Type: Donation-based crowdfunding
Donation-based crowdfunding - geography: United Kingdom
CO. no.: Na.
Buzzbnk is an on-line crowd-funding platform bringing social ventures looking for start-up or growth capital together with like-minded people keen to participate in a new way of funding social change. Social enterprises or charities can raise funding for a wide range of projects in a variety of ways, from offering fun and engaging benefits, in return for goods or services, or as a loan.
Description: Michael, also a Director of CIVA, is a well-recognised expert in fundraising, author and serial social entrepreneur. He took the lead role in setting up UnLtd (UK), the Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs, which received the Millennium Legacy of £100 million. He founded the Directory of Social Change in 1975, the UK?s leading provider of information and training to charities. He co-founded Changemakers in 1994 to find new ways of engaging young people in social action and was its Executive Chair until 2001. He founded YouthBank UK in 1998, and incubated the Otesha Project UK, FoodCycle, MyBnk and other social ventures in the UK and India. In 2013, Michael was awarded the prestigious ?Beacon Award for Pioneering Philanthropy?. In 2014, Michael was honoured with the "Outstanding Achievement Award" at The Charity Awards.
Description: Before co-founding and setting up Buzzbnk in 2009 with Michael Norton, Theresa spent 16 years as a senior manger in the private sector, delivering global e-business, internet and enterprise business solutions for two large international corporations, the most recent with Swiss Re. In 2008 she completed a Sloan Fellowship MBA/MSc at London Business School. In 2011 she was selected as a ?Make a Wave? fellow in the Ogunte programme for women social entrepreneurs.
Don't miss an inspiring evening on social entrepreneurship at Lime Wharf 26/11 at 6.30pm. https://t.co/udkOxvgWv0
I am speaking on the Last Mile idea for addressing poverty at Lime Wharf on 15 october at 6.30pm. Do come. http://t.co/HFoUgFswIf
Come to Lime Wharf on Tuesday 15 Oct for the space for ideas talk on bridging the Last Mile to sort out the world. http://t.co/HFoUgFswIf
Make space for ideas. .. our great new series of Tuesday evening events at Lime Wharf. Take a look, and come along. http://t.co/HFoUgFswIf
http://t.co/EaJm3eBjKz Take a look at this if you want to see an alternative to the big box supermarkets. More local, more ethical, more fun
@OI_Ldn Michael Norton (Buzzbnk and CIVA) to explore financial innovations for co-venturing and the sharing economy. firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you a "Good Person"> If so, then sign up on the new social network for good people to do good things: http://t.co/Eu33lFzliV
Oxford Jam breakfast session on 13 April on social enterprise in China: http://t.co/VDbimvKwQI Big country, huge potential for replication
I am supporting Guelord to become a peacehuilder in the Congo. 46 hours left to reach his target. Can you help? Go to http://t.co/qW9DG7tz
My kid has worked Track and Trace for 15weeks. 40 hrs a week, Â£10 an hour. He uses his own laptop, he had to buy hiâ€¦ https://t.co/JenoDNZ1Em
Since 2010, NHS staff have had a real terms pay *cut* of 12.5%. Thatâ€™s why this below-inflation offer is so insulâ€¦ https://t.co/Ff7yI8Ylee
My piece on the absolute hypocrisy of this governmentâ€™s 1% pay â€˜riseâ€™ for NHS staff. Nearly 1000 health and care stâ€¦ https://t.co/4s1lqKayBd
The annual cost of doubling the pay rise for the UK's 670,000 nurses from 1% to 2% (Â£174m) is less than the amountâ€¦ https://t.co/MjzAlcJQuF
We're still fighting a pandemic inside NHS hospitals. People waiting for surgery have risen by >500%. A quarter oâ€¦ https://t.co/Zk2U6ujsAu
For nurses, the proposed 1% pay rise for NHS staff means a real-terms rise of just Â£3.50 per week. Please RT if yoâ€¦ https://t.co/eXzAJv6ZcA
A 1% pay-rise for all NHS nurses is ~Â£82.5m. Government WASTED TWICE that amount (Â£155m) on a SINGLE botched PPE câ€¦ https://t.co/e35M5fHIkw
NHS million is run by frontline NHS staff. We have done everything we can to tell the public the truth during thisâ€¦ https://t.co/CqLFcditZm
â€œGreensill frequently met with civil servants and ministers who seemed at times bewitched by him" The DEFINITIVE aâ€¦ https://t.co/N7n6sLIh10
Two leading crowdfunding platforms Trillion Fund and Buzzbnk have merged with the aim to raise finance for renewable energy and social business projects and create the UK?s largest social crowdfunding service.
It has been estimated the new business could help raise up to £500 million, targeting half a million crowdfunders by the end of 2017.