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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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Crowdfunding the Crowdfunders – this is how we do it!


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


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


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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Why we stopped charging our student crowdfunders on – 0% fees


At hubbub we’ve decided to charge 0% fees to all our users on So no more charges that are deducted from the money you’ve raised with so much effort.  Every penny of it will go to your aims, hopes and dreams. Project based education is the future is a social enterprise and aims to empower people in education … Continue reading

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hubbub selected as one of PWC’s Daring Dozen


We were called by PWC last week to give a quote on education crowdfunding. A week later we saw their publication; we are selected as part of their 12 Daring Dozen companies – companies that PWC feels are going to change the landscape of finance. This made us quite proud. Here is some snippets of what they say: “[...] we … 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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