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Partnering With the DiCaprio Foundation, Re-Volv Completes Crowdfunding Campaign in 1 Day | GoodCrowd.info

Partnering With the DiCaprio Foundation, Re-Volv Completes Crowdfunding Campaign in 1 Day | GoodCrowd.info | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Leonardo DiCaprio helped Faith Baptist Church raise more than $15,000 in a single day with support from his foundation and a few well-timed tweets on #GivingTuesday. The funds will be used to put solar panels on the church, helping it fulfil its mission to feed the hungry at lower cost while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. …
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What is the future of civic crowdfunding?

What is the future of civic crowdfunding? | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
The online crowdsourcing of ideas and capital has transformed business tasks such as innovation, technical problem solving and product design. It has also revolutionised startu
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Raising money for civic projects raises questions about democracy

Raising money for civic projects raises questions about democracy | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Civic crowdfunding can work, but does it cede control to those with spare cash?
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Crowdfunding for the Public Good Is Evil

Crowdfunding for the Public Good Is Evil | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding is all the rage. But it shouldn't supplant funding for basic public services.
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At his keynote, Obama encourages SXSW goers to use tech to take back democracy

At his keynote, Obama encourages SXSW goers to use tech to take back democracy | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama today kicked off SXSW with an opening keynote urging attendees to utilize technology and innovation as a way to encourage civic enga
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Le crowdfunding jusqu'où ?! Novak se lève en 2030 - Alain Damasio FINANCE-FICTION

Il est 11 heure du matin en 2030 NOVAK se lève. Le monde entier est sujet au crowdfunding si bien qu'avec l’instantanéité permise par la technologie il s'agi...
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Crowdfunding battle to stop unspoilt New Zealand beach falling into private hands

Crowdfunding battle to stop unspoilt New Zealand beach falling into private  hands | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
More than NZ$1.4m raised so far to protect stretch of coastline in Abel Tasman national park from becoming out of bounds to the public
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Le crowdfunding, outil de financement de demain pour les collectivités ?

Le crowdfunding, outil de financement de demain pour les collectivités ? | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Plus besoin d'intermédiaire, depuis le 15 décembre, les collectivités territoriales françaises peuvent légalement collecter des fonds sur les plates-formes de crowdfunding.

Pour Stéphane Vromman, co-fondateur du site de financement participatif local Bulb in Town, ce nouvel outil de collecte de fonds a de l'avenir pour les mairies, les régions ou les départements qui veulent développer des projets locaux en faisant participer les citoyens qui le souhaitent.
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Brief: Government of Gujarat Debuts India Civic Crowdfunding Platform "Fund for Unity" - Crowdfund Insider

Brief: Government of Gujarat Debuts India Civic Crowdfunding Platform "Fund for Unity" - Crowdfund Insider | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Fund for Unity, a civic crowdfunding platform that facilitates public funding and participation in community development projects, has been launched by the
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Obama Turns to Crowdfunding to Aid Fleeing Syrians

Obama Turns to Crowdfunding to Aid Fleeing Syrians | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
At the White House’s request, Kickstarter has begun its first social service campaign aimed at raising money for the United Nations refugee agency on behalf of Syrian refugees.
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Crowdfunding Website Kickstarter Reincorporating Public Benefit Corporation

Crowdfunding Website Kickstarter Reincorporating Public Benefit Corporation | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Setting itself apart from other successful tech start-ups that have gone public or sold for millions, Kickstarter is reincorporating as a public-benefit corporation as a way to ensure that the company's mission will not be compromised by its profits,
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Boris Johnson just donated city hall funds to 20 London crowdfunding projects

Boris Johnson just donated city hall funds to 20 London crowdfunding projects | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Boris Johnson, love him or hate him, is spending the last year of his mayoralty doling out funds to local, grassroots infrastructure projects in London. This week, he signed over £285,000 of his £9m High Street Fund, created in March, to projects which will "re-energise the capital's high streets". 
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Harvard Professor Wants to Crowdfund a Presidential Campaign

Harvard Professor Wants to Crowdfund a Presidential Campaign | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
You know, unless someone better comes along.
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Anne Hidalgo annonce la création d’un Civic Hall à Paris… comme à New York - leJDD.fr

Anne Hidalgo annonce la création d’un Civic Hall à Paris… comme à New York - leJDD.fr | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
New York a son Civic Hall; Paris aura le sien également, Anne Hidalgo l’annonce dans le JDD. La maire socialiste avait prévu de se rendre demain chez son homologue new-yorkais, Bill de Blasio
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Worth a try

Worth a try | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
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#SxSW : gouvernements locaux, les véritables acteurs de la smart city ? | L'Atelier : Accelerating Innovation

#SxSW : gouvernements locaux, les véritables acteurs de la smart city ? | L'Atelier : Accelerating Innovation | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Et si la smart city était aussi cette ville de taille moyenne, qui n’utilisait pas nécessairement des technologies de pointe mais parvenait tout de même à répondre à ses challenges efficacement ?
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Les collectivités à l'heure du crowdfunding

Les collectivités à l'heure du crowdfunding | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Le financement participatif, ou crowdfunding, permet de recueillir des fonds en faisant appel à un grand nombre de personnes, par le biais de communautés en ligne. Ce qui permet de faire de
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Mayor launches civic crowdfunding initiative for smart London streets

Mayor launches civic crowdfunding initiative for smart London streets | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Mayor launches civic crowdfunding initiative for smart London streets | Environment | South East | Bdaily UK | Business News
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Energy Cities - UK cities react against the government attack on their freedom to divest

Energy Cities - UK cities react against the government attack on their freedom to divest | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Energy Cities, l'association européenne des autorités locales en transition énergétique.
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Financement participatif : une chance pour les collectivités

Financement participatif : une chance pour les collectivités | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Les collectivités peuvent enfin faire appel au crowdfunding pour financer ou faciliter la réalisation de projets. Il...
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On pourrait imaginer que les collectivités intègrent le financement participatif dans leur stratégie d’impact : une partie des subventions pourraient par exemple ne plus être attribuées sur  décision des élus, mais plutôt en fonction du plébiscite réel des citoyens observé grâce à une campagne de financement participatif réussie.

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#CivicTech Primer: What is “civic tech”? — Medium

#CivicTech Primer: What is “civic tech”? — Medium | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Here in the Second Great Internet Bubble, we’ve come to accept Marc Andreessen’s maxim that “software is eating the worl…
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2024 Olympics: Paris Crowdfunding Raises $240,000 In 10 Days For Summer Games Hosting Rights

2024 Olympics: Paris Crowdfunding Raises $240,000 In 10 Days For Summer Games Hosting Rights | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Paris is crowdfunding part of its bid for the 2024 Olympics. Some 60,000 supporters have already donated.
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Civic Crowdfunding : Curbed National

Civic Crowdfunding : Curbed National | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Posts about Civic Crowdfunding on Curbed National
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London Mayor Boris Johnson pledges £285,000 to crowdfunding projects | News | Archinect

London Mayor Boris Johnson pledges £285,000 to crowdfunding projects | News | Archinect | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
From a proposed revitalization project known as the
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What is the future of civic crowdfunding?

What is the future of civic crowdfunding? | Civic Crowdfunding | Scoop.it
Crowdfunding could impact the role governments will play in the future – especially those at the local level and in urban contexts.
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