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[…]

Trend spotting: Crowdfunded media campaigns

Every day we are astounded by our Crowdfunders imagination and ingenuity – and the support they receive shows it’s not just us! The latest innovative Crowdfunder trend? Crowdfunded media. From billboards to newspaper adverts, this latest development has seen Crowdfunders taking the media by storm. As well as getting their message out there, supporters can[…]

How to crowdfund your community fireworks display

As a result of funding cuts, the community of Arbroath had to go without their annual firework display last year. Determined to bring it back for 2015, Karren Cuthill launched the ‘Fireworks for Arbroath’ Crowdfunder project as a part of the Crowdfund Angus campaign. Karren had a goal of bringing back a “safe and professionally organised[…]

AXA teams up with local communities to crowdfund road safety

AXA launches crowdfunding initiative in partnership with 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 initially launched[…]