Crowdfunding

New Classic 'Thunderbirds' Project Makes Me an Incredibly Proud Son

Jamie Anderson | Posted 27.07.2015 | UK Entertainment
Jamie Anderson

As a keen advocate of practical film-making, a fan myself, and son of the man behind it all - I can't help but feel an immense sense of pride, seeing this project come to fruition. The project is using original 1960s soundtracks, released as audio-only 'mini albums', and will adapt these stories, and film the accompanying visuals.

This Positive News Organisation Is Owned By 1525 Ordinary People

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 13.07.2015 | UK

Positive News has become the world's first crowdfunded global media cooperative, after raising £263,422 in just 30 days with their #OwnTheMedia campa...

Someone Is Trying To Bailout Greece With An Online Crowdfunding Campaign

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Comedy

A crowdfunding campaign has been set up on IndieGoGo with the hopes of raising €1,600,000,000 (£1,138,320,437.89) to bail out Greece's faltering ec...

Crowdfunding is Popular: But Would You Crowdfund Your Funeral?

Emily McLaren | Posted 12.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Emily McLaren

It's yet to be seen whether or not funeral crowdfunding will really take off, but with the number of dedicated funeral crowdfunding platforms already out there, there's certainly an audience for it.

Not Sure Who To Hire? Hire Everyone With Crowdsourcing

The Huffington Post UK | Shihab S Joi | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK

Imagine getting the help you need to build your business without the worry of paying a regular wage. In fact, instead of a small team, you can hire…...

The Blockheads: Beyond the Call of Dury

Mark Hillary | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Mark Hillary

As a band, The Blockheads should be legends - fully paid-up members of British music royalty. Many people will know them better as Ian Dury and the Bl...

I Hate What Katie Did So Here's a Quid...

Jill Finch | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK
Jill Finch

I'm a parent of a daughter on the autistic spectrum and I've been through the agonies of being stared at, feeling completely alone, being called a bad parent and the terrible guilty relief of a diagnosis...

We Are Living in the Greatest Generation for Entrepreneurship

Varun Bhanot | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK
Varun Bhanot

It is no secret that this very moment is perhaps the most fortunate time to start a business in recent times, in Britain.

This American Loves the UK Elections So Much He Crowdfunded a Trip to Be There

Samantha Booth | Posted 05.05.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Samantha Booth

Meet Skylar Jordan, an American journalist who has raised $1500 - around £979 - to fly to the UK to write about the general election.

Crowdfunding - financial lending is a changing

Richard Armstrong | Posted 28.06.2015 | UK Tech
Richard Armstrong

Rewards based crowdfunding offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to have their idea validated by the crowd, obviously if there isn't much support shown the likelihood is you have a dud idea and you can move on to your next one, sparing any blushes.

This Couple Are Crowdfunding For A Baby, Here's Why You Should Support Them

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Parents

A couple who are 'desperate' to have a baby have launched a crowdfunding appeal as they aren't eligible for surrogacy on the NHS. Lauren and Ben Ma...

Total Strangers Have Raised $20,000 For Matt Diaz's Skin Removal Surgery

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 20.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Matt Diaz, who captured the hearts of people across the globe with his weight loss story, has already received enough money to get the skin removal su...

'My Four Babies Came Into The World And Then My Wife Died'

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A father, who has been left to care for his newborn quadruplets after his wife died during childbirth, has received nearly $285,000 from kind donators...

Would You Buy A 'Fart In A Jar'?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.02.2015 | UK Comedy

The Reddit thread s****ykickstarters is, as you might expect, full of the weirdest, wackiest and sometimes downright stupidest pleas for Kickstarter f...

The Crowdfunding Power of Flash Gordon

Lisa Downs | Posted 11.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Lisa Downs

Over 20 years later and I have learnt that Flash Gordon has had an impact on just about everyone who has seen it. It's not a film that people find "okay". It's a film that "blew your mind". If it didn't, you simply hadn't seen it.

Huge Donations Set To Transform Life Of Man Who Walks 21 Miles To Work

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

On Tuesday, we reported the story of James Robertson, a man who was forced to walk 21 miles to work every day after his car broke down a decade ago. ...

Teen Raises Thousands For Man Who Walks 21 Miles To Work

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 03.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A 19-year-old has helped raise almost $130,000 (£86,500) to help a man who walks 21 miles to work every day on two hours sleep a night. Evan Leedy...

This Photo Raised Over One Million Dollars To Send Kids To Uni

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Brandon Stanton, the photographer behind 'Humans of New York', has helped to raise over $1,000,000 for underprivileged children after a picture went v...

A Crowdfunder Is Trying To Make $10m To Overthrow Kim Jong-Un

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.01.2015 | UK Tech

A "covert" organisation is trying to crowdfund $10,000,000 (£6,616,000) to overthrow Kim Jong-Un's regime in North Korea. Freedom Now, a multi-nat...

Lonely Man Is Trying To Crowdfund To Pay For His Dates

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Lonely Tom Packer from Norwich is asking strangers on the internet to fund his search for a girlfriend. "There's a popular theory, which states th...

Michael Rundle

Is 'CES Vs Crowdfunding' Actually A Phoney War?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Rundle | Posted 16.01.2015 | UK Tech

Tech Editor Michael Rundle meets IndieGoGo CEO Slava Rubin at CES 2015, and finds out what giant tech shows - and trust - mean in an age of crowdfundi...

This Blind Woman Wows YouTube With Her Cooking Skills

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Preskey | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Does cooking anything without the help of the microwave feel like too much effort after a long day at the office? Try chopping onions when you can...

Africa Rising - Creating Global Investment Opportunities, Not Band Aids for Christmas

Ijeoma E. Okoli | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK
Ijeoma E. Okoli

Like all the other Band Aid projects, the popularity of Band Aid 30 will be ephemeral. However, investment opportunities now available through crowdfunding platforms have the potential to forever change market access for retail investors by offering more investment choices and opening up avenues that enable such investors to contribute to sustainable growth in markets that badly need it.

Hipster Periscopes: The Latest Tech Trend For Idiots

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.11.2014 | UK Tech

Have you ever wanted to see the world from the perspective of a child? Have you ever wanted to wander around town looking like a cardboard emu with...

The Inventor Of Operation Needs Money For An Operation

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Tech

The inventor of the classic and much-loved children's game, Operation, has found himself in a dire financial crisis where he can't afford an operation...