Media momentum: Action for Cabbies

The battle between cabbies and Uber has been brewing for a while now. Uber launched in 2009 and now has a transport network covering 311 cities in 58 countries. Whilst some transport users are big fans, many abhor it.One such person is Artemis Mercer, who launched Action for Cabbies in a bid to shut Uber[…]

How a sustainable fish supply chain netted much more funding than expected

Sole of Discretion is the brainchild of restaurateur Caroline Bennett. She’s been concerned for years about the state of fish stocks and thought there must be a way to reward fishers who do things properly. But high street banks weren’t interested.

Case Study: The Secret of Change

Better Bristol CampaignThe Secret of Change is part of our Better Bristol campaign, which aims to work with the cities people and projects to create a low carbon environment and a high quality of life. Together with The Bristol Green Capital Partnership we want to raise over £1 million for projects that will make Bristol[…]

Brixton Cycles

Case study: Brixton Cycles

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[…]

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.