Tagged: football

Patriot Fans Flock to GoFundMe to Pay the $1 Million “Deflategate” Fine

Standing by their team no matter what, Patriot fans near and far have hit crowdfunding platform GoFundMe to help raise $1 million towards the “deflategate” fine that the NFL team was slapped with on Monday. According to an NFL commissioned report, the team’s quarterback, Tom Brady,… Read More

Brief: Crowdfunder Takes a Look Back at 2014 & Thanks Backers For Project Support

With only a few more days until the world rings in the new year, UK’s reward-based crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder takes a time out to reflect on the successfully busy 2014 and the constant support backers gave to its campaigns. The Crowdfunder team stated, “Thanks to… Read More

Movie On CrowdBnk Wants to Become Largest Equity Crowdfunding Campaign Ever for UK Film

Black Flash Seeks £3 Million in Equity Crowdfunding Re-do Hoping to Top the £1.6 Million Raised in Previous Round. The film Black Flash launched a successful equity crowdfunding raise earlier this year on CrowdBnk  topping £1.6 million from 11 investors.  Following the crowdfunding round, producers… Read More

Black Flash Film Overfunds on CrowdBnk, Now Over £1.6 Million

This is a crowdfunding tale appropriate for the moment as the world gathers to root for their favorite national team while hundreds of millions are glued to their screens with the World Cup at hand.  Black Flash is a film about Laurie Cunningham, the first… Read More

One Direction Bandmate Launches Campaign on Crowdfunder to Raise £2 Million For Doncaster Rovers Football Club

One Direction bandmate and footballer Louis Tomlinson is teaming up with previous Chairman of football club Doncaster Rovers, John Ryan, to launch a crowdfunding campaign on Crowdfunder on Thursday. The famous singer, who also plays for the Doncaster Rovers Reserves, is asking fans and football supporters to… Read More

Bets of Mates Seeks Funding on Crowdcube for its Social Betwork

In the five days since its Crowdcube pitch opened, Bets of Mates has raised £28,240 of its targeted £200,000 for 22% of its equity offered.  Sixteen investors contributed to help Bets of Mates reach 14% of its crowdfunding goal, betting on the company’s ability to… Read More

Update: “Blue Mountain State” Movie Hits $1 Million on Kickstarter

Continuing to be a huge hit on Kickstarter, “Blue Mountain State” has raised $1,019,485 with 11,914 backers. Star of the show Alan Ritchson along with the creators Chris Romano and Eric Falconer launched the campaign to bring the show back to live in a brand… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: MeMover, SmartMat & FC United Kit It Out

This first crowdfunding campaign for Mailbox is pretty exciting.  Recently we have seen a wave of new transportation devices using crowdfunding to finance new innovative approaches to moving people.  Today we are sharing Me-Mover the “next step in urban mobility”.  This is project that is… Read More

With No VC Backing, The Biz of Baseball Turns Crowdfunds On Indiegogo

The Biz of Sports network has had to shutter three of their four core products. Verticals centered on basketball and football have already been archived, and the team says that the Biz of Hockey website will soon suffer the same fate. In an effort to… Read More

Fully Funded On Kickstarter, Gridiron Thunder Doubles Funds Thanks To Ouya Contest

Gridiron Thunder is crowdfunding on Kickstarter in order to build an arcade-style football game for the Ouya. Ouya famously raised over $8 million on Kickstarter for a cheap, Android-powered gaming console for the masses. Early gameplay footage of Gridiron Thunder invokes memories of NFL Blitz, albeit… Read More

Crowdfunding Campaign to Bring Ronaldo Home to Manchester United Shuts Down

Sites Negative Media as Reason Campaign is Cancelled. In an effort to bring the world renowned football star back to Manchester the crowdfunding campaign to “Bring Ronaldo Home” has now come to a close.  The imaginative initiative put together by determined lovers of the sports… Read More

Manchester United Tells Fans Do Not Support “Bring Ronaldo Home”

Earlier this spring a fan supported crowdfunding site called “Bring Ronaldo Home” was launched in an attempt to generate sufficient funds to pay for Soccer Superstar Ronaldo – to return to Manchester United. The justification for the crowdfunding effort was simple, as stated on their… Read More

Crowdfunding to Bring Ronaldo Back to Manchester United

A one off crowdfunding campaign has cropped up to crowdfund the return of sport superstar Ronaldo to return him to to play for football team Manchester United. BringRonaldoHome, was started by dedicated fans to raise sufficient funds to pay for his return. Over 3500 fans… Read More

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