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[…]

5 Top Tips: Being agile in the crowdfunding world

We talk a lot about our great​ crowdfund​ers raising money​ but we rarely talk about how we’ve built crowdfunder.co.uk – the UK’s largest crowdfunding platform. We’ve grown from ​a team of four to over 20 in the space of two years, and now help ​thousands businesses, charities, communities and individuals ​to raise millions for their[…]

Crowdfunding for Universities

“Crowdfunder is working with universities across the UK to bring crowdfunding to students, alumni, research departments and faculties. Working with Plymouth University, we’ve developed new finance, fundraising and enterprise skills and are now opening up new educational and business opportunities in educational institutions and learning communities across Britain.” Phil Geraghty, MD, Crowdfunder How universities are[…]

Crowdfunding for Universities – A theatrical start for the University of Surrey’s crowdfunding platform

The University of Surrey’s Theatre Society were the very first group to launch a campaign on the University of Surrey crowdfunding platform. Their success in raising the money they needed for an ambitious production of the Michael Frayn play “Noises Off “shows how crowdfunding can help turn great ideas into reality.“We wanted to step up[…]

How to Crowdfund a political website…

Tony Grew, Sunday Times Political journalist talks to Crowdfunder about why he’s launched a fundraising campaign to start his own hyper-local Parliament journalism platform.  Take the stage Tony… In a way, crowdfunding is an old concept. The idea of a community coming together to fund a new amenity, or spending their money in local shops to sustain[…]

Nesta New Radicals collaborate to bring business success

Having been named as a New Radical by Nesta – the UK’s drivers of innovation and new thinking, helping to bring great ideas to market – Crowdfunder is extraordinarily proud to watch as another is benefiting from our bustling business and crowdfunding community. Mazí Mas is a social enterprise dedicated to supporting and employing migrant and[…]

How to raise £219,000 in 28 days on Crowdfunder: The Wave: Bristol

The Wave: Bristol raised over £200,000 with Crowdfunder in a phenomenally successful crowdfunding campaign. If we can put the campaign’s triumphs down to one thing it would be the project’s extensive network – a brilliantly coordinated team of surfers, sustainability experts, charities and marketing professionals.

Arlesey Remembers You – what can happen in a year after you crowdfund?

Jodie Chillery, a TV producer created and ran the Arlesey Remembers You Crowdfunder campaign which captured the hearts and minds of the community. Jodie reflects on the year since they successfully funded over £2k for a documentary and the journey their crowdfunding campaign took them on.  Just over a year ago I got involved with[…]

Will your project get crowdfunded?

Do you have an idea that keeps you awake at night, an idea you really believe in, that you know has potential, that you want to make a reality and share with the world? At Crowdfunder we believe in helping everyone to make their project a success, but there a few key factors that you’ll need[…]

AXA teams up with local communities to crowdfund road safety

AXA launches crowdfunding initiative in partnership with Crowdfunder.co.uk 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[…]

How to crowdfund a robot…

Mathew Walker from OhbotRobot talks to Crowdfunder about why he and Dan Warner decided to crowdfund a robot. The duo are on a mission to bring robotics and programming to schools across the UK and are crowdfunding to make their idea a reality.    Dan (Matthew’s business partner) and I first met in March 2014 as[…]