crowd funding

May
16

VentureCrowd grows with SMSF Properties Australia acquisition

VentureCrowd is now the largest crowdfunding platform in Australia by volume of capital raised following its acquisition of SMSF Properties Australia.

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May
01

Crowdfunding small slice of startups’ record fundraising

Equity crowdfunding legislation was opened up to proprietary companies last year and many heralded it as a boon for local companies wanting to raise funds.

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Apr
15

Coming of age: Australian crowdfunding platforms raised $8.7m in the March quarter

Investing results for the March quarter suggest that when it comes to investing, Australians don’t appear to be too afraid of crowds.Among the major crowd-sourced funding (CSF) platform, Birchal led the way raising a total of $4,780,700 across four companies, from a total of 3,294 investors (another two closed successfully in April). It was a [...]
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Apr
12

HashChing outlines new funding plans

The COO of digital mortgage marketplace HashChing has revealed the company is repeating last year’s fundraising exercise after failing to achieve its $5m target. Last May, HashChing attempted to use equity crowdfunding space Equitise to raise $5m in a month and a half. Interested investors could back the fintech for as little as $250. However, [...]
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Apr
05

‘Relationship lending’ fintech seeks to raise $1.5m

A Western Australian fintech that manages loans between known parties is seeking to raise $1.5 million through an equity crowdfunding campaign. Credi, a fintech that provides a way for family members, friends and businesses to “formalise” loans, is seeking a fresh injection of capital. The fintech will soon launch an equity crowdfunding campaign via Equitise […]

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Apr
02

Women-only ride-sharing startup Shebah bags $3 million in biggest-ever equity-crowdfunding raise

Australian women-only ride-sharing platform Shebah has broken the record for the most amount raised under Australia’s new equity-crowdfunding regime, pulling in a total of $3 million over its month-long campaign. Midway through March, the company cracked the $1 million mark for its crowdfunding campaign, and in the final minutes of the raise last night it […]

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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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