Category Archives: Crowd-funding

Introducing the A Team Challengers!

At the end of October 2013, applications opened for The A Team Challenge. Food and agricultural projects who adopt an ‘enlightened’ agroecology approach to their work, were invited to apply to take part in the innovative match funding scheme. Those successful … Continue reading

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Getting the most out of crowdfunding

It has been a very busy past month for Buzzbnk – we have been very excited to visit so many social enterprise events in March and meet so many new faces, including in the South West (Plymouth, Totnes, Devon), East … Continue reading

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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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Crowd-funding and movement-building

Eugenie Teasley, founder of Spark+Mettle, shares her tips on crowd-funding for first timers, and reflects on the benefits (but the struggle) of building a community of people around a cause. Crowd-funding is the easy option, right? No, but it is … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding: Enabling Communities to Mobilise Funds for Community Enterprise

This is a recent post from Michael Norton, Co-founder of Buzzbnk for the Spring Project: http://www.spring-giving.org.uk/ Crowdfunding uses the internet to raise money. However it is more than just fundraising, as it: • Seeks to raise funds to make something very specific happen. • Is all … Continue reading

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