Tagged: crowdfunder uk

Crowdfunder UK Celebrates Crowdfund Plymouth’s £1 Million Funding Success

On Monday, Crowdfunder UK, along with the Plymouth City Council, announced Crowdfund Plymouth has successfully raised £1 million for projects in the City. According to the duo, Crowdfund Plymouth has distributed more than £130,000 of its City Change Fund to support local projects that benefit… Read More

Crowdfunder UK & M&S Energy Announces Winners of £300,000 Community Energy Fund

On Friday, Crowdfunder UK and M&S Energy announced the winners of the M&S Energy Fund. The projects involved in the fund vote involve energy efficiency, hydro projects, solar PV projects, and storage of energy. Speaking about the fund, the crowdfunding platform reported: “Twenty-five renewable community energy… Read More

Overfunding: Crowdfunder UK’s Second Crowdcube Campaign Secures £750,000 Funding Target

Just days after announcing an extension of its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube, reward-based crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder UK has successfully secured its initial £750,000 from more than 750 investors. Founded in 2014, Crowdfunder UK describes itself as the UK’s number one rewards-based crowdfunding platform. The… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Partners With Propel by Deloitte & Voom To Give Away £1,000 to Five Different Business Ideas

On Monday, Crowdfunder UK  announced it has teamed up with Propel by Deloitte and Voom to give away a share of £5,000 to five different business ideas that are currently exporting or looking to export in the future. According to the reward-based crowdfunding platform, this new… Read More

Update: Crowdfunder UK Extends Second Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Crowdcube

Crowdfunder UK announced on Friday it has extended its second equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The crowdfunding platform launched the funding round last month, seeking £750,000. As previously reported, Crowdfunder UK was founded in 2014 and describes itself as the UK’s number one rewards-based crowdfunding platform. The… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Announces New Partnership With The Design Council For Spark 2018 Initiative

On Tuesday, Crowdfunder UK announced it has formed a partnership with the Design Council to support and encourage UK businesses to design innovative new products and get them to market through the Spark 2018 initiative. The crowdfunding platform revealed that as part of the Spark partnership The Design… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Welcomes 700,000th Community Member As Crowdcube Campaign Surpasses £550,000 in Funding

On Thursday, reward-based crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder UK announced it has welcomed its 700,000th community member. This news comes just after the funding platform’s new equity campaign on Crowdcube surpassed £550,000 in funding. It was revealed: “Last week we welcomed our 700,000’th member to our rapidly growing… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Has Distributed More Than £100,000 of the Santander Changemaker Fund

Earlier this week, Crowdfunder UK announced it has now distributed more than 100,000 through its Changemaker Fund, in collaboration with Santander. The fund was launched last fall and is dedicated to social enterprises and community projects across the UK. As previously reported, fund is open… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Returns to Crowdcube: Reward-Based Crowdfunding Platform Now Seeking £750,000

Less than two years after raising £1.3 million through its first Crowdcube campaign, Crowdfunder UK has returned to the equity crowdfunding platform to raise £750,000 as it prepares to grow its partner network and further develop its reward-based funding portal. Founded in 2014, Crowdfunder UK… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Unveils New Payments System Feature

On Monday crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder UK announced the launch of its new feature, the Crowdfunder Payments System. Head of Product at Crowdfunder UK, Owen Wallis, shared details about the system: “Our current integration with Stripe is great, but we are always looking to improve the Crowdfunder.co.uk… Read More

Crowdfunder UK: Voting Is Now Opened For M&S Community Energy Fund

On Monday, crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder UK announced voting is now open for the M&S Community Energy Fund. While sharing details about the initiative, Crowdfunder UK stated: “Looking to inspire a new generation of community energy projects, the M&S Community Energy Fund has got off to a… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Introduces Funds Matchmaker

Crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder UK recently introduced its Funds Matchmaker, which offers advice on how to apply for funding and how to make funding projects stand out. “Crowdfunder works with partners such as Santander, Virgin, M&S and many councils across the UK to distribute money to… Read More

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 & Santander Renew Partnership

Santander UK and Crowdfunder have jointly announced a renewal of their partnership that provides funding for social enterprises and community projects across the UK. Santander UK will provide an additional £200,000 in funding for projects sourced by Crowdfunder following a successful pilot. “At Santander supporting the… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Teams Up With Virgin Media Business For #Voom2017

On Tuesday, Crowdfunder UK announced it was teaming up with Sir Richard Branson and Virgin Media Business for this year’s Voom Pitch, the UK and Ireland’s biggest pitching competition. The trio revealed that for the first time since the competition’s launch in 2011, it will take… Read More

Crowdfunder UK: Surge in Crowdfunding Helps More Political Candidates Run in Snap Election

This week, Crowdfunder UK reported that more political candidates are excepted to crowdfund their election campaign in the snap general election. The crowdfunding platform revealed that just a little over a week since the election, projects on its website have raised £200,000 in the politics category…. Read More

Now on Crowdfunder UK: Trust for London & City Bridge Trust Now Offering £100,000 to Crowdfunding Projects Looking to Improve London

Last week, Trust for London and City Bridge Trust announced they have teamed up to provide £100,000 to through the Improving Life of Londoners Fund. The initiative was launched on crowdfunding platform, Crowdfunder UK.  While sharing details about the Improving Life of Londoner Fund, the organizations… 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

Crowdfunder UK Retrenches & Trims Staff

Crowdfunder UK is going through a period of realignment by trimming staff and refocusing efforts.  The rewards-based funding platform has been recognized as a solid competitor to global sites like Indiegogo.  Crowdfunder UK also offers a unique crowdfunding spin with their “community shares.” Recently, Crowdfund… Read More

Crowdfunder UK, Ethex, & ThinCats to Team Up With Big Society Capital For Crowd Match Fund

On Wednesday, Crowdfunder UK announced it, along with Ethex and ThinCats, will be partnering with Big Society Capital for a new £10 million Crowd Match Fund, which will allow the public to invest directly in charities and social enterprises. The trio will help connect people with the… Read More