Fundraise For Great Causes & Ideas
ZEQUS is a platform that gives everyone the chance to make their ideas happen (from anywhere in the world). It is a place for people who want to be a part of something new and exciting. A place to help creativity flourish and a place to fund extraordinary causes!
A Little Blurb On Who We Are
Ok, so back in 2011, Tarkan and James came up with a great idea on how to help people raise money for anything! Sound like a fairly bold and ambitious project, well it was. The first step was getting a website up and running that would enable people to set themselves a fundraising target and a time limit to reach the target. The really smart thing about what they did was one simple addition to the bog standard fundraising websites that already existed: they allowed the fundraiser (the Campaign Owner) to offer rewards to their supporters. This simple addition to a normal donation page ended up making it so much easier for people to raise money and also allowed fundraisers the opportunity to properly thank people for their support.
Fast forward a few years and what started off as a tiny two man operation has grown into a team of more than ten (it keeps growing - check out our Careers Section), and an international fundraising platform that has already helped thousands of people successfully raise money for charities, causes and personal projects from all over the world (the good news is that in spite of our growth, we are still completely free to use, we don't charge any commission on money raised and charities get to use us for free as well).
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What We Do
The core principles are exactly the same as they were when ZEQUS was started. Fundraisers set up a page with a fixed fundraising target, set a deadline of no more than 55 days to raise the money and offer rewards to people that give money to the campaign at different levels.
Over the last couple of years, we have made the process even easier for people wishing to fundraise for charity. We now have verified charity members, so that anyone raising money for these charity members can be assured that all funds raised will go straight to the charity's accounts and we'll process the gift aid on behalf of the charity as well (for free).
Apart from that it is essentially the same old platform that our two founders set up all the way back in 2011.
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Why Does It Work So Well?
After much debate and internal analysis, we have worked out that the biggest reason ZEQUS works is because it is not just a simple donation site. What does that even mean? Well, we can all set up a page and beg for people to give us money, but after the third or fourth request for a donation for the London Marathon has gone round the office, it all starts to get a bit tiresome (and we all start feeling a bit poorer for having given over our hard earned cash as a donation).
Where ZEQUS fundraisers can really differentiate themselves, is that they can offer pledge rewards. These rewards are the keys to the kingdom, so much so we have written a whole blog on what makes a good reward!
Effectively, by offering rewards, the average pledge through ZEQUS is over £40. This is compared to the average donation to charity of just £10 through other sites.
The average successful fundraiser on ZEQUS raises over £1000 for their chosen charity, no other donation site can even come close to that.
Check out our blog on Offering Rewards To Raise More For Charity