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From Frome to Birmingham – £495,000 of grants for local projects

Keen crowdfunders know how brilliant crowdfunding is for turning individual projects into reality – but increasingly whole communities are now launching campaigns with funds to make ideas happen in their area.Two shining examples are Birmingham and Frome who today are launching two campaigns with funds and coaching designed to support local projects.Birmingham City Council have[…]

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Charity Fundraising: CoppaFeel! Launches Boobette Crowdfunder Campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer charity CoppaFeel! has today announced their first Crowdfunder campaign to raise money for their Boobettes – the power rangers of the boob world!Boobettes are volunteers who reach out to community groups, schools and businesses across the UK to help raise awareness of breast cancer. With nearly 12,000 people dying from breast cancer every[…]

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Instant promotion! Crowdfunder partners with instantprint for the ultimate offline crowdfunding promotion package

Coming soon: Crowdfunder partners with leading online printing company instantprint to make it easier for project owners to promote themselves.We’re delighted to announce that we’ve partnered with the guys at instantprint to integrate their online printing platform to help projects create posters, flyers and marketing materials to promote their fundraise – and the ability to[…]

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Crowdfunding for British Film

Creative England’s ishorts filmmakers get funding boost as their Crowdfunder campaigns unlock 40% more funding Nineteen of the UK’s hottest new producer/director teams have raised £40k through – helping them to unlock £100k of match funding as part of Creative England’s iShorts initiative. The iShorts campaign, delivered in partnership with Crowdfunder, as part of the[…]

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How UBREW raised £125k from a mix of rewards & equity crowdfunding

Crowdfunder and Crowdcube have brought together two types of crowdfunding to help entrepreneurs turn brilliant ideas into reality. By taking startup businesses through a two-stage fundraising campaign, these sister crowdfunding platforms have enabled individuals to establish a steady client base through rewards-crowdfunding before using equity crowdfunding to take the business to the next level.  […]

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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[…]