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Invest in a project of passion – The Times

We’ve been featured in The Times talking of the importance, and growth, of Civic Crowdfunding – “Invest in a project of passion.”Jess Ratty was quoted on the front page of Times “Money Splash” “We work with councils and businesses with charity budgets to find out how best to spend their money. It is revolutionising the[…]

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Bootcamp 2016 Week 3: Running your project

It’s been a great final week of Bootcamp 2016, with over 400 new crowdfunders tuning in to daily updates from our whirlwind of a Marketing Manager, Jess Ratty!This week was all about running your crowdfunding project, and Jess did a fabulous job of sharing all the information you need to go out and get your great idea funded. From your[…]

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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.

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Bootcamp 2016 Week 1: Planning your project

Bootcamp 2016 got off to a great start this week with the Crowdfunder Academy sharing expertise on how to plan the perfect crowdfunding project.The Academy’s first Bootcamp campaign began this week. Over 300 potential new crowdfunders have joined in the training, getting their projects in to tip top shape for the new year.This week was presented by[…]

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Crowdfunder launches Bootcamp 2016

The Crowdfunder Academy have launched Bootcamp 2016.Bootcamp is an intensive three-week campaign, hosted by the Crowdfunder Academy to get your new project into shape throughout January. Day by day, industry experts will be on hand to tell the story behind the perfect Crowdfunder project, sharing the key to success.There will be daily uploads to the Crowdfunder[…]

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Sports Crowdfunding: Plymouth Argyle Ladies FC

When Plymouth Argyle Ladies FC got promoted to the Women’s Premier League for the 2014/15 season itwas a great day for football fans all over the county. But if there success was to be continued, they’d need vital funds to cover costs for their matches, training and everything that goes with it.The team decided to[…]

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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[…]

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Charity Fundraising: CoppaFeel! Launches Boobette Crowdfunder Campaign for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer charity CoppaFeel! has today announced their first Crowdfunder campaign to raise money for their Boobettes – the power rangers of the boob world!Boobettes are volunteers who reach out to community groups, schools and businesses across the UK to help raise awareness of breast cancer. With nearly 12,000 people dying from breast cancer every[…]