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More United – how they raised £100,000 in 48 hours

 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[…]

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Invest in a project of passion – The Times

We’ve been featured in The Times talking of the importance, and growth, of Civic Crowdfunding – “Invest in a project of passion.”Jess Ratty was quoted on the front page of Times “Money Splash” “We work with councils and businesses with charity budgets to find out how best to spend their money. It is revolutionising the[…]

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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.

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How to use crowdfunding for 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 £500,000 for hundreds of political crowdfunding projects.

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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[…]

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How a sustainable fish supply chain netted much more funding than expected

Sole of Discretion is the brainchild of restaurateur Caroline Bennett. She’s been concerned for years about the state of fish stocks and thought there must be a way to reward fishers who do things properly. But high street banks weren’t interested.

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Hold the press: Crowdfunding Jeremy Corbyn his dream bike!

In a guest column for Stylist magazine, Jeremy Corbyn recommended a red aluminium-framed Raleigh Criterium to readers. He also wrote: “I’m a big believer in repairing rather than replacing, I suspect I will have my own long after my leadership.”Nevertheless The Telegraph reported this story as “Socialist Jeremy Corbyn reveals he covets at £475 bicycle,”[…]