crowd funding

Feb
22

Five tips for getting the most out of your equity crowdfunding campaign, from founders who have been there

Since equity crowdfunding launched in Australia in 2017, startups in their droves have looked to the public to help take their venture to the next level — albeit some more successfully than others. But from the modest to the multimillion, what is it that made the successful raises successful? These founders have all been there, […]

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Feb
18

How Blockchain crowdfunding could soon kill off the ICO

The words Blockchain and ICO might go together like sausage and mash but there’s a good reason, it generated nearly $8 billion in funds raised in 2018. Impressive but still only a tiny fraction of the global crowdfunding industry and already this year we’re seeing a sharp decline. Whereas in the traditional crowdfunding arena the odds are better, […]

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Feb
13

Big lending fall shows businesses need to investigate crowdfunding options

A significant drop in lending activity during December has illustrated the need for business owners to investigate other ways raise growth funds, including crowdfunding, according to a major Australian crowdfunding platform. According to Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) figures which were released today, the value of lending commitments to businesses fell by 9.7 per cent […]

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Jan
29

Crowdfunding success for Australian brewers

Gold Coast brewery Black Hops has hit its fundraising target of $400,000 just six days after opening its offer to the public. Matt Vitale from equity crowdfunding platform Birchal said he was delighted with the result. “Black Hops offer was fully subscribed last night, reaching its maximum target in just six days,” Vitale said. “We […]

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Jan
21

‘Grown ups’: Neobanking sector chases customer sign ups

Australia’s digital banking sector promises the sector is no longer in its infancy and this year the chase for customers is on. “I’m guessing that you’ll see four to five new neobanks start up over the next 24 months,” chief executive of Xinja, Eric Wilson, says. The banking startup kicked off 2019 by launching a […]

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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 […]

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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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