crowdfunding

housing

What You Need to Know About Those 'Crowdfund Your Way to Owning Property' Schemes

Companies are helping young people get a financial stake in property, which sounds like a good thing – but these are the risks.
Robyn Wilson
12.12.18
Gender

How Crowdfunding Became a Lifeline for the Trans Community

Long waiting lists, exorbitant costs and surgeries unavailable on the NHS have shown the financial importance of platforms like GoFundMe.
Jake Hall
8.24.18
Homelessness

Beam Is Like Kickstarter, for Homeless People

We used to have the welfare state; now, homeless people apply online for crowdsourced funding.
Mark Wilding
12.4.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Aboriginal Communities Are Crowdfunding to Expose Police Brutality

They've already raised $20,000 in less than a week.
Maddison Connaughton
7.13.17
Oh Snap

How the Crowdfunding Revolution Could Change Elections Forever

Can micro-funding cut through the two-party stitch up?
Gavin Haynes
6.6.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

People Are Raising Cash for Homeless Men Who Helped Manchester Victims

"I wouldn't be able to live with myself for walking away and leaving kids like that."
Lauren Messman
5.24.17
News

How A Promising Kickstarter Campaign Devolved Into Embezzlement Allegations

Peachy Printer was going to create a 3D printer, until one of the founders allegedly used part of the crowdfunded money to build his own house.
Geraldine Malone
5.15.16
Art

Blind Artist Paints from 26 Years of Memories

Brendan Patrick is living proof that anything is possible with nothing more than your imagination.
Anna Marks
4.21.16
Stuff

From Graffiti to Drum 'n' Bass: Talking Tags and Tech with Goldie

Goldie, arguably the most famous drum 'n bass and jungle producer ever to do it, just launched a graffiti app called ARTA. He wants it to honour the tradition and history of tagging, while modernising its culture.
Zach Sokol
1.24.16
Art

It's the Moon, and It's in Your Room

Enjoy the beauty of Luna without even going outside.
Beckett Mufson
9.22.15
Film

Evolve or Die: Talking to Experimental Animation Icon Don Hertzfeldt

The 'Rejected' animator talks honesty, comedy, and making it as an independent artist for over 20 years.
Beckett Mufson
8.12.15
Art

How to Get a Wink from Ai Weiwei's Cat

London's Royal Academy of Arts is raising money to bring the artist's 'Tree' sculptures to their courtyard.
Ingrid Kesa
8.8.15
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