Google Grants UNICEF $1.5 Million and Manpower to Combat Zika Virus

Google grants UNICEF a total of $1.5 million in its battle with Zika virus which has been declared an epidemic by WHO last month. The virus has been linked with microcephaly and neurological illness called Guillain-Barre syndrome. UNICEF and the tech giant will collaborate to map and anticipate the spread of the virus.

BC Clean-tech alliance seeks $500-mln fund from Trudeau

B.C. clean-tech companies have requested Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to allocate a $500 million venture capital (VC) fund. An alliance comprising 51 clean-tech and investment firms from B.C. provinc..

Israeli investment firms get $665 million in 2016

Israel is witnessing an increasing number of new venture capital (VC) firms coming up. The country registered an inflow of $665 million VC funding during the first two months of the year. Unfazed wit..

Sanders to Hold Fundraiser as Campaign Received Donation of $5.2 Million

Bernie Sanders has cashed in on his small-dollar contributors and raised almost $5.1 million in a sudden, instant fundraiser on his victory night. Without a super-PAC to cushion his campaigns, he has ..

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Learning Shelter raising $60K to teach hardware skills to the homeless in San Francisco
Learning Shelter, a program founded by a former homeless man who now has his own laser-cutting business, launched a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo to raise $60,000 to teach hardware skills to home
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Washington's iCPooch crowdfunds remote treat dispenser and pet facetime device
Spokane, Washington-based startup iCPooch launched a crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter to raise $20,000 for the production of a device that allows dog owners to send treats or conduct facetime with
California tech firm Tango crowdfunds smartphone-sized portable PC
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Donors give California Governor Jerry Brown $17M for gubernatorial race
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Columbia University raises $6.1 B in fundraising, sets Ivy League record
In an email addressed to the university community, Columbia University said it has hit a fundraising milestone recently when it managed to raise over $6.1 billion in funding, the second biggest by a U
Seattle beauty product startup Julep launches $75K crowdfunding campaign for bendable nail polishing tool
Seattle, US-based beauty product startup Julep launched a crowdfunding campaign on its website to raise $75,000 for a new bendable nail polishing tool to test the demand for the said product.
San Diego entrepreneur nabs $50K on Kickstarter for solar charger
San Diego, US-based entrepreneur Ian Sells nabbed $50,000 on a Kickstarter campaign to fund the first batch of StrongVolt, a solar charger he created for smart devices.
New research showcases benefits of crowdfunding for entrepreneurs
New research from Capital Crowdfund Advisors showed that entrepreneurs who crowdfunded did very well, getting an increase in sales, among others, Forbes Contributor Cheryl Conner reported.
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