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# crowdfunding - Monday 28 January, 2019

Over €325,000 raised for private search to find missing footballer Emiliano Sala
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

Over €325,000 raised for private search to find missing footballer Emiliano Sala

Jan 28th 2019, 9:27 AM 13,375 Views 13 Comments

The official search for Sala and pilot David Ibbotson was called off last week.

# crowdfunding - Sunday 7 January, 2018

We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe'
# Tabby's Star
# Tabby's Star

We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe'

Jan 7th 2018, 7:45 AM 25,934 Views 29 Comments

Tabby’s Star has been inexplicably dimming and brightening sporadically like no other for years.

# crowdfunding - Friday 9 December, 2016

British lawyer to mount Brexit challenge in Irish High Court
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

British lawyer to mount Brexit challenge in Irish High Court

Dec 9th 2016, 10:57 PM 21,969 Views 58 Comments

He’s trying to raise €83,000 online to do it.

# crowdfunding - Monday 9 May, 2016

You may want to continue using PayPal if you're funding any risky projects
# Protection
# Protection

You may want to continue using PayPal if you're funding any risky projects

May 9th 2016, 12:17 PM 12,966 Views 14 Comments

The service is no longer covering crowdfunding under its Purchase Protection plan, but Irish users are safe.

# crowdfunding - Saturday 26 March, 2016

"This could have happened to anybody" - Locals raise €90,000 for bereaved family of slipway tragedy
# Buncrana
# Buncrana

"This could have happened to anybody" - Locals raise €90,000 for bereaved family of slipway tragedy

Mar 26th 2016, 12:30 PM 33,271 Views 17 Comments

Michelle Black and Martin McGranaghan have raised a huge sum between them in an effort to help in any way they can.

# crowdfunding - Friday 20 November, 2015

Pepsi (yes, that Pepsi) is trying to fund its own cheap smartphone
# Flavour Of The Month
# Flavour Of The Month

Pepsi (yes, that Pepsi) is trying to fund its own cheap smartphone

Nov 20th 2015, 12:10 PM 9,378 Views 27 Comments

The soft drinks company is using a crowdfunding site in China to fund its own budget Android device.

# crowdfunding - Saturday 7 November, 2015

The company that lets you buy property for £50 has an eye on Ireland
# Give Me Land
# Give Me Land

The company that lets you buy property for £50 has an eye on Ireland

Nov 7th 2015, 8:45 AM 37,137 Views 11 Comments

Nearly a year after its launch, London-based Property Partner has its sights on international markets.

# crowdfunding - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Ireland's oldest library needs help to fix famous books, including one by Isaac Newton from 1686
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

Ireland's oldest library needs help to fix famous books, including one by Isaac Newton from 1686

Sep 22nd 2015, 6:03 AM 13,213 Views 31 Comments

Marsh’s is an Enlightenment-era library, and has thousands of books that need some form of conservation work.

# crowdfunding - Sunday 30 August, 2015

The incredibly stressful launch of an Irish company's high-tech stress-beating device
# Squeezed
# Squeezed

The incredibly stressful launch of an Irish company's high-tech stress-beating device

Aug 30th 2015, 9:00 AM 18,668 Views 2 Comments

Galvanic crowdfunded its way to market with the Pip. Here’s why.

# crowdfunding - Tuesday 18 August, 2015

A woman fined for stealing a Mars bar has been given nearly €20,000 to pay it
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

A woman fined for stealing a Mars bar has been given nearly €20,000 to pay it

Aug 18th 2015, 9:42 PM 40,936 Views 35 Comments

The internet can be nice. Sometimes.

# crowdfunding - Sunday 16 August, 2015

One of the best-funded Kickstarter projects of all time is... something akin to a Swiss Army Jacket
# Looks Comfy
# Looks Comfy

One of the best-funded Kickstarter projects of all time is... something akin to a Swiss Army Jacket

Aug 16th 2015, 8:45 AM 23,860 Views 21 Comments

The Baubax Travel Jacket has raised €4.2 million in funding with almost a month left to go.

# crowdfunding - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

These guys are crowdfunding the answer to the male contraceptive pill
# Man Pills
# Man Pills

These guys are crowdfunding the answer to the male contraceptive pill

Jul 28th 2015, 6:05 AM 12,748 Views 26 Comments

Does this mean we’ve reached peak crowdfunding?

# crowdfunding - Monday 13 July, 2015

This Irish woman raised €5 million for her sticky rubber that can fix nearly anything
# Silicone Valley
# Silicone Valley

This Irish woman raised €5 million for her sticky rubber that can fix nearly anything

Jul 13th 2015, 4:05 PM 35,082 Views 22 Comments

Sugru will be valued at almost €40 million after the crowdfunding effort.

# crowdfunding - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

It's official - Greece has failed to pay for its loans with the IMF
# With A Whimper
# With A Whimper

It's official - Greece has failed to pay for its loans with the IMF

Jun 30th 2015, 11:18 PM 88,723 Views 301 Comments

The deadline of 11pm has been and gone.

# crowdfunding - Thursday 11 June, 2015

Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space
# Final Frontier
# Final Frontier

Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space

Jun 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 25,546 Views 80 Comments

They launched a crowdfunding campaign today and hope the ‘sexploration’ will begin in 2016.

# crowdfunding - Monday 8 June, 2015

Shane Lynch is selling Skype calls for €68 to fund his solo album
# Lynch Time
From The Daily Edge
# Lynch Time

Shane Lynch is selling Skype calls for €68 to fund his solo album

Jun 8th 2015, 10:09 AM 3,816 Views 6 Comments

Among many, many other Shane Lynch-themed offers.

# crowdfunding - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Love cats? Ireland's first cat café is looking for donations
# Cat Melodeon
From The Daily Edge
# Cat Melodeon

Love cats? Ireland's first cat café is looking for donations

Feb 1st 2015, 10:28 AM 3,529 Views 4 Comments

Founder Georgina O’Neill has set up a crowdfunding page to help raise money for the café.

# crowdfunding - Friday 23 January, 2015

Lonely hipster tries to crowdfund money for dates, internet turns on him
# Worst
From The Daily Edge
# Worst

Lonely hipster tries to crowdfund money for dates, internet turns on him

Jan 23rd 2015, 7:58 AM 3,718 Views 1 Comment

Good luck with that.

# crowdfunding - Tuesday 6 January, 2015

This woman needs 3,000 tenners to save her life
# Lyme Disease
# Lyme Disease

This woman needs 3,000 tenners to save her life

Jan 6th 2015, 7:15 AM 27,777 Views 42 Comments

Denise Ryan said treatment in America is her “last chance”.

# crowdfunding - Thursday 18 December, 2014

This old-school chipper wants to tap its customers to help it grow
# Leo Burdock
# Leo Burdock

This old-school chipper wants to tap its customers to help it grow

Dec 18th 2014, 9:15 PM 28,295 Views 36 Comments

Leo Burdock would rather pay interest to punters than “bankers in ivory towers”.

# crowdfunding - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

Meet some of the first Irish entrepreneurs to make their projects happen with Kickstarter
# We Have Lift-off
# We Have Lift-off

Meet some of the first Irish entrepreneurs to make their projects happen with Kickstarter

Nov 19th 2014, 8:25 AM 15,418 Views 13 Comments

Several local startups have been given a big boost through the crowdfunding site.

# crowdfunding - Monday 3 November, 2014

Woman successfully crowdfunds her 'outrageous' $362 taxi fare
# Pay For My Taxi
From The Daily Edge
# Pay For My Taxi

Woman successfully crowdfunds her 'outrageous' $362 taxi fare

Nov 3rd 2014, 8:06 AM 4,849 Views 0 Comments

She claimed the fare had left her unable to pay her rent.

# crowdfunding - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Inventor of Operation successfully raises $25,000 for his operation through crowdfunding campaign
# Operation
From The Daily Edge
# Operation

Inventor of Operation successfully raises $25,000 for his operation through crowdfunding campaign

Oct 30th 2014, 11:56 AM 2,393 Views 0 Comments

The internet did good.

# crowdfunding - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Kickstarter is live for Irish projects so now you can support this teenage bounty hunter

Kickstarter is live for Irish projects so now you can support this teenage bounty hunter

Oct 21st 2014, 5:43 PM 10,302 Views 2 Comments

Don’t just stand there, get creating… or funding.

# crowdfunding - Monday 20 October, 2014

Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this
# Baby Steps
# Baby Steps

Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this

Oct 20th 2014, 9:10 PM 11,635 Views 8 Comments

The money has gone to everything from a multimedia horror show to a heart-rate monitor for sheep.

# crowdfunding - Friday 26 September, 2014

Irish small businesses are still too old-school when it comes to getting loans
# Branch Out
# Branch Out

Irish small businesses are still too old-school when it comes to getting loans

Sep 26th 2014, 6:15 AM 5,171 Views 11 Comments

Think more crowdfunding, less banking, economists say.

# crowdfunding - Thursday 25 September, 2014

The guy who raised €43k to make potato salad is throwing a huge 'Potatostock' party From The Daily Edge

The guy who raised €43k to make potato salad is throwing a huge 'Potatostock' party

Sep 25th 2014, 6:50 PM 2,319 Views 0 Comments

We want to go to there.

# crowdfunding - Monday 15 September, 2014

The most popular crowdfunding site globally has launched in Ireland today
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

The most popular crowdfunding site globally has launched in Ireland today

Sep 15th 2014, 10:58 AM 7,231 Views 3 Comments

Kickstarter will now allow Irish creators to submit their project directly, which will go live for funding next month.

# crowdfunding - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

"They picked the wrong drag queen": The power of Panti's call
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

"They picked the wrong drag queen": The power of Panti's call

Sep 2nd 2014, 10:34 AM 14,868 Views 57 Comments

New trailer from The Queen of Ireland doc shows how Rory O’Neill as Panti “spoke the truth above the heads of the political classes, straight to the people of Ireland”.

# crowdfunding - Monday 1 September, 2014

'Largest ever' fundraising campaign planned for Mayo craft distillery
# Penny In The Jar
# Penny In The Jar

'Largest ever' fundraising campaign planned for Mayo craft distillery

Sep 1st 2014, 11:31 AM 9,663 Views 27 Comments

Nephin Distillery is hoping to raise €114,000 over the next 35 days.

# crowdfunding - Saturday 26 July, 2014

This Irish filmmaker-turned-kickboxer needs your help
# Support
From The42
# Support

This Irish filmmaker-turned-kickboxer needs your help

Jul 26th 2014, 9:00 AM 3,499 Views 0 Comments

Brosna O’Donovan is in the process of making a film about the success of the sport in Ireland.

# crowdfunding - Friday 27 June, 2014

Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen?
# Good Cause
# Good Cause

Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen?

Jun 27th 2014, 3:49 PM 13,767 Views 24 Comments

Barnardos has launched an online fundraising campaign to buy a bike for a young boy after his was stolen yesterday. His family cannot afford a new one.

# crowdfunding - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

Central Bank issues warning on crowdfunding regulation
# Regulation Stations
# Regulation Stations

Central Bank issues warning on crowdfunding regulation

Jun 17th 2014, 12:07 PM 5,627 Views 10 Comments

Dame Street wants consumers to be on their guard, but the industry says it wants to be regulated.

# crowdfunding - Tuesday 27 May, 2014

Borrowing without banks: here's how you've done it
# What I've Learned
# What I've Learned

Borrowing without banks: here's how you've done it

May 27th 2014, 9:15 AM 14,039 Views 15 Comments

Cutting out the high street bank is becoming a realistic option for SMEs.

# crowdfunding - Friday 23 May, 2014

This Irish granddad could become a famous artist if an internet campaign succeeds
# Gramps
From The Daily Edge
# Gramps

This Irish granddad could become a famous artist if an internet campaign succeeds

May 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 17,317 Views 29 Comments

But he needs your help.

# crowdfunding - Sunday 30 March, 2014

Monks turn to the internet to restore cell used by St Francis of Assisi
# Mo' Monk-ey
# Mo' Monk-ey

Monks turn to the internet to restore cell used by St Francis of Assisi

Mar 30th 2014, 1:43 PM 10,462 Views 37 Comments

The Franciscan monks say they want to ask people who can afford it to donate, rather than asking for money from the State given the economic crisis.

# crowdfunding - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Want to get a project successfully crowdfunded? Make sure it's about the arts
# Covering The Costs
# Covering The Costs

Want to get a project successfully crowdfunded? Make sure it's about the arts

Mar 22nd 2014, 7:00 AM 5,701 Views 0 Comments

Fund It has seen more than €2.15 million pledged to 595 projects, with 179 being involving theatre, dance, opera and poetry performances.

# crowdfunding - Monday 3 March, 2014

Kickstarter reaches milestone by raising $1 billion in pledges
# One Billion Dollars
# One Billion Dollars

Kickstarter reaches milestone by raising $1 billion in pledges

Mar 3rd 2014, 5:15 PM 10,526 Views 4 Comments

In its five year history, the crowdfunding site saw more than half of the $1 billion pledged in the last twelve months.

# crowdfunding - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Long-lost twins appeal for more money to complete film about incredible reunion
# Twinsters
From The Daily Edge
# Twinsters

Long-lost twins appeal for more money to complete film about incredible reunion

Feb 6th 2014, 11:29 AM 1,819 Views 6 Comments

Anais and Samantha had no idea that a random YouTube video would bring them together.

# crowdfunding - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Following the crowd: How crowdfunding changed the way projects are made
# Crowd Puller
# Crowd Puller

Following the crowd: How crowdfunding changed the way projects are made

Feb 2nd 2014, 8:15 AM 8,246 Views 5 Comments

At a time where funds are tighter, crowdfunding has provided an important way for projects to get funding, but is it the future?

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