in 48 hours

NeuroMetrix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NURO) announced that on the day after launching its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, its product Quell has exceeded the $100,000 initial goal. The company reported preorders for over 500 Quell devices. Demand exceeded company projections and the initial offer sold out in less than 6-hours. The… Read More