Posts tagged "crowdfunding"

Struggling Musician Michael Bolton Is Crowdfunding His Next Album

Donate your hard earned money to Michael Bolton, and you could have a chance to help name his next album!

Robyn Pennacchia / August 6, 2015

PiggyBankGirls.com Is A Crowdfunding Site For Women Offering “Fair Trade Porn”

Ladies, do you need a new computer? Are you trying to move out solo but can’t afford it? Perhaps you want to fund your backpacking trip across the world? Trying to pay for your upcoming wedding? Well, a new website called PiggyBankGirls.com gives women the chance to crowdfund to raise money to reach specific goals.

Tiffanie Drayton / April 24, 2015

This Indiegogo Campaign Wants To Rent A Billboard … That Calls Out Indiegogo For Supporting Racist Cops

In the days since video emerged of South Carolina police offer Michael Slager shooting an unarmed black man, Walter Scott, eight times in the back, racial tensions have been yet again sparked. Despite Slager being quickly charged with murder, an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign has popped up to raise funds for Slager’s defense — but one…

Beejoli Shah / April 10, 2015

Now You Can Spend $79 On A Poop Emoji Shirt

Got $79 to spare? Surely you’d love to spend it on this button-up shirt covered in smiling poop emojis. I mean, what more economical use could you have for that money? Much to the glee of 13-year-old boys everywhere, this shirt based off the world’s favorite emoji is being crowdfunded on Betabrand. Funders who buy…

Claire Hannum / January 9, 2015

This Girl Is Crowd-Funding Her Grad School Tuition (And It’s Actually Working)

Emily-Rose Eastop, a 26-year-old from London, is crowd-funding the expenses of her master’s degree program. The scientist with a talent for singing and dancing graduated in 2010 with a degree in Human Sciences, and was shocked when she was turned down for over 200 jobs (though it’s worth considering that she only applied for work…

Claire Hannum / July 24, 2014

Selfish Person Attempts To Fund Vacay To Japan Via IndieGoGo

IndieGoGo is a fundraising platform that helps people generate money for “passion projects.” On the homepage of IndieGoGo’s site, there is a campaign to help a young girl with brittle bones. Another aims to fund an indie film project. And yet another is in support of an ocean clean up feasibility study. IndieGoGo explains itself…

Julie Gerstein / April 10, 2013