392%

funded

US$75,436

raised of US$19,230 fixed goal

Funded

on 8 June 2015

Launched: 10 May 2015

Funding ends: 8 Jun 2015

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Choi Fai 4 years, 3 months ago

Choi Fai

4 years, 3 months ago

I think the mobile app of a news media should be free of charge. Hope that you could got sufficient funds for the app development.

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Victor Lau 4 years, 3 months ago

Victor Lau

4 years, 3 months ago

Dear HKFP team,

Thank you for taking the initiative to bridge the gap between ethnic chinese and non-chinese speaking community in Hong Kong. We need support from everyone who loves Hong Kong in order to win the battle for democracy and autonomy.

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Faye D. Yung 4 years, 3 months ago

Faye D. Yung

4 years, 3 months ago

This is an important and much needed endeavour. A credible and independent English new source could save Hong Kong! Thanks very much for this venture! I will do whatever I can to support apart from this humble donation.

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Anonymous 4 years, 3 months ago

Anonymous

4 years, 3 months ago

Stay curious and be brave

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Anonymous 4 years, 3 months ago

Anonymous

4 years, 3 months ago

Good luck with your plans, keep up the great work.

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Reimund Schlosser 4 years, 3 months ago

Reimund Schlosser

4 years, 3 months ago

I stayed in HK for half a year during my study, and I always missed a good English news magazine! Finally!

Derler Wolfgang 4 years, 3 months ago

Derler Wolfgang

4 years, 3 months ago

as you have clearly shown that you are NOTindependant you will hopefully fail. wish you the worst

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Agnes Chau 4 years, 3 months ago

Agnes Chau

4 years, 3 months ago

I'm all for freedom of the press and quality English language media outlet in Hong Kong! Thanks for doing this.

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Tony Yet 4 years, 3 months ago

Tony Yet

4 years, 3 months ago

thank you for initiating this.

hope to see HKFP take shape in coming days and weeks!

- Tony Yet

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Kathy Griffin 4 years, 3 months ago

Kathy Griffin

4 years, 3 months ago

Excellent idea for a much-needed service!

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Anonymous 4 years, 3 months ago

Anonymous

4 years, 3 months ago

Looking forward to reading your work and supporting transparent journalism. Keep fighting the good fight.

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Mandy 4 years, 3 months ago

Mandy

4 years, 3 months ago

About the rewards - just the news app is fine. No need to mail the pen + badge (may not be in HK by then).

All the best for the project, and "add oil". :)

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Rachel Winston 4 years, 3 months ago

Rachel Winston

4 years, 3 months ago

Much needed! Great vision. I fully support.

Edmond Lo 4 years, 3 months ago

Edmond Lo

4 years, 3 months ago

For 'Silver Patron' note of thanks: Edmond Lo

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Irene Lai 4 years, 3 months ago

Irene Lai

4 years, 3 months ago

Thank you for making HK a better place :)

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Yip Kit 4 years, 3 months ago

Yip Kit

4 years, 3 months ago

Congratulations on the getting funded! As one of the event planner in the city, I love to see more medias in this city~ woohoo!

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Maxime Lemeunier 4 years, 3 months ago

Maxime Lemeunier

4 years, 3 months ago

Add oil !

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Akin Jeje 4 years, 3 months ago

Akin Jeje

4 years, 3 months ago

Good work, Tom! Here's to a free press!

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Rubio Chan 4 years, 3 months ago

Rubio Chan

4 years, 3 months ago

Keep up the good work guys, SCMP is increasingly biased these days, we need a new English news web for Asia's World City.

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Lawrence Wong 4 years, 3 months ago

Lawrence Wong

4 years, 3 months ago

This is a project important for Hongkongers, I hope the sustainability of this platform can be maintained. Thanks

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Sunny Chan 4 years, 3 months ago

Sunny Chan

4 years, 3 months ago

Add oil ! 加油 !

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Mak Ho Ching 4 years, 3 months ago

Mak Ho Ching

4 years, 3 months ago

Brilliant Project. All the best!

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Anonymous 4 years, 3 months ago

Anonymous

4 years, 3 months ago

I don't need the pen, etc. Just access to the app.

Great initiative. I wish you all success.

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Yue Chak Ming Philip 4 years, 3 months ago

Yue Chak Ming Philip

4 years, 3 months ago

Hong Kong definitely needs an independent, impartial English news source. I support you fully.

All the best,
Philip Yue

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George Baily 4 years, 3 months ago

George Baily

4 years, 3 months ago

Love Hongwrong and more power to you!

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Laura Chan 4 years, 3 months ago

Laura Chan

4 years, 3 months ago

Hong Kong really needs a press outlet like HKFP is striving for. Free press for all!

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A cantoneses 4 years, 3 months ago

A cantoneses

4 years, 3 months ago

Support HK free press from a Cantonese

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Jason Y. Ng 4 years, 3 months ago

Jason Y. Ng

4 years, 3 months ago

Best of luck, Tom and team!

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4891ecins_4th 4 years, 3 months ago

4891ecins_4th

4 years, 3 months ago

for a friend from mainland China to support free press in HK

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Alan SC WONG 4 years, 3 months ago

Alan SC WONG

4 years, 3 months ago

To show my support & to save your cost, please only let me access the mobile news app when it is launched in the future and do not send me the other gifts. Thanks!

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man ki cheung 4 years, 3 months ago

man ki cheung

4 years, 3 months ago

SUPPORT SUPPORT, TOO MANY BOOTLICKERS IN HK, Wish HKFP EVERY SUCCESS

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Imogen R.C 4 years, 3 months ago

Imogen R.C

4 years, 3 months ago

Good Luck!

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Wilson Leung 4 years, 3 months ago

Wilson Leung

4 years, 3 months ago

name for note of thanks: "Wilson Leung"

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Fi 4 years, 3 months ago

Fi

4 years, 3 months ago

Look forward to seeing HKFP's growth.

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Brian Kelly 4 years, 3 months ago

Brian Kelly

4 years, 3 months ago

Good luck! We need another good source of information!

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Katy Lee 4 years, 3 months ago

Katy Lee

4 years, 3 months ago

加油 Tom and co!

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Tony Basoglu 4 years, 3 months ago

Tony Basoglu

4 years, 3 months ago

Good luck with your venture. I hope you do well.

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James 4 years, 3 months ago

James

4 years, 3 months ago

Tom, you're my hero, and I wish I could donate more!

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Brendan le Grange 4 years, 3 months ago

Brendan le Grange

4 years, 3 months ago

Brendan le Grange

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Dallas Sanders 4 years, 3 months ago

Dallas Sanders

4 years, 3 months ago

Happy to support you

Dallas

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Amy & Peter Wang 4 years, 3 months ago

Amy & Peter Wang

4 years, 3 months ago

Thank you for initiating this project, we wish you every success!

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Michael Wonha Kim 4 years, 3 months ago

Michael Wonha Kim

4 years, 3 months ago

Keep it up!!!

Meaghan McGurgan 4 years, 3 months ago

Meaghan McGurgan

4 years, 3 months ago

I'm not rich but I give what I can to help make a news source exist like this. Go Tom!

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Alan Stewart 4 years, 3 months ago

Alan Stewart

4 years, 3 months ago

Looking forward to your new project.

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Alex Ramani 4 years, 3 months ago

Alex Ramani

4 years, 3 months ago

Love this. Please provide additional information for how to contribute to the cause.

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Freda and Jeremy Gordon 4 years, 3 months ago

Freda and Jeremy Gordon

4 years, 3 months ago

Hi Tom,
We've been following your work/Twitter account since the Umbrella Movement and we are glad you are spearheading this project. We are both journalists based in London, let us know if there's anything that we can do for this project in the future.

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Mrs Law 4 years, 3 months ago

Mrs Law

4 years, 3 months ago

Thank you for what you've done for this beautiful city!

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Suzanne Sataline 4 years, 3 months ago

Suzanne Sataline

4 years, 3 months ago

Good luck, Tom!

Stefan Dahinden 4 years, 3 months ago

Stefan Dahinden

4 years, 3 months ago

Good Luck :)

Mart Ven 4 years, 3 months ago

Mart Ven

4 years, 3 months ago

The right to freedom of the press is an essential component of democracy, so chip in a dollar if you support the cause to bring back critical journalism!

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Mart van de Ven 4 years, 3 months ago

Mart van de Ven

4 years, 3 months ago

Go Go Go! :)

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Brad Newman 4 years, 3 months ago

Brad Newman

4 years, 3 months ago

I am excited to support this. Hong Kong desperately needs it.

I hope to read plenty about politics but also I want to read about sports, entertainment, humour and events.

I think this project will benefit from developing its own social events and bu

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Khimding 4 years, 3 months ago

Khimding

4 years, 3 months ago

It will be great for continue demanding English new paper in the city due to more internationalizing and more non local citizens are growing

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Nikki Davies 4 years, 3 months ago

Nikki Davies

4 years, 3 months ago

proud of you mate!

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D 4 years, 3 months ago

D

4 years, 3 months ago

good luck, mate!

Tom Grundy
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HK$200

(approximately US$26*)

  • A permanent note of thanks on our website as a founding contributor (Optional. Please write the name you'd like to appear in the comment section when you back this project).

Estimated Delivery: Jun 2015
137 Backers

HK$500

(approximately US$65*)

  • A 'Bronze Patron' note of thanks (Optional. Please write the name you'd like to appear in the comment section when you back this project).
  • A Hong Kong Free Press branded pen.
  • A Hong Kong Free Press branded badge.
  • A free Hong Kong Free Press mobile news app when it is complete (normally a paid-for Android/iPhone app).

International delivery +HK$60
Estimated Delivery: Aug 2015
202 Backers

HK$1,000

(approximately US$129*)

  • A 'Silver Patron' note of thanks (Optional. Please write the name you'd like to appear in the comment section when you back this project).
  • A Hong Kong Free Press branded pen, badge and free mobile news app when it is complete (normally a paid-for Android/iPhone app).
  • A Hong Kong Free Press branded tote bag.

Estimated Delivery: Aug 2015
124 Backers

HK$5,000

(approximately US$641*)

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  • A Hong Kong Free Press branded pen, badge, tote bag and free news app when it is complete (normally a paid-for Android/iPhone app).
  • A Hong Kong Free Press branded mug.
  • A Hong Kong Free Press branded t-shirt.

International delivery +HK$100
Estimated Delivery: Aug 2015
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HK$10,000

(approximately US$1,282*)

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  • A Hong Kong Free Press branded pen, badge, tote bag, mug, t-shirt and free news app when it is complete (normally a paid-for Android/iPhone app).
  • Drinks with the Hong Kong Free Press team.

International delivery +HK$100
Estimated Delivery: Aug 2015
3 Backers

HK$50,000

(approximately US$6,410*)

  • A 'Diamond Patron' note of thanks (Optional. Please write the name you'd like to appear in the comment section when you back this project).
  • A Hong Kong Free Press branded pen, badge, tote bag, mug, t-shirt and free news app when it is complete (normally a paid-for Android/iPhone app).
  • Drinks with the Hong Kong Free Press team and dinner with the directors.

International delivery +HK$100
Estimated Delivery: Jul 2015
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