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Harnessing Dog Lovers: Crowdfunding Helping Canine Science

Harnessing Dog Lovers: Crowdfunding Helping Canine Science

Brian Hare is an evolutionary anthropologist at Duke University and the founder of Dognition, a website that helps you find the genius in your dog. This post was an adaptation from his book “The Genius of Dogs,” co-authored by Vanessa Woods (Dutton, 2013). He contributed this article to LiveScience’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. If you have ever wondered what is going on inside your dog’s mind, science can now help you find out. My collaborators and I recently created a Web-based tool, Dognition, that uses cutting-edge research to help dog owners better understand their dogs while, at the same time, contributing to the biggest study of canine cognition…

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Humane Society of Indianapolis crowdfunds pets

Humane Society of Indianapolis crowdfunds pets

Humane Society of Indianapolis – IndyHumane – launches first ever crowdfunding campaign CrowdFundBeat News – The IndyHumane Animal Welfare Center is launching its first ever crowdfunding campaign. The Indianapolis Humane Society is planning on purchasing a bus that will allow them to hit the road and reach out to more neighborhoods around central Indiana. The type-A school bus will be remodeled and converted into a mobile vaccine clinic. One mission of IndyHumane is to provide an alternative solution to expensive veterinary care in the hopes of reducing the statistics of owners surrendering their pets to the animal shelter. By moving their team off-site, the mobile vaccine…

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Crowdfunding Animal Rescue Projects

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Conzortia Business Funding, Inc. has launched the world’s first crowdfunding website dedicated to helping to provide funding for animal rescue efforts. “Actually, a friend of ours inspired me to launch Crowdfund Critters”, Robert Dobyns, CEO of Conzortia stated. “She runs an equine rescue and her feed bills are enormous. She related what a struggle it is to provide quality care for the abused and neglected horses that she takes in and then it hit me – Conzortia can help rescuers like Lisa, all across the country, by launching this crowdfunding platform specifically for animal rescue. It’s our way of giving back.” Tens of thousands of animals…

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UK CrowdFunding News

road.ccTemple Cycles hits crowdfunding target in days + videoroad.ccBristol bike brand Temple Cycles is looking for crowdfunding to grow its business, allowing it to launch a revamped range of bikes, recruit 15 new members of staff and invest in manufacturing bikes from scra »»»

Cauli Rice reaches 308% of crowdfunding targetThe Investment ObserverThe start-up has already shown considerable promise, winning awards including: The Grocer's “Product Launch of the Year” for Rice, Pasta & Noodles beating market leaders Uncle Ben's and Tilda; »»»

DEALSTREETASIAThe UK experience for Asian fintechs: Engagement through crowdinvestingDEALSTREETASIAFor the last six months, five British fintech ventures raised £6,9M from their current and potential clients via crowdinvesting (equity crowdfunding) platforms. This news were »»»

BBC NewsZTE scraps 'design our smartphone' crowdfunding campaignBBC NewsThe Chinese phone manufacturer ZTE has cancelled a crowd-funding campaign for a smartphone design based on ideas submitted by the public. With just over a day to go, 190 backers had pledged $36 »»»

The IndependentPressure group launches crowdfunding to encourage corporations to stop advertising in 'hate' mediaThe IndependentA pressure group whose aim it is to encourage corporations to stop advertising on media outlets that they say encourage hate speech and e »»»

Gizmodo UKSomeone's Crowdfunding A Dildo Selfie StickGizmodo UKLadies and gentlemen, please welcome to the Hall of Bad Ideas our latest inductee: the Sexfie Stick. Yes, that's right, it's a selfie stick with a dildo on the end, "created to photograph or f »»»

Financial TimesUK start-ups struggle to raise money as private equity deals fallFinancial TimesOne bright spot was the growth of crowdfunding platforms, which are moving from early seed capital to regularly raising £1m plus. Despite an overall decline in crowdfunding deals, »»»

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