Category Archives: Ventures

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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CLICK2Change: a better world at your fingertips

An update from Michael Norton on his recent project on Buzzbnk: http://www.buzzbnk.org/mousebook Our appeal has reached its target. We raised the princely sum of £5,014.25, just exceeding our £5,000 target. It would have been a bit more, as I was … Continue reading

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Changing Lives in Cheshire

We’re delighted by the recent influx of local community projects that have joined the Buzzbnk ranks, and none more so than Changing Lives in Cheshire – or CLiC as they are known for short. CLiC are a newly launched charity, and their purpose … Continue reading

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Make a Hub a Home

It’s a busy week at Buzzbnk – we’re welcoming three new projects to the site this week, and first up is charity Student Hubs who work with 14,000 students and 20 national NGOs in five universities to make sure that … Continue reading

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New this week: Sahara Botanicals

The inspirational founder of Sahara Botanicals, Stephanie Getson, is a 2011 Emerge Fellow at the Oxford-based Emerge Venture Lab and the latest entrepreneur to join the Buzzbnk community. Her mission is to create sustainable livelihoods in conflict-affected communities through the production … 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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ColaLife: The Importance of Reaching the First Milestone

There’s excitement in the Buzzbnk office today as ColaLife have reached their first funding target of £3,000 achieving their first milestone! But the story doesn’t end there… With more than 5 months still left to go, they are carrying on crowd-funding to … Continue reading

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