Crowdfunding the Crowdfunders – this is how we do it!

4Aug
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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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Student story: how crowdfunding turned my idea into a reality

6Mar

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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How Crowdfunding for Education Solves Problems from the Ground Up

5Mar

In the United States there is an education crowdfunding platform called Incited.org. Incited crowdfunding platform is open to anyone with a good idea that can  be considered educational. And they mean everyone; from traditional classroom teachers, librarians, and museum curators to community organizers, freelance artists and writers. In this guest blog Jaime Wood describes why crowdfunding can revolutionize education from … Continue reading

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

28Feb

At hubbub we’ve decided to charge 0% fees to all our users on hubbub.net. 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 Hubbub.net is a social enterprise and aims to empower people in education … Continue reading

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Monetising thin air: a guide for corporates (I know some of you are good at this already *cough*)

24Feb

Downsized? Empty offices? Bare desks? Many companies in the last few years have struggled, leading to staff layoffs and unused space. Where leases can’t be renegotiated or terminated, you’re often stuck with a deadweight loss on your books. Landlords – particularly in the commercial property sector – have also been hard hit, with whole blocks of empty space increasingly pressuring … Continue reading

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hubbub selected as one of PWC’s Daring Dozen

10Feb

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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Guest blog: 5 reasons why crowdfunding will change computing education in the UK

29Jan

by Paul Hallett – Developer Evangelist at Twillio Over the past year, crowdfunding sites such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo have proven that the crowdfunding model works for small projects right up to gigantic product launches. 2014 is the year that crowdfunding platforms transition from the traditional model of “any project you want” to platforms fundraising for dedicated ventures such as … Continue reading

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