Category: Gaggl-e Newsletter

Dec
07

Thank you from UoS Football Club

Before launching our campaign, from singular donations we aimed to raise in the region of £500.00. Now, due to the support we have received we have doubled this target to £1,000.00. The support shown to us by the football team family and friends, University of Surrey staff and students has far exceeded our expectations and we would like to express our gratitude. To close our campaign at the £3,000.00 target […]

Dec
07

UoS Football Club Progress

The UOS Football Clubs club night was a success, they both turned a profit and raised awareness around their Crowdfunder campaign. The success of their club night has resulted in them formulating two more events, this time aimed at Alumni. The first of which is a day event, for which they are still working out their pricing strategy, but they will incorporate a meal before playing football at the sports […]

Dec
07

New Stretch Target

We’ve reached our target BUT we’re still in the competition and the top 2 Universities are guaranteed to get their bike schemes. Any additional funding we raise will be used to strengthen our scheme further. We’ll look to increase the number of bikes in the network and will work with the local authorities to get a docking station at the Railway Station. This is just the start for cycling in […]

Dec
07

Back The Bike reached its fundraising target!

We’ve made our fundraising target – thanks to all of you that made it happen! But we can’t stop now! We still have one day left and any additional funding we raise will be used to strengthen the scheme further. Final Day Offers Are you struggling for a Christmas present and want to treat someone! Then why not get one of these great rewards! A pair of Netball London Live […]

Dec
07

Special Thanks from YouToo Digital Studio

Our special thanks to the Students of the University of Surrey for supporting the concept of YouToo Digital studio. We are so grateful to Fresco DeliKafessen for offering us amazing Greek Traditional Pastries and fulfilled our stand at the University of Surrey Library. With the help of students, we’ve managed to raise £45 and get closer to our target. It is now obvious that the power of the crowd can […]

Dec
07

Message from YouToo Digital Studio

We are so grateful to BBC Surrey for joining us on Tuesday Evening at the Guildford Library. A BBC journalist recorded our young gurus playing with ozobots, Kano computers and littlebits. Our goal was to reveal the teaching possibilities that Youtoo Digital Studio can offer. Stay tuned for further updates and photos. And don’t forget, we cannot do it without you.Check out details here: www.crowdfunder.co.uk/youtoo

Dec
06

48 hours to go – Can you help bring Santander bikes to Surrey?

Friday 8 December is almost here, which means that we only have 48 hours left to raise the final £7,000 to bring a pool bike scheme to campus.   We are one of five universities competing in the prestigious Santander Cycles University Challenge and have the chance to win 50 pool bikes and docking stations for our campuses – similar to the famous ‘Boris Bikes’ scheme in London – by […]

Dec
06

The Journey.. YouToo Digital Studio

The Guildford Library is working on a fabulous initiative of setting up a digital studio offering the children of the community and people of all ages an opportunity to film professional looking videos and the MSc Entrepreneurship students at the University of Surrey have taken an active participation in taking the project ahead. We like to call it the Youtoo Digital Studio where the library would offer essential filming equipment […]

Dec
05

Skills gained by BacktheBike members

BacktheBike members found this crowdfunding experience really beneficial as it greatly added to their knowledge and skills. It has helped them develop skills such as social media marketing, physically promoting the campaign, and learning about integrating all the practices together. Furthermore, it helped them work and understand teamwork even better, as well as generating innovative ideas.

Dec
05

ICO Crowdfunding Seminar

Thank you Barry James and Tina Fotherby for an amazing seminar on Initial Coin Offering (ICO). It was extremely insightful and informative and definitely something to further research on for the near future. For further interest, Barry is an ICO/Blockchain & Crowdfunding Consultancy author, while Tina is the founder of Famous Publicity (www.famouspublicity.com), a Public Relations agency.