In spring 2016, FREITAG and wemakeit invited project initiators to present their ongoing campaigns at crowdfunding soirées in Zurich, Lausanne and Vienna. By delivering powerfully convincing presentations, the idea was to win over the audience and get its support. In an additional boost to their visibility, FREITAG advertised the projects on its high-traffic website



Aus weggeworfenen Fahrrädern werden praktische und schöne Gebrauchsgegenstände hergestellt. Hier unsere erste Serie: ressourcenschonend und nachhaltig produziert – mit Handarbeit & Liebe.
by Fahrradfilet, Gemeinde Sankt Andrä-Wördern
103% funded
EUR 11’437 pledged
81 backers
Environment, Startup, and Design

My Esel – Individual Bike

Hilf uns, mit «My Esel» das Fahrrad neu zu erfinden. Am Computer geplant, aus Holz gemacht, perfekt auf Körper und Stil des Fahrers angepasst. Jetzt bestellen. Aus Liebe zum Radfahren. #ridewithstyle
by MyEsel, Linz and Vienna
208% funded
EUR 31’259 pledged
63 backers
Photography and Publishing

Ghostletters Vienna Book

Ghostletters are fleeting urban witnesses to history and are generated wherever writing in public spaces is removed. We would like to dedicate Europe’s first book to these dying characters.
by Tom Koch, Vienna
103% funded
EUR 12’470 pledged
165 backers
Food, Environment, and Community

Epicerie La Brouette

La Brouette ouvrira en septembre à Lausanne! Ce projet coopératif propose des produits locaux, bios, vendus en vrac. Les acteurs principaux ne sont autres que les producteurs et les clients!
by Epicerie La Brouette, Lausanne
155% funded
CHF 62’102 pledged
657 backers
Environment and Design

Paradigme eyewear

Devenez parrain de Paradigme eyewear! Grâce à vous, la marque de haute lunetterie pourra lancer sa première collection en Papercomposite, matériau créé à partir de papier recyclé.
by Lucy Authié, Geneva
104% funded
CHF 15’640 pledged
100 backers
Environment, Startup, and Design

The Fine Art of Composting

Nie mehr organische Abfälle in deinem Kehrrichtsack. Unser ureigenst entwickelter WORMUP-Komposter, aus natürlichen Materialien zum recyceln bei dir Zuhause. Mit deiner Hilfe geht’s in die Produktion.
by Team WORMUP, Zürich
250% funded
CHF 80’071 pledged
363 backers
Fashion, Environment, and Design

Local Colours

Can avocado peelings or red cabbage leaves be used to dye textiles? Yes, it’s possible! Different vegetable residues from the local food industry can be transformed into unexpected natural dyes. Local Colours wants one thing: to continue this adventure along with you!
by Caroline Fourré, Zürich, Lausanne, and Yverdon-les-Bains
190% funded
CHF 10’024 pledged
139 backers
Publishing and Comics

Comics Tour de Suisse

Die besten Zeichner der Schweiz erzählen mit Comics bizzare Episoden und stille Bubenträume von der Tour de Suisse. Väter des Projektes sind der Zeichner Marc Locatelli und der Autor Martin Born.
by Marc Locatelli, Dominik Allemann, and Martin Born, Zürich
112% funded
CHF 56’130 pledged
252 backers
Publishing, tourism, and Journalism

La Ficelle

A new media about Lausanne available online and on paper.
by Association Allumette, Lausanne
125% funded
CHF 10’014 pledged
138 backers

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