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Democratising Entrepreneurship: Women in Crowdfunding

12Sep

Well hasn’t there been a lot written about us crowdfunding females lately? And no surprise, because a level playing field has been created in what has historically been a very male-dominated area. Where men have traditionally held the majority of executive positions and venture capital (both in terms of those who are venture capitalists and those who are recipients of … Continue reading

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IEEC 2014 – Meeting the entrepreneurial customer

10Sep

Last week, our heads of Sales and Product were in Newcastle where Hubbub were a lead sponsor for IEEC 2014 (International Entrepreneurship Educators Conference - http://ieec.co.uk/). With many business and enterprise departments of universities having displayed a significant appetite for crowdfunding at their institutes and as part of their courses, it was the perfect arena to spread the word about Hubbub. … Continue reading

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Victim Support: Hubbub’s first major charity customer

10Sep

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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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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