There but for the grace of God go I… For some people 7th July 2005 is a day they will never forget… most probably were not in Tavistock Square on that day but could so easily have been 10 years … Continue reading How YOU & Twitter Can Help Tavistock Square Memorial Fund
“No man goes before his time – unless the boss leaves early.” Groucho Marx Alec “Groucho” Jones Hall, minus cigar, “health, health & safety!” had them rolling in the isles at the launch of Thames Valley EXPO at Green Park, … Continue reading Groucho and “She” who will be plc welcome all to #TVEXPO
The summer of 2015 will be the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta, an important part of our nation’s story and our local history. Download a PDF version of this document for printing and sharing… The Royal Borough … Continue reading Magna Carta 800th – The River Relay “Title Sponsor” Needed
This Wednesday we’ll be hosting a Crowd Funding Event in Real Time at Reading University. Join us… The first five contenders to register are: • Telephone Call Handling pitched by Paul Forrest • Academic Network pitched by Alejandro Marco • … Continue reading Our 1st Five Crowd Funding Contenders have come racing in…
We’ve got an event in just over a week, 4th March at Reading University and we’d like YOU to sponsor it… Original idea was to get 50 business people to pay £20 to join us… the £1000 giving us the … Continue reading Sponsors Needed for Reading University Crowd Funding Event
In the old days, way back before 2015, if you had a great idea then you might be reluctant to share it because others might steal it… In 2015, as the government searches for ways to make us more afraid, … Continue reading Crowdfunding, well that was a Cinch!
When you’ve got a great idea you want to share with someone at a big corporate and you don’t know who to call… what do you do? In the old days, when you worked in corporate HQ you could ask … Continue reading Are you missing the office banter?
Magna Carta is all over the news at the moment, with this year marking 800 years since its sealing at Runnymede in 1215 by King John. The picture above is of a pageant held at Runnymede in 1934 to celebrate … Continue reading Preparing to launch our Magna Carta Appeals
This time 5 years ago Mark Ashwell was looking to take on the big guns of the Conservative Party by running as an Independent candidate for Wokingham… He got more votes than any other Independent candidate in the country, 2340… … Continue reading Has Mark made the sun shine for you?
Would you love to do something about CSR but are struggling to find a budget to make a difference? How about we help you multiply your budget to have an even greater impact on your local community? If you just … Continue reading CrowdPatch CSR Crowd Funding Initiative
Thames Valley EXPO Reading has just opened FIVE subsidised exhibition spots to young people with a business idea they want to get off the ground. The idea is for 18-21 year olds who live in the Reading area to submit … Continue reading Calling Reading’s 18-21 year olds with business ideas…
Yesterday I launched our first crowd funding campaign at GROW @ Green Park Innovation Hub before beer & pizza! GROWing Readings Digital Academy… we’re offering desk space as a thank you for funding 10 laptops that can be used by … Continue reading GROWing Crowd Funding Campaigns
If you think all the latest, sexy digital stuff happens in London… THINK AGAIN! GROW @ GREEN PARK have teamed up with Tech City UK to bring you the Digital Business Academy to a laptop near you… kicking off on … Continue reading 8 Digital Courses FREE to help you GROW
If you’ve been wondering how to get started with crowd funding then you’d best join us for our Crowd Chats, starting next Tuesday 13th Jan 4:45pm #buildingyourcrowd Crowd funding requires two things 1. A Crowd 2. Generosity of Spirit… Mean, … Continue reading Crowd Funding Steps to Success
When I was a lad, my father helped me fund my desire to own a Carlton Criterium racing bike… I was around 11/12 and the bike was £99 (just seen the same bike (1971) on ebay for £129!). The agreement … Continue reading Using Crowd Funding for Corporate Social Responsibility
The last time I was this excited about the start of a New Year was 2005, when our email marketing service ignited, that was 10 years ago! Crowd Funding as we know it today started around 2006, by 2009 there … Continue reading Crowd Funding our way into 2015
Yesterday we achieved our crowd funding target for Forest School’s 3D Printer… let me tell you a story… The invitation was despatched, “You are cordially invited to a presentation at the House of Commons on the afternoon of Thursday 4th December hosted by Barry Sheerman … Continue reading 3D Printers for YOUR School
Pictures paint 1000 words… so they make a great substitute where you can’t use video… videos paint 1,000,000 words! I’m putting together a document called “The 39 Steps of Crowd Funding Success” and I’d like 39 pictures plus one for … Continue reading Crowd Sourcing Some Pictures, Can You Help?
We’ve launched 2 Christmas charity crowd funding campaigns, a National 3D Printer project (starting in Wokingham) and put the call our for a corporate family fun day so we need to showcase an individual or two! First up, Charlotte Wilkinson … Continue reading Crowd Funding your dreams
Enjoy this Christmas tale… 😉 1. First we had family, friends & the local community who, in days of old, would help folk out in their time of need, offering a helping hand. Put your pig in the bottom field … Continue reading 12 Good Reasons to Look at Crowd Funding
Sunday evening I put my diary together to see me through to Christmas… then it’ll be time to lay down my vision for the start of 2015… The purpose of the plan is not to lay down some targets that … Continue reading Preparing to lay down that business plan 2015
Enjoy the video from last year… You are invited to enter your company or club for the fun event of the summer season, High Wycombe Rotary Club’s Dragon Boat Race Sunday June 2014. Squads of up to 15 people, aged … Continue reading Join our Dragon Boat Crowd Funding Page
Come & join Benjamin, Louize, Adam and myself for the first Startup Grind at GROW @ Green Park next Wednesday 10th December I know what you’re thinking… I could win that motor if I get into grinding! Well, you could … Continue reading Work out this Christmas with a spot of Grinding!
Every year, Spencer Denney Centre feed around 100 older people over 3 days around Christmas time. Catherine, the centre manager, likes to make it special with an individual gift for each attendee. The table is decked out with all things … Continue reading Christmas Lunch for Windsor’s Older People