More United is a movement using people-power to influence our politics. They’ll use crowdfunding to support candidates and MPs who stand by pre-defined values, regardless of what party they are from, and help them get elected.To launch More United, the organisation have started a project on Crowdfunder. In just 48hours, their project had raised over[…]
This week we had the pleasure of welcoming Otter Farm’s Mark Diacono to a live hangout, who joined Si Walker to talk through and share his Crowdfunding experience.
Freedom Bakery is a social enterprise based at HMP Low Moss where they teach artisan bakery, giving prisoners have a higher chance of employment post-release. The project raised a huge £16,595 from 269 backers to open a second bakery.
Jacqui and Bertie met through their shared passion of yoga. The pair realised they could join forces with their individual skills and combined yoga practise of over 20 years, to create a truly specialist yoga studio in the capital.
Explorium is an innovative education agency that strives to keep the child at the core of the social
business. Set up in Somerset, it hopes to gain local funding to grown its business through Crowdfunding
with VOOM 2016.
LettUs Grow are a start up business all about growing lettuce indoors and reducing food waste at the same time! It’s an eco-friendly, sustainable project which they are also crowdfunding with VOOM 2016, offering great rewards to their pledgers.
Following the tragic loss of their son Jimmy Mizen, Margaret and Barry Mizen were determined to make a positive change to society, opening Café of Good Hope. After the café suffered during floods, the team looked to crowdfunding to repair the damage.
Music journalist Flora Blathwayt and D.J Josh Beauchamp wanted to create a brand new festival in the Somerset woodlands, eventually crowdfunding over £40,000.
TruVision allows the user to virtually experience a new structure, environment or building by letting them grasp a sense of scale in a way which a traditional blueprint simply can’t.
A former lawn tennis courts in the heart of Plymouth fell into disuse. It was earmarked for development but Collings Park Trust and the local community wanted to turn it into a community garden instead.
The average size cup in the UK is a DD and each breast weighs in at around 3.5lbs. When you put it like that, it’s hardly surprisingly halter neck bikinis hurt – enter the Halto!
A huge thank you to Rebecca at #ToyLikeMe for sharing this amazing story with us, and letting us share it with you.
Via Crowdfunder’s equity partner Crowdcube, The Pressery raised its £150,000 investment target in less than two hours.
Check out their story.
The Duke of Marlborough is a 500 year-old inn located in Somersham, Suffolk. Its owners wanted to retire and sell up, but the prospect of redevelopment threatened this vital community asset with permanent closure.
The Globe in Fowey, Cornwall is a 500 year-old restaurant that was refurbished in 2015 by its new owners. After nine successful months’ trading they wanted to overhaul the guest rooms — but their bank wouldn’t give them a loan.