Posted by Barry G
Smoothing Out the Peaks and Troughs

“Booms and busts are amplified when a select few control the allocation of money.” — William Stewart, just a second ago. Here’s my question — does crowdfunding have the ability to help smooth out the peaks and troughs of an […]

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Posted by Stu
One year on for Yeastie Boys

Exactly a year ago we were ringing the bell to begin our PledgeMe crowdfunding campaign, at a launch party in Wellington’s Golding’s Free Dive. A meagre 31 minutes later we were celebrating the successful raise of $500,000 with a whole […]

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PledgeMe.Equity/Private

While most Kiwis were at the bach over the holidays, Team PledgeMe were hard at work adding new features to the platform, inventing new products, and searching for a new board member. But the newest of the shiny new things […]

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Are you an Equity Enthusiast?

Between primo projects like Venture Up and exciting equity campaigns like Yeastie Boys, Ethique or Ooooby, things at PledgeMe have been pretty hectic this holiday season. If you’re subscribed to our newsletter, you’ll know just how busy we are. But […]

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Posted by Jessie
Crafters & Co Limited

For this week’s What’s Up Wednesday, we talked to our newest equity campaign, Crafters & Co. We are hopping with excitement to work with these brewtiful people, and we hope you are too! Crafters is dominating the distribution domain, currently […]

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Posted by anna
One year on

It’s one year ago today that we had our first successful equity campaign – for us. It was a scary move, going out with our own campaign and asking our crowd to join us on our journey. I joke that […]

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Learning from Ooooby’s success

Ooooby closed off their campaign last week (29 Sep) raising $286k from their crowd.  To celebrate Barry and I, equipped with a couple of Yeastie Boys, headed over to Waiheke celebrate Ooooby’s success — success #12 for PledgeMe Equity! It was […]

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Posted by Jessie
Kumara Fusion

This week we’re introducing our new weekly segment: What’s Up Wednesday! Each week we’re going to chat to a current campaign creator and see how things are going for them. And who better to start us off than Kumara Fusion! […]

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Posted by anna
Funding Felt (and female founders)

Felt is a bit like Etsy but for locally made goods by Kiwi makers, designers, artists and craftspeople. Sort of like how some folk call us like Kickstarter but for New Zealand (or they did before Kickstarter was in New […]

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