jueves, agosto 20th, 2015


Cape Poetry Youth Movement

The Lingua Franca Spoken Word Movement presents: Cape Poetry Youth Movement   Slam and spoken-word poetry are global phenomena, booming in the U.S. and Europe. Youth spoken-word is on the rise world-wide. So this year, the Lingua Franca Spoken Word Movement formed the Cape Poetry Youth Movement (CPYM), a programme aiming to foster youth voices to ensure that Cape Town retains and expresses its unique storytelling ways. We have an opportunity to cultivate Cape Town’s youth poets as some of the world’s leading spoken word artists. We will invest inRead More


MONICA AKSAMIT- ROAD TO RIO! I am 25 years old and I have a shot at fulfilling my lifelong dream of qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Team in the sport of fencing. I need your support on the road to Rio in 2016! Purpose: With minimal funding in this sport, the purpose of this campaign is to assist in the costs of properly training on my Road to Rio. Like many professional athletes are paid to do their jobs, this is not the case with fencing and I need toRead More

Buy and remodel a Restaurant: to buy a closed restaurant/bar and turn it into a Soda Bar and Diner

Buy and remodel a Restaurant I am Matthew Woods, I have lived in my community for 14 years. When I moved here in high school I fell in love with the area and all the outlying communities. Since high school I have received several years of customer service experience including some in the food industry. After joining the Armed Forces and receiving a medical discharge from basic training, I entered the security industry for a few years. Now I am looking to get involved with the community I love so much. 3 yearsRead More

Neasden Connect: a collaboration of Neasden retailers, a local business support agency & Brent Council

Neasden Connect   Neasden Shopping Parade is an old-established part of Brent retail heritage that has experienced significant change resulting in decreased footfall and customer spending. The area has been identified by Brent Council as a priority town centre due to its location, catchment size and trading activity. We feel strongly that the Parade can serve the community better. To reverse decline and give it a ‘feel good to shop’ factor, we have drawn up a list of ‘quick hits’. We will increase awareness of the Shopping Parade by erectingRead More

Startup Aims to Change the Way the World Views Exercise

Aug. 20, 2015 – San Diego, CA Renegade Innovations, LLC has brought a new product to Kickstarter that allows users to exercise almost anywhere. Their new creation, the Sidekick is a portable all-in-one exercise training platform. Simple, elegant, and effective, this product offers a complete workout on-the-go. Training on-the-go Renegade Innovations founder, Matt Carter, an advocate of the mobile fitness movement originally invented the patent pending Sidekick to balance his demanding exercise schedule and his professional goals: “As a career-oriented competitive athlete, I needed a way to stay fit andRead More

ECCO HOMO: a psychological detective story about Peter Vanessa ‘Troy’ Davies, an artful raconteur who charmed his way through a lifetime of secrets, lies, abuse, incest and prostitution, HIV and gender subversion

ECCO HOMO The story of the project THE STORY OF ECCO HOMO ECCO HOMO is a psychological detective story about Peter Vanessa ‘Troy’ Davies, an artful raconteur who charmed his way through a lifetime of secrets, lies, abuse, incest and prostitution, HIV and gender subversion. It is the story of ‪‎a transgender and LGBT (Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender)‬ pioneer, artist, masterful trickster and chameleon, who against all odds blazed a singular and vivid path for the freedom of sexual expression and the exploration of ‘being’. ‘Troy’ grew up when the laws governing theRead More

Soul Summit Music Fund 2015: to produce its outdoor music events

Soul Summit Music Fund 2015 Hey music and summer lovers hope you are well. Each year Soul Summit has to raise nearly $10k to produce its outdoor music events. This year 2015 we intend to host 6 events from July until October. Last year, with your help we were able to raise $1325 or nearly 30% of our goal of $5000. Please lend a helping hand by donating $1 to $5 for the 2015 summer season. Donations above $5 are of course welcomed. The 2015 season will kickoff Sunday, JulyRead More

Crowdfunding Platforms Are the Next Stock Exchanges – Part 1

This is Part 1 of a 6 part series on why Crowdfunding platforms are the new stock exchanges and why they will need to learn from exchanges like NASDQ, NYSE and LSE to self-regulate and provide a wide range of ancillary services that help campaigns succeed and at the same time, create revenues for the platforms.  The JOBS ACT of 2012 started the process of creating a whole new class of financial markets. Forget about accredited investors for a second. Let’s focus on the companies that seek funding. They couldRead More