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From TheJournal.ie Over €325,000 raised for private search to find missing footballer Emiliano Sala Crowdfunding This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie We're one step closer to understanding the 'most mysterious star in the universe' Tabby's Star

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

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

From TheJournal.ie British lawyer to mount Brexit challenge in Irish High Court Crowdfunding

British lawyer to mount Brexit challenge in Irish High Court

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

From TheJournal.ie You may want to continue using PayPal if you're funding any risky projects Protection

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Pepsi (yes, that Pepsi) is trying to fund its own cheap smartphone Flavour Of The Month

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The company that lets you buy property for £50 has an eye on Ireland Give Me Land

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The incredibly stressful launch of an Irish company's high-tech stress-beating device Squeezed

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

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

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

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

The internet can be nice. Sometimes.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie These guys are crowdfunding the answer to the male contraceptive pill Man Pills

These guys are crowdfunding the answer to the male contraceptive pill

Does this mean we’ve reached peak crowdfunding?

From TheJournal.ie This Irish woman raised €5 million for her sticky rubber that can fix nearly anything Silicone Valley

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

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

From TheJournal.ie It's official - Greece has failed to pay for its loans with the IMF With A Whimper

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

The deadline of 11pm has been and gone.

From TheJournal.ie Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space Final Frontier

Pornhub wants to shoot the first ever sex tape in space

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

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

Among many, many other Shane Lynch-themed offers.

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

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

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

Good luck with that.

From TheJournal.ie This woman needs 3,000 tenners to save her life Lyme Disease

This woman needs 3,000 tenners to save her life

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

From TheJournal.ie This old-school chipper wants to tap its customers to help it grow Leo Burdock

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Meet some of the first Irish entrepreneurs to make their projects happen with Kickstarter We Have Lift-off

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

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

Woman successfully crowdfunds her 'outrageous' $362 taxi fare

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

From TheJournal.ie 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

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

From TheJournal.ie Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this Baby Steps

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish small businesses are still too old-school when it comes to getting loans Branch Out

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

Think more crowdfunding, less banking, economists say.

From TheJournal.ie The most popular crowdfunding site globally has launched in Ireland today Crowdfunding

The most popular crowdfunding site globally has launched in Ireland today

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

From TheJournal.ie "They picked the wrong drag queen": The power of Panti's call Crowdfunding

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

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”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Largest ever' fundraising campaign planned for Mayo craft distillery Penny In The Jar

'Largest ever' fundraising campaign planned for Mayo craft distillery

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

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

This Irish filmmaker-turned-kickboxer needs your help

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

From TheJournal.ie Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen? Good Cause

Want to help a young boy whose bike was stolen?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Central Bank issues warning on crowdfunding regulation Regulation Stations

Central Bank issues warning on crowdfunding regulation

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

From TheJournal.ie Borrowing without banks: here's how you've done it What I've Learned

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Monks turn to the internet to restore cell used by St Francis of Assisi Mo' Monk-ey

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Want to get a project successfully crowdfunded? Make sure it's about the arts Covering The Costs

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Kickstarter reaches milestone by raising $1 billion in pledges One Billion Dollars

Kickstarter reaches milestone by raising $1 billion in pledges

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Following the crowd: How crowdfunding changed the way projects are made Crowd Puller

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

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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