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Startup Of The Week – Tiny Lightbulbs

One of the best things to happen in the past couple of years has been the rise in the number of Crowdfunding platforms. Crowdfunding has empowered creatives the world over to realise their dreams and create tangible products. ( Check out our post on Crowdfunding here.) But what happens when the product is made? Where […]

“Give us your Pitch” A project that addresses ‘youth worklessness’ and an innovative hairdressing project…

“Give us your Pitch” is back! After a short break, we return to look at a couple more active crowdfunding projects. This week I wanted to highlight two projects that my fellow pioneers at Virgin Media Pioneers are currently pitching for, and I wish Rioch and Ben all the best with their projects and congratulate […]

‘A Wheelie good idea’ – How one Startup with a passion for Bikes raised £40k in 6 days

Andrew Denham, a biking fanatic from Frome, Somerset, is the Director of The Bicycle Academy. That aside, Andrew managed to raise over £40k in just under 6 days, via the Crowd-funding site Peoplefund.it for his socially conscious bike building academy. How the money was raised so quickly, intrigued TheEmployable, so we contacted Andrew to find out the […]

Guide to Crowdfunding – Power to the People !

Guide to Crowdfunding – Power to the People ! One of the most important things to consider when thinking about starting up a business is of course the finances. Getting the money together to get your idea off the ground can be difficult enough at the best of times, but may seem an entirely impossible […]


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