The world’s first crowdfunding site for city projects | SmartPlanet

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When I walk around my city I like to imagine how it could improve: “What if we put a bikeshare here. What if we put a trail there?” I think to myself. Now there’s a place for people who like to imagine improvements in their city to put their money where their urban aspirations are, if you live in the United Kingdom.

A new website, Spacehive, claims to be the world’s first online crowdfunding platform for public space projects.

Essentially, people pitch great ideas to improve their community and gather funding for the projects. If a project reaches its funding goal over a certain time frame, just like on Kickstarter, the project gets the pledged money. If not, the project dies.



About rictandag @rictandag @LVHelpGro Returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Tandag, Surigao del Sur, Republic of the Philippines 1979-1980; Financial Management training Program [FMP], G.E., Appliance Park, Louisville, Kentucky 1981-1982 Champion [two days] Jeopardy 1986 Attorney, Los Angeles, CA 1989-1995 Disabiility Rights Attorney,, Las Vegas 1998-1999 Immigration Asylum Attorney, throughout the State of Kansas 1999-2001 Supply Logistics Specialist, UPS Las Vegas, 2006- present [business] advocate for: [Gawad Kalinga, tagalog for "to give care"]
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