Eat / Drink / Share / Connect / Fund
Sociably crowdfunding local peoples ideas
Fancy doing something really good for Sheffield whilst having a great time, listening to live music and enjoying some delicious soup and bread made by Silversmiths, taking part in a pot luck feast, have a drink or two, make new friends and contacts?
Come along and hear 4 pitches by Sheffield people who need your help to get an idea, project or business off the ground, or support an existing project or business to fund something they need.
In exchange for your minimum donation of £5, you get Soup, Entertainment and a Vote - you vote for your favourite pitch, the winner is the pitch which received the most votes, and are given all the door money as an in kind grant. Reserve your guaranteed entry now.
Exposed Magazine gave a lovely write up about our launch event click here which describes it really well, with some great pictures too, and their coverage of Sheffield Soup #2. You can watch an interview with me and Sheffield #3 Winners The Suit Works here.
We work hard to make a really supportive atmosphere for formulating ideas, plotting innovation, sharing, connecting, giving advice and guidance and positive encouragement. We've a strict no dragons policy - we are kind, helpful and willing to give people and ideas a chance. Register if you would like to take part in Shortlist judging before the live event (for the live pitches on the night).
Doors open at 6.30, and we take the podium at 7.00.
Please do help us spread the word, with Sheffield folk all pulling together to do amazing things in a city that we love, we really can make a difference! If you fancy volunteering with us on the night, we can always do with an extra pair of hands on set up and pack down - register here
Thanks so much for your support,
FANCY ADVERTISING ON THE NIGHT?
There's also a pot luck feast. It's run on a simple bribe system. People are invited to bring food to share, depending on the amount you bring, depends on your reward (you are essentially bribing me for advertising and for the audience to listen ha ha!)
Donate a minimum of £100 to running costs, and bring a minimum of 100 covers of sweet or savory canapes or snacks, plus 4 raffle prizes, you can take the podium for 1 minute (its strictly timed, so prepare your pitch well!) and have five days of social media amplification of your business, event or cause, before or after the event (or a combination of the two).
Bring a minimum of 100 covers of sweet or savory canapes or snacks, plus 4 raffle prizes, you can take the podium for 1 minute (its strictly timed, so prepare your pitch well!), plus one day before and after the event, of social media amplification of your business, cause or event.
Bring a minimum of 15 covers and 4 raffle prize, and I can give your business or event a shout out on the night
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Soup supplied by Silversmiths