Category Archives: News

How would you explain Parkinson’s disease to a 5 year old?

28Aug

We’re delighted to be able to support and empower a diverse range of educational projects on Hubbub. One of our founders, Jonathan May, has written a brief post about a project run by his mother. The project is to create a series of books to help explain Parkinson’s disease to young children; Jonathan’s mother Dawn was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease … Continue reading

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“YOU HIT YOUR £250K TARGET, HUBBUB, SO WHAT NOW?”

28Aug

There’s no getting anything past you, is there? Well, we’re not done yet. We’re psyched that our Crowdcube campaign is going so well but there is plenty more we can do with additional investment. £250,000 is the minimum we needed to grow in 2 critical areas over the next 2 years: Support the increasing number of university customers in the … Continue reading

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Karate Champion gets a grip on crowdfunding

28Aug

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?

20Aug

  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

19Aug

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 Hubbub.net 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

15Aug

  Visit our Crowdcube page to get involved: http://spsr.me/cchubbub.    

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Crowdfunding the Crowdfunders – this is how we do it!

4Aug

In case you haven’t realised, Hubbub is crowdfunding. This blog sees the launch of our 3 week campaign to crowdfund our own investment. Hubbub builds fundraising communities. We connect projects to people and empower organisations to develop and strengthen the relationships they have within their communities and supporters. Our core product is a crowdfunding platform that can be branded and … Continue reading

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

28Mar

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.

28Mar

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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hubbub CEO Jonathan May talks in the Guardian about social enterprise funding

6Mar

In the Guardian, hubbub founder Jonathan May discusses a step by step approach to funding a social enterprise, with and without money. In his article he points out three common misconceptions about funding a social enterprise, and how you can tackle them by being savvy, by communicating with customers and by scaling on a budget. “[...]Money makes the world go … Continue reading

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