crowd funding

Jan
16

Australia’s first academy launches for businesses wanting to ride crowdfunding wave in 2019

Australian businesses will learn how to become crowdfunding champions – thereby helping to avoid an emerging ‘credit crunch’ – as part of a government-supported private academy to be addressed by two international experts. Sydney-based ReadyFundGo has launched a crowdfunding academy – which is the first of its type in the country – to operate across […]

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Jan
15

Xinja launches second equity crowdfunding campaign on Equitise platform

Pioneer Australian neobank Xinja today gives everyday Australians another chance to join the digital banking revolution by purchasing shares through leading equity crowdfunding platform Equitise. The raise – opened early to existing investors, customers and people who had registered interest – has passed the minimum of $500,000 in less than 9 hours. Xinja, a digital […]

By Australian FinTech | Banking . FinTech . Investing
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Jan
11

Here’s how you can buy a brewery for just $100

While it may be a fantasy of many, the dream of buying a brewery (or at least part of one) is actually within reach. Endeavour Brewing Company, the minds behind the Endeavour Tap Room in Sydney’s iconic Circular Quay, are plotting international expansion and are giving ordinary Australians the chance to own some of the action. […]

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Dec
03

Xinja to launch second equity crowdfunding

Xinja, which is building a 100% digital bank or ‘neobank’ designed for mobile, is inviting potential investors to register their interest in its second equity crowdfunding, which will get underway early in 2019. The offer, through Equitise (with whom they partnered for the first round), is targeting a raise between $500,000 and $5 million. Shares […]

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Nov
28

Fintech currency wars heat up as Pelikin prepares to launch

A travel cash mishap in Croatia was Sam Brown’s inspiration to launch startup Pelikin into the competitive space of travel money and foreign exchange. “I was in Croatia, I went to get money out, put my travel card into the ATM and then cancelled my transaction because I changed my mind. My travel provider thought […]

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Nov
20

New era for equity crowdfunding

The Australian Government’s long-awaited equity crowdfunding reforms have finally been passed, almost a year after they were introduced to federal parliament. The Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced funding for Proprietary Companies) Bill 2017 is the government’s third attempt at legislating equity crowdfunding. Its first bill was left stranded by the July 2016 election, and its second bill […]

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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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