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Weʼre raising £1,100 to Help Marta get to Happy Startup Summercamp 2018!

Londra, Regno Unito
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Hello! Thank you for visiting my campaign.

My name is Marta and I have been offered a place at Happy Startup Summercamp 2018 from 14th to 16th September.

Happy Startup School ( offers a unique methodology towards creative learning and growth. It is a community of purpose-driven people and inspiring change makers. It is a hub for developing ideas, meeting likeminded creatives and getting to know yourself with the support of coaches. During Summercamp weekend I will participate at a series of workshops and talks that will help me developing my thoughts and skills for getting started as a designer maker. This year's camp was selected as one of the top 10 business events in Europe by The Guardian.

I have recently completed my Master's Degree in Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts in London, which I entirely funded by myself while having two part-time jobs. While at university I learned about the consequences of fast fashion and I became aware of the importance of consumers choices. I developed my interest for activities related to sustainable innovations, emotionally durable design, circular economy and zero waste. It is my life goal to use my skills and knowledge to make a positive impact as a designer. The most rewarding aspect of being at university was sharing my experiences with a great group of peers and tutors. I learned a lot form them and I believe people I will meet at Summercamp will help me developing my ideas further.

I am an outdoor enthusiast and passionate cyclist, with a drive to create. My dream goal is to design, produce and launch on the market a new multifunctional backpack for carrying daily goods easily while making a good impression and without the necessity of having different accessories for different occasions.

My project is still at an early stage and I strongly believe that Summercamp will be the right place and first step to start working towards its fulfillment. This is the exact moment in my year when I need something to supercharge my efforts. I am working hard to save money for this trip and I will cover some expenses by myself but I still need your help. The funds raised will help me cover the full program costs of £1100 that include:

- access to all talks, workshops and activities happening across the weekend

- 2 nights camping in a shared bell tent.

- daily meals provided by local caterers

- local transportation

I will collect funds throughout the month of August only. Thanks to Laurence, The Happy Startup School Co-founder, a place for me is on hold until 31st August.

I will be eternally grateful for your support and as a Thank You present:

- I will share my experience and creative development tips that I will learn during Summercamp. (below £20)

- I will gift an handmade travel pouch, that you can carry everyday and I will share my experience and creative development tips that I will learn during Summercamp. (above £20)

- I will make a bespoke large travel pouch for you, personalised with your name or message, and I will share my experience and creative development tips that I will learn during Summercamp. (above £50)

- I will make a bespoke travel set of 3 pouches for you, personalised with your name and fabric colours of your choice, and I will share my experience and creative development tips that I will learn during Summercamp. (above £100)

This is a very special opportunity that will make a positive impact on my life as a designer. Here is what a participant last year said:

“Summercamp has given me a priceless sense of belonging. The encouragement to believe my ideas are possible, but also the knowledge to know it’s going be really difficult. It’s given me validation for me and my passions, it’s provided me with 150 likeminded and generous friends and supporters. It’s provided access to all the knowledge I don’t yet have, without which it would be easy to give up on the dream. So all that. And as an experience in its own right, its was extraordinary. The euphoria, the affection and the fun made it probably the most amazing weekends I have/will ever have had.” Kevin Rozario-Johnson

A big Thank You for reading my words and for your support!

A special Thank You to Laurence for his patience and trust in my efforts!

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  • Marta Terruzzi2 days ago
    Marta Terruzzi

    Marta Terruzzi

    2 days ago
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    I'm a quarter of the way through my crowdfunding campaign! A big THANK YOU to all of you who are supporting this project and encouraging me to make a positive impact. With your help and contributions I'm making my way to Happy Startups School Summercamp and I could not be happier! I'll meet inspiring people and creative minds and I'm sure this will influence my future and professional choices. There's no such thing not worth trying if you feel like going for it! My heart is telling me to embrace this adventure and to bring back good seeds.

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  • Marta Terruzzi6 days ago
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    Marta Terruzzi

    6 days ago

    £150 raised // 90km ride Can I cycle enough to keep up with your generosity? Since 1st August, I started commuting to work by bike. It's about 20km to get there all sweaty but I love morning rides and I'm slowly getting carried away! I will cycle enough to keep up with your donations and I challenge you to be faster than my legs. By the look of it, I'll have a 70km bike ride today :) A huge THANK YOU to all of my friends who are encouraging me to push harder and stay focused! Sending back lot of love to you all <3

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    9 days ago
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    Thank you guys for supporting my campaign at very early stage!

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Page last updated on: 8/13/2018 9:40 AM



  • Anonymous


    Aug 12, 2018

    A little incentive


  • Shaz Samuel

    Shaz Samuel

    Aug 11, 2018

    Sorry it's not more beautiful xox


  • Alberto Casati

    Alberto Casati

    Aug 10, 2018



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    Aug 10, 2018

  • Olaia Caicoya (MA)

    Olaia Caicoya (MA)

    Aug 8, 2018

    I love the idea, and I know you are going to make something amazing!!! Brava!!! Xx


  • Pramod Rawat Pammi

    Pramod Rawat Pammi

    Aug 8, 2018

    Good Luck Angel friend


  • Joanna  Topouzoglou

    Joanna Topouzoglou

    Aug 8, 2018

    Good luck Marta!


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Marta Terruzzi

Marta Terruzzi

Londra, Regno Unito

Hello! My name is Marta and I am a designer maker with a real passion for the outdoors. I love swimming and mountain trekking but what I do most is cycling around London, where I live. I am starting my journey as a sustainable designer and I believe in making a change.

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