Tagged: birmingham

Birmingham City Council to Match Funding For Local Community Crowdfunded Projects on Crowdfunder UK

This week, Birmingham City Council (BCC) announced it is supporting residents by matching funding for community crowdfunded projects through crowdfunding platform, Crowdfunder UK. The funding portal revealed BCC’s Public Health Department will be supporting residents who wish to “take action now” towards health issues (such… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Launches “Crowdfunded Birmingham” Initiative: Offers £470,000 for City Projects

Crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder UK announced on Monday it has teamed up with the Birmingham City Council to launch Crowdfund Birmingham. According to Crowdfunder UK, the Birmingham City Council has set aside £470,000 from its Community Innovation Fund to provide match funding to pledge on projects that will benefit… Read More

P2P Lender ThinCats & ART Business Loans Join Forces to Assist Birmingham SMEs

Birmingham City Council is joining forces with ART Business Loans and P2P lender ThinCats  to assist Birmingham SMEs that are unable to obtain any or all financing needed from high street banks, reported the Birmingham News. “Peer to peer finance solves two problems at once;… Read More

Mobile Payment App Startup Droplet Successfully Secures Nearly £575,000 on Crowdcube

Birmingham-based mobile payment startup, Droplet, recently finished its crowdfunding round on Crowdcube. Originally seeking £500,000 for a 12.56% in equity, the company has successfully secured nearly £575,000. Droplet is a mobile payments app that allows users to pay without having to queue, and collect rewards on their phone each time they spend.  Supposedly, one of the reasons businesses love the startup is… Read More

University of Alabama in Birmingham Launches Campus-Wide Crowdfunding Platform

Earlier this month, the University of Alabama in Birmingham launched its own crowdfunding platform, called Crowdfunding at UAB, as a way to help students, faulty, and staff secure funds for special projects. According to the University’s student-ran media outlet, UAB News, director of annual giving… Read More

UK Fans Launch Kickstarter Crowdfunding Campaign to Bring Foo Fighters to Birmingham; Hits Over £149,000 First Week

Just a few weeks after Foo Fighters, took to the stage at their crowdfunded concert in Richmond, Virginia, a group of UK fans are taking matters into their own hands to bring the hit rock band across the pond. A crowdfunding campaign was launched on… Read More