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[…]

#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…[…]

Rejuce project of the month

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[…]

Street Food businesses like yours are getting funded

At Crowdfunder we’re all about supporting great ideas – great ideas that capture people’s imagination. Today we’re looking at our amazing Street Food businesses all over the UK.

Merry Moseley Lights Up!

When budget cuts threatened Moseley’s Christmas lights, the community looked to crowdfunding to help. Budget cuts meant that Birmingham City Council can no longer fund Christmas lights in Moseley. Extra resources are available for certain areas that have large land and property owners who can become a large sponsor, of places that fall within the Business[…]

Crowdfunder & Crowdcube drive growth of UK crowdfunding

Crowdcube, the UK’s leading investment crowdfunding platform, and Crowdfunder the UK’s #1 rewards and community shares crowdfunding platform have formed a strategic partnership to drive the growth of crowdfunding across the UK.The collaboration will see the pair work jointly on a number of initiatives including raising awareness and knowledge of crowdfunding amongst UK fast growth[…]

Crowdfunding to prove your startup idea

How crowdfunding can prove your startup is a great idea Sophie Mackintosh from the Virgin StartUp team talks us through how crowdfunding can work as a vital tool to validate your business idea before you apply for a Virgin Start Up Loan. When you’re starting up, it’s vital to ensure that your business is actually a[…]

How UBREW raised £125k from a mix of rewards & equity crowdfunding

Crowdfunder and Crowdcube have brought together two types of crowdfunding to help entrepreneurs turn brilliant ideas into reality. By taking startup businesses through a two-stage fundraising campaign, these sister crowdfunding platforms have enabled individuals to establish a steady client base through rewards-crowdfunding before using equity crowdfunding to take the business to the next level.  […]

Crowdfunding to spring into the music industry

Essex based Stan Blade, who’s music fuses urban styles, folk, blues and spoken word is crowdfunding raise funds for a two-week summer tour around some of the major UK music scenes to promote his material which has already attracted major label interest.   The musical journey across the UK will be documented – rewarding followers with live[…]