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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[…]

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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[…]

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#VOOM Pick of the week

This week’s business to win an additional £1,000 pledge on their project is… Explorium!Explorium is a creative learning agency bringing real world opportunities to ordinary children so they can achieve extraordinary things together. We caught up with the Somerset-based innovators during their VOOM crowdfund – read their story. What is #VOOM Pick of the week?In case you missed it…[…]

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The Xero Beautiful Project of the Month: Rejuce

Xero love supporting small projects with big ambitions and know that even the smallest ideas can make a big difference.Xero is beautiful online accounting software that helps over 100,000 UK subscribers stay on top of their finances. Each month Xero chooses a project to be its ‘Beautiful Project of the Month’, a project that stands[…]