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The Fiver: Doing it differently

Shout out to the mavericksWe’re all a little bonkers, I think. This week we’re celebrating quirkiness and relishing originality. Let’s go forth and embrace our weirdness!Here’s five projects rocking the boat on Crowdfunder right now:#InvestInHappyThe stuff that makes us truly happy is often undervalued and ignored. This small (but mighty) charity are on a mission[…]

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The Fiver: One and all

Hello 2017!Here at Crowdfunder HQ in Newquay, we’ve a spring in our step and the wind in our sails. The new year is positively brimming with opportunity.Let’s start 2017 off with five fantastic projects that connect us all, live and funding on Crowdfunder right now. Real Junk Food ManchesterFeeding bellies, not bins. Manchester’s first pay-as-you-feel cafe,[…]

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The Fiver: The next generation

  Inspiring tomorrow’s innovatorsA wise man once said, “We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” That was 76 years ago, but feels particularly relevant today.Here’s five fantastic projects for the next generation of movers and shakers. DePaul Street Art ProjectStreet art collective Psychodoodlz are giving homeless[…]

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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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The Fiver: For the girls

 Who run the world?This Friday the ladies at Crowdfunder HQ have hand-picked their five favourite projects.Keep reading for a sprinkle of sherbet, a stitch of sisterhood and a smattering of soul. Shall we? Eva LazarusBig afro, big voice and big beats is what this songstress is all about.£4,022 (57%) raised from 183 backers  Tinker GinBritish made, Spanish style gin[…]

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Take two – Crowdfunding for the same film twice

 What if you’ve already successfully raised funds for your film via crowdfunding, but need to go another round? Proceed with caution.Running a second crowdfunding project for the same film can be very tricky, particularly if you’ve not yet delivered on the rewards from the first round. In most cases, your inner circle will have already[…]