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Nov
09

Equity Crowdfunding: A Fintech Story

  by Steve Kourabas* Digital Revolution The period following the global financial crisis of 2008 has brought with it massive changes to the digital economy. Almost every human interaction, and almost every organisation, has been impacted by the technology boom, which has brought with it new opportunities for innovation and dynamism. Developments in the area […]

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Nov
08

Managed accounts provider enters crowdfunding

ASIC has granted a variation to the AFSL of a managed accounts provider, allowing it to provide an equity crowdfunding service. BIR Financial told shareholders that its securities trading and corporate advisory business, Pulse Markets, was recently granted permission to begin an equity crowdfunding service. Pulse Markets currently offers several model portfolios to clients as […]

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Nov
07

Ord Minnett readies online consumer lender MoneyMe for fund raising

Fast-growing consumer lending company MoneyMe knows plenty about writing cheques, and now it is asking potential investors to do the same. Street Talk understands MoneyMe will front institutional investors and family offices in coming days, seeking support for a pre-initial public offering funding round. The raising is expected to be worth as much as $15 […]

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Oct
03

Social Enterprises making the most of Equity Crowdfunding

Equity crowdfunding has been labelled the way of the future for social enterprise, with one community-owned renewable energy retailer raising over $300,000 to expand across Australia. Enova Community Energy’s equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowd88 has raised $348,649 two days before it’s due to wrap up on 4 October. While it has fallen short of its […]

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Oct
01

iSignthis completes $10m institutional placement

ASX-listed iSignthis Ltd has today successfully secured an institutional placement of 68,965,517 ordinary shares in the Company to a number of sophisticated and wholesale investors at a price of A$0.145 per share, raising A$10m before costs. The Placement was jointly led and managed by Merchant Corporate Advisory and Petra Capital. The new shares to be […]

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Sep
28

Xero backs itself with $413m convertible notes

Cloud-based accounting company Xero has backed itself to continue growing strongly, raising $US300 million ($413 million) in five-year convertible notes with an exercise price 70 per cent above its share price on Thursday. Capital raising via the issue of convertible notes is relatively commonplace among US technology companies – NASDAQ-listed Atlassian raised $US850 million this […]

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Sep
19

Brave fintech MoneyMe to test the market

Trying to list a financial services company while a royal commission into banking is going on is not for the faint-hearted, but it does not appear to be preventing small financial technology lender MoneyMe from attempting the move. Moneyme.com.au offers personal loans, cash loans, short-term loans and fast cash advances and is attempting to launch […]

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Sep
18

What’s the deal with equity crowdfunding, and should I do it?

What’s changed? The updated legislation passed on September 12, including an amendment from Labor which means it will come into effect in 28 days. Equity crowdfunding will now be available to private companies, but there are still some restrictions. Companies must have less than $25 million in turnover and gross assets, and funds raised will […]

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