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Crowdmatch Challenge Insight Report – Key Findings

Crowdfunding is seen as a credible funding option for community groups in areas of deprivation Community groups were positive about crowdfunding being another ‘tool’ in the ‘toolbox’ for raising funds. Both projects that launched and those that didn’t were positive … Continue reading

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The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed … why don’t we change that together?  Well it’s been quite a year for Buzzbnk. We’ve seen many projects successfully funded; from financing an urban mushroom farm in Bath (which … Continue reading

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Trillion Fund and Buzzbnk announce merger to create UK’s biggest social crowdfunding platform

For immediate release: Monday July 21 Buzzbnk, the UK’s first crowdfunding platform for the social enterprise sector and Trillion Fund, Vivienne Westwood’s renewable energy crowdfunding platform, have today announced a merger of the two businesses. With 14,000 users, the combined entity … Continue reading

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Reap what you Sow: Crowdfunding tips from School Farm CSA

School Farm Community Supported Agriculture, the UK’s only no-dig, certified-organic community farm, have successfully raised £13,675 as part of The A Team Challenge. Reaching their target of £6,800 through crowdfunding, meant that they secured matchfunding from The A Team Foundation. … Continue reading

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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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How it’s done by How It Should Be

Ethical food heroes, hiSbe (How It Should Be), recently crowdfunded £30,820 from some 338 supporters to grow their alternative supermarket in Brighton. We spoke to co-founder, Ruth Anslow, to get her take on their crowdfunding experience and are happy to share … 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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