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How to raise £219,000 in 28 days on Crowdfunder: The Wave: Bristol

The Wave: Bristol raised over £200,000 with Crowdfunder in a phenomenally successful crowdfunding campaign. If we can put the campaign’s triumphs down to one thing it would be the project’s extensive network – a brilliantly coordinated team of surfers, sustainability experts, charities and marketing professionals.

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Venturefest East Midlands set for live crowdfunding with Crowdfunder

Thanks to a partnership between Venturefest East Midlands and Crowdfunder – Venturefest East Midlands has launched an exclusive crowdfunding competition for East Midlands based small and medium-sized businesses, with a prize of up to £5,000 in match funding for new and inventive business ideas.   Businesses who have signed up to attend Venturefest will be invited to[…]

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Arlesey Remembers You – what can happen in a year after you crowdfund?

Jodie Chillery, a TV producer created and ran the Arlesey Remembers You Crowdfunder campaign which captured the hearts and minds of the community. Jodie reflects on the year since they successfully funded over £2k for a documentary and the journey their crowdfunding campaign took them on.  Just over a year ago I got involved with[…]

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How one business travelled from rewards to equity crowdfunding

Crowdfunder and Crowdcube have brought together two types of crowdfunding to help entrepreneurs turn brilliant ideas into reality. By taking startup businesses through a two-stage fundraising campaign, these sister crowdfunding platforms have enabled individuals to establish a steady client base through rewards-crowdfunding before using equity crowdfunding to take the business to the next level.

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How to use crowdfunding for General Election political projects

Crowdfunder is the leading platform for political fundraising working with candidates across a huge variety of political parties in every area of the UK.   We’ve already raised over £400,000 for hundreds of political crowdfunding projects.   There are a few considerations when fundraising for political projects and we’ve worked with the UK Electoral Commission to check guidance[…]

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Will your project get crowdfunded?

Do you have an idea that keeps you awake at night, an idea you really believe in, that you know has potential, that you want to make a reality and share with the world?   At Crowdfunder we believe in helping everyone to make their project a success, but there a few key factors that you’ll[…]

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#StopPress: How crowdfunding saved our business

  Self-starter magazine faced closure but was saved by £10,000 in 24-hour fundraising drive Jobs of three employees aged 30 and under saved, as well as work of regular freelancers Industry will keep vital original voice as a result Company hopes to highlight plight of small businesses with regard to bank lending, business support  […]

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Scottish National Party launches Crowdfunder campaign to stand candidates in the General Election 2015

  The Scottish National Party has launched a campaign on Crowdfunder for prospective MP’s to fund their candidate seats for the upcoming 2015 General Election.   16 SNP candidates have already launched their projects, reaching out to the community to gather support and raise the funds they need to stand as MP’s – including former[…]

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Crowdfunder launches Crowdfund Plymouth as part of Crowdfunder Local – with £60k match funding on offer

Plymouth community projects and social enterprises will be able to tap into funds as part of a pioneering crowdfunding scheme launched on March 4, 2015.   Plymouth City Council has set aside £60,000 for projects on Crowdfund Plymouth – as part of Crowdfunder Local, a nationwide initiative, launched by Crowdfunder.   Projects launching as part[…]

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How a Crowdfunder campaign united a region…

Once in a while you see a project that captures the imagination like no other.   “Bring the Foo Fighters to Cornwall” was one of those projects.   It took two great disparate ingredients and put them together to make something that made you sit up and ask “why has no one done that before!”[…]

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Road Safety for under 7’s

Having seen her own little boy knocked off his bike, Sarah Watts is passionate about teaching children about road safety. She’s used her experience as a drama teacher to come up with fun and educational sessions to help children learn how to stay safe on the roads. And with the help of Crowdfunder and AXA[…]

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AXA teams up with local communities to crowdfund road safety

AXA launches crowdfunding initiative in partnership with Crowdfunder.co.uk as part of its ongoing work to tackle road safety issues   AXA has launched a crowdfunding initiative to enable local communities to raise money for projects that aim to improve road safety in their area. As the next phase of the insurer’s RoadSafe Schools campaign, which[…]

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£33,000 Crowdfunder completes £300,000 funding package for Glasgow’s “Websters” Church

Up and coming Glaswegian journalist, Jack Aitchison from STV Glasgow wrote this brilliant article and the kind folk over at STV have allowed us to share it here for our Crowdfunder community. Why do we love this article so much? It’s a great example of how project owners can use crowdfunding as a part of a[…]

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Crowdfunding to spring into the music industry

Essex based Stan Blade, who’s music fuses urban styles, folk, blues and spoken word is crowdfunding raise funds for a two-week summer tour around some of the major UK music scenes to promote his material which has already attracted major label interest.   The musical journey across the UK will be documented – rewarding followers with live[…]