Today, Cornwall-based business Crowdfunder is hosting its Summer Experience event as it celebrates raising more than £40 million for projects around the UK, welcoming attendees from companies including Virgin, Santander, JC Decaux, Tesco and M&S, all flying in from London.Cornwall has had twice as many successful crowdfunding businesses than the UK average (40% vs 23%)[…]
‘Wellbeing’ Noun: a good or satisfactory condition of existence; a state characterised by health, happiness, and prosperity; welfare: to influence the well-being of the nation and its people.At Crowdfunder we have key partners that can provide extra money for projects that help to deliver ‘well being’ to their communities. We have come to notice that many[…]
We’re Hannah and Kyran, two students from The Woodroffe School, taking part in work experience at the Crowdfunder office in Bridport. We’ve been working with the team to try and raise awareness of the rewards and benefits of funding projects within our peer group on Crowdfunder. We choose to focus our campaign on the youth due[…]
Our thoughts go out to the community of Grenfell and we encourage people to give what they can to support those affected in their hour of real need.Crowdfunder’s mission is to connect people and resources to make ideas happen. We work with project owners across the UK to coach and[…]
Si Walker writes about his journey at Crowdfunder and his recent TEDx talk. As humans we are in the business of good ideas, but there are some very real obstacles that exist that can stop us from taking our idea’s from notepad to reality.Like many of the team here at Crowdfunder I know what it is[…]
Raise the curtain, roll the cameras!Here’s five fantastic film, theatre and music projects that’ll have the critics roaring… Black IslandIf you like swashbuckling and Caribbean rum, then you’ll enjoy this short film about a marooned 18th-century pirate. ARRR!£1,120 (44%) raised from 19 supporters OFFSIDEFollowing four women from across the centuries who live, breathe and play football –[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Mark Diacono crowdfunded over £60,000 in what became a high profile fundraise to build a creative hub for Otter Farm up and scale his social enterprise, and now he’s sharing his secrets.
London’s life-changing Goldfinger Factory to open two new workshops after successful crowdfund with support from Santander
Come with us on a journeyVibrant cultures, arts, charity and languages bring people togetherto make the world a more beautiful place.This week we take a look at five unique projects connecting people from all corners of the Earth. Grab your passport. Boa VidaExperience a taste of Brazil with Boa Vida. These guys are on a mission[…]
Origin Housing and Crowdfunder are teaming up to distribute £13,500 of funding to projects that make neighbourhoods great places to live. If you have a great idea to strengthen your community, crowdfunding could be a great way for you to gather support and get the funding you need to make it happen.
Sunshine, cider and great vibes in the air can only mean one thing… festival season is in full swing. And to celebrate we’ve got five indie festivals that you can be part of – without having to sit in traffic queues or forego showers despite being caked mud – by making them happen!
Happy Friday!It’s almost the weekend and the perfect time for a treat! However, before we stuff ourselves full of sugar, spice and everything nice – let’s have a look at some of our favourite food projects! 1. Blackwoods Cheese Company As the business is… maturing, the guys from Blackwoods need a larger dairy. In return for pledges, they[…]