This week we had the pleasure of welcoming Otter Farm’s Mark Diacono to a live hangout, who joined Si Walker to talk through and share his Crowdfunding experience.
Everyday the Crowd are creating social change through the power of ideas. Take a look at five superb social enterprises live right now.
Freedom Bakery is a social enterprise based at HMP Low Moss where they teach artisan bakery, giving prisoners have a higher chance of employment post-release. The project raised a huge £16,595 from 269 backers to open a second bakery.
Brixton Cycles successfully raised a staggering £62,225 from 1,485 backers in just 35 days! We caught up with them to find out why their project was so victorious.Back storyBrixton Cycles is London’s oldest worker-owner bike co-op and has been voted the capital’s #1 small bike retailer by the London Cycling Awards. For more than 32[…]
Crowdfunder has been approached by BBC Current Affairs to help them discover the brightest new and early stage business ideas here in the UK.
The Santander Social Enterprise Challenge has been a great success, with projects reaching out to over 12,000 people and raising over £36,000 for their brilliant ideas.
Emily Smith caught up with Gareth Hart, Director of Iridescent Ideas CIC to talk all things Social Enterprise City Festival. Crowdfunder will be taking part in the festival and delivering a talk on funding for social enterprises with Gareth. To book your place click here.
Wild Earth is a small social enterprise based in Scotland and operates all over the UK. Dave and his team work hard to allow people to relax and re-connect with wild nature. We are so happy they have reached their 2k target with five days to go.