Matching The Crowd: We are on a quest to revitalise the £5bn grant-giving sector and you can help us…

…By supporting our fundraise.We have been working with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Heritage Lottery Fund, Arts Council England and Nesta to produce the Matched Crowdfunding Report 2017. The report provides an incredible insight into the impact that the world of matched crowdfunding is having which until now, despite its rapid growth,[…]

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[…]

Bootcamp 2016 Week 2: Creating your project

Another great week of Bootcamp 2016 this week, with over 350 new crowdfunders taking part in our training sessions with the Crowdfunder AcademyThis week was all about creating the perfect project. Si, our Head of Partnerships here at Crowdfunder, gave us all the ins and outs of moulding your idea into a project that people want[…]

Media momentum: Action for Cabbies

The battle between cabbies and Uber has been brewing for a while now. Uber launched in 2009 and now has a transport network covering 311 cities in 58 countries. Whilst some transport users are big fans, many abhor it.One such person is Artemis Mercer, who launched Action for Cabbies in a bid to shut Uber[…]

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.

Hold the press: Crowdfunding Jeremy Corbyn his dream bike!

In a guest column for Stylist magazine, Jeremy Corbyn recommended a red aluminium-framed Raleigh Criterium to readers. He also wrote: “I’m a big believer in repairing rather than replacing, I suspect I will have my own long after my leadership.”Nevertheless The Telegraph reported this story as “Socialist Jeremy Corbyn reveals he covets at £475 bicycle,”[…]

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[…]

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[…]

When the high street banks won’t play ball… Get Ratty!

The Globe FoweyWhen he was rejected for by the banks in his quest to renovate The Globe, landlord Tony Goodman decided not to get mad… Instead he got Ratty! After seeing Jess (Marketing Manager, Crowdfunder) speak at an event in December Tony was inspired, and in just 5 days he crowdfunded his original £10,000 target.Check[…]

Case Study: The Secret of Change

Better Bristol CampaignThe Secret of Change is part of our Better Bristol campaign, which aims to work with the cities people and projects to create a low carbon environment and a high quality of life. Together with The Bristol Green Capital Partnership we want to raise over £1 million for projects that will make Bristol[…]

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[…]

Brixton Cycles

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[…]

Help us turn 150,000 great ideas into reality!

Crowdfunder has been going from strength to strength; over the last three years we have worked with over 30,000 projects to help them raise over £10M and unlocked millions more, turning great ideas into reality. We have officially been ranked as the UK’s no.1 Crowdfunding platform – having achieved more than double the amount of[…]