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

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...
Promotion alert! If you work in games or building apps, and are thinking of crowdfunding, then now's the time! Fundsurfer are offering 50% off our fees for any game or app projects that go live in...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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