Danielle Sills reports for Cleveland station WKYC on the crowdfunding campaign Cleveland Browns fans have launched to buy the team. Danielle Sills is a producer at NBC Affiliate, WKYC Channel 3 News in Cleveland, Ohio. Ms. Sills has worked in television, radio, online, and print journalism.
Crowdfunding effort to let fans manage Cleveland Browns
By Danielle Sills | WKYC-TV | 9/10/15
Fans can donate to crowdfunding effort to raise $1 billion dollars to buy the Cleveland Browns.
CLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns fans are launching a crowdfunding campaign to buy the team.
The Billion Dollar Browns proposal is for fans to raise more than $1 billion to buy and manage the team.
Though it may seem far-fetched, the leader of the campaign is serious about this effort.
Here’s how it works:
The group wants to raise $5 million by collecting $5 each from a million fans.
Each person who contributes will have to provide $1,000 if the initial million is raised.
Then accountants and attorneys will handle the $5 million while more is raised.
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Dismayed by a multitude of losses, Cleveland Brows fans, have launched a crowdfunding campaign, which may be the only way they can make a direct impact on the direction and management of their hometown team.
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