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Victim Support: Hubbub’s first major charity customer


Hubbub has 2 key areas of growth over the next 2 years: US higher education and UK charity / not-for-profit sector. The great news is that we can now welcome our first UK charity to the Hubbub network: Victim Support will be launching their own Hubbub Pro-Site this month. This is an incredibly exciting turning point for us – we’ll … Continue reading

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Karate Champion gets a grip on crowdfunding


Caroline Mortimer - Evening Standard – Wed 27 August 2014 A young karate champion has turned to crowdfunding to represent England at the next world championships, saying the London 2012 legacy has failed to reach fringe sports. Carla Burkitt, 24, below, set up a page on crowdfunding network Hubbub to pay for her journey to Germany for the karate championships in … Continue reading

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How can Development help students crowdfund their activities?


  By Brett de Gaynesford, Deputy Development Director, Somerville College, Oxford The student leadership of The Somerville Choir came to the Development Office last January for help. They had ambitious plans underway for a summer Choir Tour to the US and needed to raise £20,000 to fund it. One major challenge was that the funds were required urgently, as travel costs … Continue reading

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O2 Launches social action crowdfunding platform


O2 has launched the first social action crowdfunding platform to support young people in raising extra funds for their Think Big community projects across the UK. The unique resource, developed by educational crowdfunding site for O2 allows the young project leaders to invite extra funds to continue and support their social action projects, whether it is making a big … Continue reading

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Top 10 reasons why you should invest in Hubbub


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If you have real tech talent, we have exciting challenges to match!


hubbub is growing, again! Our ambition is unlimited, and our prospects are superb, so we are looking for excellent tech talent in London/Bristol and for the right candidates, remote. If you think you have what it takes to fill the following positions, we would love to hear from you. We are looking for one experienced developer with a good understanding … Continue reading

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The Art of Critical Thinking


Written by Franklyn Addo It is extremely unfortunate that many people mindlessly accept various ideologies as “facts”, without stopping at any point to question their validity. From the onset, a child, their inquisitive and curious nature is extinguished and they are encouraged to simply accept the world the way it is and discouraged from asking “why”. In actual fact, the … Continue reading

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“Milestones” – a better crowdfunding model?


“Think carefully about which crowdfunding platform to use.” This is a common piece of advice, but it isn’t quite right. If your project is relatively small, your success is entirely down to how you utilise your networks, so the platform is pretty irrelevant. Many platforms have had successful projects raising hundreds of thousands of dollars. Again, it’s down to you … Continue reading

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hubbub Success – Cine Pak


By Myriam Raja, Film Production student at the Arts University College at Bournemouth. Cine Pak Facebook Page So there it was – my idea neatly written out on a blank piece of paper in front of me. It seemed simple enough at the time; to travel over to my native country Pakistan and run a series of free filmmaking workshops for … Continue reading

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How I turned an idea into a project with £1200 of funding


Last March, I received my Raspberry Pi in the post after waiting months and spending all day trying to pre-order one when the site went down due to the huge popularity of the little device. And when I finally got hold of this swanky new piece of tech I thought to myself, as many of us do – “What do … Continue reading

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