Wednesday, March 19, 2014
What if They Crowdfunded a War and Nobody Gave?
Well, it seems that the great day is finally here!
Well, at least, if you live in Ukraine. And if you update "bake sale" to "crowdfunding campaign." (And ignore that bit about funding schools.)
The Ukrainian Defense Ministry has turned to social media and crowdfunding to get their troops combat ready. Ukrainian activists claim the campaign has raised nearly $2 million so far. (Right now, only 6,000 Ukrainian troops are considered combat ready, according to the BBC.)
And would it be a crowdfunding campaign without a video up on YouTube? That would be a big, "Nyet!" And here it is:
By the way, did you take a close look at the thumbnail icon before you played that video? Just in case you missed it, here's it is again: