Welcome to TalentBacker

Talent Backer is a brand new service bringing the benefits of crowd funding to talented people in the worlds of Sport, Music, Entertainment and Art. Here’s how it works:

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  1. 1. TELL US YOUR GOAL

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    You have a talent and the drive to succeed but lack of funding is holding you back. Upload your story to Talent Backer and tell everyone your goal.

  2. 2. SPREAD THE WORD

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    We reach out to Talent Backers far and wide, along with family and friends, who pledge money so that you achieve your funding target.

  3. 3. LIVE THE DREAM

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    Now that you have the funding in place you can focus on fulfilling your true potential and achieving your goals.

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THE TALENT

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    Georgina Bullen

    Sports - Disability Sport

    I am a 2012 Goalball Paralympian, help me get one step further and become a Paralympic medallist! #RoadtoRio

    TARGET
    £1,000
    FUNDED
    £880
    DAYS LEFT
    2
    88%
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    SVLAD Clothing

    Entertainments & Arts - Design

    I am a talented, aspiring graphic designer and my objective is to build a successful clothing business in order to further develop my craft

    TARGET
    £1,500
    FUNDED
    £340
    DAYS LEFT
    3
    23%
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    Ben Meir

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    My talent is triathlon and with my talent I wish to reach the Olympic games in Tokyo, 2020 and win a medal for Great Britain

    TARGET
    £1,600
    FUNDED
    £230
    DAYS LEFT
    4
    15%
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    Macauley Carline

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    Up and coming, young talented Triathlete, aspiring to achieve international success at European, World and Olympic Games

    TARGET
    £4,500
    FUNDED
    £35
    DAYS LEFT
    5
    1%
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    Tom Stead

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    Whoop!..qualified to represent Great Britain in Triathlon at the World Champs - my goal is to get there and with your help do GB proud

    TARGET
    £2,460
    FUNDED
    £2,255
    DAYS LEFT
    9
    92%
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    Melissa Reid

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    I am a visually impaired triathlete aiming to go to the Rio Paralympics. I am currently World, European and British Champion

    TARGET
    £12,895
    FUNDED
    £30
    DAYS LEFT
    9
    1%
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    Owen Livesey

    Sports - Martial Arts

    My name is Owen Livesey, 22 years old and a full time judo athlete at Camberley Judo Club. I aim to compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

    TARGET
    £1,000
    FUNDED
    £645
    DAYS LEFT
    9
    65%
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    Sophie Dicks

    Music - Classical

    Opera singer in need of funding to further training and career!!

    TARGET
    £5,408
    FUNDED
    £0
    DAYS LEFT
    9
    0%
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    Tom Stocks

    Entertainments & Arts - Theatre

    I have fortunately been offered a place on the Master’s Course for acting from East 15 Drama School in London, starting in September 2014

    TARGET
    £5,000
    FUNDED
    £630
    DAYS LEFT
    11
    13%
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    Crown Brass

    Music - Classical

    We are a young and committed ensemble who wish to further our musical ambitions by recording a professional CD and commissioning new music

    TARGET
    £2,000
    FUNDED
    £30
    DAYS LEFT
    13
    2%
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    Eric Ham

    Sports - Martial Arts

    My name is Eric Ham and I train at the new Judo Centre of Excellence in Walsall. My all-time goal is to fight at the Tokyo Olympics in 2020

    TARGET
    £490
    FUNDED
    £75
    DAYS LEFT
    22
    16%
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    Dan Powell

    Sports - Disability Sport

    Sprinting towards medalling in the 2014 European Champs and the Rio 2016 Paralympics

    TARGET
    £1,000
    FUNDED
    £1,030
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Beau Smith

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    GB international triathlete aiming to compete at World University Champs and European U23s in 2014, and major global events in the future

    TARGET
    £2,300
    FUNDED
    £2,333
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Ethan Evans

    Sports - Swimming

    I am a very active competitive swimmer, I compete at Regional level at the moment and my goal is to get my first ever National time soon

    TARGET
    £800
    FUNDED
    £805
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Ugly Sister Productions

    Entertainments & Arts - Theatre

    4 writers. 4 new plays. 1 chance to get you hooked. Chapter 2 is when the story really unfolds....

    TARGET
    £2,000
    FUNDED
    £2,300
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Braxston Timm

    Sports - Swimming

    I am a GB swimmer aiming to make the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

    TARGET
    £4,000
    FUNDED
    £4,100
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Leah Peploe

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    International GB Junior Triathlete, aspiring Olympic and World Champion

    TARGET
    £5,000
    FUNDED
    £5,025
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Rachel Abbott

    Music - Vocal

    I have a place at the RNCM, which I have been working towards for a long time. I am on the way to my dream opera singing career at last!

    TARGET
    £500
    FUNDED
    £500
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Douglas Roberts

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    My dream/goal is to compete at the Olympics in Triathlon and to become a World Champion in my chosen distance

    TARGET
    £2,000
    FUNDED
    £2,029
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Gill Kirk

    Entertainments & Arts - Theatre

    Help a #quantummechanics script leap off the page onto its feet by paying a professional team a fair rate for script development

    TARGET
    £1,500
    FUNDED
    £1,905
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Brendan Conway

    Music - Dance

    A talented dancer using his performances to push the message "GET GUNS OFF OUR STREETS” in memory of Rhys Jones

    TARGET
    £500
    FUNDED
    £500
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Callum Edwards

    Sports - Cycling

    My Talent is BMX Racing and my long-term aim is to compete at the highest possible level

    TARGET
    £400
    FUNDED
    £400
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Tyreese Gordon

    Sports - Tennis

    My talent is tennis, and my goal is to be a high ranked tennis player. I would like to play at Wimbledon or the US open and around the world

    TARGET
    £1,000
    FUNDED
    £1,000
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Nathan Cooper

    Sports - Disability Sport

    My Talent is Goalball, a Paralympic Sport for the Blind and Visually Impaired. My goal is to join the GB Squad and play at Tokyo 2020!

    TARGET
    £1,000
    FUNDED
    £1,000
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Natalie Proudlock

    Entertainments & Arts - Theatre

    I'm pursuing a career in acting. First step is a 2-year training programme at The Poor School & I needed to raise money for my tuition fees

    TARGET
    £2,500
    FUNDED
    £2,502
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Rachel Lever

    Sports - Football

    I am keen to coach and develop girls & boys football further & this can only be done with the quality coaching I will receive from the FA

    TARGET
    £550
    FUNDED
    £575
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Kagan Rose

    Sports - Tennis

    I am a very talented tennis player, and my goal is to become a professional tennis player or a tennis coach in the future

    TARGET
    £1,000
    FUNDED
    £1,000
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Gus Stephens

    Music - Alternative

    I run a tape label producing small runs of cassettes so that more artists can have their music physically released

    TARGET
    £250
    FUNDED
    £250
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Sarah Mackness

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    I am a determined, committed athlete who has overcome many obstacles and I am now ready to reach the podium!

    TARGET
    £5,000
    FUNDED
    £5,000
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Kill Surrrf

    Music - Rock

    We are a 4-piece band from Glasgow who are desperate to record our music and show the world our talent

    TARGET
    £500
    FUNDED
    £500
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%