Equity Crowdfunding doesn’t sleep

Remember the movie Wall Street? It’s that 126 minute long(fictional/realistic) summary of what’s completely wrong with the finance industry. There’s this particularly famous quote by the main character Gordon Gekko: “Money never sleeps, pal!” I’ve heard this quote recycled by Investment Bankers […]

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An Off-the-Leash Opportunity

Does your dog’s breakfast look like… well, a dog’s breakfast? Looking for a way to feed your troublesome terrier that’s simple, straightforward, and pretty fun? Enter Bow Wow Box, New Zealand’s first dog food delivery service. This company of dedicated […]

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Bill on investing in PledgeMe

With our equity campaign drawing to a close on Friday (so you better go pledge now!), we’ve been receiving a bunch of feedback about why people have helped crowdfund crowdfunding. This particularly nice email came from Bill who runs Vapour. […]

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Crowdfunding crowdfunding 2.0

For those not yet aware, PledgeMe has just launched its second equity crowdfunding round!!! And we wanted to give you guys the down-low on why we’re crowdfunding crowdfunding once more. Since our last crowdfunding round, the amount pledged through our platform […]

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Crowdfunding crowdfunding: ROUND TWO!

Last night at our three and a third birthday* we announced that we’re doing a second equity crowdfunding round. We want to grow crowdfunding in New Zealand and to do that we need our crowd’s help — that’s you! Our first round […]

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Tapping Into a New World of Transport

Two former taxi drivers want to change the way we catch rides. Simon and Andreas, Tapp’s co-founders, both used to drive taxis for a living. But they noticed that not all their customers were as happy as they could be. […]

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Powerful feedback on Powerhouse

With Powerhouse Wind almost a quarter of their way to their funding goal, some pretty awesome investors are coming out of the woodwork. Yesterday the team received this email from Hamish from Wellington who has pledged on their campaign. My […]

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Powering Up

Today, Dunedin-based clean tech startup Powerhouse Wind launch their equity crowdfunding campaign – and we can’t wait. Powerhouse Wind is working to provide the people of New Zealand with household wind turbines, promoting a clean, efficient, and highly affordable energy […]

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On the Road to Success

It all started with a traffic jam. After missing out on countless meetings and precious family time due to congested roads, Chariot’s CEO decided there had to be a better way to travel. He started to imagine what it would […]

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6 days to be a part of the solution

Are you ready to be part of the solution for young people? With youth anxiety, depression, eating disorders and cyber-bullying all on the rise, it’s clear that it’s pretty tough to be a young person right now. The team behind […]

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