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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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A New Year’s Resolution Worth Keeping…

Love them or loathe them, make them or not, it is difficult to argue with the intention of reflection and self-betterment that most New Year’s Resolutions embody. Whilst doing more exercise, reading more books and taking up new hobbies are … Continue reading

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Andrew Croft from CAN responds to the Autumn Statement on behalf of the Social Economy Alliance

Chancellor must use alternatives to the ‘pre-crash economic toolkit’ to bring genuine growth to the UK, says Social Economy Alliance ·         Socially driven businesses – co-operatives and social enterprises – outstripped ordinary businesses for growth during financial crisis ·         ‘Businesses that plough … 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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Buzzbnk wins one of 15 investments from NESTA and the Cabinet Office

Press Release For immediate release: February 15 2012 Buzzbnk wins one of 15 investments from NESTA and the Cabinet Office Buzzbnk, an online crowd-funding platform supporting charities and social enterprises, has been awarded a £50,000 investment from the £10million Innovation … 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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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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