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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    Sam Johnson

    Sports - Athletics

    My talent is in athletics. After a difficult period of injury and growing, I am looking to get back into the top 15 in the UK for my age

    TARGET
    £300
    FUNDED
    £0
    DAYS LEFT
    5
    0%
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    Tom Bosworth

    Sports - Athletics

    I am Britain's number 1 20k race walker. I am the 3rd fastest Brit in history, 12th in Europe and 5k British Record holder

    TARGET
    £2,000
    FUNDED
    £1,561
    DAYS LEFT
    5
    79%
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    Jack Crosby

    Sports - Athletics

    I'm a GB athlete needing support to fund my training costs and help me build a solid platform to build the rest of my career from

    TARGET
    £2,500
    FUNDED
    £65
    DAYS LEFT
    5
    3%
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    "The Call" by Graham Cheadle

    Entertainments & Arts - Film & Video

    I'm passionate about bringing my scripts to life to be able to showcase the talent of cast and crew. To provide entertaining films.

    TARGET
    £16,500
    FUNDED
    £160
    DAYS LEFT
    11
    1%
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    Sophie Harris

    Sports - Other

    I am a skydiver from Ascot, adore everything about the sky and hope to be a fighter pilot. Skydiving is my passion, adrenaline is my drug.

    TARGET
    £200
    FUNDED
    £0
    DAYS LEFT
    21
    0%
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    Duncan Heywood

    Sports - Cycling

    I am a cyclist, with the ambition of going professional, trying to raise funds for training equipment

    TARGET
    £300
    FUNDED
    £0
    DAYS LEFT
    21
    0%
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    Stephanie Moore

    Sports - Athletics

    I am a 100m/200m runner and I am hoping to compete at the Rio 2016 Paralympics in the 400m for my classification of T20

    TARGET
    £1,108
    FUNDED
    £48
    DAYS LEFT
    21
    5%
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    David Bolarinwa

    Sports - Athletics

    I have run against the best sprinters in the world including Usain Bolt and my aim is to represent Team GB in the Rio 2016 Olympics

    TARGET
    £6,000
    FUNDED
    £25
    DAYS LEFT
    23
    1%
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    Daniel Awde

    Sports - Athletics

    Your support will help me build on Commonwealth Gold and aim for Rio 2016, funding travel expenses, equipment and warm weather training

    TARGET
    £2,500
    FUNDED
    £2,910
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Kadeena Cox

    Sports - Athletics

    I am a sprinter who's highest national rank was 4th. I was recently diagnosed with MS and am trying my hardest to get back on track

    TARGET
    £3,000
    FUNDED
    £3,170
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Imogen Grace Newby

    Sports - Archery

    I am a successful and ambitious young archer looking towards a Gold Medal at the 2020 Olympic Games

    TARGET
    £500
    FUNDED
    £640
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Lucy Crookston

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    "Talentbacker has given me the opportunity, help and support needed to make my ambitions a reality"

    TARGET
    £1,000
    FUNDED
    £1,160
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Leonie Hardman

    Sports - Martial Arts

    British, Celtic and World Champion Muay Thai fighter, climbing the professional rankings!

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

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    "This will make a huge difference, honestly, everyone thank you most sincerely for your generosity and support"

    TARGET
    £1,400
    FUNDED
    £1,470
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Owen Livesey

    Sports - Martial Arts

    Help me with the next step on my journey! Rio 2016 Olympic Qualification!

    TARGET
    £1,200
    FUNDED
    £1,475
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Sam Taylor

    Entertainments & Arts - Dance

    My goal is to dance and perform in the West end and all around the world to entertain people, and inspire others to dance

    TARGET
    £650
    FUNDED
    £661
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Oliver Postle

    Sports - Cycling

    Represent Wales in UK and Europe. Part of Welsh Cycling Project 2018 hope to represent Wales at 2018 Commonwealth Games

    TARGET
    £2,000
    FUNDED
    £2,030
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Daniel Busbridge

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    GB Triathlete aiming to turn Elite this year. World Championships coming up in Canada. Missed chance at Europeans due to injury

    TARGET
    £3,000
    FUNDED
    £3,000
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Kennedy Coupe

    Entertainments & Arts - Dance

    I am a contemporary dancer and my goal is to be able to perform around the world to encourage others to do what makes them happy

    TARGET
    £550
    FUNDED
    £550
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
  • "The money raised will support the 16 lads and take them one stop closer to their dreams in water polo. Thank you!"

    TARGET
    £1,500
    FUNDED
    £1,550
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Craig Lane

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    "everybody's kindness has overwhelmed me so so much and I hope I can do everyone proud"

    TARGET
    £1,200
    FUNDED
    £1,260
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Eric Ham

    Sports - Martial Arts

    "Raising this money through Talent Backer means I can now compete at European level and improve my ranking"

    TARGET
    £490
    FUNDED
    £490
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Tom Stead

    Sports - Triathlon/Duathlon

    "Success! On 1st June I won the AG 16-19 Male Sprint in Pontevedra, Spain. I wouldn't have been there without this funding. Thank-you!"

    TARGET
    £2,460
    FUNDED
    £3,060
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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    Owen Livesey

    Sports - Martial Arts

    Owen Livesey wins judo gold at Commonwealth Games 'Everyone here has the aim of Rio in two years I need to keep up these performances.'

    TARGET
    £1,000
    FUNDED
    £1,015
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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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
    £1,520
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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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
    £1,000
    DAYS LEFT
    Ended
    Over 100%
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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

    "Thanks again for the support Talent Backer managed to raise for me as my international race calendar wouldn't be possible without it!"

    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%