The secrets to crowdfunding your big idea

I’m Si and I’ve been helping people raise money on Crowdfunder for almost as long as the company has been around. Over the last few years, I’ve had the pleasure of directly working with, coaching and learning from 100’s of projects, who have collectively raised around £20,000,000 through the crowd, including Resurgence, the Iron Bridge[…]

5 types of content that you can use to promote your Crowdfunder project

You don’t need to be a marketing genius to crowdfund, but you do need to think about how you’re going to promote your Crowdfunder project and reach more people. Why? Because it will increase potential pledges! As Head of Content here at Crowdfunder, I spend my days writing all about crowdfunding but, if you’re new to the[…]

7 reasons why you should crowdfund for your business

Are you currently in the process of starting a new venture in your community or looking to grow an area of your business? Crowdfunding is an excellent way of raising the finance that you need to get going, but it also comes with a whole range of other benefits that should put it at the[…]

Let us introduce you to +Extra funding currently has over £4m of +Extra funding from a range of partners, but what is this additional money all about and how can you access it? We caught up with Natalie, Fund Distribution Manager here at Crowdfunder, to find out the basics that you need to know about +Extra funding. You can also find out more[…]

How to warm up your Facebook crowd

When watching from afar, crowdfunding can seem completely effortless. You see the support rolling in, happy project owners sharing gratitude and sending virtual high fives and hugs. However, the reality of it is that crowdfunding is a lot of work and behind the scenes, there’s a person working tirelessly to co-ordinate, plan and schedule their[…]

What does a crowdfunding journey look like?

So you’ve made the decision that you want to crowdfund and raise money for your idea, business or organisation. Welcome to the beginning of your crowdfunding journey! But what does it look like from here on in? We caught up with Bertie, Crowdfunder Coach, to find out what you can expect to happen along the way. As[…]

The Spring Series: Make Your Idea Happen

We know what it feels like… You’ve got this great idea and you know that it’s going to make life a little bit sweeter for those around you, or perhaps even for your whole community, but you’re just feeling completely stumped about where to start. Perhaps you’ve heard a little bit about ‘crowdfunding’ here and[…]

6 things I learnt when crowdfunding… that you probably won’t expect

We’re proud to have one of the best crowdfunding coaching teams in the business, and were really excited to find out that Sami Mauger, Head of Coaching & Project Innovation here at Crowdfunder, was planning her own project for the very first time to launch her jewellery brand, Catch The Sunrise.Born out of early morning[…]

5 things you need to know before crowdfunding

So you’ve had a great idea and you know that it’s going to have an incredible impact on those around you and your community, but now you need the funds to make that idea happen – and word on the street is that crowdfunding can do just that.It’s true. Crowdfunding is an excellent way of[…]

Oi! Mick’n’Linda – ere’s some tips on how you can #SaveTheVic!

Saving your local pub doesn’t have to be a soap opera. Here are our top tips on how you can save your local pub with Crowdfunder’s top hacks.We’ve all become a bit obsessed with Eastenders here at Crowdfunder Towers… In the latest storyline, the future of Walford’s beloved Queen Vic lies in jeopardy – and[…]

The Autumn Series: Make Your Idea Happen

Want to make your idea happen, but don’t know where to start? Then catch up on The Autumn Series, our online trio of workshops, to get the latest crowdfunding tips and advice. Our online workshop series offers you the opportunity to get the inside scoop from our Crowdfunder expert Bertie, who shares his insider knowledge to[…]

Project Focus: Otter Farm

Otter Farm ploughed through their £60k target with 700 supporters on Crowdfunder, and then went on to take centre stage on Channel 4’s Grand Designs. Former River Cottage gardener, Mark Diacono, crowdfunded over £60k in what became a hugely successful, high profile fundraise. Looking for the funds needed to build a creative hub at Otter[…]