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“Give us your Pitch” – A student led showcase event & a free Reiki healing project to build confidence after cancer

For this week’s ‘Give us your Pitch’, we felt that there were two crowdfunding projects worthy of inclusion. The first is an annual student-led arts project that needs a little helping hand and the second is a Reiki themed healing project for Women dealing with the after effects of Cancer. I hope you agree that […]

“Give us your Pitch” A crowdfunding project to allow 600 people to drink safe water…

On Wednesday we officially launched our “Give us your Pitch” campaign to highlight current and imminent crowdfunding projects that needed a little publicity. You can see the post here, where we highlight our plans and what we are looking for. You can also see out first Pitch that went live a couple of weeks ago to pilot […]

Give us your Pitch! – Your Window to your current Crowdfunding Project

A new Feature for TheEmployable is to highlight current crowdfunding projects that are about to go live or are currently in the process of seeking funding using a crowdfunding platform… Our first pitch comes from Noel Heaney, who is pitching for ‘Jigsaw’, an Irish Arts Publication, looking for funding to create the Jigsaw Annual Arts […]

“Give us your Pitch” A crowdfunding project to help people ‘change the World’…

Changing the World! This week we highlight a crowdfunding project that could be good for us all… OneLeap is the only UK organisation to reach the finals of the prestigious US Unreasonable Institute, which backs social enterprises that can reach more than 1 million people. Now they racing to raise the funds to attend the Institute. […]

“Give us your Pitch” – Young Rewired State spread the code via crowdfunding…

Give us your Pitch is back! This week we feature a enterprising project with a key goal to help train and guide young kids and teenagers on how to teach themselves how to code. Young Rewired State runs in August 2012 and see below the pitch from Emma Mulqueeny on what YRS is all about and […]

Give us your Pitch! Your Window to your current Crowdfunding Project…

Give us your Pitch! Your Window to your current Crowdfunding Project… Crowdfunding on the internet continues to grow in popularity. Individuals or organisations with potential projects, seek funding and support by the general public. They have a certain amount of time to reach their financial target and generally offer rewards or offers in return for […]

How does Crowdfunding Work? Hen Norton of wedidthis.org.uk tells us the ‘art’ of Crowdfunding…

How does crowdfunding work? What are the advantages of crowdfunding a project?  We asked Hen Norton from wedidthis.org.uk to write a guest blog on why artists, individuals and groups should consider Crowdfunding…Check out her guest post below and hopefully she goes a little way to explaining how does crowdfunding work – something even a few […]

Startup of the Week – Spacehive

Whether it’s due to the Olympics, or the slight hint of summer that we’ve finally started to have, there certainly seems to be a real feel-good and positive air around at the moment. Yes, we know that problems and issues still exist but at the same time, there are people and places out there doing […]

Startup of the Week – Pubslush

This weeks business startup… As the saying goes, there is “wisdom in the crowd”. A true statement indeed and one which has no doubt helped to contribute to the rise in crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platforms which we have all seen over the last few years. What such platforms all have in common of course is […]

Startup of the Week – Fundable

This week’s business startup… For anybody starting a new business, money is one of the first things that has to be considered. And as we all know, getting that money from the more traditional sources, like banks is just not that easy any more. Would-be entrepreneurs find themselves exploring all sorts of avenues to finance […]

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