The Fiver: Harmony

 It’s no secret that we believe in the power of a Crowd. From the innovative to the everyday, amazing things can happen when people come together. Here’s five movers and shakers, live on Crowdfunder right now. Springboard Youth AcademyCheck out this unique programme for young asylum-seekers and refugees, piloting this summer. £11,570 (96%) raised from 126 supporters TechPixiesWith training, support and[…]

The Fiver: That’s the ticket

 That’s the ticketHere’s the five hottest tickets on Crowdfunder right now.Don’t wait up. Samphire FestivalBring the whole family along to this award-winning independent music and arts festival by the sea.£5,865 (49%) raised from 44 supporters Space&RockBag a VIP ticket to the launch event for Space&Rock, where funky brides and grooms can find weird and wonderful venues.£4,400 (44%)[…]

How crowdfunding works for fashion and design projects

Today we are giving away £1,000 to two top-notch fashion and design business ideas. Want to win? Check out the competition page to enter.Winners will need to be raising money on Crowdfunder in February to receive the £1,000 pledge. And hey, even if you don’t win you can still crowdfund to make your great idea happen.We’re turning[…]

Crowdfunding for The Fringe

Artists across the world are raising funds on Crowdfunder to put on incredible cultural performances at Fringe Festivals2015 saw a huge variety of projects crowdfunding to support their acts at the Edinburgh Fringe, the world’s largest art’s festival… and with Brighton Fringe just around the corner… now is the time to look at some of the UK’s most[…]

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 need[…]

Top 9 UK Crowdfunding Videos 2014

2014 was a brilliant year for crowdfunders across the UK and our Crowdfunder Academy team have revisited some of their favourite videos to provide inspiration and ideas for new projects launching their Crowdfunder campaigns this year:   Head Crowdfunder Academy Coach, Si, is a fan of the hugely popular Foo Fighters campaign, surfer, Andrew Cotton’s Behind the Lines film and Aspinalls project vid[…]

“People power” was key to The Bombed Out Church’s Crowdfunder campaign

When funding cuts threatened the future of an iconic Liverpool building, its supporters turned to Crowdfunder to ensure it would not be lost to the city. St Luke’s Church, known locally as the Bombed Out Church, is a much-loved Liverpool landmark. Having lain empty for decades after it was bombed in the Second World War,[…]

The road to success thanks to AutoTrader and Crowdfunder

What do flowers, AutoTrader and Crowdfunder have in common? Successful business –Blank Flowers!     In 2013, young entrepreneur Blanka, after training from The Prince’s Trust, was ready to run with her new business but the only thing slowing Blanka down was a lack of transport which she needed to help her to bulk-buy plants[…]

Broken Grey Wires – how Crowdfunder is making one artist’s vision a reality

Drawing on her own experiences of Borderline Personality Disorder, artist Lizz Brady wanted to create a unique contemporary art project that would inspire people with mental health issues to get their “spark” back.   Having come up with the idea for Broken Grey Wires in her final year at university, Lizz needed financial backing to[…]

Want to celebrate success with our giant cheque?

We love it when projects hit their targets and are always keen to present project owners with our giant cheque. The latest project to get in on the action was Turning Earth studio who managed to raise over half their 8k target in 48 hours.