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Although it's not quite as harsh as playing the Game of Thrones where you win or you die, raising funds can be tough. However I am excited to say that there has never been a better time to start a...
We've got a couple of things we're really excited to tell you about... George Ferguson and Bristol 1st Bristol 1st are raising money on Fundsurfer to support George Ferguson's re-election as Mayor of...
The Green MP for Cambridge campaign ended yesterday, raising £4,367. This week on Fundsurfer we've got Bearritos in Bristol, a Jazz club for children in Leicester, and an awesome photo booth for...
Olly gave a talk yesterday to inc. - the University of Bristol Enterprise Society , the subject was funding startups and alternative finance. Every fortnight .inc invite a founder of a local startup...
There are just over 11 weeks to go until the next general election, and political crowdfunding in the UK has started to get interesting. The big parties - with deep pockets and rich backers - can...
Last week saw an exciting schedule of talks and workshops about digital media take place across Bristol. "Building on Bristol’s reputation as a centre of excellence for digital media, the BBC Bristol...
The Bristol Post have written a great article about Fundsurfer's new direction. In We're aiming to evolve, say Fundsurfer pair , the article tells how 20th Century Flicks used their member lists and...
This week we have a Green MP candidate, outdoor play sessions for kids, employment and training services for Bristol youth, music workshops, and a shop renovation. Oh, and there are also a couple of...
http://www.crowdsourcing.org/editorial/reasons-why-crowdfunding-campaigns-fail-and-what-you-can-do-about-it/35048 Editor's Note: The following is a guest post from Andrew Cravenho, the CEO of CBAC...
The whole landscape is changing. Article from http://www.financialreporter.co.uk/features/was-2014-a-watershed-year-for-alt3rnative-funding-in-the-uk.html Ian Morrison, director of underwriting and...
Crowdfunding has become a popular way for way for individuals to raise capital. Now, as it comes of age, a professional investment fund wants your money to reinvest in start-ups http://www...
This is a guest post by Amy Morse , author of The Bronze Box and Solomon's Secrets (writing as Amy C Fitzjohn). You can see her crowdfunding project for Solomon's Secrets . Is it a myth that there’s...

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