crowd funding

May
18

Anger grows over crowdfund farce

Anger is growing over “farcical” delays to passing the equity crowdfunding bill that would extend the regime to private Australian companies, with the scheme now unlikely to come into effect until the end of the year. There are also concerns that cuts to corporate regulator ASIC will further slow the implementation of the scheme, which […]

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May
16

HashChing eyes white label mortgages

The mortgage marketplace has launched a crowdfunding campaign in a bid to help facilitate its growth plans, which include rolling out its own white label loans. On Tuesday (15 May), mortgage marketplace HashChing launched a crowdfunding campaign with the target of raising $5 million to fund its growth ambitions. HashChing has invited interested parties — […]

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May
15

HashChing puts its hand out to go it alone

Online mortgage marketplace HashChing is looking to raise up to $5 million by the end of June through the power of crowd-funding, in a bid to ensure that it is immunised from the influence of any big bank, says CEO Mandeep Sodhi. Instead, HashChing has partnered with equity crowd-funding platform Equitise to issue its first […]

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May
15

Labor warns ASIC cuts threaten Australian fintech sector

Spokesman for the Digital Economy, Ed Husic, has slammed the Coalition’s budget cuts to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, saying it would hamper the regulator’s ability to keep on top of technology-led disruption occurring in the financial services sector. Mr Husic told The Australian Financial Review it would also likely slowdown the process of […]

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May
08

OurCrowd reaches $1bn funds under management with $200m from Australian backers

Israel-founded equity crowdfunding platform OurCrowd has become one of the biggest sources of offshore venture capital for Australian investors, revealing it just surpassed $1 billion under management, globally with more than 20 per cent or $200 million coming from Australian investors. OurCrowd, which has achieved 20 exits from company investments since launching in 2012 and […]

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May
08

DomaCom Australia completes crowdfunding of first mortgage backed loan

DomaCom Australia Ltd (ASX:DCL) has successfully completed the crowdfunding campaign to fund its first mortgage backed loan. The company’s online platform provides an opportunity for investors to invest in residential and commercial property across Australia through the fractional acquisition of units in a trust. Newcastle based financial advice firm Shartru Wealth Management used the DomaCom […]

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Apr
30

CoAssets enters into sale & purchase agreement to sell interest in Fintech Pte Ltd.

CoAssets Limited (ASX: CA8), an online crowdfunding platform based in Singapore, announced it has entered into a conditional Sale and Purchase Agreement (SPA) to sell the 21.6% interest that it currently owns in Fintech Pte Ltd (FPL) as well as a further 5.4% interest to be acquired within the next month (27% in total) to […]

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Apr
17

OnMarket closes world’s most popular equity crowdfunding offer

Equity crowdfunding platform OnMarket has successfully closed the world’s most popular equity crowdfunding offer. Solar energy retailer DC Power Co. has crowdfunded close to $2.5mil from over 15,000 investors.  DC Power Co. is “Australia’s first solar-focused energy retailer” which offers to optimise household solar systems to use less energy and earn more money. Equity crowdfunding […]

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