Bon Scott Statue Kirriemuir: Local community raise £50,000 (!) for statue of AC/DC legend

In September 2015, community group DD8 Music decided to crowdfund a statue of AC/DC legend Bon Scott for their home town of Kirriemuir, Angus. People were quick to get behind the idea. Kirriemuir already has a few things honouring Bon in the town, including Bon Scott Place, and an annual music festival, Bonfest, but looked to add the statue to their repertoire.

Media momentum: Action for Cabbies

The battle between cabbies and Uber has been brewing for a while now. Uber launched in 2009 and now has a transport network covering 311 cities in 58 countries. Whilst some transport users are big fans, many abhor it.One such person is Artemis Mercer, who launched Action for Cabbies in a bid to shut Uber[…]

When the high street banks won’t play ball… Get Ratty!

The Globe FoweyWhen he was rejected for by the banks in his quest to renovate The Globe, landlord Tony Goodman decided not to get mad… Instead he got Ratty! After seeing Jess (Marketing Manager, Crowdfunder) speak at an event in December Tony was inspired, and in just 5 days he crowdfunded his original £10,000 target.Check[…]

Merry Moseley Lights Up!

When budget cuts threatened Moseley’s Christmas lights, the community looked to crowdfunding to help. Budget cuts meant that Birmingham City Council can no longer fund Christmas lights in Moseley. Extra resources are available for certain areas that have large land and property owners who can become a large sponsor, of places that fall within the Business[…]