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The Fiver: That’s the ticket

 That’s the ticketHere’s the five hottest tickets on Crowdfunder right now.Don’t wait up. Samphire FestivalBring the whole family along to this award-winning independent music and arts festival by the sea.£5,865 (49%) raised from 44 supporters Space&RockBag a VIP ticket to the launch event for Space&Rock, where funky brides and grooms can find weird and wonderful venues.£4,400 (44%)[…]

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The Fiver: Elemental

 ElementalWe’ve been battling the elements this week at Crowdfunder HQ in Newquay, with wintery wind and wild water swirling around outside. Nature can be harsh, but also gentle, warm and nurturing – something these five projects are making the most of.If you want the rainbow, you have to put up with the rain. Bird SunglassesThere’s more[…]

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The Fiver: Groundbreakers

 Celebrating brave ideas…Here’s five ‘outside-the-box’ thinkers, making the world a better place one pledge at a time…Turtle TracksTurtle Tracks are on a mission to help protect threatened sea turtles by GPS tracking egg poachers in Central America. £1,415 (40%) raised from 62 supportersFishy FilamentsThis Cornish engineer is taking sustainability in the fishing industry to a whole[…]

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The Fiver: Deliciously nutritious

 Warm your heart, feed your bellyI love food – it’s no secret. While the promise of a hearty mouthful is enough to get my tummy rumbling, finding food that does the world some good is even better.Here’s five fabulous foodie treats for you this Friday afternoon. Bon appetit!SupertreatsMade with healthy natural ingredients, these little bars[…]

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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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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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The Fiver: Our Black Friday Antidote

A break from the bargains The biggest shopping day of the year is upon us. Before you lose your head, our adventure-loving, eco-warrior crowdfunders are here with the perfect tonic.After all, there’s more to life than getting 50% off an electric shaver set.Tencel for People TreeThe original creators of ethical and sustainable fashion were never ones[…]