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We’re taking card payments!


PayPal, it’s been beautiful but I think we’re going to have to move to an open relationship. Yes – we’ve been listening to our crowds and choice won out. It’s now also possible to donate using credit and debit cards on Hubbub. Thanks to those super-smart guys at Stripe, you can use Visa, Mastercard and American Express. What’s next? Bitcoin? … Continue reading

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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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Code Club Commissions The ‘Crowd’ To Contribute To Coding Classes For Children


We are delighted to announce that we are supporting Code Club, a nationwide network of free volunteer-led after-school coding clubs for 9-11 year olds, in their mission to put a club in every one of the 21,000 primary schools in the UK. We believe strongly in Code Club’s vision, so much so that we have donated a crowdfunding platform to them. We … Continue reading

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Press Release: Crowdcube and hubbub join forces to bring equity crowdfunding to the education sector.


Crowdcube and hubbub are two of the leading crowdfunding platforms in the UK and are already set on international expansion. Crowdcube is the world’s first and leading equity crowdfunding platform helping businesses raise finance from the crowd. To date, Crowdcube has raised more than £20 million for well over 100 businesses and grew by 562% in 2013 alone. hubbub is … Continue reading

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Student story: how crowdfunding turned my idea into a reality


Hayden is a unique young social entrepreneur. Since a young age, he has built up extensive experience in the promotion, community and political sector. Since a young age, I have always wanted to make a difference in my community. Aged 16 and eager to do something myself, I decided to embrace my favorite Milton Berle quote “if opportunity doesn’t knock, … Continue reading

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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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