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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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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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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Posted by Jackson
Half a mill in half an hour

Yeastie Boys made it big yesterday. They equity crowdfunded half a million in half an hour. This is the fastest equity crowdfunding raise so far in New Zealand and one of the quickest in the world! Down at Goldings Free […]

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Posted by Jackson
Pitch Kitchen

While you’ve been on your summer holiday we’ve been preppin’ the kitchen, the Pitch Kitchen that is. Yesterday we turned up the heat on two companies who are going to be doing equity crowdfunding campaigns with us. The slicing and […]

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Posted by Jackson
There ain’t no party like a PledgeMe party

Over 100 people descended on the Sustainability Trust in Wellington last night — despite wind, rain, hail, and a lightning strike that busted up the Zephyrometer by the airport — to celebrate PledgeMe getting its equity crowdfunding license. Photo Cred: […]

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