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Crowdfunder UK’s Phil Geraghty Reveals More Details About the Crowdfunding Platform’s Latest Funding Round & Future Plans

Last month, reward-based crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder UK completed its latest equity crowdfunding round on Crowdcube with more than £1.2 million in funding from nearly 1150 investors. This campaign was launched just a couple of years after the funding portal raised £1.3 million through its first Crowdcube… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Completes Latest Crowdcube Round With More Than £1.2 Million in Funding

On Monday, reward-based crowdfunding platform Crowdfunder UK closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube. The funding portal successfully secured £1.2 million from nearly 1150 investors. As previously reported, Crowdfunder boasts a community of more than  600,000 users and has worked with more than 80,000 projects since launch…. Read More

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

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 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 & 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: 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

Remain Strategic Taps Crowdfunder.co.uk to Help Send Anti-Brexit Message

From the 48% to Theresa May: In less than one week, over 3,280 people have funded a Crowdfunder.co.uk campaign that will give a voice to the silenced millions who do not support the government’s Brexit plans. Having smashed their original £25,000 target in under 12 hours,… 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

Crowdfunder UK Announcement: Crowdfunded Plymouth Received £180,000 from the City Change Fund

On Friday, Crowdfunder UK and Plymouth City Council announced Crowdfund Plymouth received a further £180,000 from the City Change Fund as a way to enable the Council to pledge on projects that benefit the local community in Plymouth. The duo revealed that the first major recipients of a pledge from… Read More

Goldfinger Factory Secures £10,000 From Crowdfunder UK-Supported Santander Changemaker Fund

On Wednesday, Crowdfunder UK announced the Santander Changemaker Fund has given Goldfinger Factory £10,000. Goldfinger described as an award-winning factory that turns wasted wood into beautiful furniture, jewellery and interior products. Crowdfunder UK revealed earlier this month it teamed up with Santander for the fund, which… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Announces New Crowdfunding Program Dedicated to Arts & Heritage Campaigns

On Thursday, Crowdfund UK announced it was teaming up with Nesta, Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England to distribute 250,000 towards arts and heritage campaigns as part of a new crowdfunding program.  According to the UK-based funding portal, the program will give a series of specially-selected… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Offers £2.4M of Extra Funding to Campaign Organizers

On Monday, Crowdfunder UK announced it has created a new way for projects to secure additional funding and support to turn their ideas into reality. The crowdfunding platform is set to distribute funds, which is traditionally given by councils, brands, and community funds through grants… Read More

GlenWyvis Distillery Nears £1.5M Funding Goal During the Final Two Days on Crowdfunder UK

With just two days left until its Crowdfunder UK campaign comes to an end, Scotland’s GlenWyvis Distillery has secured over £1.4 million from 1200 investors. As previously reported, GlenWyvis Distillery Community Benefit Society, based in the historic Highland town of Dingwall, is hoping to realize its long-held ambition to… Read More

Cornwall Software Taps Philip Walker to Join Crowdfunder as CFO

Philip Walker has decided to head to the UK after ten years guiding San Francisco tech start ups to join Crowdfunder as its new CFO. Tapped by Software Cornwall, a non-profit company that aims to develop the digital technology community in Cornwall, Crowdfunder UK Director Phil Geraghty commented on the… Read More

Samphire Dubbed Fastest Ever Successfully Funded Festival on Crowdfunder UK

Earlier this month, new independent music and arts festival, Samphire, launched a campaign on Crowdfunder UK. Within a matter of days, the project surpassed its initial goal and has been dubbed the fastest ever successfully funded festival on the crowdfunding platform. The event organizers, Flora Blathwayt… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Takes a Look Back at 2015 by Unveiling the Year’s Best Campaign List

With less than two weeks until 2015 comes to an end, Crowdfunder UK has unveiled the best campaigns that hit its platform this year. Phil Geraghty, MD of Crowdfunder UK, shared: “At Crowdfunder we’re so proud the innovative and inspiring projects who, through the support of… Read More

Crowdfunder UK Captures Over £1.3M on Crowdcube; Plans to Support Up to 150,000 Projects Across the UK

On Wednesday, reward-based crowdfunding platform, Crowdfunder UK, announced that it has successfully secured over £1.3 million through its Crowdcube campaign. The Crowdfunder UK crew confirmed in a blog post: “More than 900 people invested in the crowdfunded share offer, which valued the company at over £15million,… Read More

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