Winners of Nordstarter Crowdfunding Contest announced

Hamburg's creative minds secure plenty of support for crowdfunding projects

The Nordstarter Crowdfunding Contest 2017 has raised a total of EUR 50,000 for nine projects in fashion, film, design, music and art, a press release said Monday (August 14, 2017). Three winning projects were part of a head-to-head race hours before the campaign ended. The contestants with the most financial investors win.

Overall winner Kluntje fashion

The Kuntje fashion label came first and secured EUR 10,551 from 262 investors. The Hamburg-based company promotes sustainable, fair-trade production using only bio fabrics. The clothes are produced locally only.


The Méli-Mélo project came second and earned EUR 11,873 from 254 supporters who were keen to invest in the music idea from Hamburg. Méli-Mélo produces music instruments for beginners without any knowledge of music. The instruments can be used for therapeutic purposes.

“The Green Challenge“ comedy series

The online comedy series The Green Challenge came third and secured EUR 6,550 from 155 investors. The funny short film series stars Heike and Martin, a couple from Hamburg who have opted for a self-sufficient lifestyle on a farm, their quarrels with each other and their longing for a better quality of life .

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About Nordstarter

Nordstarter is a regional crowdfunding page operated by Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft. Nordstarter is held in co-operation with Startnext – a crowdfunding platform known all over Germany. The Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft offers the free monthly Nordstarter Crowdfunding Club where people can learn about crowdfunding and how to prepare such a campaign.

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