12 décembre 2018

German ‘NSA-proof’ private server raises $1mn crowdfunding in 89 minutes

German ‘NSA-proof’ private server raises $1mn crowdfunding in 89 minutes
Russia Today, June 9, 2014
This reflects the increasing trend toward personal privacy as well as suggests the possibility of people hosting internet services in their own homes (something that is not practical with ADSL and earlier internet services, or wireless devices, but becomes feasible with cable and especially fibre-optic connections). More...

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Seeding is believing: McGill launches crowdfunding platform

Seeding is believing: McGill launches crowdfunding platform
Megan Elizabeth Martin, McGill Reporter, June 6, 2014
McGill University in Montreal has launched a crowdfunding platform to encourage donations. "McGill donors can now choose specific projects to support – projects that really speak to them – and watch as their support helps change our landscape of learning," said Ayesha Mayan, Director of McGill’s Annual Fund. More...

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16 septembre 2018

Horizon - Financement participatif

Mobiliser des investisseurs pour concrétiser son projet

Qu’est-ce que c’est ?

C'est un moyen de financer un projet de création ou de développement d’activité, en récoltant des fonds auprès d’un large public.
La démarche de financement participatif (appelée en anglais « crowdfunding ») met en relation, via une plateforme en ligne, des porteurs de projet et des personnes souhaitant investir dans un projet. Plus...

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04 juillet 2018

Une campagne de crowdfunding pour inciter les collectivités à sauver dix propriétés privées "Patrimoine minier en danger"

Ce n'est pas la formule du loto du patrimoine qui a été retenue pour le bassin minier. Pour "sauver" dix sites privés "en péril", la fondation du Patrimoine et la mission Bassin minier Nord-Pas-de-Calais lancent une campagne de crowdfunding auprès de particuliers. Plus...

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27 février 2018

Colleges looking to engage alumni can find crowdfunding from KDG

University Business Magazine logoFor colleges and universities looking to better engage their alumni, the team at KDG in Allentown, Pennsylvania is offering a proven solution: custom higher ed crowdfunding. More...

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13 janvier 2018

BoomWriter Media closes $4.1M round of funding

University Business Magazine logoBoomWriter Media Inc. (BWM), a collaboration tool for crowdsourcing writing content in schools and colleges, today announced that it has closed a new round of funding worth $4.1 million. More...

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23 novembre 2017

Scientists Investigate Power of Selfies

HomeBy Lindsay McKenzie. A team of scientists from across the country has today launched a crowdfunding campaign to investigate how researchers can use social media platform Instagram to boost public perceptions of their profession. More...

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21 novembre 2017

Sign of the times: Crowdfunding for scientific research

Sign of the times: Crowdfunding for scientific research
Elizabeth Payne, Ottawa Citizen, 2017/06/14
I'm thinking that if I had to depend on crowd-funding to support my research I'd be in trouble. It's not that it isn't important and worthwhile - it's just that, of the top thousand things on a person's mind, my work isn't one of them. Which means they'd never get around to crowdfunding it. More...

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29 octobre 2017

3 ways crowdfunding is reshaping the US edtech landscape

eCampus NewsBy 2025 global investment from crowdfunding is expected to reach $93 billion. And education is one area expected to benefit the most. More...

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13 juillet 2017

Controversial Professor's Crowdfunding Success

HomeBy Colleen FlahertyJordan Peterson, a professor of psychology at the University of Toronto and an outspoken critic of what he calls “compelled speech,” is making nearly $39,000 U.S. per month through crowdfunding, the Toronto Star reported. Donors support the professor’s opposition to politically correct speech, such as the mandatory use of the gender-neutral pronoun “they.” More...

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