The OX at Watergate Bay on it way to Crowdfunder celebration at Crowdfunder Newquay

Cornwall celebrates success at Crowdfunder’s Summer Experience

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 – What exactly is included when we say ‘Wellbeing’?

‘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[…]

Grenfell – what you can do to help

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[…]

My Journey to TEDx

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[…]

The Fiver: In the spotlight

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 –[…]

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[…]

More United – how they raised £100,000 in 48 hours

 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[…]

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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[…]

The Fiver: Food, Glorius Foodies

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[…]