The Fundsurfer blog

How to raise funds for business and creative projects, interesting crowdfunding projects, industry news and more!

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...
The Guardian just posted a great article about one of our most exciting crowdfunding projects for 20th Century Flicks , a video rental shop in Bristol. http://www.theguardian.com/cities/2014/oct/07/...
Today is the last day to support the Rework and Bristol Volunteer Cards projects! Re:work Bristol Re:work is a social enterprise and registered charity. We have been offering real life work...
THE landscape of business borrowing is shifting. Banks are no longer the only way to finance growth. Alternative lenders are moving in from the fringes to become credible and established routes for...
BRISTOL institution 20th Century Flicks has some very big plans for the future but is calling for help from thousands of its supporters across the city. The city's last video shop is in the process...

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