Category Archives: Behind the Scenes

A Year In Review

In January 2011 Buzzbnk officially launched its website. One year and 26 successful projects later, we have helped ambitious individuals and organisations raise over £248,000. It’s been an epic twelve months. We had gather much information about crowdfunding before we … Continue reading

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Tabu Flo: New Video!

Check out Tabu Flo’s brand new video and find out more about this amazing breakdance crew creating social change in Uganda. They need your help to fund a documentary and to get to London for the opportunity of a lifetime…

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Do What Comes Naturally: Cooperate.

We are very excited to announce the appointment of  Douglas Atkin as a Non-Executive member of Buzzbnk’s Management Committee. He shares with us his first views on the power of cooperation.  Blog post by Douglas Atkin Darwin got it wrong. Actually, … Continue reading

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Stand against exploitation – Living Lens and Kolkata Sanved

As the 2012 Olympics in London fast approaches, Living Lens and Kolkata Sanved are asking us to remember another side to the games – a darker side that affects many women who are violated and exploited through sex trafficking. It’s … Continue reading

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How Buzzbnk Got Started – Part 3

Seizing the opportunity Having a good idea is only the first step. We must realise that a good idea is only a good idea if something is done with it! For me a good starting point in taking any idea … Continue reading

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How Buzzbnk Got Started – Part 2

Being a crowd funder When I was teaching fundraising, I often used to say that you can only understand fundraising if you also give with your own money. And it was by becoming a crowdfunder that I become convinced that … Continue reading

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How Buzzbnk Got Started – Part 1

Injecting a bit more fun into asking and giving I used to teach fundraising. I founded the Directory of Social Change in 1975, which became the UK’s largest provider of information and training on running non-profits. And a lot of … Continue reading

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