Crowdfunding Conversations – Chinelo Awa, Good Cake Day

How can raising £1,964 lead you to quit your job and run your business full time? Chinelo bought her trusty cake mixer (Red) with this funding and has since gone on to quit her job and run Good Cake Day full time. She now sells online courses, workshops, baking...

Crowdfunding Conversations – Joelle Watkins

How can you take your local council to court? How can you smash your crowdfunding target of £30k without traditional marketing methods? How can you get over 1000 backers without an email list during a pandemic? Joelle and the people of Ealing wanted to challenge the...
The 5 Ws of crowdfunding (startups)

The 5 Ws of crowdfunding (startups)

What: Crowdfunding is the process of funding a specific project by raising a specific amount of money from a large number of people in a particular time period. This is now usually done over the internet on crowdfunding platforms but that isn’t wholly necessary. For...
Crowdfunding: it’s as easy as baking a cake…

Crowdfunding: it’s as easy as baking a cake…

Baking a cake is easy right? Yet, if that’s the case, why do so many bakers and cake decorators exist? And how can I link this to crowdfunding — here goes the analogy. Just a quick google shoes over 1 million results for bakers in Brighton! So it must be more than...