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Originally posted by Violet Spence, Sapphire Capital on the Money Blog Social enterprises, including community interest companies, community benefit societies and charities, can theoretically access...
Fundsurfer loves music, and we're going to prove it! We are offering all music related crowdfunding projects that launch in June a 50% discount on our 10% premium service fee. That includes: Help...
Crowdfunding is simply raising money from lots of people online – even people you don't know! There are many different types of crowdfunding, including donation, reward, and equity. At Fundsurfer we...
Venture Funding Hubs is a new place for entrepreneurs to get support with advice, funding, business planning and more. They are calling local fundraisers "Local Heroes" - and we agree! You are doing...
We're starting to see lots more charity and cause-related projects on the site now. For example Building Education in Africa Help me install a water supply at a school in Tanzania! Artists Against...
We exhibited at the Business Showcase Southwest 2015 last week. It took place in Colston Hall in Bristol (a great venue for music and comedy). We met animators, lawyers, bike makers, 3d printers,...
Now that the General Election in the UK is over, we did a quick check, and in total you helped raise over £23,000 for political projects! That's incredible! Thank you all for your support. Darren...
Happy Earth Day! As usual, Google have a lovely doodle: This week we've got new projects from the online radio station GLR , the Green MP candidate for Bristol South , and a school expedition to...
Some excellent new projects this week, Idea Skateboards have gone live with their skate and art event . We have two new projects from local community leader Kizzy Morrell here - Studio 7 and Artists...
One of the most common ways startup founders lose their way and burnout is a simple fact that most of the time working for yourself on an interesting company or product usually doesn't feel like work...
It's been a good week for Bearritos who have so far raised £6,900 for their double decker bus/Mexican cafe - but hurry because today is the last day to pre-order your tasty burritos! We've got lots...
It has been a rollercoaster 10 months, we have been growing Fundsurfer slowly but steadily, building our user base and partners as we focused on grassroots development. We have run the company...

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