About Aaron O'Dowling-Keane

From teaching in the Tanzanian mountains to the digital universe of Spacehive, Aaron has stopped off in a few places along the way. After receiving an MA in Publishing from Oxford Brookes University, she worked for big internationals including Oxford University Press and the International Labour Organization, small but interesting types including Pambazuka Press and Internet Retailing Magazine before heading up the award-winning eSeller.net.Looking for her next big adventure she joined Spacehive as their Content Marketing Manager. Here she works the words whether describing the awesome potential of a civic crowdfunded future or outlining the many dazzling features of our grant-making software. She gets to meet the project creators and share their stories as well as working with our partners to ensure they have the material they need to make impact.Outside of work she mentors with The Girls’ Network, solves mysteries and once made jam from the blackberries in her garden of which she is inordinately proud.

Crowdfunding 101: Becoming an organisation

By |May 31st, 2017|Crowdfunding Inspiration, Crowdfunding Tips|

Anyone can run a project on Spacehive whether they are an individual, community group, charity or business. However there are a number of funds and [...]

The Benefits of Crowdfunding Public Spaces

By |May 26th, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

Crowdfunding – lots of people giving small amounts of money – isn’t a new concept. In fact, back in the 1800s the base of the [...]

Finding a Space for your Community Project

By |May 24th, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

Have a great idea for a project that could improve your local area but don’t have a place or space to house it? Read our top [...]

Future Cities Catapult: Crowdfunding local places – a definitive guide for local authorities

By |May 20th, 2017|Cities|

Local government is having to transform how it delivers, doing more with less. Civic crowdfunding offers an alternative model, one in which we believe can [...]

Crowdfunding Stories – Crowdfund London Case Studies

By |April 11th, 2017|Cities, Crowdfunding Tips|

London is a city of small surprises; the market stalls, public gardens, street music, gallery openings and cultural festivals that make it an extraordinary place [...]

Spacehive CEO Joins Mayor of London’s European Trade Mission

By |March 30th, 2017|Cities|

Spacehive, the crowdfunding platform for urban improvement projects, today joins a delegation of 25 companies on a European trade mission led by Sadiq Khan. The [...]

Civic Crowdfunding – A Guidebook for Local Authorities

By |March 20th, 2017|Cities, Crowdfunding Inspiration, Press and Media|

Download your free copy of the definitive guide to civic crowdfunding for local authorities here. Cities are increasingly using crowdfunding to democratise the way places [...]

Paint the town green for St. Patrick’s Day

By |March 17th, 2017|Green spaces|

This St. Patrick's Day we're raising the bar (not the drinking kind) and setting towns and cities across the country the challenge to think green for [...]

Introducing the Mayor’s Crowdfund London Workshops 2017

By |March 14th, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips, Funds and Grants on Spacehive|

Crowdfund London gives you the opportunity to pitch your ideas, big and small, for projects which will make your local area even better. Communities across [...]

Crowdfunding on Spacehive – Delivering your Project

By |March 9th, 2017|Crowdfunding Tips|

Congratulations! You made it to the finish line and now enter the most exciting phase of your project; delivery! Through crowdfunding, you’ve raised the funds [...]

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