crowd funding

Jul
19

Small and mighty: Meet the challenger banks nipping at the heels of the big four

A slew of challenger banks are poised to burst onto the Australian finance scene, in a bid to take on the big four, and change the way that Aussies think about banking. Typically offering cloud-based banking services without a bricks-and-mortar branch in sight, these so-called ‘neobanks’ say they will provide a more personal banking service, […]

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Jul
19

Joust taps new Australian crowdfunding rules in bid to raise $2 million

Joust, an Adelaide based fintech that brings competitive tension to the home loan market by linking borrowers directly with over 20 lenders who compete against each other in real-time, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise $2 million. The Joust platform brings disruption to the $1.7 trillion home loan mortgage market where $2 billion […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | Borrowing . FinTech . Investing . Lending . Mortgage
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Jul
02

Adelaide fintech startup Joust seeking to raise $2m in Equity Crowd Funding

Adelaide fintech startup Joust is launching an equity crowdfunding campaign via OnMarket and is hoping to raise $2 million to rapidly scale the business. The Joust platform, launched in 2016, links borrowers with more than 20 lenders who compete against each other to offer the lowest interest rate via a reverse auction process. Using equity crowdfunding […]

By Australian FinTech | Borrowing . FinTech . Investing . Lending
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Jun
25

First Aussie crowdfunding start-up exit Jayride gives investors back 107pc

Investors in airport transport start-up Jayride have made a 107 per cent return on their initial investment, in the first equity crowdfunding exit in the country. It is the first time Jayride’s realised rate of return has been revealed, with the majority of investors who bought into its first round through VentureCrowd in December 2015 […]

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Jun
11

Burgeoning innovation culture an opportunity for investors: Equitise

Australia may lag behind Silicon Valley when it comes to start-up culture, but the growing space is presenting increasing opportunities, an equity crowdfunding company has said. Chris Gilbert, managing director and co-founder of Equitise, which facilitates investment in start-ups and businesses, told Nest Egg that while Australia isn’t quite at the level of Israel, the […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing
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Jun
08

Fintech startup HashChing has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign

Mortgage marketplace startup HashChing, a fintech startup disrupting the monopoly of the big banks, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign. It’s currently live on the Equitise platform, which has one of the seven crowdfunding licences issued for the first time this year. HashChing, which is seeking between $1 million and $5 million, has so far […]

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Jun
05

DomaCom acquires $100m lending facility

Property crowdfunding firm DomaCom and a number of private lenders have partnered to provide the DomaCom Fund with an initial lending line of $100 million. In a statement, DomaCom chief executive Arthur Naoumidis said the lending facility would allow the company to purchase up to $250 million in property. “We have been seeking a default […]

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May
31

Crowdfunding in Australia – the first 4 months of equity crowdfunding

Equity crowdfunding started in Australia in January this year for public unlisted companies. It is early days but we are pleased to report that in this short period there have been two significant successful raises that a worthy of global note. One of the first campaigns off the block was the Xinja, Australia’s first 100% […]

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