Start up & Grow

Raising funds for your startup or existing business is quick and easy
on Crowdfunder. Whether you're
just starting out or need a little
extra support, this is the place to raise money for your business.

Get started

We have thousands of businesses raising money and creating their crowd at the same time. Crowdfunding helps you validate your idea, build your customer base before you start and raise the funds you need to make it happen.

So whether you’re looking to get your business idea off the ground or grow an existing one, we’ve got you covered.

No loans to repay

Crowdfunding is an alternate funding route for your business. We’ve had thousands of new businesses get started, pivot, and grow with support from the crowd.

Not only are there no loans to repay but there’s a whole host of other benefits too!

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Benefits of crowdfunding for your business

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You can engage and build your customer base, creating a loyal community who feel connected to your business on a personal level.

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You can test your business idea on your community, getting vital feedback on your idea.

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You can pre-sell your services or products.

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You can learnvaluable and transferable skillsthrough your crowdfunding experience.

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Depending on what you're doing, you might be eligible for +Extra funding from our partners.

So what are you waiting for?

Thinking about starting your own business, or perhaps growing your existing one? It takes minutes to set up your page and start raising money.

Start crowdfunding for your for-profit business

  • 5% (+VAT) fees + transaction fees
  • Access to relevant +Extra funding
  • Ability to offer rewards
  • Access to free guides and support
  • Collect Regular Donations

Start crowdfunding for your not-for-profit business

  • Zero platform fees
  • Access to relevant +Extra funding
  • Ability to offer rewards
  • Access to free guides and support
  • Collect Regular Donations

Get inspired

Olly & Naomi start
The Public Spirit

Olly & Naomi chose last Autumn as the time to launch their craft spirits brand - The Public Spirit. After being recently made redundant, they used that as the opportunity they needed to really focus on launching their new venture.

They successfully raised £15,000 and are now up and running!

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Emma starts Trillium

After being made redundant, Emma didn't want to give up her connection with plants and wildlife so she used Crowdfunder Startups to grow Trillium House Plants from an idea into a fully fledged business.

She successfully raised £3,355 from the crowd and is now sharing her love of plants far and wide.

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We're here every step of the way

Online crowdfunding course

Crowdfunding: Online course

Learn at your own pace on our crowdfunding course, designed for ideas and ventures starting out looking to raise funds.

Interactive crowdfunding events

Join our interactive session

Our team regularly host live and interactive sessions to share all the tips and know-how you need to be successful on Crowdfunder.

Check out our Help Centre

The Help Centre

If you're not sure where to start, our Help Centre will give you all of the information you need to see success with your crowdfunding project.

What is crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding is a different way to raise money for great ideas.

Got a minute to spare? Watch our 'how it works' animation. You'll get a brief overview of how crowdfunding works and what extra support, services and money that only Crowdfunder can give you.

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Not quite ready?

Fill in the form below and we'll get back to you with guidance and support for your business idea.

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*Bank loan - based on an average APR of 8.03%

*Crowdfunder - based on 50 x £100 pledges at 0% platform fees which is available to not-for-profit organisations.