capital raising

Nov
01

The changing landscape of crowdfunding in Australia

When Aussie start-up, Nura, wanted to raise funds to help launch its hi-tech, self-adjusting headphones onto the global market, it turned to crowd-funding platform Kickstarter. The groundbreaking Nuraphones attracted the support of over 7,000 ‘backers’ who pledged money in return for early access to the product, netting Nura over US$1.8 million and breaking records for […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing
DETAIL
Oct
26

Xinja launches equity crowdfunding with partner Equitise

Crowdfunding is about to become reality with Xinja today unveiling plans that allow everyday Australians to directly join the digital banking revolution through the Equitise crowdfunding platform.   Xinja’s full retail crowdfunding round follows the passage of national legislation last month that gave the green light to this form of capital raising.   Investors will […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Investing
DETAIL
Oct
24

Verrency announces Series A funding round and global expansion Innovative fintech to launch operations in US and Asia

Payments platform Verrency has announced a $US 15 million Series A funding round as it continues to expand internationally. The growth-stage fintech provides payments innovation-as-a-service that enables issuers to deliver the latest payment capabilities, fast and cost effectively, through their existing payments infrastructure. By giving consumers unprecedented flexibility and control over how they pay, Verrency’s […]

By Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Payments . Venture Capital
DETAIL
Oct
18

Horizon State launches Australia’s second ICO

Melbourne’s Horizon State, a start-up aiming to use blockchain to transform the voting process by bringing it securely online, has launched Australia’s second ever virtual currency IPO. The company will conduct an initial coin offering (ICO) to exchange HST Decision Tokens for popular virtual currency Ethereum. Proceeds from the token sale will be used to […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Blockchain . Currency . FinTech
DETAIL
Oct
17

Mobecom makes ASX debut

Marketing tech start-up Mobecom is landing on the ASX after successfully raising $5.1 million with the company aiming use the new funds to give its digital currency solution, airBux, a boost next year. The company, which is using the shell of Waratah Resources to go public, has managed to get the backing of Sydney-based Tulla […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | ASX . Currency . FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
DETAIL
Oct
09

‘Facebook for investors’: Selfwealth launches $7.5m initial public offering

Online share trading platform and investment community Selfwealth has pushed the button on its initial public offering as it looks to expand its suite of offerings and position itself as the Facebook of investing. Selfwealth describes itself as a potentially disruptive brokerage service with a peer-to-peer portfolio construction functionality in the offer document lodged with […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing
DETAIL
Oct
06

From UNSW to Silicon Valley: young entrepreneur attracts major funding

One UNSW student’s experience with a startup company illustrates the unpredictable nature of entrepreneurship and the value of programs like UNSW Startup Launch. Last year, UNSW Sydney Computer Science and Engineering student Stefan Qin was accepted into the University’s Startup Launch pre-accelerator program for high-potential founders with innovative startup ideas. His start-up, Dime, went on […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Blockchain . FinTech . Venture Capital
DETAIL
Oct
05

So what is an initial coin offering (ICO)?

An initial coin offering (ICO) is a concept that has been getting increased airplay in recent times, with estimates that more than $1 billion has been raised globally via ICOs. With some key decisions being made by regulators globally (including the US and China) – and with guidance from ASIC released last week – we […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Blockchain . FinTech . Investing
DETAIL