Replace Wordpress, Mailchimp, political campaigning add-ons and Eventbrite with a simple integrated solution. Start A Fire can be your entire website - or just give you beautiful petition forms that embed into your existing website. You need no previous experience to get going. It’s your platform.
Start A Fire is data-led. We give you access to huge datasets from databases of politicians from across the globe, to demographic information that can help drive your campaign insights.
Start A Fire is powerful. You can mobilise people across the globe to take part in your campaigns. You can fundraise for your case, spread the word through intelligent social media insights and lobby politicians and decision-makers.
Start A Fire is a platform designed with a powerful campaigning engine at its heart.
Whether you are an NGO, a politician seeking election, a trade union or a grassroots campaign group, we can help you mobilise the people who care about your cause.
Start A Fire will allow you to campaign with beautifully designed HTML emails and custom petition pages. The platform is dynamic and hosted on cloud servers in Ireland. Our in-built demographic data and database of world politicians means you can get data insights or run global campaigns without the need for any expensive extras.
Start A Fire is kindly supported by the Joseph Rowntree Reform Trust.
Ed has been building web applications for two decades. His other specialities are web scrapers, databases, and search engines. He worked for five years at the Internet Archive with Internet visionaries Aaron Swartz, Brewster Kahle, Ted Nelson, Jason Scott, and John Gilmore.
Ed is a director of the Internet Archive UK. He has contributed to Wikipedia, Open Library, Wikimedia Commons, Debian, OpenStreetMap, Wikidata, Linux and BusyBox.
Facundo is a web page and layout designer (HTML5/CSS) for several designers and companies.
Luke is a graphic designer and head of creative at 89up.
He has experience providing branding, print and web design to organisations ranging from international brands to charities and tech startups including Age UK, Alcon, Boehringer Ingelheim, GMB, NHS and Red Bull.
Mike has nearly a decade's experience of government relations and strategic communications for business and charitable clients.
He has run high profile campaigns on Belarus and Azerbaijan and is the author of a number of reports including The EU and freedom of expression; Burma: Freedom of Expression in Transition and is a contributor to Palgrave Macmillan's forthcoming book Media Law and Ethics in the 21st Century.
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