Ukraine turns to its cryptocurrency ties for aid with funding

Mar 2, 2022
Experts say there are some advantages to crowdfunding this way.
A woman plays with her dog in front of a large street art mural promoting the Floki Inu cryptocurrency on Feb. 2, 2022 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
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GoFundMe CEO: "We're not yet seeing much around recovery"

Apr 28, 2020
Activity use on the crowdfunding platform GoFundMe may provide a window into where we stand on the road to recovery.
Tim Cadogan started as CEO of GoFundMe less than two months ago.
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Some Dreamers turn to crowdfunding to pay for DACA renewal

Sep 18, 2017
While the ultimate fate of DACA recipients remains unclear, thousands of young people are now rushing to renew their applications before the deadline in early October. However, the cost is $495, which may be reach for many people working low-wage jobs. One answer: crowdfunding. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.  

Crowdfunding is playing a larger role in disaster relief

Aug 31, 2017
With more options for giving, donors are urged to do their research.
Volunteers get a briefing on Monday at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, where the American Red Cross is housing victims of Hurricane Harvey.
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Crowdfunding for your life

Jun 23, 2017
The online safety net may not be without its gaping holes.
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How crowdfunding is democratizing real estate investing

Mar 30, 2017
Crowdfunding platform founder Rodrigo Nino says the JOBS Act opened access to one of the best assets in the world.
"Crowdfunding means democratizing access, in our case, to large-scale commercial real estate assets," says Rodrigo Niño, founder and CEO of Prodigy Network.

The growing role of crowdfunding after a tragedy

Jun 15, 2016
A GoFundMe campaign for the victims of the Orlando, Florida shooting has already raised millions.

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Now you can crowdfund your angel investors

May 16, 2016
A change to an 80-year-old law on investing allows small investors to try their hand as venture capitalists.
The only people allowed to be venture capitalists were accredited investors who made $200,000 per year or had a net worth of at least $1 million.

A check on equity-based crowdfunding

Aug 21, 2015
Georgia was one of the first states to allow this type of regulated crowdfunding.

Greece crowdfunding campaign fails to reach goal

Jul 7, 2015
The campaign didn't quite hit its €1.6 billion target.